Getting millions to learn: An education revolution in rural communities of Central and South America
Jenny Perlman Robinson discusses the education revolution taking place throughout Central and South America following the introduction of Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial (SAT), an alternative secondary school program offering grades 7-12 for young people living in isolated, rural communities.
What is Community Engagement ?
City Chattr is Ontario's Neighbourhood Social Network, which creates and supports community engagement by connecting local residents to neighbours and to the...
A Regional Guide to The Best Plants to Attract Pollinators
Plant for the bees! Here are some ideas for pollinator plants native to each region of the country.
How to Grow Flowering Plants Through Stems
Stem cutting is one of the best and popular ways for plant propagation. If you have a plant variety that you love and want to increase their population, you do not have to go to the nursery for it. You can multiply the original plant by stemming it. This stands true even if you want …
What is Interfaith Community Services?
Founded in 1979 by a handful of diverse faith communities to address the needs of low-income individuals and families, Interfaith Community Services is the m...
United Way Community Schools
United Way Community Schools provide new and positive opportunities for children and families in the Greater Lehigh Valley area. Dr. Joseph Roy, Superintende...
How to Plant a Birdcage
Hi everyone, it's Rita from Pink Polka Dot Creations! Today I am here with a really fun project for spring. I am going to show you how to plant a birdcage! I lo
How to Plant a Fall Garden
Planting fall crops may be the last thing on your mind during these hot days, but growing a garden to maturity means getting started in mid- to late-summer.
How Plants Drink Water
Water is essential for life as much as any other thing on planet Earth. Almost all living organisms that exist rely heavily on this amazing gift from nature, including plants. But unlike animals which usually drink water through their mouths, plants soak up water through a process called ‘transpiration’. If you are a Science student in …
How to Plant a Hedge
A hedge is a beautiful way to create privacy, security and a natural boundary. Hedges serve multiple purposes. They keep of trespassers and maintain our privacy. At the same time they make a great boundary and cover up the fence. If you have a flair for gardening, planting a hedge and maintaining it should not be much …
How to Plant a Maple Tree
Nothing appears as beautiful as a fully grown maple tree standing in your garden. The maple trees have got such beautiful and stunning appearance that every gardener wants to plant them in the garden. However there are many aspects that must be considered before planting maple trees including appropriate season, region and seeds/saplings in good …
How to Plant Ground Cover
Ground cover plants are interesting alternatives to grass. They come in different colors, lengths and varieties. Allow you to experiment with your garden. Give your garden a complete makeover by using different ground cover plants that will spruce up the whole look of the place. Reserve a day on the weekend for planting your own …
How to Plant Bananas
Planting a tree will help save the environment. However, it will take more than just digging a hole and putting a tree in it to plant one. You will need to check out several things including what specie will thrive in your locale and how to plant them properly.
How to Plant Potatoes
Learning how to plant potatoes is not time consuming or difficult. One just needs to remember a few basic things to start growing and harvesting these delicious crops.
How to Plant Carrots
Carrots remain one of the most widely consumed root crops in the world today. Recognize the ways of planting carrots and the ways of cultivating it. Explore the means for maintaining the carrot’s sweetness and taste.
What Plants Talk About
When we think about plants, we don’t often associate a term like “behavior” with them, but experimental plant ecologist JC Cahill wants to change that. The University of Alberta professor maintains that plants do behave and lead anything but solitary and sedentary lives. What Plants Talk About teaches us all that plants are smarter and …
DIY Plant-Watering Station
Wilted plants killing your listing’s curb appeal? Here’s a fun project that can help solve that problem at a very low cost.
What Is A United Way Community Partner?
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Chattahoochee Valley, Homeless Resource Network, Hope Harbour, and The Family Center talk about their partnership with United Way...
How to Utilize Plant Protein for Optimal Performance
How much protein is enough to defeat Heart Disease, Diabetes, Stroke, High Blood Pressure, and Cancer?
06/20/14 Shaping Healthy Communities
In the past decade, public health officials have established ever stronger links between the qualities of the built environment and the startling rise of pre...