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Vertical Food Gardens in the Urban Core – Pollinators Galore

Vertical Food Gardens in the Urban Core – Pollinators Galore | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
But just as important is the creation of habitat for wildlife. Without wildlife there is no pollination and hence no food. As we have seen on many of our Green Roofs the more wildflowers and wildlife we have the better the food grows.
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Do Lawns Have a Place in Sustainable Landscaping?

Do Lawns Have a Place in Sustainable Landscaping? | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Does lawn or turf have a place in an eco-friendly landscape? Sustainable landscaping tips for an eco-conscious lawn.
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Utah's San Rafael Swell is battleground in war on tamarisk ...

Utah's San Rafael Swell is battleground in war on tamarisk ... | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Funding has been provided by the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and its Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program and Watershed Restoration Initiative. Utah State University, the Bureau of Land Management, ...
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NJ spending $1M to avoid Barnegat Bay development - KFOX El Paso

NJ spending $1M to avoid Barnegat Bay development - KFOX El Paso | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
NJ spending $1M to avoid Barnegat Bay developmentKFOX El Paso(Chris) Christie and I have made an unprecedented commitment to the restoration of Barnegat Bay, an ecological treasure that is vital to New Jersey residents and the state's tourism...
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Living Green Roofs!: Nature Designed Florida Green Wall & Living ...

Living Green Roofs!: Nature Designed Florida Green Wall & Living ... | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Living Roofs! Green Roofs! Rooftop Gardening! Rooftop Permaculture! Wildflower Roofs! Cyclone and Hurricane Resilient Designs with Nature Irrigated, Native Species for habitat, food and biodiversity. Green Roofs for ...
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Butterflies react to climate change

Butterflies react to climate change | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it

The next, and most interesting, question is why the expansion and associated habitat and evolutionary changes have taken place. This work shows, once again, the important role of British butterflies as the subjects of pioneering research across many different aspects of ecology

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Vertical Food Gardens in the Urban Core – Pollinators Galore

Vertical Food Gardens in the Urban Core – Pollinators Galore | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
But just as important is the creation of habitat for wildlife. Without wildlife there is no pollination and hence no food. As we have seen on many of our Green Roofs the more wildflowers and wildlife we have the better the food grows.
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MinnPost - Earth Journal: 'Green infrastructure' -- a toolbox for reducing runoff and beautifying American cityscapes, too

MinnPost - Earth Journal: 'Green infrastructure' -- a toolbox for reducing runoff and beautifying American cityscapes, too | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Photo by Bill Kelley A scene from Target Center's green roof An interesting new report arrived by e-mail...
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Xeriscaping | Conserve Water | Native Plants | Attractive Landscape

Xeriscaping | Conserve Water | Native Plants | Attractive Landscape | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Xeriscaping incorporates good horticultural practices; native plants; conserves water; attractive landscape; consider view, slope, sun, soil in planning (Xeriscaping | Conserve Water | Native Plants | Attractive Landscape
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A NEW WAY TO SHAPE YOUR COMMUNITY’S FUTURE? - Richard Louv

A NEW WAY TO SHAPE YOUR COMMUNITY’S FUTURE? - Richard Louv | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it

I was especially intrigued by the remarks of Mary Jo Kreitzer,of Minnesota. She said the state should make it a goal to become the healthiest state in the country, and that viewing the future through the prism of the Nature Principle could help Minnesota reach that goal.

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Green Strategies for Cities to Manage Wastewater | GreenBiz.com

Green Strategies for Cities to Manage Wastewater | GreenBiz.com | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
The "Rooftops to Rivers II" report looks at how cities use smart infrastructure to manage polluted stormwater runoff.
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21 WAYS TO PLANT A RESTORATIVE CITY - Richard Louv

21 WAYS TO PLANT A RESTORATIVE CITY - Richard Louv | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it

Rich Love offers a starter list of suggestions for how landscape architects, and the rest of us, could truly green our cities.

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Pesticides Kill Beneficial Insects

Pesticides Kill Beneficial Insects | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Pesticides, no matter how safe they are marketed to be, kill beneficial insects and destroy soil organisms...
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Is Lawn a Carbon Sink?

Is Lawn a Carbon Sink? | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it

Lawn industry claims that they are a "green business" because "lawns are a carbon sink." Is there any truth to this myth?

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The Perryville Buzz » Restoration projects, unusual wildlife sightings ...

The Perryville Buzz » Restoration projects, unusual wildlife sightings ... | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
WILDLIFE RESTORATION. 2011 began on an exciting note, as MDC employees and workers from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources captured the first elk for Missouri's infant elk-restoration program.
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New York's growing demand for green roofs

New York's growing demand for green roofs | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Joe Jackson: Gardens are sprouting on top of the city's buildings, bringing environmental benefits as well as beauty (http://t.co/cX6XGk1s Awesome article on #greenrooftops in #NYC ...
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Wednesday Word of the Week: Xeriscaping - My Wonderful World Blog

Wednesday Word of the Week: Xeriscaping - My Wonderful World Blog | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Learn about My Wonderful World, a National Geographic-led campaign to increase geographic learning, and meet coalition members.
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In a California Vineyard, Bluebirds Earn Their Keep

In a California Vineyard, Bluebirds Earn Their Keep | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Attracted to nest boxes set up by an ornithologist, birds doubled their numbers in a central California vineyard and consumed enough insects to earn their keep.
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Top 10 Benefits of Leaves - Vegetable Gardener

Top 10 Benefits of Leaves - Vegetable Gardener | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Every bag full of leaves is worth its weight in gold to an organic gardening program. Here are the top 10 reasons why.
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Lasalle Street Bioswale Project: Bioswale - Turning a stormwater berm into a nature based treatment swale

Lasalle Street Bioswale Project: Bioswale - Turning a stormwater berm into a nature based treatment swale | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
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LB Has Most Successful Turf Removal Program in the State

LB Has Most Successful Turf Removal Program in the State | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
The City of Long Beach celebrated today a new milestone for its popular turf removal program.
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Native Bees Make The Best Pollinators - Growing Produce

The honeybee has hogged the pollination spotlight for centuries, but native bees are now getting their fair share of buzz: They are two to three times better pollinators than honeybees and not as prone to colony collapse disorder (CCD) that has decimated honeybee populations, says Cornell University entomology professor Bryan Danforth.

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Breaking Ground Green Roof: Urban Agriculture

Catherine Burkee discusses how the Breaking Ground Contracting green roof projects contributes to the urban agriculture movement in Jacksonville, FL.
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Controlling Weeds in the Wildlife Garden

Controlling Weeds in the Wildlife Garden | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Controlling weeds in your wildlife garden is much easier when you learn the best methods of controlling invasive plants and other unwanted weeds.
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Soil Health Respect in the Wildlife Garden

Soil Health Respect in the Wildlife Garden | Habitat Restoration and Sustainable Gardening | Scoop.it
Soil health is a priority in the wildlife garden where respect for this ecosystem is practiced.
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