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Home and Garden Idea Fair

Visit the Planet Clark Trailer


Want to learn how to make your home, yard, and garden beautiful, energy-efficient, and environmentally friendly? Head to the 24th annual Home and Garden Idea Fair! Planet Clark and the Home and Garden Idea fair will be taking place at the Clark County Event center from 9 A.M to 6 P.M on April 24th and […]

Home sweet plane

Epic building fail!


Quick, easy, and cheap, all these things sound great right? Well, when it comes to home improvement and maintenance projects, cheaper isn’t always better. Investing in your home by focusing on durability and safety will improve your home’s value and may just save you from results like this:       These are what we […]

Top 6 ways to save water this summer


Summer is a great time for growing a garden, filling the family pool, and cooling off under the hose. But these activities can sometimes increase your water costs and deplete a valuable resource. The average American household consumes about 100,000 gallons of water every year, read on to find out how you can conserve! Outdoors […]

Did lead cause the fall of the Roman Empire?


After learning the numerous negative health effects of lead poisoning, many scientists have speculated that lead played a role in the collapse of the great empire of Rome. Lead poisoning is known to affect the nervous system, brain, and kidney function, as well as cause aggression and loss of IQ. In a 1983 New England […]

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Planet Clark Emerald House


Want a firsthand look at green building in action? Check out the Planet Clark Emerald House! This home, built in partnership with Evergreen Habitat for Humanity for a family in need, is the first in Clark County to achieve “Emerald” certification, the highest rating for sustainability from the National Green Building Standard™. The house showcases many of the resource-efficient, high-performance technologies and techniques you’ll […]