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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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Gardening for Seniors: Benefits and 5 Easy Projects to Try

The benefits of gardening for seniors are tenfold. They include better mental and physical health, and greater connection to the community. Looking to get started? Here are five gardening projects you can try.
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How to Create a Healthy Garden on Your Balcony

Creating a garden on your balcony might seem complicated, but, it is easier than it seems. With the right tools, carefully selected plants and planning, you can be on your way to a healthy balcony garden in no time. Here's what you need to know as you create your balcony garden

Cultivating a Sustainable Garden with Beekeeping

Whether you are a fan of honey, want to incorporate more beautiful flowers into your space or love being able to have a positive impact on the environment, beekeeping can prove to be a fun and a sustainable hobby.
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How to Choose the Right Herbs for Your Climate

What are the right herbs to grow at home? The right choice depends on your climate, among other considerations. Some herbs are fragile, while others can thrive no matter what mother nature throws their way. Learn the best options based on your climate.

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.

8 Simple Steps to Start Your Own Organic Garden

With an increased focus on pesticides and contamination, many people want to incorporate more organic foods into their daily meals. Sometimes, these organics are priced significantly higher than the conventionally grown counterparts. If you have the space, start your own organic garden to help save money. Here's how.

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 Ways to Create a more Eco-Friendly Garden

Want to make your garden more Eco-friendly? Its really easy and can be a lot of fun too. We explore some of the ways you can start making your garden more sustainable.
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How to Protect Trees from Construction Damage

Trees provide benefits around the home beyond aesthetics. For instance, properties with trees fetch better prices. Beyond value, trees also clean the air around your home and provide shade. So how do you preserve trees during construction?
Landscaping Ideas For A Greener Home

11 Landscaping Ideas For A Greener Home

It makes so much sense to try lessening your carbon footprint. It's good for the planet and good for your pocket too. Also, in the end it's just the...


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