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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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13 Advantages Of Growing Plants Within A Greenhouse

If you’re considering growing plants inside a greenhouse, here are 13 obdurate advantages you’ll definitely like to know and utilize as well.
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Pyrethrins: An Organic Gardener’s Best Friend

Pyrethrins are one of the most popular options for organic gardeners. Keep reading to see why more green thumbs are making sure these products are in their gardening arsenal.
Environmentally-Responsible Gardening

Water Saving Tips for Environmentally-Responsible Gardening

Whether you live in an area with abundant fresh water or drought conditions, every drop of fresh water is precious, and should never be squandered. By following these water conservation tips, you can water responsibly and maintain a healthy lawn and garden.
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5 Urban Gardening Basics

City life does not have to be drab and grey! Urban gardening trends can offer a taste of the green prairies – but with a lot more style and much softer hands. Here are five ways to keep nature thriving in an urban home.
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The 5 Mistakes Every Beginning Gardener Makes, and How to Avoid Them

Rookie gardeners who don't want to poison their petunias or smother their snapdragons should keep these five common gardening goofs in mind.

An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening [Infographic]

Ask people what makes plants grow and they may come up with the similar reply: soils. Right answer, but that's not the only one. The garden can be grown soilless,...
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How to Plant the Eco-Friendly Summer Flower Garden of Your Dreams [Infographic]

Eco-friendly summer gardening is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding types of gardening, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. By picking the right summer flowers to brighten up your backyard, you’ll be able to empower yourself to have the most vibrant summer garden possible. Here are five of the best Eco-conscious full sun perennial flowers that will withstand the strong summer heat.
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Is Watering Plants With Softened Water Good Or Bad?

Whilst softening hard water will likely benefit you and your household, the same can’t be said for your garden. In fact, watering your garden, plants and soil with softened water is actually detrimental to their health.
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How to Have a Low-Cost, Eco-Friendly Lawn

While some prefer to dump nasty chemicals in their yard to keep it looking good, that's hardly environmentally-friendly – not to mention, safe for pets and kids. Here are a few suggestions to take the strain out of mowing, and produce a lawn to be proud of, with time to enjoy it.
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6 Ways To Achieve A Self-Sustaining Garden

A self-sustaining garden, as the name suggests, can take care of itself with little assistance from the gardener. It'll keep producing nutritious fruits, vegetables and herbs with minimal maintenance. Learn the six ways you can make your garden more self-sustaining.

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