When people think of a vacation (or holiday) home, their thoughts might spring to a beautiful villa or townhouse tucked away in the hills of a warm and sunny country. Because people commonly vacation in warm countries, they may not think insulation is something they need to worry about in their holiday homes. Decked out […]
The Chocolate Hills of Bohol in the Philippines were uniquely formed by the uplift of coral deposits followed by rainwater erosion. At the end of the dry season, the famous hills earn their name when the grass turns from green to brown.
The Trolltunga rock formation in Norway is a popular tourist attraction for pictures like these, but we are not sure we would be brave enough to take this seat.
It’s a magnificent sight to see nature line up so perfectly in this palette of blue hues on Mt. Fremont, Washington.
Camping in the wild and reconnecting with nature can be a soul-filling experience that recharges your batteries and helps you learn something new about yourself and the world that surrounds us. However, the only thing that should be left behind you when you pack up is your footprints. If you want to be a happy […]
Maintaining your landscape is good in that it makes your home the envy of your neighbors and visitors. It is also one of the surest ways of improving your home’s resale value. However, this is not an easy thing to do especially in a drought. Your landscape remarkably gives your home the beautiful green color […]
Homeowners are often aware of the superficial appeal of trees in their landscaping, but little more. While they appreciate the beauty of a flowering dogwood or a maple’s changing leaves, the value of dogwoods, maples, elms, sycamores and other common species isn’t purely aesthetic. These trees have a purpose. When you look past their vibrant […]
Even though Earth Day has officially come and gone. This sun-kissed tree is one of the reasons Earth Day is every day. Sitting out in the field, all on its own, it is truly content just soaking up the sun’s rays, looking towards the future and what it may hold. A future for which we […]
On Thursday, February 26th, the City of South Pasadena’s Garfield Park is schedule to receive its official certification from the American Green Zone Alliance for becoming the first municipal park in the country to achieve the status of a “Certified Zero Emission Green Zone.” In an effort to keep its city beautiful, and lower the harmful pollutants residents in the local […]
Image by Enokson There is a lot of talk about going green. Thankfully governments, businesses and individuals around the world are beginning to take actions to back up that talk. From opting for alternative energies such as wind, hydro or the solar panels at Verengosolar.com to switching to lower emission transportation options, from growing their […]