Gardening

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!

Marigolds and Companion Planting

The Basics of Companion Planting in Your Garden

What is companion planting? Companion planting is one of the greatest steps you can take towards having an organic garden. Thinking about a wildflower field may be the best way...
Hosepipe Ban

Ways to Get Around a Hosepipe Ban

With the introduction of hosepipe bans in the driest parts of England, gardeners have been looking to other ways to keep their gardens lush and well-watered. The hosepipe ban has...
Vegetable Garden

Green Your Life: Start an Eco-Friendly Lasagna Garden

Gardens are good ways to grow your own vegetables, cut down on your grocery bill, and an excellent way to deal with kitchen waste through composting. Gardening has become...
Water Hose

How to Save Water & Keep Your Plants Green

Having a garden can be a great accessory to your home. If your garden is made up of flowers or plants, the beautiful shapes and colors can be a...
cantaloupe

Guide to Growing Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe is a tasty fruit that is rich in vitamin A and C. It's identified by its striking exterior and orange flesh, and is normally consumed by itself or in...
Dandelions

Kill Dandelions Naturally and Effectively

Getting rid of dandelions can be a challenge because of their twelve in roots and brittle tap roots. There are ways to do it without using harmful chemical agents. Dandelions...
hedges

Wildlife Friendly Native Hedges

It’s hard to believe that native hedging varieties such as Hawthorn and Blackthorn can be home to as much as 350 species of wildlife. In the countryside hedges act as...
patio garden

Patio Farmer: The World of Container Gardening

In tight urban areas, planting a full-size garden is often impossible. Add to that the time required to keep up a garden, and for many people living their busy...

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baby nursery

4 Things to Consider when Planning an Eco-Friendly Nursery

These 4 design tips will help ensure your newborn is being kept safe and healthy in an eco-friendly nursery.
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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, and some of the best uses for rainwater once you collect it.
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9 Food Waste Solutions That Are Basically Habits To Save The Earth

Food waste accounts for up to 29% of the amount of trash each year in the US. Here are 9 effective ways to reduce your food waste at home.

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4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals

There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.
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What You Can (and Shouldn’t!) Burn in Your Fireplace

However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.

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