Saturday, June 11th is National Get Outdoors Day. This means it’s the perfect time to gather your family, and friends, and get outside for some family-friendly activities. Now, the idea behind National Get Outdoors Day is not only for people to get out and enjoy some time in nature, but it’s to do so locally. […]
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy vacations and bond with family! Although while you relax, consider how you can help the planet. Here are some ways you can live more sustainably this summer. 1. Open Up Your Windows Letting in natural sunlight is a simple way to lower your electricity bill. It reduces the […]
Since the first Earth Day in 1970, billions of individuals worldwide have participated in events every April 22 to protest ecological degradation and promote environmental stewardship and awareness. The earth is warming rapidly, with the global temperature rising 0.14°F every decade since 1880 and 0.32°F per decade since 1981. With increasing surface temperatures come greater […]
There are many things you can do in your everyday life to make a positive impact on the environment. But, when you look down at your four-legged friend, you probably don’t often think about the impact they could be having, too. While pets aren’t littering with plastic or using fossil fuels to get from point […]
With the effects of climate change being felt more and more with each passing year, we’re quickly reaching a point where people need to change their everyday habits. Though the greatest producers of greenhouse gas emissions are most at fault, everyone around the world needs to learn how to take action and do their part […]
The changing climate is sure to have a huge impact on the way we manage our gardens, and our gardening practices, from the rise in temperatures to the erratic weather that’s increasingly likely over the coming years. Finding ways to ensure your garden is more resilient will be the key to maintaining a beautiful outdoor […]
You’ve heard us talk about ‘ninja planting’ on The Biofriendly Podcast before, but we only just discovered that ‘guerrilla gardening’ is a thing… and we love it! This week we share the story of an L.A. man who transformed his city by illegally growing produce, the fate of our own ninja plants, and why will only grow Audrey II’s from now on.
It may sound like a tagline from a blockbuster movie, but gardening can save the world. If COVID-19 has taught us anything more, besides the importance of washing our hands, it’s the planet thrives better when we’re locked up in our homes. We are part of this planet as much as it’s part of us, […]
Switching to a green lifestyle can be a rewarding experience. You’ll take charge of your carbon footprint and improve the planet. But what if your partner isn’t on board with the idea? If you feel awkward or nervous about bringing up the subject, use this guide to learn how to convince your partner to go […]
There are a lot of nasty toxic chemicals like glyphosate in most store-bought weed killing solutions. For today’s Tuesday Tip, we recommend using vinegar and dish soap as a great basic week killer on it’s own.