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Fall into Green Habits

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As the leaves begin to change colors and the weather cools, there are still lots of great things to do to stay green! If you enjoy sweater-weather and your pumpkin-spiced latte, then consider some of these ideas to complete your fun, fall days! Get Outside… A regular for many families, consider visiting a local orchard […]

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Applications are Open for Potential New Green Check Businesses

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Bluegrass Greensource recently helped honor the City of Lexington’s newest Green Check certified businesses. Including the first ever, Gold Level business, Town Branch Tree Experts!  Town Branch Tree Experts, Inc. (Gold) Unitarian Universalist Church of Lexington (Silver) Perspectives, Inc. (Silver) Meg C Jewelry Gallery (Bronze) Lextran (Bronze) Minglewood (Bronze) Boone Creek Outdoors (Member) A Cup […]

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Saving Your Streambanks

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Saving Your Streambanks Why is the drainage ditch or stream in my backyard or on the farm getting deeper? Or wider? Why are the edges getting steeper? What can be done? Our Kentucky streams face many challenges from our day-to-day urban and agricultural activities. Streams and drainage ways are straightened, mowed to the edge, stripped […]

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New Pollinator Garden at Garden Springs Park is Blooming!

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By Kara Sayles, Environmental Educator & Rain Garden Project Coordinator Garden Springs Park recently installed a pollinator garden at the park entrance off of Garden Springs Drive. The pollinator garden is designed with native perennials to help attract pollinators like bees, butterflies, and birds. Not only is the garden beautiful but it serves as an […]