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Plant a Great Lawn and Save the Planet!

Believe it or not, you can do it at low cost and with little work.

Platinum level LEED home in Newton, MA with Pearl’s Premium grass. Courtesy photo.

By George Harvey

You can have a great looking lawn that needs very little water, needs no chemicals, and can be mowed just once a month. […]

NH Saves Button Up Workshop Series Announced

New Hampshire: Button Up New Hampshire, the popular home energy savings workshop series, is returning to a community near you. These free workshops will take place throughout NH starting in September. The workshops are being sponsored by NHSaves and coordinated by the Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative (PAREI).

NHSaves is a collaboration […]

Solar at YMCA’s Camp Huckins in Freedom, N.H.

A 42.6kW solar PV array installed on the roof of Camp Huckins’ dining hall. The array consists of 142 solar panels, each rated at 300 watts. Photo courtesy of Camp Huckins.

By George Harvey

This summer, the YMCA’s Camp Huckins, a girls’ camp in Freedom, New Hampshire, had a 42.6-kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic […]

Still Committed to Climate Action

Thirteen states plus Puerto Rico (highlighted in navy blue) are members of the U.S. Climate Alliance. The states highlighted in aqua are other areas whose governing officials have expressed support for the Paris Agreement. Image: Wikipedia.

By Green Energy Times Staff

The United States Climate Alliance was announced immediately after President Trump […]

Lego Group Reaches 100% Renewable Energy Goal Ahead of Schedule

The largest wind turbine ever built of LEGOs, and the technicians who built it. Images courtesy of LEGO.

Green Energy Times staff article

On May 18 and 19, we learned that the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm, off the coast of England near Liverpool, had been completed and grid-tied. This is […]

New Hampshire Permaculture Day

By Marty Castriotta

Permaculture, at its core, is about the potential and techniques needed for humans to design their own environments with nature in mind. Using nature’s own principles, permaculture offers the possibility to create food (and other production) systems that become virtually self-maintaining over time. But don’t be fooled; these systems are not […]

Eco-Conscious Residential Lawn Mowing

Residential and small commercial business choices for mowing lawns

The Robomow RS622 in action, mowing a rural large lawn in Vermont. Courtesy photo

Green Energy Times Staff

Each year, we give our readers an update on environmentally-friendly lawn mowers. Part of the reason we do this is that lawn […]

The High-Performance Electric Lawn Mower

Mean Green’s electric zero-turn mower with the optional Solar Assist Module. Courtesy photo.

Adapted from an article by Steven Wisbaum

Until recently, those of us seeking an alternative to lawn mowers powered by fossil fuels only had electric push-mowers of low horsepower (hp) to choose from. While these mowers are relatively inexpensive, their short […]

Learning to Landscape the Permaculture Way

Painting by Gabriel Tempesta www.gabrieltempesta.com

by David Fried of Elmore Roots Fruit Tree and Berry Nursery

It was in the late 70s or very early 80s when I visited my friend who was working at the Rural Education Center in Wilton, New Hampshire. The man who brought permaculture to America, Bill Mollison, had just […]

The Foodscape Revolution – Finding A Better Way to Make Space for Food and Beauty in Your Garden

Foodscape Revolution

By Brie Arthur, published by St. Lynn’s Press, 2017, 189 pages, $21.95

Book review by N. R. Mallery

’Tis the season for gardening. You may have noticed that some people have been growing a few veggies in with flowers in the past couple of years. Perhaps you have even started to do […]