You’ve got to love this easy DIY idea. It’s affordable, recyclable, personalized and helps wildlife. How much more can you pack into a green gift?Read More
Do you hate to cut down trees? We do too. Here’s a way to save and honor that tree in your yard that must go because it’s crowding other trees or your roof or it’s not going to make it through another year.Read More
Here’s a gardening method out of Alaska that’s oddly suited to Austin, because it conserves water and sets up a home gardening system that can bring big yields.Read More
Our tired plain concrete patio becomes a testing ground for an eco-friendly make-over using soy- and water-based stains, sealers and etchers that we found at Tree House in Austin. See how the project came out!Read More
Nature is not neat. It produces vines that overtake your house and trees; little creatures that make homes in your ductwork and summer gardens that can appear ready to croak in the heat just before they birth a barrel of vegetables all in the same 5-day time span.
That’s why we have canning.
You can see ivy-covered buildings in many places around the world. But leave it to the Japanese to perfect this practice of cooling buildings with plants by elevating it to an art form called a “green curtain.” Read More