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White Roof: All The Cool Roofs Are Doin' It!

Hybrid in the driveway?  Check.  Stylish green recycle logo t-shirt?  Check.  Fan of Keen for Green on Facebook?  Check.  White roof on house?  Che...  Hu?  Oh come on.  All the cool roofs are doin' it!  Dark roofing material is so 20th century.

White Roof Before and After KeenforGreen

It must have stung when your month old hybrid got trumped by your neighbor's electric, and here's your chance to get 'em back.   You could be the first kid on your block with a brand new white roof.  They say revenge is best served cold, and that's the whole idea behind cool roofs.  Okay so maybe not the revenge part, but definitely the cold part.  I know it's childish to play "out-green your neighbor," but I don't think your mother (nature) will mind.... read more

Calling All Green Thumbs

Show me your tips!  Your gardening tips of course.  It wasn't a questionable late night infomercial that lead me to GardeningGoneWild.com, but rather a friend who suggested, not unkindly, that I do something productive with my free time.  It didn't take me long to realize there was no cheesy xylophone music involved, and I wouldn't be seeing any pictures of Jane in her birthday suit draped in ivy.  Maybe it's just me, but it wasn't much of a stretch for my mind to connect the name of this site with the other "fill in the blank gone wild."  I can assure you they are completely unrelated. 

Gardening Gone Wild

The site is a great resource for gardeners of all skill levels.  The contributors are gardening professionals who share a mutual love of their work, and their passion shows.  These people are published authors, professional photographers, and all around green thumbs who want to share their knowledge and experience with you. 

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