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how to regrow green onions

How to Regrow Green Onions From Scraps

Food waste is one of the biggest problems we face today, but there are many ways to make an impact. We'll show you how to regrow green onions so you can reduce your food waste while also saving money. Read more

carolina silverbell

Carolina Silverbell: All You Need to Know About This Native Plant

The Carolina silverbell is a tree or shrub that loves moist, mineral-rich soil, and thrives in the mountains. Learn all about this beautiful bell-flowered deciduous tree here. Read more

what to do with orange peels

What to Do with Orange Peels: Brilliant Reuse Ideas

Ever wondered what to do with orange peels? There are a number of practical, eco-friendly, and creative ideas to reuse your orange peels, particularly around the holidays. Read more

make your own laundry detergent

Make Your Own Laundry Detergent in 6 Steps

Making your own laundry detergent is an easy way to make household cleaning greener. We'll explain how to make your own laundry soap using gentle ingredients. Read more

compost mold

Why Your Compost Has Mold and How to Still Use It

You have compost mold and you're worried it's dangerous? In this article, we will discuss why your compost has mold - and how to mix it properly so you can still use it. Read more

plants that repel insects

10 Plants That Repel Insects Naturally

There’s nothing more frustrating than dealing with pesky insects around the home. Instead of using chemical-based insecticides, try these 10 plants that repel insects naturally. Read more

winter vegetables to grow

The Best Vegetables to Grow This Winter

Growing vegetables in winter is easy and delicious. Find out which winter vegetables you can grow, and how to keep your kitchen-garden thriving this winter. Read more

Although paper plates are a staple of many social events, they often have a negative environmental impact.

Are Paper Plates Recyclable? Composting and Other Options

Most paper plates are difficult to recycle, but there are a few things you can do in order to save your party waste from ending up in landfill. Read more