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Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp's Blog – May 2009 Archive (2)

Group IDs invasive plant species

The Invasive Plant Species Assessment Working Group of Indiana has released its downloadable pamphlet, Landscaping with Non-Invasive Plant Species: Making the Right Choice.



The 22-member group, formed in 2001, spent six years analyzing first-hand scientific reports on dozens of plant species, examining how invasive or potentially invasive they are in Indiana. They looked at how these widely available plants escape our landscapes to take root in… Continue

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on May 24, 2009 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Hungry? Learn about edible landscapes

At least 43 percent of U.S. households, including nearly 3 million Hoosiers, plan to grow their own fruits, vegetables, herbs and berries this year. That’s up 19 percent from 2008, when 36 million grew their own, according to one study.



If you’d like to learn more about making at least part of your landscape edible, read “Grow Your Own: Feed Yourself (and) Others” in the May/June 2009 issue of Indiana Living Green: A Hoosier’s Guide… Continue

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on May 3, 2009 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

Dry cleaning while greening

Renee,

So, what dry cleaner can I use now?

Chris

Chris,

OK, so this question wasn’t actually emailed to me. It was asked directly by my husband while planning his attire for a wedding.

There are a handful of “green” dry cleaning options out there these days, but you [...]

Treecycling recap

Happy 2015, Folks! Now that we’re closer to Groundhog Day than Christmas, I thought it’s about time I offer up a tree-cap of #TreecyclingIndy.

For starters, THANK YOU to all who donated to the gofundme campaign. We raised almost exactly enough money to cover the expenses associated with the program. [...]

Foam party

Renee,

I have a bunch of Styrofoam from various product packaging, enough to fill two trash cans.

Is there a place in Indy that I can recycle or properly dispose of this?

Thanks,

Mike

Mike,

If I could illustrate me answering this question, it would look like a Calvin and [...]

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