Ten years ago, we succeeded in convincing the city to let us replace a broken asphalt driveway—broken because it was growing over the tree root of a 75 to 100 foot tall white oak tree—with a new, well-constructed gravel driveway.
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2017 is the year Cleveland turns its attention to “vibrant green space.” Since 2008 when the city launched a ten-year plan called Sustainable Cleveland 2019 (SC2019), the city’s Office of Sustainability has organized events and activities around a major sustainability theme. Cleveland can lay claim to one of the more longstanding commitments to sustainability. SC2019‘s big event is the annual sustainability...
We all want a yard that's healthy for our families, wildlife, and the larger environment.
National Public Radio reported this morning about the woes of Toledo, a city of 284,012 people who’ve had no drinking water for three days because of a toxin known as microcystis which comes from algea growing in Lake Erie. The algae is a by-product of synthetic fertilizer (and animal waste) from farms and from grass-filled yards where is being spread in...
“Cleveland is the inaugurator of many admirable civic movements. One of the most important of these, and the one which has been most widely copied, perhaps, is the work of the Home Gardening Association. This movement, which has for its aim the clearing of streets and alleyways of ugly and unwholesome rubbish, and planting shrubs and plants in otherwise unsightly...
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