When the temperature rises, it's more crucial than ever that you pay attention to your plants!

Avoid wetting plant leaves when you can. Water in the morning so that the foliage will dry early and quickly to minimize disease risk. The gardening principle here is to avoid adding to the length of time that the leaves stay wet because many diseases need moisture to thrive.

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Anyone who has lived in the Gulf Coast climate can tell you, it's a different world here. Choosing a Green Built Gulf Coast Home is your guarantee of an authentic green home, built with specific modifications to thrive in the Gulf Coast.

Anyone can claim to be green. GBGC homes and products are different. We adhere to the one and only national green standard and require strict compliance and third party verification procedures. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently commissioned a study that found 80% of respondents believed certification by independent, third-party organizations provides extra credibility and assurance.

Certification matters. There's no way around it. Only the most efficient, eco-friendly homes and products can receive our certification, which makes things simple for you. No need to shop around… all of the city's participating green builders are here.

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Using an efficient dishwasher saves 6,000 gallons per year compared to hand-washing and 41% less energy than the federal minimum standard for energy consumption.