Archive for the ‘Eco-life’ Category

  • Right Plant, Right Place

    Apr 11, 13 • 154 Views • Eco-lifeNo Comments

    Learn the best way to grow plants in our areaPender County 2013 Spring Plant Sale Thursday-Saturday, April 11th through 13th Pender County Extension Service 801 S. Walker St., Burgaw (910) 259-1235 Master Gardeners, led by their fearless and most helpful...

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  • Pedaling History

    Mar 20, 13 • 246 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Adventure Kayak Co. presents Southport biking toursHistorical Southport Bicycle Tour March 30 • 2:00 p.m. 807-A Howe Street  • (910) 454-0607 Tickets $15/$20 www.theadventurecompany.net We did it! Finally, there is no more suffering due to the...

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  • Shifting Sand

    Sep 18, 12 • 202 Views • Eco-life, News, NEWS & VIEWSNo Comments

    Beach renourishment protects economic, not environmental, interestsCarolina Beach is getting thinner—and, no, I’m not talking about beach-goers’ waistlines. The stroll from the wooden stairs over the dunes to the water’s edge has gotten noticeably...

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  • In Touch With Our Coast

    Sep 12, 12 • 153 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Local federation hosts talk about coastal needs presented to legislature in 2012This Thursday don’t eat dinner all by your lonesome while watching reruns of “Frasier.” Instead, come to Hieronymus Seafood and Oyster Bar (5035 Market Street) and...

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  • Computer Breakdown:

    Mar 6, 12 • 151 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    E-cycle laptops and help a veteranVerizon Wireless Recycling Rally March 8th • 3601 Converse Road 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Electronics welcome! It’s that time of year again—the birds are chirping, the sun is shining and temperatures hovering in the...

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  • No More Litter Bugs!

    Jan 26, 11 • 528 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Kevin Murphy leads a new enviro-friendly generation90 Days ‘til Earth Day Challenge Through April 22 www.indojaxsurfschool.com It’s summertime; a time when the sun’s rays scorch our skin, and we rush to the ocean for an immediate cool-down. Spring and...

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  • EcoLife:

    Nov 30, 10 • 442 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!2 Comments

    The new gardening style with aquaponicsIt starts with some rocks. Then some water, fish and vegetable plants. They can go in barrels or tubs outside or in a greenhouse. An aquaponics garden is a growing system that may sound like an odd amalgam of natural...

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  • EcoLife:

    Nov 23, 10 • 184 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    B+O Design Studio reduces carbon footprint When it comes to architectural and landscape design, Lara Berkley, ASLA/LEED AP, and Scott Ogden, AIA/LEED AP, work literally from the ground up. Partners in B+O Design Studio, located at 205 Princess Street, Berkley...

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  • EcoLife:

    Nov 16, 10 • 196 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Winter gardening tips from Evan FoldsFrom the time my bare feet first hit the spur-filled Wilmington crabgrass, I’ve known the feel of a heavy garden rake in my hands. My pops would put on his white rubber boots and straw hat and merrily march out to his 60...

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  • EcoLife:

    Nov 2, 10 • 168 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    A grassroots way of lifeSoil to Soul 6005 Oleander Drive (910) 920-9890 www.soiltosoulonline.com What does it mean to support a community? Does our personal well-being have a place in our role as a good eco-citizen? The two ladies of Soil to Soul seem to...

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