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!

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7 Common Reasons Your Houseplants are Struggling

Houseplants brighten up a home, purify the air, and boost your mood. But sometimes, despite our best efforts, our beloved plants struggle to grow or even die. There are a few common reasons why this may happen. Let's take a closer look at each of the reasons why your houseplants may be struggling:
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Gardening Tips for Beginners

If you’ve never gardened before, there is no time like the present. Here are six easy ways to get your hands dirty.
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10 Autumn Gardening Tips

Are you anxiously looking forward to tame and keep your garden in shape during the cold and dry season of Autumn? Here are 10 exclusive Autumn gardening tips which will help you achieve this goal easily.
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8 Incredible Indoor Garden Ideas

Growing plants indoors is a great way to bring a touch of nature into your home. But if you're limited on space, or don't have a lot of natural light, it can be tricky to know how to set up an indoor garden that will thrive. There are plenty of ways to get creative with your indoor gardening. We've rounded up 8 of the best ideas to get you started.
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10 Awesome Plants that Naturally Repel Harmful Insects

Several plants have shown effectiveness in repelling insects. This is likely because these plants produce compounds that are toxic to insects or make it difficult for them to feed. If you're looking for a natural way to keep pests at bay, consider planting some insect-repelling plants in your home and garden.
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Edible Landscaping: Beautiful Plants You Can Also Eat

Edible landscaping is a great way to add interest and beauty to your yard while providing fresh, healthy food. There are many different types of edible plants that you can use in your landscape. Here are some of the most popular:
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6 Effective Ways To Control Soil Erosion

Soil erosion might not be on everyone’s mind right now, but it can cause catastrophic disasters if we can’t find a way to control it. Soil erosion occurs when rainwater washes soil downwards from steep slopes of land. Thankfully, there are things you can do today if you want to do your part for the environment:
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7 Low-Effort Plants for Your Dorm Room

When it comes to adding some life to your dorm room, there are a lot of options out there. But if you're looking for something low-effort (and let's be honest, who isn't?), then plants are the way to go. If you're looking to add hints of lively green to your dorm room, here are seven low-maintenance plants that are perfect for beginners:
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Vertical Gardens: What You Need To Know To Grow Your Own

Vertical gardens aim to overcome the challenges most people face with gardening space, especially in urban areas. With this type of gardening, you can grow various plants, including fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Here's what you need to know to start growing your own.
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How To Assemble A Patio Garden Using Upcycled Materials

Are you looking for a patio transformation that will delight the eye without requiring the purchase of a bunch of cheaply-made, environmentally non-friendly baubles? If so, then put on your work clothes, round up some discarded treasures and get ready to create a beautiful haven that will both impress your friends and be kind to the earth.

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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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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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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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The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar

The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.

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