Love to bury your nose in a rose, but not sure if it’s safe? More and more rose gardeners are going organic. Metro natural gardening expert Carl Grimm shared the latest tips and tricks on KATU’s AM Northwest Thursday to help you grow great roses without poisonous pesticides.
Category: sustainable living
Healthy streams advocate Salmon-Safe has recertified the Oregon Convention Center for its commitment to reducing polluted runoff to the Willamette River.
Families and neighbors in East Portland are preparing to enjoy Mother’s Day at Sunday Parkways this Sunday on a seven-mile loop of traffic-free streets, including two miles on the Springwater Corridor.
The entrance and spur trail are part of a Main City Park renovation project completed about a month ago, designed to link the Springwater Corridor to Gresham's downtown.
Join Metro and Drive Less Save More this May to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle during National Bike Month. Whether riding to work, school, running a few errands or taking a long spin around the region’s many bike paths, riding your bike can help you save money, stay healthy and keep our air clean.
Native plants aren't just great to look at. They attract wildlife that will help your garden grow. Metro's Carl Grimm appeared on KATU's Earth Day special to highlight the benefits of native plants.
Metro invites you to help finalize the vision for the regional strategy that will make it easier and safer to walk, ride a bicycle and access transit at a community open house, Thursday, May 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Metro Council Chamber.
Short video highlights top tips on soil amendments
It's time to get your garden going and soil is the place to start. Healthy soil leads to healthy plants that resist pests and diseases without pesticides. Metro natural gardening expert Carl Grimm appeared on KATU’s AM Northwest last week to share top tips on soil amendments. From compost to hydrogels, mycorrhizal fungi to eggshells, learn what's safe and healthy and what's not.
Earth Day offers an excellent chance to consider many opportunities to green lifestyles, celebrate the natural beauty of the region and have fun outside and while seeing how we can make a difference to support our communities.
This spring, don’t let rainy days keep you off your bike. Metro Drive Less Save More and our partners salute those pedaling around town on grey and rainy days – and encourage everyone to give wet weather riding a try.