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A Greener Way of Living, at Home and Abroad

Is there lead in your home?

Lead can be found in many places in and around your home.If you live in a home built before 1978, there may be lead in the paint. Over time it … Continue reading

July 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Garden Treasures in Athens

This morning I stopped by the The Trial Gardens at UGA for the open house. As always the plants are beautiful and unique. Even though it is a research garden, … Continue reading

July 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Greener Summer Parties, including July 4th

Celebrate holidays, birthdays and other special events with greener parties. Start by sending invitations via email. If you mail invitations, create them from old cards and postcards you bought and … Continue reading

July 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sustainability in the Classroom and Life

Before you can do anything, it’s important to understand what sustainability means and why it is important. There are many thoughts and discussions on this topic. One of the more … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thatch Cottages in Ireland

In Ireland I saw several buildings with thatched roofs and they made me smile. I always thought it would be fun to spend the night in a cottage with a … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Turning trees into art

Around with world people are finding ways to turn the destruction caused by major storms into something beautiful. Hurricane Ike struck Galveston, Texas, in 2008, bringing with it a 6 … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Present Your Housing Research at the HERA Conference

I’m excited to announce the opportunity to present your research, teaching and/or outreach at the Housing Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference in Lowell, Massachusetts on October 8-11, 2017. … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment