Category Archives: Healthy Kids

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

Green Newton’s Schools Connections Group will meet next on Thursday, September 12 from 3:45-5pm in the third-floor arc area of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton). The group provides a forum for parents, students and educators to promote … Read More

A Grocery List App that Caters to Your Values The GreenChoice app allows users to view information about the environmental impact and other aspects of certain grocery products.(GREENCHOICE) A lot of shopping apps help users get the best value for … Read More

The Charles River Watershed Association is warning people to avoid contact with river water after discovering toxic algae this week. River paddlers notified the association Monday that they saw blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, growing in the river, said Lisa Kumpf, … Read More

To inhibit weed growth on your lawn and garden, try covering areas with an extra layer of organic matter. You can mulch with compost, wood chips, newspaper, grass clippings, straw or most other organic matter. Avoid hay, since it may have unwanted seeds. Weed growth may also be … Read More

Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility (GB PSR) has raised serious concerns about the health and safety risks of a natural gas compressor station proposed by Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC (a subsidiary of Spectra-Enbridge Energy) for Weymouth, Massachusetts. GB PSR … Read More