• SUSTAINABLE TABLE

    Sustainable Table: All About Alpacas

    Sustainable Table: All About Alpacas

    March 5, 2014

    From beginning to end, alpacas are the poster animal for sustainability. There are 26 alpacas on Rolling Hills Alpaca Farm outside of Jacksonville. Not only can their fleecy coats be used to make many things, but alpacas will eat almost everything.

    Sustainable Table: Juicing 101

    Sustainable Table: Juicing 101

    February 27, 2014

    Getting all the recommended fruits and vegetables in each day can be a challenge, especially if they aren't something you crave...but despite some people's aversion to them, fruits and veggies pack incredible nutrients that can be hard to find anywhere else.

  • IN THE GARDEN

    In the Garden: Color in a Winter Garden

    In the Garden: Color in a Winter Garden

    September 18, 2014

    You can escape the winter gray with some winter color in your garden, but you need to start thinking about that now.

    In The Garden: Deadheading Plants

    In The Garden: Deadheading Plants

    September 9, 2014

    Weeding is one way to clean up your garden and keep it looking clean, but another chore that needs to be done this time of year is deadheading. Deadheading involves removing spent blooms to promote new blossom growth on most perennials.

  • GREENSPACE NEWS

    The Realities of Recycling

    The Realities of Recycling

    July 18, 2014

    The effort to recycle has gained popularity over the years, but some may still wonder if it is worth it. Many may question the costs of recycling and wonder if the energy needed to process it, is really saves the environment. Barnes said the costs of recycling are nothing compared to what is takes f

    Inspiring Kids to Play with Dirt

    Inspiring Kids to Play with Dirt

    June 18, 2014

    A local mom is starting an urban gardening and downtown beautification effort in Central Point by teaching kids to play with dirt.