The Tennessee Smart Yards initiative is making news across the state. Here you can read articles about what others are doing to improve their yards and conserve water.
with Intent, Her Magazine
Press, Vol. 3 2011
actions at home improve the environment
Vandergriff and Parci Gibson want us to celebrate Earth Day in our own back
a University of Tennessee Extension agent, and Gibson, educational outreach
coordinator with Knox County Stormwater Management, have used a series of
workshops this spring to spread the word that healthy and attractive yards are
also earth friendly - and budget friendly, too.
Rainy-day savings "During summer dry spells, captured rainfall is a barrel
everyone else, gardeners complain when rain ruins their weekend plans or stalls
their desire to get out and dig. But gardeners almost always add a qualifying
phrase that goes something like this: "We'll wish we had this rain in