You know that saying “…everything but the kitchen sink?” I’ve always wondered why the sink had to be left out, seeing as it’s arguably the most important part of a kitchen, and maybe even the entire house! Maybe I’m getting a bit too dramatic, but after spending a day last […]
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While admiring my friend’s kitchen in her apartment over the weekend, I gushed about her butcher block countertop. She politely corrected me that her counter was, in fact, bamboo. One company that is spot-on with the bamboo trend is Teragren. They offer an alternative to traditional butcher blocks checkerboard patterns […]
It’s backyard season and we’re all getting out there, roaming the grass and cleaning up the gardens. Maybe your pooch is being too friendly with the neighbors or you need a little more privacy. Whatever the reason, now is the time for a fence. What are your options for green […]
Did you know that bamboo grows faster than any other plant on earth? The owners and tenders of this perennial evergreen understand this fact all too well. Not only can giant varieties reach heights upwards of 100 feet, but also bamboo has been known to surge two feet or more […]
If you are building a house, or remodeling, it is a great time to explore green options, including your flooring. Green flooring is never “no impact” or “zero emissions,” but choosing a green flooring does reduce impact on the environment. When it comes to choosing green flooring, you have many […]
Brookstone is now offering Bamboo fencing which you can use as an alternative to a chain link fence or costly custom fence. This bamboo fence can also be used to hide unsightly materials in your yard and create a natural barrier between yourself and your neighbors or the public.
A reader recently inquired regarding the use of bamboo poles to decorate and frame the entryway between two spaces in his retail store. Bamboo is an excellent choice when it comes to adding warmth to a room and it’s neutral color and smooth finish won’t deter from the surroundings. We […]
Natural Area Rugs has started a blog about, what else, rugs made of natural fibers. Including sisal, seagrass, jute, bamboo, and wool. Jute rugs…sounds interesting. Jute Rugs [Natural Area Rugs]