green living: Water Use: Be Green and Save Gold! - 08/27/12 06:41 AM
Water Use:  Be Green and Save Gold!
Are you a water hog or a water miser?  Chances are, if you’re like most Canadians, whether you live in Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Parkland County or elsewhere, you use more water than you should.  This excessive water use costs us as homeowners, in higher water bills, and as citizens, putting a strain on infrastructure and resources.
 “Stemming the flow of H2O”, an article in the March 3, 2012 issue of the Edmonton Journal and written by Patrick Langston of the Ottawa Citizen, contains some startling statistics about water use.  For instance, the article … (0 comments)

green living: Top 10 Reasons to Grow a Garden This Year - 05/11/12 07:51 AM
Top 10 Reasons to Grow a Garden This Year
Never grown a vegetable garden in the back yard of your Stony Plain or Spruce Grove home?  This article, reprinted in its entirety with the permission of the fine folks at the Brazeau 100 km Kitchen Party may make you decide this is the year to do it!  The article is found on page 26 of the publication Eat Local Goodness 2011.  (The Brazeau 100 km Kitchen Party was a 3-year program, now sadly completed, funded through provincial grants and the support of Brazeau County, whose aim was to promote using produce … (5 comments)

green living: Buying Green - 05/04/12 06:50 AM
Buying Green
Most of us have too much stuff.  In our consumer-oriented society, whether we live in the city of Spruce Grove, a smaller community like Stony Plain, or on an acreage or country estate in the County of Parkland, or elsewhere, it’s too easy to accumulate “stuff”.  We might not even notice just how much stuff we’ve collected until it’s time to sell our homes.  But what if we could train ourselves to be more mindful of everything we bring into our homes so that moving to a new house is not such a chore?
An article in … (3 comments)

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