Green Practices

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The best way to predict the future is to design it.  Sustainability and a green approach ensure resources for future generations.


As Teilhard de Chardin so elegantly stated “The future belongs to those who give the next generation hope.”


We are always thinking of sustainability and how we can reduce, reuse and recycle our resources.






 




Interior and Exterior Practices that We Presently Utilize


Pest control

  • Dish soap
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Neem oil

Other Practices

  • Compost all plant wastes
  • Reuse or recycle plastic nursery pots
  • Most efficient use of the vehicles through route planning
  • Recycle flowering plants from interior job sites to nursing homes if they are still flowering
  • Recycle live holiday trees into mulch

Office practices

  • Recycle  paper/cardboard
  • Use both sides of the paper
  • Automatic temperature controls
  • Refill ink cartridges

My mother was an organic gardener and perennial grower in the 1950s way before her time, so I grew up with those habits. At the time all I wanted was pop tarts, but now I see the wisdom of her ways.

Carol Stoltzfus