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Tiny Homes in the News

By Angela Tipton

Tiny homes are all the buzz these days. It’s a growing trend and there is a lot of good information out there for those who want to consider it for themselves. Common themes in the news are that tiny homes …

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Bugs that Help Your Garden Flourish

By Courtney Hageman

We often see insects as nothing more than pests, but the reality is that there are many insects that play an important role in our world. From preying on harmful insects and critters, to pollinating plants, there are a handful …

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Updating Your Home with Low-Flow Fixtures

By LandCentral

The population is growing more conscientious about conserving our natural resources. You can help do your part by making some simple changes in your home to help conserve water every day. Low-flow fixtures include sink faucets, showerheads and toilets that …

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A Revisit to Top Alternative Home Choices

By Angela Tipton

The alternative home movement is trending. Here at LandCentral, we have customers who are looking at many different ideas. We thought that this would be a good opportunity to highlight our top alternative home blogs. Which is your favorite? Cob …

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The Ins and Outs of Composting Toilets

By Angela Tipton

Does the idea of an outhouse on your property have you down in the dumps? Consider a composting toilet. There are so many positives to a composting toilet. One pro is that it is an earth-friendly alternative, and reduces the …

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The Benefits of Living in a Pocket Neighborhood

By LandCentral

Pocket neighborhoods are groups of neighboring houses or apartments that are gathered around a shared, open space. This space may be a garden courtyard, a pedestrian road, or a series of combined backyards. These can be in urban or rural …

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Building an Earth-Friendly, Self-Sustaining Home

By Angela Tipton

Becoming Environmentally Aware What if you could build a self-sustaining home from recycled materials, such as old earth-filled tires, recycled bottles, aluminum cans and reclaimed wood? You’d have to consider that pretty earth friendly. Then what about having no utility …

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Is a Tiny House Right for You?

By LandCentral

According to The Tiny Life, a website dedicated to the Tiny House Movement, a majority of Americans spend one-third to one-half of their income on their homes; and because of that expense, 76 percent of them are living paycheck to …

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Are Scarecrows Just for Crows?

By Angela Tipton

Scarecrows have been around for thousands of years. Although it is a common fall and Halloween decoration, they serve a real purpose. Farmers for centuries have used the scarecrow concept to scare away unwanted birds from their crops. Flocks of …

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