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


05.03.17
IS GREEN HIP?

My sincere and heartfelt thanks for the amazing and much appreciated feedback about my last newsletter – On Mind, Body, Spirit: Earth Day 2017. It felt great and made me believe that it is something many of us are hungry for. Hope you are remembering to feed your soul. Gentle reminders to follow.

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.

Did You Know?


Three Things About Fairfax Companies

  1. Did you know that the Fairfax Companies‘ recycled garden and landscape division is called Tank’s Green Stuff and that over 70,000 tons of valuable landscape “waste” materials are recycled annually?
  2. And did you know that the leading compost organization in the nation, US Composting Council, named Tank’s Green Stuff the “2016 Composter of the Year” for its Tank’s 100% Organic Compost, a premium organic soil amendment for all garden and landscape uses?
  3. The Fairfax Companies can recycle STYROFOAM (and other types of foam like polyethylene), using their densifier equipment which removes the air from the foam, so that it can be shipped efficiently and made into new recycled plastic products. Gotta love that all day long! Check them out.