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Euclid Creek Blog

We officially entered Spring on March 20th but it took a couple weeks for it to actually feel like Spring. Before you know it, we will be out in the garden and enjoying the sunshine on a daily basis. Below and in the pictures above are Spring tips for March and April to get your yard ready. For... read more

Storm water conveyance swales and ditches aren't the best location for backyard fire pits

Storm water staff are jumping for joy because all 2014 annual reports have gone out to our partner communities and spring is the time for 2015 inspections of post-construction storm water Best Management Practices (PCBMPs) (water quality ponds, rain gardens, porous pavement etc.) to begin! Most Cuyahoga County communities are considered Phase II (or small) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer... read more

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Any vegetable garden or flower bed can be nourished with compost. A compost bin or even a simple compost pile is an excellent way to recycle nutrients and reduce the amount of waste entering into the solid waste system. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans produced about 250 million tons of trash during 2006, the year... read more

Many people associate crocuses and daffodils with the first signs of spring, but they are not the only life emerging from the thawing soil. After a few warm rains and temperatures over 40 degrees, water begins to accumulate in depressions forming seasonal (vernal) pools in the woods. These vernal pools are very important for our ecosystem because they... read more