Green Heart at Home
You've asked Phipps to help inform and inspire a new approach to living sustainably. Project Green Heart, launched in 2008, encompasses a growing number of initiatives to extend green living beyond our glass walls.
From checking stored-away bulbs in the dead of winter, to protecting early-spring strawberries, a yearlong primer.
How-to tips on mulching, composting, preventing pests, retaining rainwater and otherwise going green on the garden.
Smart plant selection is the single most important way to create a low-maintenance, high-enjoyment garden.
Perplexed by houseplants? Besieged by garden bugs? Ask Dr. Phipps…
Capture sudden insights, seasonal reflections and even glean sustainable tips from the experts at Phipps.
Checklists, resources and our list of professionals who have completed Phipps' Sustainable Practices course.
Learn why our region is considered a model for post-industrial sustainability.
Buy local from these Phipps recommended nurseries to ensure smart, sustainable plants.
Learn how you can reduce your environmental impact by investing in wind power and carbon reduction projects.
For the avid gardener or the eco-consious, managing stormwater can be done easily and beautifully, one rain drop at a time.