Category Archives: Farm & Garden

Grow an organic garden and cut unnecessary work and expense. Learn to make compost the easy way and skip the pile turning and watering. The class, which runs over 2 Saturdays on October 26 + November 2 from 11-12:30pm in Newton, … Read More

Black Earth Composting  has signed up 500 households in Newton, and as promised,  and the home composting pickup service is dropping the price for weekly curbside service. The price has dropped from  $99.99 for 6 months to $59.99! That is a … Read More

The key to a healthy lawn is healthy soil and good mowing, watering, and fertilizing practices. Healthy soil contains high organic content and is teeming with biological life. Healthy soil supports the development of healthy grass that is naturally resistant … Read More

Invasive plants pose a major threat to our ecosystems, and the challenge of tackling them can often seem formidable. On Saturday, September 28 from 9:30am-1:30pm at Jennison Hall at Bentley University (175 Forest Street, Waltham), restoration ecologist Chris Polatin will teach us how to confidently confront invasive … Read More

America throws out immense amounts or trash, most of which is dumped into landfills or burned in trash incinerators. This is a costly system that damages the environment and harms our health. Luckily, communities across the country are turning toward … Read More