Deck Ideas for Regions With Intense Weather

Designing your perfect living room or main bedroom is difficult enough—when you undertake an outdoor living room, patio, or deck remodeling you also have to combat the elements to find the perfect balance between fashionable and functional. Families lucky enough to live in moderate climates with little rainfall and mild temperatures can get away with grabbing a wicker chair from inside and placing it on … Continue reading Deck Ideas for Regions With Intense Weather

How “Forest Gardens” Are Saving Lives in Africa

Lack of opportunity. Hunger. Malnutrition. Each of these coexists throughout Africa and results in crippling inequalities that lead to endless cycles of poverty. While eliminating these issues goes a long way toward providing a better life for those in the developing world, the solution isn’t as simple as just throwing money at the problem. That’s where Trees for the Future comes in. Trees for the … Continue reading How “Forest Gardens” Are Saving Lives in Africa


Celebrating Earth Day 2016

This year marks Earth Day’s 46th anniversary! The idea for a national day to focus on the environment came to Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. On April 22,1970 (a day between students’ Spring Break and Final Exams), 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks, and … Continue reading Celebrating Earth Day 2016