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#706394 - 08/09/11 11:15 AM Re: Food & Wine Channel/Earth Day [Re: mary-tea1]
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What have you made either to eat or in your home that required only "green" things

Such as Salsa from my garden, or refurrbished a chair for my house for examples.

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#708639 - 08/18/11 07:24 PM Re: Food & Wine Channel/Earth Day [Re: mary-tea1]
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How many of you have collected enough water in your rain barrels to water your garden or grass?



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#712458 - 09/04/11 07:20 PM Re: Food & Wine Channel/Earth Day [Re: mary-tea1]
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Who is canning the last of their garden picks?
And what will you be canning?

How did you learn to can?


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#715766 - 09/23/11 10:06 AM Re: Food & Wine Channel/Earth Day [Re: mary-tea1]
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Dear lovers of this earth,

Tell us on this first day (officially) of Autumn what will you be doing in your garden? Will you move plants inside? Do you have a greenhouse? And are you making a difference in your own home?


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#715865 - 09/23/11 04:42 PM Re: Food & Wine Channel/Earth Day [Re: mary-tea1]
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I have been moving the house plants indoors, which means much pruning, repotting and cleaning them up; meanwhile rearranging things inside to accomodate them again. Sadly I must let the big old (35+years)Oleander go. It has a bad case of scale insects and they have resisted everything I have tried all summer long to get rid of them. However, I have a clean 3 year old clone of the Oleander that is about 3 1/2 ft. tall, beginning to branch and bloom so it will still be with me. There are still about 5-6 plants to bring in, including the biggest one, a 45 year old tangerine tree that brushes the ceiling. The first frost is still a few days away, but I dare not waste any more time.

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#715892 - 09/23/11 11:04 PM Re: Food & Wine Channel/Earth Day [Re: Claybird]
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Claybird, your job sounds large~keep up the good work~
If it does not rain I will be out clearing and geting more bulbs into the ground.

Thank you for sharing!

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#723643 - 11/05/11 07:12 AM Re: Food & Wine Channel/Earth Day [Re: mary-tea1]
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Dear readers of tea and green kitchen lovers,

What if any green thing are you doing for Thanksgiving? Do you do an eco-friendly farm? Did you raise your own? What other "green" ideas for the holidays do you have?

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#725497 - 11/14/11 10:29 AM Committed to going Green! 11/13-11/20 [Re: mary-tea1]
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NBC tv is making a committment to go green!

They are committing to sustainability! go to: Greenisuniversal(dot)com to sign up for green tips, learn more & pledge, play and sweepstakes!

Save trees pledge and use a reusable mug! Join major cities as they do: NYC, Chgo, LA!

You can make a difference in this world one tiny little thing at a time!

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#726349 - 11/18/11 05:36 AM Re: Committed to going Green! 11/13-11/20 [Re: mary-tea1]
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Cosmetics go green too! Mark (Avon Cosmetics) are the hipper & trendier part of the Avon company and they are selling bath soaps with white tea extract in them and these products are certified Fair-Trade. They are called Clean Up Time bar soap.

While I have no affiliation with this company & am not receiving compensation for this mention, I mentioned it because the cosmetics companies arelistening and now responding to "green" offerings.

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#729680 - 12/08/11 11:04 AM Re: Committed to going Green! 11/13-11/20 [Re: mary-tea1]
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Who and what have you "Upcycled" today? Do you reuse? Do you recycle? Do you do your best to "Recreate"?

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