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Mike Strayer

50 Photos of Urban Farming That Will Make You Want to Get Back to Nature

Spring is in the air and here at Just Energy we’re loving the higher temps and sunny skies. In our excitement, we scoured Instagram for #UrbanFarming so that we could share the joy of green sprouts and downy chicks, among other springtime delights. Scroll down to learn a little bit more about urban agriculture and peep some adorably sharable photos from urban farms on Instagram.

Stephanie Evans

Eco-Friendly Garden Pest Control

  You spent all summer tending your garden.  Now that fall is upon us, the last thing you want is an invasion of hungry insects ruining your hard work. The second to last thing you want is to keep all those pests at bay using harmful chemicals that cause environmental damage—not to mention the potential…

Stephanie Evans

Green Mother’s Day Gift Guide

  It’s that time of year.  That day we honor and lavish love and attention on the one person in our lives who has likely shown up for everything – from carrying us for 9 months and enduring many  sleepless nights to sorting out the tiniest details in each and every birthday party, managing homework…

Stephanie Evans

Eco-Friendly Garden Activities for Kids

  Are you looking for ways to get your kids out of the house and into nature?  As parents, that seems to be a universal goal. If you’d like to have your children spend more time outdoors – in the fresh, spring air – why not organize some fun, eco-friendly projects for them to do…

Stephanie Evans

Tips and Tricks to Prepare Your Garden for Spring

Set them free! Your outdoor orchids have been held captive indoors, safe from the frost, for months. But now, finally, FINALLY, it’s time to take them outside, along with the rest of your warm weather garden. Before you start tilling the soil, we’ve put together a few tips to get your outdoor space ready and…

Stephanie Evans

Grow Your Garden Green: Eight Green Landscaping Ideas

  Whatever the weather and no matter the season, maintaining an eco-friendly garden, lawn or yard should always be at the top of your to-do list. Landscaping with green principles in mind will save you money, conserve the earth’s energy and nurture wildlife, while also reducing air, land and water pollution. Here are eight green…