Last year saw the wettest winter and driest summer of the last 100 years. How can you have a lush and thriving lawn (or garden) this summer? … More Tips for smart watering that are good for gardens and utility bills
Home gardeners and landscape professionals can get expert advice by calling the Garden Hotline at 206-633-0224, Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. … More Garden Questions? Call the Garden Hotline 206-633-0224
Today, King County Executive Dow Constantine launched the 1 Million Trees campaign, an ambitious project to plant one million trees across King County by 2020 to combat climate change, promote healthy forests, and make our communities healthier and more resilient for all residents, be they people, fish, birds, or orcas! In addition to kids from … More 1 down, 999,999 to go!
Earth Day is around the corner and King County’s Easy Being Green provides ideas for starting a green lifestyle habit and makes the point that small, cumulative environmental actions can lead to positive changes. Earth day is April 22nd! from King County DNRP on Vimeo. Take a look at some of King County’s programs that … More Earth Week, our favorite week
It’s official; we’ve had the wettest winter on record. And for our region, it’s got to be really wet to break the record. According to Seattle Weather blog, we’ve had over 42 inches of rain in Seattle since October. Where does all of that water go? … More Wettest winter on record. Where does that water go?
Up to 95 percent of the clothes, shoes and linens thrown into the garbage could have been reused or recycled. Instead, they end up in landfills. What you can do? Recycle. Spring cleaning your closet? The sock that’s lost its match or the ratty old t-shirt can be recycled. Threadcycle is a program that … More Spring cleaning: Recycle trashed clothes
Looking for help in learning how to fix a broken household item? King County’s Ecoconsumer program is offering free events to help people fix small household items. … More Fix it, don’t pitch it: King County’s repair groups kick off
King County’s Natural Resources deserve love – on Valentine’s and all-year-round. We have some tips on how you can share the love this Valentine’s Day. … More A valentine for King County’s natural resources