12 Jun '11, 4pm

Ditch The Lawnmower – Hire a Flock of Sheep (video): Did you know that the single most irrigated crop in the Uni...

Ditch The Lawnmower – Hire a Flock of Sheep (video): Did you know that the single most irrigated crop in the Uni...

Did you know that the single most irrigated crop in the United States is a grassy green lawn? The US has millions of acres of lawn, and Americans spend about $40 billion annually on seed, sod and chemicals. The lawns in America cover an area approximately the size of my state, New York State. Adding to that eco-unfriendly mix is the fact that lawnmowers are noisy and use fossil fuels to chew up and trim lawns. Finding creative alternatives is a step in a greener direction. It’s the time of year when many folks spend hours and hours landscaping their lawns. Last year, goats were munching lawns for as little as one dollar a day. Now sheep are jumping into the landscape. In suburban Atlanta, they are taking a different approach, and looking to a flock of sheep for lawn maintenance. Brian Cash is Atlanta’s only sheepherder. He runs Ewe-Niversally Green . His flock will attack ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/ditch-the-lawnmower-hire...

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Meditation Is Not What You Think | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Meditation Is Not What You Think | Care2 Health...

care2.com 13 Jun '11, 5pm

“However you try to define meditation, it’s not that.” –Swami Brahmananda Through many years of being involved with medita...

Green Tea Contaminated? | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Green Tea Contaminated? | Care2 Healthy & Green...

care2.com 15 Jun '11, 2pm

Some of the news outlets are doing a good job of paying attention to the nuclear plant problems in Japan while perhaps the...

4 Things You Should Know About Yoga

4 Things You Should Know About Yoga

care2.com 13 Jun '11, 12am

Whether you read about Jennifer Aniston crediting yoga for her “hotness” (yes, that really happened) or you heard about al...

Eco friendly father's day | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Eco friendly father's day | Care2 Healthy & Gre...

care2.com 16 Jun '11, 3pm

I already did a post on green gifts for father’s day , but there are so many cool ideas out there, I thought I’d share som...

Kitten vs. Potato (video)

care2.com 12 Jun '11, 7pm

Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy and Green Living. She is a writer and editor with a background in sustaina...

What's Your Sleep IQ? (Quiz) | Care2 Healthy Living

What's Your Sleep IQ? (Quiz) | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 12 Jun '11, 12am

Can’t seem to get enough snooze time? If you’re tossing and turning all night and restless during the day, you may be sabo...

De-Clutter Your Kitchen | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

De-Clutter Your Kitchen | Care2 Healthy & Green...

care2.com 18 Jun '11, 10pm

Kitchen clutter can be a simple accumulation over time in a busy life, a down-sizing move, or acquiring an inheritance of ...

The Power Of Group Meditation | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

The Power Of Group Meditation | Care2 Healthy &...

care2.com 17 Jun '11, 10pm

I learned to meditate when I was 9 years old, and it has proved to be an invaluable technique for dealing with stress and ...

5 Summer Health Myths | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Don't buy into these long-running but bogus claims.Care2 H...

5 Summer Health Myths | Care2 Healthy & Green L...

care2.com 13 Jun '11, 12am

Don’t buy into these long-running but bogus claims. By Brittany Risher You probably already know that going for a swim wit...

Cocktail-Loving Monkeys (video)

care2.com 19 Jun '11, 7pm

Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy and Green Living. She is a writer and editor with a background in sustaina...

How to…turn your home into a wildlife haven - Green Living - The Ecologist

How to…turn your home into a wildlife haven - G...

theecologist.org 14 Jun '11, 2pm

This holistic approach that bears in mind not just the construction of our habitats but also that of other species, is onl...

Baboon Adopts Bush Baby (video)

care2.com 14 Jun '11, 7pm

Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy and Green Living. She is a writer and editor with a background in sustaina...

Non-Toxic Shampoo and Conditioner: Day Four | C...

care2.com 14 Jun '11, 3pm

Day four of the baking-soda-and-water shampoo with the apple-cider-vinegar-and-water conditioner, and things are looking g...

We produce 300 million tons of #plastic each year. You realize it's not ever going anywhere, right?

We produce 300 million tons of #plastic each ye...

care2.com 15 Jun '11, 2am

The average American produces a half-pound of plastic waste every day; while around the world, 300 million tons of the exc...

NEW VIDEO: Ever wonder how to explain what the Green Economy is? Watch now:

NEW VIDEO: Ever wonder how to explain what the ...

greenforall.org 15 Jun '11, 8pm

Now that school is out, it’s time to keep the education going! Did you know that doubling the national recycling rate to 7...