September 2012

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The Vertical Garden Trend

15:10 20 September in GreenMarket
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By Paula Detwiller [caption id="attachment_283" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image courtesy GSky Plant Systems, Inc.[/caption] For years, people have been training ivy to climb trellises or drape over walls. But today’s gardeners are taking that concept to a whole new level. They’re covering walls, doors, fences, and other structures with...

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Goodbye, Salt—Hello, Fresh Herbs

11:40 10 September in GreenMarket
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By Paula Detwiller There’s a holiday for almost everything—“More Herbs, Less Salt Day” was last month, on August 29. But there’s still time for you to celebrate, even if you missed it.  Early September is the perfect time to be reminded of why we should consume...

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Don’t Throw It Away…Repurpose It!

12:48 06 September in GreenMarket
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By Paula Detwiller  As kids, we knew instinctively how to reuse things. We filled shoeboxes with small toys, made a Superman cape from Dad’s old T-shirt, and created musical instruments out of used toilet paper rolls. As adults, we’ve learned to reuse plastic grocery bags, twist-ties, and yes—shoeboxes...