Landscaping for Birds

Friday, September 8, 2017

Birds are not only beautiful and fun to watch, but they also help manage insect populations and maintain an ecological balance in outdoor environments....

Rainwater Harvesting Systems

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Rainwater harvesting is the process of capturing, channeling, and storing rainwater for later use. Methods of harvesting rain date back more than 4,000...

Cicadas

Friday, August 4, 2017

We have been getting calls in our diagnostic center from people trying to identify these beetle like insect shells they are finding in their yards and...

Summer Lawn Care

Friday, August 4, 2017

If your lawn is bermuda grass, it needs about 1” of water per week this time of year while fescue needs about double that or 2” of water per week. This...

Mulching Garden Soil

Friday, August 4, 2017

Mulching garden soil is not only worth the effort, but for a variety of reasons is probably the most beneficial cultural practice you can engage in to...

Fall Gardening

Friday, August 4, 2017

For those of us who love the taste of fresh fruits and vegetables, gardening is a year round activity. The fall gardening season, which begins around...

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As Christians, we are to till and keep the garden… not use and abuse it. If we do not care for creation,  creation will not care for us. To ignore our responsibilities to care for the earth is not just a foolish and short-sighted thing to do, it is a blatant affront to God’s original intention for our lives. Today our decisions and actions take on global importance as our human footprint covers more and more of the earth. If Christians are to be true to God’s original purpose for humanity, then it is Christians who should be on the forefront of efforts to care for this garden we call Earth.


For an introduction on the topic I would suggest Introducing Evangelical Ecotheology by Dan Bruner, Jennifer Butler, & A.J. Swoboda.