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!

greenhouse gardening pros and cons

The Pros and Cons of Greenhouse Gardening

Greenhouse gardening is a great way to start gardening or extend your growing season. This type of gardening allows you to create the ideal conditions for your plants to grow and flourish. It's typically used to grow various plants, including vegetables, fruits, and flowers. However, there are some things you must consider before deciding if greenhouse gardening is right for you.
chicken manure

How to Use Chicken Manure as Fertilizer

Chicken manure is an excellent fertilizer for gardens big and small. It's rich in nutrients that improve the health of your plants. In fact, it is often referred to as "black gold" by gardeners because of its ability to give plants a significant boost. Here's everything you need to know about using it in your garden.
water conservation in gardening

Beating The Hot Sun: Water Conservation for the Perfect Yard

How do you conserve water and yet still have your ideal perfect yard? Here are five tips to help you keep a your yard looking great throughout long hot summer day's.
precision farming

Precision Farming: What It Is and How It Can Benefit Your Farm

With a rising population and worsening climatic conditions, we must find creative ways to feed them. Our current methods characterized by monocultures and excessive use of fossil-fuel chemicals just won't cut it. But, what are the alternatives? One promising option is precision farming. This introduction covers the basics.
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Why you should consider starting a veggie patch

As the world becomes more industrialized, it's essential to hold onto traditions like growing your own food. It is a great way to be self-sufficient and has several benefits for your health, the community, and the planet.
hydroponics gardening at home

Tips for Successful Hydroponics Gardening at Home: The Basics

Hydroponics provide you with a very interesting, unique approach when it comes to cultivating and growing vegetables in your home. Even if you live in an apartment, you can create a hydroponics system for your kitchen. Here's how
container gardening

A Beginner’s Guide to Container Gardening

If you're interested in starting a garden but don't have a lot of space, container gardening is a great solution. Container gardens are easy to set up and can be placed just about anywhere - on a patio, balcony, or even indoors. In this guide, we'll show you everything you need to start container gardening, including what kind of containers to use, what plants grow well in containers, and how to care for your plants.
lawn in summertime

7 Best Practices for Your Lawn this Spring & Summer

A well-maintained lawn is not only beautiful to look at, but also affects your home's general perception, value too perhaps. So how can you transform your lawn into an oasis of peace for you and your family? Here are seven most effective ways to care for your grass through spring and summer.
summer garden

Using Organic vs Targeted Chemicals in Your Garden

How can we rid ourselves of biological invaders, foreign destructive species and recurring rot? The answer is, sometimes, to use chemicals.
Organic Gardening Problems

5 Organic Gardening Problems and How to Fix Them

Organic gardening can be a dream for many home gardeners to grow tomatoes and other vegetables. Here, you can learn common organic gardening problems and what to do

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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.
collect rainwater for environmentally friendly gardening

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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