Lindsay Coulter

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  • Queen of Green

  • Queen of Green

    September 20, 2012

    Car-sharing? It just makes sense

    At what point should I consider car-sharing? - Stephanie of Vancouver Car-sharing is a suitable transportation option to complement eco-friendlier alternatives like walking, busing and biking. It’s not just a viable choice when assessing your need for a second family … Continue Reading By
  • Queen of Green

    September 6, 2012

    A more natural playtime

    What’s a natural playground? And who builds them? -Jodi of Toronto Natural playgrounds bring children back to nature! Imagine a schoolyard, daycare or public park with fallen logs, tree stumps to sit on, vertical log forts and a slide built … Continue Reading By
  • Queen of Green

  • Queen of Green

  • Queen of Green

  • Queen of Green

    September 13, 2012

    How to keep those wasps away

    I have a problem with wasps in my yard. What can I do? Nick of Regina As we head into fall, insect populations in general will start to decline. And wasps will begin to bother bumblebees and honeybees — especially … Continue Reading By Lindsay Coulter
  • Queen of Green

    August 30, 2012

    An investment that’s right as rain

    Rain barrels can be purchased from your local hardware or garden store. In fact, the Capital Regional District’s website has a complete list of rain barrel retailers in the Victoria, B.C., area under the Water Services section. You can also … Continue Reading By Lindsay Coulter
  • Queen of Green

  • Queen of Green

    August 2, 2012

    Happy chickens, happy planet

    You’ll want to choose eggs from happy chickens! Eating a planet-friendly diet includes consuming less meat, eggs and dairy products. But if you buy eggs, consume those that are humanely raised. These days, egg cartons make claims like “cage-free,” “free-run” … Continue Reading By Lindsay Coulter