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

Wall Garden

Green in the City

Although I can’t boast owning a green thumb, I do love plants. I love eating them, I love looking at them, I love being in their midst— in a forest or a greenhouse or...
mulch

Why Mulching is a Critical Part of Environmentally-Responsible Gardening

Mulching is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your garden.Mulch reduces water loss from soil, which means less time spent watering your garden, and less water used. The use of...
patio garden

Patio Farmer: The World of Container Gardening

In tight urban areas, planting a full-size garden is often impossible. Add to that the time required to keep up a garden, and for many people living their busy lives it looks impossible. Container...
companion planting

Companion Planting: Tips to Better Gardening

As the gardening season begins across North America, gardeners are looking for ways to reduce their environmental footprint. At the same time, however, they want to maintain their yields, and if possible reduce the...
naturescape

Why Every Gardener Should Adopt Naturescaping

Naturescaping, also called natural landscaping, is an idea that supports local biodiversity, rather than some sort of static, externally-defined concept of what a yard “should” look like.In naturescaping, gardeners use local plants, locally-grown, to...