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Combined Water System

Combined Sewer Storm Water Systems may seem an unlikely topic for a landscape blog. I believe an understanding of the way storm water and sewerage are disposed of in Seattle (through the same pipes), leads to an opportunity for home owners. Water that runs off our streets and roofs into storm drains, it contains chemicals …

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Connecting our Children to the Outdoors

Peter Kahn is an environmental psychologist at the University of Washington. Kahn has done extensive cross-cultural studies of children’s values and attitudes about open space and animal life and forests and plants and water and the degradation and disappearance of all these things. He believes that, with every generation, kids are lowering their knowledge and …

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