Upcoming Tours of Green Homes & Businesses

Each October, the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society (ASES) coordinates nationwide tours of homes, commercial and municipal buildings that feature green technologies.  The purpose is to show others how cool green buildings can be.  The 9000 sites on the tours use sustainable strategies that increase energy efficiency, use solar energy, conserve water, use reclaimed or […]

The Colorful Autumn Garden

As fall approaches, night temperatures add a chill to the air, but days bring lots of sunny skies.  Your garden beds may be generally dry, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be filled with lively, colorful plants until frost.  Color is not only born from flowers, but from interesting foliage as well.  Here, we take […]