Homes

Unchain yourself from the lawnmower with no-cut grasses

How much time do you spend on your grass? Imagine passing a summer without having to mow, weed, water or worry about the lawn?

The best of Stats Verde, 2007

It's been a year of interesting facts about green building.

Huffing and puffing won't blow this house down

A house made of straw brings green building and energy savings to the suburbs.Everyone is looking to save energy and decrease their environmental footprint.

Recycling lessons with Habitat for Humanity

I hugged Doña Irene and tried to say thank you, but only tears dribbled down my dusty cheeks.

Stefani water filters: green, beautiful and practical

Everyone wants clean drinking water but bottled water is having a huge impact on the environment. It's time for a more earth-friendly way to purify our water.

Natural pest control for gardeners

Are garden pests making you nostalgic for banned pesticides? There are plenty of natural solutions for getting rid of unwanted guests in your garden.

Building a home for bats

Want to cut down on the mosquitoes in your garden? Invite a bat into your yard by installing a safe and comfortable bat house. You can make constructing your bat house a fun family project.

The enlightened garden

Nothing makes a garden as inviting in the evening as a few well-placed lights.

A guide to greening cities -- with or without permission

We have all wandered past certain lots, filled with garbage, neglected for various reasons.

The green way to BBQ

We hear a lot about how bad the BBQ is for the environment. But you don't have to give up your Sunday BBQ — there are some enviro-friendly alternatives out there.

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