Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Deliciously Easy Recipes, Foolproof Gardening Tips, and More

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The Week in DIY: Deliciously Easy Recipes, Foolproof Gardening Tips, and More

Each week, we highlight some of our favorite craft projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer.

Why We Need Safer Sunscreens
With warm weather right around the corner, see why even that SPF 60 might not be offering the protection your skin needs.

Coffee Not Just for Addicts: Furniture Made from Recycled Coffee Grounds and Plastic Waste
Design company Reworked takes used grounds from your morning joe and hard-to-recycle plastic items, like refrigerators, and turns them into chic seating.

Quick Tips for Getting Rid of Weeds
Keep your garden healthy and neat with these foolproof guidelines for getting rid of dandelions, stinging nettle, and other insidious weeds.

How Will Climate Change Affect Your Hometown?
See how your regional will fare under the stress of global climate change with this new study from the National Science Foundation.

The “Best Earth Day Celebration in the West”: Climb and Run for Calgary Wilderness on April 17
Lace up your sneakers–or sponsor a runner, team, or climber–in this trek up the 802 stairs of the iconic Calgary Tower.

5 Ways Being “In the Moment” Can Be Green
Keeping your mind and spirit focused on the present–instead of dwelling on the past–can help you make some surprising green changes, too.

The Thrifty Kitchen: Cooking with Fruit and Vegetable Scraps
Rinds, stems, and scraps from those organic vegetables and fruit can live on in these delicious, healthy, and budget-friendly recipes for everything from mushroom stems to orange peels.

UnBoxing! DoLeaf Ships Organic Plants to Your Doorstep, But Not Without Troubles
Order organic, heirloom seedlings from small-scale gardeners to bulk up your garden with one-of-a-kind stems–but be sure to ask for sturdy packaging.

An Easy Weekday Meal: Asparagus Pesto Over Fettucini
Take advantage of spring’s plentiful asparagus harvest with this simple recipe for a quick and healthy pasta dish.

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One Comment

  1. home garden says:

    hello!, thx for the info, this post was really useful ! oooops! now it’s time to go back to my garden ! :)

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