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Entries from September 2009

Video: Greenmarket Farmers Markets in New York City Area

September 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Interested in locally raised food and New York City farmers markets?
Check out this video by Serious Eats (a foodie blog not to be missed).

The Green and Farmers Markets around New York City are a great way to get food direct from the farmer.
Why is this good?

You are getting food that is fresher than the alternative [...]

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Top Ten Reasons To Use Native Plants In Your Landscape and More…

September 7th, 2009 · 13 Comments

Using Native Plants in your landscape is a win-win for you and the environment.  Here are the top ten reasons to use native plants in your landscape:

Once Established, Native Plants Require Little Care and Maintenance
Native Plants Save Money on Landscaping Cost
Native Plants Are Pest and Disease Resistant
Once Established, Native Plants Require No Watering
Once Established, Native [...]

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