Creating “Green” Outdoor Spaces

Well, we’re officially into spring, even though Mother Nature is still throwing curve balls at us.  But soon enough we’ll be able to enjoy warmer temperatures and spend more time in the great outdoors.  Looking to beautify a bland backyard?  Keep in mind these eco-friendly elements that are sure to add some pizzazz to your […]

Go Green for Saint Patrick’s Day!

My top 5 St. Patrick’s Day tips to bring out your green side are: Enjoy nature by taking a walk in the park.  Maybe you’ll even come across a lucky four-leaf clover! Make some homemade Irish soda bread with all natural and organic ingredients. Walk, or take mass transportation, to your favorite Irish pub to […]

The Future is Prefab Eco-Friendly Homes

The following is a guest post by Mariana Ashley, a freelance writer who particularly enjoys writing about online colleges. She loves receiving reader feedback, which can be directed to To some this sounds like old news, to others this sounds like gibberish. What is a prefab eco-friendly home? The term prefab simply means prefabricated. […]

Homeowners Go Green with Solar Roof Shingles

The following is a guest post by Alan Parker, a blogger based out of New York, NY, who writes about alternative energy, green business, sustainability, and climate change. It’s no secret that homeowners throughout the nation are looking for ways to go green or at least to cut down on their power bills.  As a […]

Celebrate Earth Day at the Green Ball

Looking for a chic way to help save the earth?   How about attending the second annual gala event, the Green Ball, in St. Louis on April 2, 2011.  Proceeds will benefit the Missouri Botanical Garden’s EarthWays Center,  whose mission it is to spread the word about conservation of natural resources and sustainability of the built […]

Green Spring Cleaning

All around us, signs of Spring are evident.  Early-blooming flowers and plants are starting to show signs of life after a harsh winter.  That must mean it’s time for Spring cleaning!  Here are some tips to keep it eco-friendly:

Got Leaks? Metal Roofs to the Rescue!

Not only do metal roofs look great and last a lifetime, they reduce energy bills too.  They’re available in a wide variety of colors and styles and can be applied to residential, commercial or industrial buildings.  There are metal roofs that mimic the look of cedar shakes, slate and even curved clay tiles.  Metal roofing […]