Going Green, How to Fight Global Warming
to fight global Warming by going green
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|Fighting Global Warming by 'Going Green'|
Gardening is one way to have a positive
impact on the environment. Unfortunately, Many folks think of
gardening and lawn care require the use of many pounds of
chemical fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides. The net affect
is an artificial environment where nature is straight-jacketed in an
effort to create a perfect landscape.
Some key issues:
Lawns are environmentally unnatural and take considerable energy to
maintain. Reduce and replace lawns with trees, shrubs, groundcovers, or
gardens. Trees that are native to the area require little care or
energy use once they are established. Some watering during prolonged
droughts, occasional pruning, and removal of leaves may be all
that is required. Many of them have beautiful fall colors, and
some have abundant spring flowers.
Trees provide homes for birds and other wildlife, absorb carbon from
the atmosphere, remove air pollutants, and the shade they provide lower
the need for summer cooling. A well-located screen of evergreens
can even reduce winter winds. Beautiful trees increase the value of a
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