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Top 10 Cities with the Greenest Homes

Top 10 Cities with the Greenest Homes | Gardening | Scoop.it

San Francisco and Washington D.C. are two of the country's 10 cities with the greenest homes. The newly released analysis covered each city's overall carbon dioxide emissions and the number of homes for sale with green features or ratings. 

 

Sustainable features included solar panels, low-flow faucets, dual-pane windows, Energy Star-labeled appliances, LEED certification, and new construction by green builders.

Visit the article link for further information about each top-10 city’s green initiatives.


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Re/Max Atlantic - Pamela Stearns's curator insight, May 1, 2013 12:16 AM

This real-estate service provides homeowners with quality homes through a service that adheres to providing excellent customer quality.

Gary Mitchell's comment, May 2, 2013 4:09 PM
More and more cities are starting to realize how important it is ti be eco friendly
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Top 10 Cities with the Greenest Homes

Top 10 Cities with the Greenest Homes | Gardening | Scoop.it

San Francisco and Washington D.C. are two of the country's 10 cities with the greenest homes. The newly released analysis covered each city's overall carbon dioxide emissions and the number of homes for sale with green features or ratings. 

 

Sustainable features included solar panels, low-flow faucets, dual-pane windows, Energy Star-labeled appliances, LEED certification, and new construction by green builders.

Visit the article link for further information about each top-10 city’s green initiatives.


Via Lauren Moss, Wes Thomas
Joe Tankesaurus-rex's insight:

This is unbelivable!

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Re/Max Atlantic - Pamela Stearns's curator insight, May 1, 2013 12:16 AM

This real-estate service provides homeowners with quality homes through a service that adheres to providing excellent customer quality.

Gary Mitchell's comment, May 2, 2013 4:09 PM
More and more cities are starting to realize how important it is ti be eco friendly
Gary Mitchell's comment, May 2, 2013 4:10 PM
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PVC Strawberry Planter

PVC Strawberry Planter | Gardening | Scoop.it

What are the advantages of this system? The most obvious is the ability to grow many plants in a small space. It’s an interesting way to maximize the production of a small garden, or to grow strawberries on a deck or balcony. 

 

But there are other advantages. Since the plants are off the ground, you’ll be able to grow very clean, very high-quality berries. Disease problems can be minimized with the off-the-ground approach, particularly in a greenhouse where constant airflow is provided.

 

Follow the photo-link to find out how to make your own strawberry tower.


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Ermagerd! This is awesome

 

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Art Home Naturel''s curator insight, April 29, 2013 11:38 AM

Le printemps est là... enfin presque!!!

 

Votre balcon n'est pas très grand mais vous êtes gourmand... voici un style de présentation "gain de place" à mettre où bon vous semble, mais au soleil! pour des fruits bien mûrs.

 

Très facile à mettre en place dans un tuyau en PVC. 

 

Bonne plantation et surtout très bonne dégustation... 

Kayahna S.'s curator insight, April 30, 2013 9:14 AM

for school garden

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Giant snails attack Florida

Giant snails attack Florida | Gardening | Scoop.it

There have been 117,000 of these snails picked up in Miami-Dade County since they first noticed the infestation in September 2011. 

Denise Feiber, a spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services told Reuters that it is important to get these massive guys under control as soon as possible. The snails are not just a problem for the area's vegetation, but they are for the areas human population as well. "These little buggers carry a parasitic lungworm that can cause meningitis in people."

 

Follow the photo-link to read more about this.

 


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Cecilia Negri's comment, April 23, 2013 2:54 PM
yup!