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Legalized Marijuana, Good for the Planet?

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Legalized Marijuana The movement for legalized marijuana use and cultivation is picking up steam across the U.S. In California medical marijuana has been legal since 1996, while recreational use—though still not legal—is widely accepted with possession of small amounts as a minor misdemeanor. Since then, multiple other states have followed on California’s footsteps in legalizing the popular plant or at ... Read More »

Green Diet: Eat Healthy and Save the Planet

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Green Diet When thinking of healthy foods, do you also think of what is healthy for the planet? What you eat not only affects your well being, but also that of every step of the process involved with bringing food to your plate. Plants and animals, oils and spices it all has to come from somewhere. How does it impact ... Read More »

Eco-Friendly Backyard, How To Make:

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Eco-Friendly Backyard A backyard is a great addition to your home. It increases the property value, it can be used as a venue to entertain guests, and you can create a nice home garden that can be either decorative or eatable, based on your preferences. It’s possible to create a backyard that meets all of these needs while still being ... Read More »

Trenchless Pipe Relining, What Are the Benefits?

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Trenchless Pipe Relining Trenchless pipe relining, in case you need to repair your pipes, you should know that there are a few different ways of doing that. The traditional way would require the professionals to dig up your yard until they reach the pipes, which unfortunately implies ruining a part of your yard. However, there is a much more yard-friendly ... Read More »

“Wish Trees”, The Fascinating Cultural Trend

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Wish Trees What is a Wishing Tree? Trees serve as spiritual teachers of sorts, and both humans and wildlife are attracted to them for the refuge they provide. An interesting thing to consider is how cultures across the world form various traditions related to nature. Take for instance, a wishing tree. A wishing tree is essentially an individual tree which has been ... Read More »

Benefits of Including Nature in Building Design

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Benefits of Including Nature Before the industrial revolution, people’s lives and homes were closely connected to nature and their natural surroundings. But, in the last 250 years, we’ve experienced a great shift from rural to urban living and we’ve alienated ourselves from nature. However, evolution works very slowly and our development, performance and well-being still greatly depend on the natural ... Read More »

Feeling Down? Try Gardening

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Feeling Down? Try Gardening There are lots of ways to relieve stress and improve your mood when you’re feeling down. You can go for a run, take a vacation, or spend a day at the spa. But while these are effective stress relief strategies, they’re not accessible to everyone. Seniors and people with disabilities may struggle with strenuous exercise, and ... Read More »

The Bios Urn: Add To Your End of Life Plans

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The Bios Urn At the bottom of this post you can download your very own Bios Urn Pre-Planning form to include in your arrangements. In this post, we will detail how you can pre-plan with the Bios Urn. To think about life, also entails thinking about the end of life. We hope that in our efforts to normalize the Bios ... Read More »

Organic Gardening Practices: Winter Ready

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Organic Gardening Practices The next time you look out your back window and over your lawn, take time to remember all the good times your backyard has provided over the summer. Whether your lawn is relatively new or if you are a veteran with years of experience in caring for your prized lawn, you have likely spent hours of summer ... Read More »