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Go Green with These Eco-Friendly Home Renovations

Many people want to be more environmentally conscious these days. Luckily, going green is easier than you may think. These four eco-friendly home renovations prove that you can help save the earth without sacrificing on style and efficiency. 1. Go low-flow to start eco-friendly home renovations Even if you don’t live where droughts are common, water conservation is important. Installing low-flow…

Create a Gratitude Tree for Thanksgiving

A Gratitude Tree (also known as a Thankful Tree) offers a great way for you and your family to appreciate the blessings in your lives. We’ve all got lots to be thankful for, but sometimes we forget to take time out of our busy days to simply say “thank you.”

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Randy Schultz

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Randy Schultz is the Content Editor of He is a Master Gardener and a long-time member of GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators. Write to him at


Jessica Ford


Jessica aka Frugal Garden Gal is an avid gardener and garden writer based in Colorado Springs, CO. She has over 10 years in the garden industry, and is a self-described horticulture nerd and plant addict. Jessica shares her eco- and budget-friendly gardening tips at   


Ellen Zachos


Ellen Zachos is the author of seven books including The Wildcrafted Cocktail and Backyard Foraging, and she co-hosts the Plantrama podcast ( Ellen writes about wild foods at and has created an online course for beginning foragers.

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