Archive for the ‘Eco-life’ Category

  • Right Plant, Right Place

    Apr 11, 13 • 188 Views • Eco-lifeNo Comments

    Pender 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 leader Charlotte Glen, horticultural agent for...

  • Pedaling History

    Mar 20, 13 • 288 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Historical 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 slightly cold winter weather. It’s time to get outside...

  • Shifting Sand

    Sep 18, 12 • 235 Views • Eco-life, News, NEWS & VIEWSNo Comments

    Carolina 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 shorter in the past few years. It’s due to the natural process of...

  • In Touch With Our Coast

    Sep 12, 12 • 187 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!, UncategorizedNo Comments

    This 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 join the staff of the NC Coastal Federation for a Dutch Treat dinner, and an...

  • Computer Breakdown:

    Mar 6, 12 • 179 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Verizon 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 mid-70s have us all dying to spend our...

  • No More Litter Bugs!

    Jan 26, 11 • 584 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    90 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 summer give us the most out of our ocean,...

  • EcoLife:

    Nov 30, 10 • 506 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!2 Comments

    It 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 ingredients, but they all add up to an...

  • EcoLife:

    Nov 23, 10 • 220 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    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 and Ogden help homeowners turn green into...

  • EcoLife:

    Nov 16, 10 • 234 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    From 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 x 90 foot plot of fertile ground...

  • EcoLife:

    Nov 2, 10 • 214 Views • Eco-life, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Soil 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 think so and are doing...