Create a bright Colourful Garden

When it comes to beautifying the exterior of your home, one of the best ways to go about it is by creating a garden that is full of bright and eye-catching colours. For those who don’t have a green thumb, the idea of putting together a garden that provides curb appeal and adds to the enjoyment of your home can be a bit overwhelming. Fortunately, it’s not as difficult, time consuming, or as expensive as you may think.

Check out the following tips, and create that beautiful, brightly coloured garden that you have always dreamed of.

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6 Ways to make your Kitchen more Green [Infographic]

If you want to just plain cut on costs or you want to make a more environmentally approach towards your home, making your kitchen green can help you achieve both. Here are six simple ways you can do to make your kitchen greener.

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6 Benefits to Using Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

In our never-ending war with germs, we tend to use any means necessary to thoroughly clean our home. Therefore, we rely on an array of dangerous cleaning products to do our dirty work for us. In an attempt to eliminate every trace of dust and bacteria, we use these harsh products that are not only harmful to our health but the environment as well.

Eco-friendly industrial products, as well as those made from household ingredients, have numerous benefits over hazardous ones commonly used in every home. Here are some of them.

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Why you Should Test your Soil before Planting

Summer is a popular time for people to head outside and start planting. The sun’s shining, and the air is warm, so why not go ahead and plant those daisies?

But hold on — there is actually one important step that’s easy to miss before you start gardening. You need to test your soil.

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Energy Saving [Checklist]

No business wants to be in the habit of wasting money, which means most businesses look for every opportunity to become more efficient. Whether that means improving processes or streamlining the workforce. Yet when businesses look internally for opportunities to become more efficient, they might lose sight of some big opportunities all around them.

Commercial buildings account for nearly one-fifth of all the energy consumed in the United States, and a significant portion of that energy goes to waste. Through carelessness and a lack of proper planning, many businesses waste energy in the workplace. This not only adds up against the bottom line, but also creates consequences for the environment and our natural resources. However, operating a more energy-efficient commercial building doesn’t have to involve tearing out the infrastructure to replace it with solar panels or windmills. Often, a few tweaks can make a world of difference. Even something as relatively minor as turning off lights when no one’s in the room can reduce a building’s energy use substantially.

The following checklist provides some simple ideas businesses and commercial property owners can follow to ensure that their buildings are more energy efficient. See if there are any ideas you can use in your workplace, and watch the savings accumulate.

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