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EARTH DAY 4/22/22 🌻

E a r t h 🌍 D a y 3 easy ideas to celebrate Mother Nature Earth Day is right around the corner! While any day is a great day to make good decisions on behalf of Mother Nature, Earth Day is the perfect opportunity to start some healthy habits for the year! Check out these 3 easy ways to celebrate Mother Earth this Friday, April 22nd. ⬇︎⬇︎⬇︎ 1. Host a plant party. Invite some of your favorite people over to pot plants! You can choose a variety that absorb CO2 and improve indoor air quality (such as peace lilies, snake plants or golden pothos), plants that require minimal watering (like succulents) or edible herbs (which will reduce the need to...

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ATTENTION EARTH DWELLERS When you buy a tree, another gets planted. 🌲 🌳 🌲 🌳 🌲 We are so thankful to the Earth for all she gives us, and we understand that when we take from the earth, we must give back. Modern Sprout is on a mission to help reforest the future! For every tree growing kit purchased, a donation is made to plant a tree. 18.7 million acres of forest are lost each year. Every tree planted helps offset this loss, forming a brighter future for all of us. American Sycamore One-For-One Tree Kit Loblolly Pine One-For-One Tree Kit What's included in your kit? Tree Kits feature carefully selected seed types that will thrive in most parts of the country....

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Pollination Station How to plant a pollinator friendly garden in a changing climate: Pollinators play a very important role in plant reproduction and are needed to support healthy ecosystems. We think of bees when we think of pollinators but there are so many more! Birds, bats, butterflies, moths, small mammals, beetles, and even flies are pollinators. Humans rely on pollinators for survival, as we rely on plants as a food source and for medicines. The changing climate is impacting pollinators by shifting growing and blooming seasons and weakening the plant populations that pollinators depend on. Every gardener can make small changes in their gardening practice to encourage the health of their local pollinators. Here's how to get started. ⬇ HERE...

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LOVING ON MOTHER EARTH + ways to realistically live eco-consciously  🌿 ☀️ 🌸 ☁️ Happy April, you tea lovers! This month is one of our favorites because it reminds us of all that Mother Earth gives us. That's why we want to share some simple and realistic ways to live eco-consciously on the day-to-day. Here are a few realistic ways to easily reduce, reuse & recycle. ⬇ ⬇ ⬇ Reduce Food Waste. The key to reducing waste is often just using what you already have. Did you know that we discard 30-40% of our entire food supply in the U.S.? Food waste is one of the key contributors to global warming and climate change, but the good news is that food waste is actually really easy...

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SPRING SEED STARTERS ☀️ say hello to the sunshine ☀️ Spring is upon us! That means it's time to take advantage of the warming weather and start your seeds for the upcoming season! Check out our seed starter kits. ⬇ Green Goddess Seed Starter Trio With certified non-GMO spinach, kale and swiss chard seeds. 🍃 🥬 🥗 Mighty Minis Seed Starter Trio With certified non-GMO mini cucumber, baby eggplant and cherry tomato seeds. 🥒 🍆 🍅 Start by sprouting seeds indoors, then transplant the biodegradable CowPot tray (included in starter kit) outside; add to your garden or patio container when the weather is consistently warm and there is no threat of freeze. The CowPot tray is made in the USA out of upcycled cow manure,...

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