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2018 Main Street Clean Sweep

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By: Ashley Bryant Cheney, Program Specialist/Volunteer Coordinator, Bluegrass Greensource   April is Earth Month! Every year around Earth Day volunteers throughout the Bluegrass get out and clean up their communities as part of Main Street Clean Sweep. Join us in your community around Earth Day for our fifth annual Main Street Clean Sweep presented by Commonwealth Credit […]

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Watershed Improvements–Financial Assistance Available for Septic

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By: Lindsie Nicholas, Watershed Coordinator, Bluegrass Greensource Did you know that a failing septic system can require expensive repairs, pose a serious health risk to your family and neighbors, and have negative impacts on water quality? Leaking/failing systems deliver raw sewage into our watersheds, endangering people and livestock in the area with increased bacteria (E. […]

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Reliable Hens

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By Anna Ackerman, writer, Bluegrass Greensource Blog  Spring is bursting forth around our house. The daffodils are blooming, the roses are budding, the bush and tree branches are swelling at the tips, and the hens are laying again. We allow our hens to take a much needed break from laying during the short days of […]

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Try Straw Bale Gardening This Spring

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By Deb Larking, Environmental Educator, Bluegrass Greensource The February thaw always puts me in the mood for gardening.  But in recent years, with less time and energy for it, I have gravitated to pots for my herbs and straw bales for my tomatoes and peppers. I start preparing my bales about two weeks before planting […]