The Street Tree Ordinance in Lexington KY

In the city of Lexington, it is an ordinance that the property owner must have a permit to remove or replace a street tree. If a street tree is removed, a replacement tree must be planted within one year. The following are clips from the LFUCG Street Tree website. Sited Links LFUCG Street Tree WebsiteContinue reading “The Street Tree Ordinance in Lexington KY”

EARTHeim on Lexington Community Radio

Live Green Lexington has as weekly radio show on the Lexington Community Radio 93.9FM at Mondays 11am. The show is about different environmental issues and events occurring in Lexington. Past episodes can be listened to on SoundCloud. Listen to two episodes with EARTHeim. Ep. 19.3 Green Check EARTHeim speaks about its experience becoming Silver certifiedContinue reading “EARTHeim on Lexington Community Radio”

Ecological Landscaping

Ecological landscaping is the design, build, and maintenance of landscaped spaces while considering the natural ecology of an area. Ecological landscape designers create gardens that enhance the surrounding environment for the benefit of humans and all other life forms within the ecosystem too. Ecological landscape designers may concentrate on rain gardens, pollinator and wildlife gardens,Continue reading “Ecological Landscaping”

EARTHeim in 2019

2019 was a busy year for EARTHeim! Here are some things EARTHeim was a part of this past year. OLLI ‘Gardening for the Living Landscape’ Since 2015, I’ve taught a 6 week gardening course for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute which is a senior’s community education program through the University of Kentucky. I plan toContinue reading “EARTHeim in 2019”

Tree Care Video Guide 2019 Citizen’s Environmental Academy

This past May, I was a part of the Lexington’s 2019 Citizen’s Environmental Academy. The 2019 was the second class to graduate from this program that is offered by the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government Division of Environmental Services. The program is a year long venture. The first half of the program involves meeting onceContinue reading “Tree Care Video Guide 2019 Citizen’s Environmental Academy”