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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 […]

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Minglewood – Plastic Sucks

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  By Noel Osborn, Outreach Specialist, Bluegrass Greensource  Five hundred million plastic drinking straws are used each day in the United States. That’s 182.5 billion straws each year. Because plastic straws are not recyclable, they eventually end up in our landfills, as litter on our streets, or clogging our streams and waterways. One block of Lexington restaurants and bars […]

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Be My GREEN Valentine this year

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By: Danny Woolums, Environmental Educator, Bluegrass Greensource Who knew that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner? Considering the overabundance of Easter décor already at the local Kroger, I had forgotten the day even existed! But whether you’re celebrating Galentine’s Day Leslie Knope-style, spending a romantic evening with your partner, or enjoying a special evening […]