Glen Allen, VA, December 06, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- As the holiday season approaches, are you considering gift choices? For many, the focus is ‘hearth and home’ but from an eco-legacy perspective, a focus of ‘plow and hearth’ is more meaningful to most people. For, all too often, last-minute trendy gifts are purchased, items most people view as thoughtful but useless. “So, instead of this type of gift,” says eco-specialist The Wright Scoop - Sylvia Hoehns Wright, “over the years, I’ve for examples donated a half day to rake an elderly friend’s yard, plant bulbs or began the pruning process; in other words, put a focus on ‘plow’ in my holiday gift giving.”
Interested but not sure how to proceed? “Plug in,” says Wright “acquire a weather station such as those provided by Wind and Weather; and begin your journey into an understanding of a tradition of eco-legacy gifts." For, there are numerous ‘living green’ gift options from which to chose: crafting a seasonal arrangement or decoration, planting bulb beds, raking yard debris, lime and fertilizing grassy areas, creating a site for a spring planting or thinning crowded evergreens. And, if no readily available outside choice exists, consider creating a container garden of forced-bloom bulbs or identify an educational opportunity and make reservations for two: one for yourself and one for a friend.
Or, a gift could be sharing the bounty of your garden. Pickles, jams or jelly are relatively easy to make. On the other hand, if you can not provide a gift item directly from your garden or kitchen, select ‘buy local’ options such as those provided by ‘Virginia Green’ retailers. So, in the spirit of the holiday season, join a quest to green life’s garden one scoop at a time. Enable an earth-healthy eco-legacy, a tradition of ‘plow and hearth’ gifts.
About the Wright Scoop -
Recognized by Landscape Architect magazine as an Industry ‘mover & shaker’, the Wright Scoop – Sylvia Hoehns Wright seeks to inspire people to create an eco-legacy of CARE, a perspective of conservation, accountability, recovery and eco-efficiency – ‘green’ America’s landscape! To learn more about Wright’s eco activities or acquire a copy of her newly published book Eco-legacy – a millennium woman’s heritage visit web site www.TheWrightScoop.com or follow Twitter ID, Wright Scoop or Face-book group, The Wright Scoop.
Sidebar – Described as “heartfelt” by the Fredericksburg Free Lance Star newspaper and identified as a ‘Virginia notable’ book by the Richmond Times Dispatch newspaper, readers of Wright’s life-style writings are advised to let her words speak to them. Scheduled to be available in e-book/i-book format, paper print format of newly published book Eco-legacy, a millennium woman’s heritage is available as a buy-local option at Laurel Gallery at 2805 Hungary Road in Richmond (Henrico) Virginia or through retail and/online book sellers or Wright’s LuLu Sylvia’s Store option, http://stores.lulu.com/syhwright.