• GREENSPACE NEWS

    Drought-Resistant Gardens Paying Off

    Drought-Resistant Gardens Paying Off

    July 29, 2014

    The Ashland Public Works Department has signed up more than 40 homes in its lawn replacement program, as more homeowners attempt to cut down on water use during the current drought conditions.

    Interview: March for Climate Action

    Interview: March for Climate Action

    July 28, 2014

    Marchers are on a cross-country journey called The Great March for Climate Action. Several of the marchers are from Eugene.

  • REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

    Track and Field Championships Go Green

    Track and Field Championships Go Green

    July 23, 2014

    The World Junior Track and Field Championships is happening at one of the most sustainably oriented locations on the planet--Hayward Field. The IAAF has activated its landmark social responsibility program "Athletics for a Better World."

    Eugene Man Creates Mason Jar Koozies

    Eugene Man Creates Mason Jar Koozies

    July 16, 2014

    A Eugene man is hoping to get his new business off the ground. Eric Harvey created the Mason-ry Silicone Koozie, which covers pint-size mason jars. He said he wants to encourage the reuse of products.

  • IN THE GARDEN

    In the Garden: Deer-Resistant Plants

    In the Garden: Deer-Resistant Plants

    July 24, 2014

    Tired of the deer munching on your hard work in the garden? Well, there are some plants that can survive a close encounter with wildlife.

    In the Garden: Watering Your Plants

    In the Garden: Watering Your Plants

    July 10, 2014

    True or false? There is a right way to water your garden. The answer: true. Water in the morning. It gives the plant all day, especially on those hot days, to soak up that moisture and really put it to good use.