Growing Your Business by Growing Your Heart

Ten-Fold Marketing: Growing Your Business by Growing Your Heart. Copyright 2012. By Marianne Carlson: You’ve heard it said that when you do something good for someone else, it will come back to you tenfold. Ten-Fold Marketing tells the inspiring stories of successful business leaders across America who attribute their successes, at least in part, to the generosity they’ve shown.

Craving Gray on a Sunny Day

USGBC Green Home Guide. August 17, 2011. By Cassy Aoyagi: Earlier in the year, we looked at the benefits of putting our limited rainwater to good use with water catchment and infiltration strategies. Now that LA’s picture-perfect weather makes it tough to keep our gardens picture-perfect without irrigation, our teams field plenty of questions about graywater..

Unlike the other water harvesting strategies we’ve covered, graywater is always “re-watering” with already used water.

10 Ways to Keep Mosquitos Out of Your Yard

iVillage. By Sadia Latifi: Thanks to warmer than usual winter and spring weather, mosquito outbreaks are expected to be pretty bad this summer. We asked experts for their go-to tips to keep you bite-free

Plant foliage native to your region, says Cassy Aoyagi, president of FormLA Landscaping. Mosquitos and other pests are often attracted to environments created when non-native plants require the use of excessive water and fertilizers. “We can also import mosquitos from other areas when we import their habitats,” she said.