Monthly Archives: February 2008

Heads up! 1/2 Price Pots is 1/4 Price Pots on Leap Day

Wow, I scored a great deal on planting pots and feet at the 1/2 Price Pots on Aurora Avenue earlier today. If you’ve been saving up money to buy new pots for your deck or patio, today’s a good day … Continue reading

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Emeril Lagasse Bringing Some Green Cooking To Discovery Channel

Front page of the ultra-cool ecorazzi this morning, Discovery Channel is launching a new “Planet Green” network. From the article, “Emeril Green will be shot entirely on location in Whole Foods Market stores around the country. “I try a little … Continue reading

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Wow, I can buy my old apartment for $300,000

You know, it’s funny how how things are. Since I have lived in West Seattle for over 10 years I have had the opportunity to watch it change and grow, its ups and downs, the good and the bad. When … Continue reading

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Free Toilet Program Helps Low-Income Homeowners Save Efficient Toilets Cut Utility Bills, Water Consumption

Seattle Public Utilities is helping low-income homeowners save money and water by offering free efficient toilets. Qualified Seattle homeowners can have their old water-guzzling toilets replaced with free efficient models, helping to cut their utility bills and reduce water waste. … Continue reading

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Learn to design your own garden

Sure, you could hire a garden designer or landscaper. Or you could learn to do it yourself. The UW Center for Urban Horticulture has a class called “Home Project Garden Design” that will give you the tools to create your … Continue reading

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Trend Watch – the shift to walkable urban environments

Wow! I’m a trendsetter! It’s not just about the mortgage crisis – it’s also about choice. There is a fundamental shift in American lifestyle happening as we speak. This made me realize that my motivations for choosing to move from … Continue reading

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Become a Native Plant Steward

I just received the press release that the Washington Native Plant Society will be offering Native Plant Stewardship training again this spring. I completed this program in 2001 and it is invaluable – both to myself personally, since I grew … Continue reading

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Eternal Reefs

Forecast Earth has done a video segment for Eternal Reefs, which I wrote about previously. You can even have your pet memorialized in a reef.

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Urban Development: Do We Recognize the Changing Face of Our Neighborhoods?

Unprecedented development is reshaping Seattle’s neighborhoods unlike any other time in the city’s recent history. From Ballard to Capitol Hill and South Lake Union, neighborhoods are adapting to a new, denser urban reality. What do these developments say about the … Continue reading

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Nickels unveils plans for a green building program

Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels will start a green building program to improve energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings and create new jobs, he announced in his annual State of the City address this morning. Read the complete Seattle Times … Continue reading

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