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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Top 10 Planting Tips for Springtime

With springtime right around the corner, it’s time to dust off those gardening tools and get ready to hit the nursery. 
flowers

5 Things You Should Do for Your Garden in Spring

As the garden is in the dormant phase during the beginning of the year, it is a great time to prepare the earth for the growing season ahead in the spring.
hydroponic gardening

An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening [Infographic]

Ask people what makes plants grow and they may come up with the similar reply: soils. Right answer, but that's not the only one. The garden can be grown soilless,...
frosty flowers

Winter Weather & the Damage it Can Do to Plants

If you’ve ever wondered why a considerable amount of plants in your garden don’t survive the winter weather, make sure you carry on reading this article ...
watering can

Is Watering Plants With Softened Water Good Or Bad?

Whilst softening hard water will likely benefit you and your household, the same can’t be said for your garden. In fact, watering your garden, plants and soil with softened water is actually detrimental to their health.
eco friendly lawn

How to Have a Low-Cost, Eco-Friendly Lawn

Here are a few suggestions for taking the strain out of mowing, and producing a lawn to be proud of, with time to enjoy it.
kill weeds naturally

4 Ways to Kill Weeds Without Harmful Chemicals

Herbicides… yuck!! The thought of spraying florasulam and glyphosate around the yard is abhorrent to you. As an alternative, let’s look at 4 commonly practiced alternative methods. They’re not necessarily as fast acting but are effective and completely safe, except for the weeds, of course.
roses

10 Things Every Gardener Should Do In May

It’s that time of year when all the busy bees and the bleating lambs should be putting a spring in your step. May brings a promising end to night frosts...
growing plants in a greenhouse

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.
tree

Protecting Trees from Construction Damage

When modifying the environment to meet our needs, nature’s well-being is often a second concern. Somehow, whenever we have a problem with natural obstacles, we dig them out, hack them down,...

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