Planting trees to save energy is a great conservation strategy. It not only saves you money on your heating and cooling bill but it is also environmentally friendly. You use less fuel to heat and cool your home so you produce less green house gases. You are doing your part to reduce global warming and you boost biodiversity to boot.
Learning how to increase biodiversity around your home is not hard. Avoid monoculture and instead introduce polyculture by adding a variety of trees, shrubs and plants to your landscaping plans.
Why is biodiversity important? Our Earth is home to some many species so…what if we lose some? Well, there are six very important reasons it should not be ignored. *There are amazon links in this post. Click on one and I might make a small commission at no cost to you.
Corporate Social Responsibility is a strong characteristic of the Dairy Distillery who make delicious spirits using the sugar in waste milk whey from dairy production.
A bird and squirrel wreath feeder is a unique way to feed some harder to attract birds like woodpeckers. Many people feel that adding a whole peanut feeder is a great distraction for the squirrels. I highly recommend this feeder if you don’t mind feeding some of the local squirrel population. Disclosure: there are Amazon links in this post. If you click I may make some coffee money but at absolutely no cost to you.