Gardening

Planting a few simple herbs reaps instant benefits

The number of people gardening is growing almost exponentially. Whether you are interested in starting small with an herb garden on your counter or taking a giant step into becoming a full-blown gardener (an ORGANIC one of course!), or doing it all with hydroponics, come on in! From composting to natural pest control for your plants to where you can get local support!

Radio Shows

Trash is for Tossers!

11.25.16

Lauren Singer, Founder & Waste Free Planet Preserver: Meet Lauren Singer – she lives a zero waste life in New York City of all places. Two transformative moments/events showed up in Lauren’s…

Mrs. Green's News


04.10.17
178, 98 and 20 – Numbers You Should Know

When it comes to the Environmental Working Group’s annual Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce, I am a victim of mixed emotions every year. Yes, of course I want to know which fruits and vegetables are laden with pesticides and which are not. But I never seem…

11.25.16
Trash is for Tossers!

Lauren Singer, Founder & Waste Free Planet Preserver: Meet Lauren Singer – she lives a zero waste life in New York City of all places. Two transformative moments/events showed up in Lauren’s…

04.21.16
The Big Green Apple Experience

In the last newsletter I tried to capture and convey the magic of the first part of my big green trip to the East Coast. I have no earthly clue as to how I am going to report on the second part of it spend in New York City and do it justice but I will do my best because the magic just didn’t stop.

02.26.16
Green Steam (Three Short “Letting Off Steam” Rants)

Sometimes I simply have to blow off some steam and this newsletter is the right place to do just that. Truth be told, I read things and I get very upset, even angry. I hope the following two “rants” will evoke the same emotions in you, or will at the very least get your attention. And then, hopefully, you will…

Did You Know?


Three Things About Fairfax Companies

1. Fairfax Companies is THE leader in southern Arizona for construction waste recycling. Their stated mission is “dedication to improving the environment through innovative and creative business practices”.
2. The Fairfax Companies take ALL of the following: construction and demolition debris, inert materials, green waste, recyclable materials, LANDSCAPE materials, aggregate materials.
3. They do LEED certification documentation. The Fairfax Companies is locally owned and supports numerous charitable organizations in our community.