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.
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.
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...
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).