Indoor Plants Part 3: Peace Lily
Aug28

Indoor Plants Part 3: Peace Lily

Spathiphyllum (Peace Lily) Houseplants that produce flowers can be difficult to find. Peace lily is an exception. Its white flower sits on top of a long stem but the real attraction is the white spathe that surrounds the flower like...

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Indoor Plants: A Life Support System Part 2
Aug03

Indoor Plants: A Life Support System Part 2

(For Part 1 of Rick Perillo’s blog series on indoor plants, please visit http://greenlifestyles.org/indoor-plants/) Epipremnum aureum (pothos, devil’s ivy, money plant) You have seen this one growing in the waiting room of your dentist. Set against the backdrop of...

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Indoor Plants: A Life Support System: Part I

“Since man’s existence on Earth depends upon a life support system involving an intricate relationship with plants and their associated microorganisms, it should be obvious that when he attempts to isolate himself in tightly sealed buildings away from this ecological...

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B Corp.: Making Socially Responsible Companies a Reality

The economist Milton Friedman set a precedent for business in the 1970’s that is often heard today: the sole responsibility of a business is to increase shareholder profit; any other objectives of the company makes it less competitive. Recently, at...

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The Conquest of Amaranth

Amaranth, an ancient grain with renewed popularity, has a past. It has been used as a medicine, food source, form of payment, and a ceremonial, religious and cultural force. Most shocking, it was used by colonizers in Latin America to...

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