Monthly Archives: January 2009

Shock and sadness! NW Flower and Garden Show to close after 2009 run

I am sad to report that the only thing that gets most Puget Sound gardeners from the gloomy days of our Northwest winter through to spring – the NWFGS – will be closing after this year’s show. I never thought … Continue reading

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City Chickens

It is a new year and Seattle Tilth is starting to plan for the Annual City Chickens Coop Tour and they are looking for hosts. This is an opportunity for you to show off those coops that you have hidden … Continue reading

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Just in case you missed it

GreenWorks Realty released it’s December (Q4) numbers a few days ago. It is compiled from Northwest Multiple Listing Service Sales information. Environmentally certified homes (either Built Green, Energy Star, or LEED) are gaining in market share, most recently calculated to … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Get Rid Of It

As if you needed an excuse to get rid of some of your crap… Well maybe you do. And thanks to Martha Stewart, you now have an easy-to-read list of 100 reasons to get rid of your stuff. The top … Continue reading

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Robert F. Kennedy Junior to Keynote 2009 Built Green Conference

Region’s most prominent green building event will focus on the role of green building practices in the changing economySeattle (January 23, 2009) – Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be the featured speaker at the March 6th, 2009 Built Green Conference … Continue reading

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FREE Living Green Series on the Eastside

I was contacted through my Green Spaces meetup group by Christina Dyson Farrell, the Assistant Park Ranger at the Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue with information about the launch of a free Living Green Series that looks to … Continue reading

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Green building will save us!

Katharine Wroth, the story editor at Grist, posted a blurb on her blog this morning that caught my attention. Finish what you didn’t startAs housing starts slump, green building gains steam Amid news of an epic slump in housing starts … Continue reading

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Don’t miss this ~ 8 hot trends in home décor

Experts list 8 décor trends for 2009. Plus, tips for adding the look to your home.

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Catch the Green Living Project on tour in Seattle March 2009

Well, I keep finding new discoveries in the Facebook world, and this morning I got a message from one of the groups I am a member of, the Green Living Project. Evidently Planet Green (via Discovery Channel) featured Green Living … Continue reading

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Dear Jim and Kim, Frustrated Condo Shoppers

I had something unusual happen yesterday – something I have always joked about to my friends and neighbors. When taking my cute little dog for a walk around the neighborhood I would be trolling for clients… Yesterday around 4 pm … Continue reading

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