What’s Good For Nature Is Good for the Bottom Line at the San Diego Green Building Expo

Posted on Jul 28, 2016
What’s Good For Nature Is Good for the Bottom Line at the San Diego Green Building Expo

San Diego is known for a lot of things. Comic-Con. Craft beer. Green building. Yes, the City of San Diego and the state of California as a whole are policy leaders when it comes to setting goals for using water and energy wisely and in sustainable ways, which includes encouraging green building. We all know […]

Making Noise About Plants: Can Plants Communicate With Us?

Posted on Jul 21, 2016
Making Noise About Plants: Can Plants Communicate With Us?

When I first got started working with plants professionally in the late 1970s, talking to your plants to make them grow better was a hot topic. Even Prince Charles said in a 1986 interview that he talked to his plants. “I just come and talk to the plants, really. Very important to talk to them; […]

Breathe Easier At Work With These Top Air Purifying Plants

Posted on Jul 14, 2016
Breathe Easier At Work With These Top Air Purifying Plants

Our most popular blog post of all time describes the many benefits of indoor plants in the workplace. It makes me happy when I see people interested in this topic and educating themselves on the myriad of benefits that indoor plants provide to their human companions beyond just looking pretty. Many of these proven benefits […]

Nature Has The Answer to Our Toughest Questions (As Usual)

Posted on Jul 7, 2016
Nature Has The Answer to Our Toughest Questions (As Usual)

The quest to find a new energy source and solve our global warming problem could come down to turning over a new leaf. It’s one of the most exciting developments in science I’ve read about in a long time. Daniel Nocera, the Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy at Harvard University, has been working on a […]