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Get ready to get your hands dirty with these tips on maintaining a natural, eco-friendly garden.

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How to Make Your Own Neem Oil Pesticide

Neem oil as a pesticide has steadily increased in usage and popularity over the past few years.Why?Neem oil is 100% natural and non-toxic to humans and pets, is inexpensive, and offers a long-term solution...
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Gardening in Africa – Your ‘How To’ Guide

When you think of Africa, gardening probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind. Yet whilst food might be scarcer than it is here in many areas of Africa than it is in...
Deer Eating Garden

How to Keep Deer from Eating Your Garden

Deer are beautiful and gentle creatures and it can be a delight to see them in the wild. However, if you are trying to grow your own fruit and vegetables in a garden and...

Going Native: Green Landscaping with Native Plants

People who are concerned about sustainability, personal health, water quality, natural habitats and creating an attractive, easy to care for an option for their lawns and gardens often turn to landscaping with native plants, which is sometimes called “naturescaping.”
Summer Living

Summer Living: GROW it, BUY it, DIY it!

Hello, summer! Now that the hazy days of summer have rolled around, the living is easy. The feel good season is finally here, and what better way to kick it off than by stepping...
Sustainable Landscape Design

Sustainable Landscape Design: Making your Garden Green

Is your garden “green”? According to TheFragrantGarden.com, a sustainable (or green) garden is one that conserves resources. Gardening and landscaping often carelessly use up precious resources, such as water. If the landscape is not...

DIY Strawberry Barrels for Your Greenhouse

I enjoy strawberries and it was a struggle for me not to get any (or small portions) in winter. That’s why I did some research on how you can plant strawberries in winter and...

Tips for a Green and Healthy Lawn – All Year Round

It may seem simple, cut it and water it and your lawn will grow green and healthy. But what do you do when a brown patch appears, or your grass is slowly being replaced with moss?
Vertical Wall Garden

DIY Gardening: How to create a Vertical Wall Garden

For those who are looking to create beautiful gardens with limited space, a vertical garden could be just what you need.A popular feature among urban gardeners, a vertical wall garden gives you the ability...
Leonardslee Gardens, West Sussex, UK

Outdoor Living with Small Gardens– Expand Your Living Space in the Summer

For a large number of people, nicer weather means that their home is suddenly a lot bigger. Why? They spend a lot more time outdoors and their garden is an extension of their living...