Garden pests can be a major nuisance, but there are ways to get rid of them without using harmful chemicals. In this blog post, we will discuss some natural methods for controlling garden pests, including companion planting, using insecticidal soap, and making your own pest repellent.
We will also provide tips on how to prevent pests from entering your garden in the first place. So whether you are a seasoned gardener or just starting out, read on for some helpful information on how to keep your garden pest-free.
Beyond their beauty, autumn leaves offer many benefits for your garden. As leaves fall from trees, they create a natural mulch that helps retain moisture and suppress weeds. They also provide essential nutrients for plants and help improve the soil structure. Here are a few creative ways to use fallen leaves in your garden.
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.
There are many everyday household items that are not sustainable, and using them means we are contributing to landfill waste. But did you know many of these household items have compostable alternatives? Check out our list and see how you can reduce your carbon footprint.
Looking to start your composting journey at home? You can compost vegetable and fruit peels, eggshells and other biodegradable items for use in your garden. Discover six common types of composting to choose the right method for your home.
How can a dog be bad for the environment? Aren’t they part of it? Although they may be animals, our dogs aren’t like wild wolves. They aren’t adapted to the natural environment, but rather to human needs and desires which, as anyone concerned about the environment know, can often get out of control in our consumer driven culture. So how do you re-orient pet ownership to be more environmentally friendly?
Making your own compost is the ultimate in recycling; the practice of re-using your kitchen and garden waste is an old one but a good one. Here’s everything you need to know before you start composting, and what to do for the best compost results.