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Even if you don’t consider yourself a “green thumb”, our Gardening Guides will help you make the most of your outdoor space and contribute to you living a more sustainable lifestyle.

From chemical-free pest control to companion planting and yard accents, we cover it all!

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Indigenous Ecosystems in Your Garden

For those of us who have already established gardens, the fight against invaders seems impossible. Is it worth all the effort to restore the natural balance? Here are five reasons why maintaining, or restoring, a balanced and original ecosystem is better for everyone.

Top 10 Evergreen Shrubs [Infographic]

We know that you want to mix up your garden so it looks beautiful across the seasons. So here's our pick of the top 10 evergreen shrubs for an easy and reliable display. Enjoy!
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5 Steps to an Eco-Friendly Garden [Infographic]

This infographic will teach you all kinds of simple eco-friendly gardening hacks that can make a huge difference to our planet, and may even inspire newbies to get outdoors and develop a new hobby in the garden!
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6 Vegetable Planting Tips for Beginners

Is it worth it? We think so. What could be better than the feeling of accomplishment in taming a patch of ground? Here are 6 vegetable planting tips for the beginners in veggie gardening.
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The Beginner’s Guide to Homesteading

Sure, living on a homestead may sound simple and peaceful, but there is a lot you need to know to get started. Here are the most important things you need to know about homesteading.
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How to Get Rid of Garden Pests Without Chemicals

Home gardening accounts for an astonishing 75% of all pesticides used in North America, making it several million pounds used per year. Fortunately, there are a number of natural alternatives to these potent and dangerous chemicals, most of which are harmless to people and animals.
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Choosing the Best Houseplant for Your Lifestyle [Infographic]

We know by now that indoor plants are great and healthy additions to our homes. Certain plants are proven to improve air quality and help us focus. Keeping a few houseplants throughout your home is...
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How to Clean Up Your Yard for Spring

The chilly winters are gone, and so the snowy weather with it as well. It is time to take up your gardening tools and prepare your garden for the Spring season, which will eventually ready your yard for the warm summers ahead.

The Homeowner’s Guide to Rainwater Harvesting

In this article, we outline why every homeowner should have a rain barrel set up for rainwater harvesting, how to set up your rain barrel, some of the best uses for rainwater once you collect it, and some important information on the legality of rain barrels in some U.S. states (seriously – in some places, they're outlawed).
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Top 10 Planting Tips for Springtime

With springtime right around the corner, it’s time to dust off those gardening tools and get ready to hit the nursery. 

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