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Plant Your Garden With Pets In Mind

Here are some gardening safety tips to keep your companion animals safe and sound.


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Top 5 Earth Day Resolutions

Who says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.


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Much Better Mulching

For weeks I’ve seen crews everywhere removing old mulch, raking away leaves and piling on new mulch like thick carpet! What a mistake! Here are some tips for better mulching.


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FTC: Makers Of Biodegradable Dog Waste Bags Misleading Consumers

Makers of biodegradable dog waste bags are in some deep doo doo with the FTC.


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How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Once the holiday season is over, learn how to dispose of your Christmas tree in the most eco-friendly way possible.


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How To Compost In Philadelphia

The benefits of composting include boosting garden plant health and reducing the amount of organic waste that ends up in local landfills. Here is a simple guide to composting locally in Philadelphia.


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A Wastebasket For Weeds

Why not keep a pretty plant pot handy to use as a garden wastebasket?



Vacant Lot In West Philadelphia Converted Into ‘Dirt Factory’

“We have a lot of people in the neighborhood who are really interested in composting their kitchen waste.”



New Composting Facility To Help University City Gardens Grow

From vacant lot to…dirt factory? It might not seem like much of an improvement, but the University City District is in the process of transforming a vacant lot at 4308 Market Street into just that.