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August falls firmly in the summer season, but believe it or not, it’s the time to plant if you want to harvest crisp vegetables this fall. [find-an-apartment] If your apartment balcony gets enough sun, you can plant a container garden and grow your own food this fall, which saves you money in addition to brightening up your balcony. You’ll want to invest in large containers, each one at least 10 inches wide and 12 inches deep, so your vegetables will have enough room to thrive.

Here are a few fall vegetables to consider planting this year:

From your cable and Internet bill to utilities like heat and electricity, there are a lot of costs that must be added into your monthly budget (as I discovered upon moving into my first apartment). There are always ways, however, of…

In an effort to create a more sustainable Greenville, the city has adopted the Trails & Greenways Master Plan.

Looking for an environmentally-conscious city in South Carolina? Then Greenville might be the right city for you to call home. As the sixth largest city in South Carolina, Greenville is growing and offers a thriving downtown. With mild winters and gorgeous warm summers, it’s no surprise that many want to call Greenville home.

home herb garden

Fresh herbs make great recipes taste even better. However, buying those tiny little packs at the supermarket can really burn a hole in your wallet, particularly if you like using them regularly. Stop throwing your money away. Even in the smallest apartment, you can easily have a home herb garden. Here are 5 herbs to grow at home.

urban cycling for city transportation

There’s a new focus on biking in many cities. And you might say the experience is as familiar as, well, riding a bike. Cities across the nation are embracing green transportation options, and one of those is perhaps the greenest of them all. Bicycles allow city-dwellers to get around with relative ease, as long as they are energetic and careful – and all without burning fossil fuels. This tried, true and tested mode of getting around – ok, it’s a little tiring, too -- just might revolutionize cityscapes. [find-an-apartment]

fake vs real christmas trees

Whether you love rigging up a real tree in your house for Christmas or you prefer to just pull the fake one out of storage, everyone’s got an opinion on “Real vs. Fake” debate. Many people point out they love…