Zen Garden
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Creating a Zen Garden, Everything You Need to Know

A Zen garden is a dry landscape garden, often called a Japanese rock garden. This garden is mostly created with miniature style landscape by carefully arranging rocks, water, moss, pruned trees, bushes, and sands. These features represent…
Garden Living in an Urban Dwelling
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Creating Garden Living in Urban Dwellings

No matter where you live, it's possible to create a garden living space. Garden areas in urban spaces are becoming increasingly popular. Most people think that unless you have a large backyard, there's no point in even trying to have a green…
Green Space in the Workplace
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Why Green Space in the Workplace is Important for Wellness and Productivity

Whether you work from home, or in an office with others, having green spaces are more important than you might think. When you are working, it's important to stay focused, productive, and be inspired. Green spaces can help promote each of these…
Understanding Sustainable Waste Management
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Understanding Sustainable Waste Management

“We are such spendthrifts with our lives, the trick of living is to slip on and off the planet, with the least fuss you can muster. I’m not running for sainthood. I just happen to think that in life we need to be a little like the farmer,…
3 Tips for Successfully Selling Your Home
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Selling Your Home – How to Make it Market Ready

Spring always seems to be a time when houses tend to, excuse the pun, spring onto the housing market. If you’re planning on putting your house on the market when spring arrives, you need to focus on a practical approach, not just invest in…
Home Upgrades To Improve Your House
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Home Upgrades that will Benefit your Everyday Life

Home Upgrades are very common for homeowners because they want their homes to provide them with the foundations of comfort, safety, and happiness. Unfortunately, many families make the mistake of simply adding modern trends that will need…
5 Different Ways to Use Reclaimed Wood Panels
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Reclaimed Wood Panels- Ways to Use Them in Your House

Using reclaimed wood panels is an amazing way to improve the look of your house. There is so much that you can do with them, and you can find a purpose for reclaimed wood in just about every room of the house. By using reclaimed wood, you are…
Analog Watch - Marble stone watch.
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Analog Watch Co., Wooden & Stone Watches Inspired by Nature

I am drawn to organic fashion, architecture, art, and design which is why this company caught my eye while I was attending the international Furniture Fair in NYC this year. I stumbled upon a pop-up of artisan kiosks that were showing their…
Pool Designs – Keeping it Real
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Pool Designs – Keeping it Real

Water gives me a sense of peace and I know I must be near it. I have lived in Florida my whole life and when I am in a place that is landlocked I get a feeling of claustrophobia. I'm fine for short periods of time but, if I am there for too…
Tips to Modernize Your Kitchen
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Tips to Modernize Your Kitchen

A lot of people are choosing to modernize their kitchen as they look stylish and are right on trend. Here are some tips to turning your kitchen into a stylish modern one. Wall Ovens Modernize Your Kitchen To move your kitchen into…
The Beauty of Glass in Home Design
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The Beauty of Glass in Home Design

Interior Architecture Designed with Glass I am claustrophobic and I believe that is why I am drawn to the translucency of glass, it keeps spaces visually more open. It doesn't disrupt the architecture and only adds grace to it. The…
105 solar panels are installed at Littlestown Veterinary Hospital in Littlestown, PA, in mid September 2010. The Littlestown Veterinary Hospital in Littlestown, PA, received a grant from the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) to have solar panels installed to help reduce their carbon footprint and to have cost effective electric power for the hospital. REAP provides grants for energy audits and renewable energy development assistance. The program also provides funds to agricultural producers and rural small business to purchase and install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements. The expected cost savings using solar power for the hospital’s electrical needs is expected to reduce the facility’s operating expenses by 30%-40%. USDA Photo by Lance Cheung

3 Ways That Technology Is Lowering Your Electric Bill

Technology is constantly evolving to offer us more effective ways of doing everything from driving to teaching to heating and cooling our homes. New technological developments in the HVAC field have resulted in many ways to lower your current…