What's wrong with Costco's Chicken Plant?
Experts are concerned about how that will affect our water supplies, land, and our health. Chicken manure is very high in nitrogen and the
Planting Seeds of Resistance to Stop the Keystone XL
We were there! Wow! What a beautiful experience to help plant sacred seeds of resistance with more than a hundred other lovely people to p
Does Water Retention Matter?
Retaining water on the land is one of the most important things we can do to improve the health of the Earth. Good quality soil and native and other environmentally friendly plants are essential to pull water into underground water supplies, filtering it along the way. Here is the low down: We are losing topsoil at unprecedented rates, faster than soil can be replenished. Streams, rivers, and lakes are at increased risk of flooding, and they're very dirty. Land dries out mor
The Tree of Heaven Is No Angel
Years ago, the tree of heaven, native to China, was popular in urban landscapes because it was a fast-grower and thrived in almost any soil. Well, then we learned that it thrived a bit too much. It sends out a chemical through its roots that harms and kills plants that want to live around it. If you cut it down, it voraciously sends up new shoots underground. Now, we don't want to use chemicals on the landscape if there is another way, but, the tree of heaven is very invas
Under the Hedge Composting
I’ve learned a few tricks so far, but the one I’ll share this time is my newly developed, yet-to-be-tested method of cutting the branches in
Earth to EarthOmaha
Here it is! The moment we've all been waiting for! We've been working hard to pull together the green resources in Omaha to make sustainability easier as you live, work, and play in the metro. Whatever your passion or profession, you'll find something here to fit your lifestyle and you'll find deeper shades of green. Come check it out. Find out where to recycle, how to go green while you shop, who can help you make your home more energy efficient, how to build a rain gard