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Leaves and Clippings: Winter Your Yard Waste for Useful Spring Compost  

By |2019-12-10T13:39:48-05:00November 14th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Eco-Friendly Gardening, Green living, Landscaping, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

As the season changes, so do our gardens. When the last vegetables are harvested and the leaves are starting to turn, it’s time to consider closing down your garden for the year. Like your patio furniture and other summer elements, your garden will want a little TLC to have it ready for the spring.   [...]

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Make Your Garden Eco-friendly with Compost Direct

By |2016-09-15T18:25:27-04:00September 15th, 2016|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Environment, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

The compost and garden supply firm, Compost Direct understands why you don’t want to read a lengthy article on how to make your garden eco-friendly. So, they present to you this brief yet enlightening infographic to help you go green in your garden. The infographic describes the benefits of composting, their dos and don’ts and other useful information. Have [...]

Save the Planet in Your Backyard by Composting

By |2016-08-17T15:29:59-04:00August 17th, 2016|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

Before the recycling craze began in the 1970s and 1980s, there was composting. Making a compost pile in the backyard or garden is probably one of the oldest forms of recycling organic material and improving the planet. Composting is the best of both worlds, because it dramatically reduces the amount your household contributes to landfills while [...]

Garden Bugs: What Should Stay and What Must Go

By |2016-04-11T21:39:20-04:00April 11th, 2016|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Gardening, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gardening is good for you: It gets you moving, gets you outside, gets you invested in creating and maintaining beautiful life. Plus, it is easy enough to start a garden whenever and wherever; with a bag of soil, some pots, and some seedlings, you can have something growing by this afternoon. However, maintaining a productive garden [...]

What Not to Plant: 24 of the Best and Worst Plants for Allergies – Infographic

By |2016-02-18T01:00:00-05:00February 18th, 2016|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Gardening, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , |

Spring is an exciting time for most. The weather gets warmer, flower bloom, and the days get longer. But for those of us who suffer with allergies, it can also be an uncomfortable time of itchy eyes and a runny nose. Though you can't control the pollen in your neighborhood, you can control it in your garden [...]

Keep Out: Protecting Your Garden from Animals

By |2015-12-17T14:11:36-05:00December 17th, 2015|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Backyard vegetable gardens and flower gardens can be so pretty, they can make anyone smile -- including little birds and animals from miles around. You might even pat yourself on the back at first for creating a garden worthy of their interest. It's when they begin to dig everything up that their interest is no longer [...]

Growing Food Indoors – A Healthier Alternative

By |2015-09-25T20:54:05-04:00September 25th, 2015|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Gardening, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Public concern about genetically modified foods and the pesticides used on them continues to grow. Combined with the increase in the number of food allergies, consumers have becoming willing to pay more for organic produce. However, the increase in price for buying organic is more than many people are able to pay. Because people want to [...]

The Green Gardener’s Guide to Composting

By |2015-09-22T20:32:52-04:00September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Gardening, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

Composting is one of the milestones of organic gardening. Regardless of the current condition of your soil, compost will enrich the land and preserve your plants' health. The organic fertilizers improve the soil quality by helping it to better retain vital nutrients, air and moisture. Composting is not only beneficial for your garden, but also for [...]

Lawns and Gardens: Smart Strategies for Saving Water for Your Landscaping

By |2015-09-22T18:20:31-04:00September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Gardening, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

Many people water their yards to excess. If you want to keep your yard looking amazing, you don’t need to go crazy with the hose. Here’s what you need to know to keep a beautiful lawn without wasting water. Plan Out Your Landscaping To Minimize Water Needs Planning out your landscaping is important. It’s one of [...]

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The Beginner’s Guide to Bulb Gardening – Infographic

By |2015-05-22T21:32:57-04:00May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

If you've ever wanted to grow flowers, but have no gardening skills or really didn't know where to start, planting with bulbs might be the perfect choice for you. Lucky for us, ProFlowers put together an infographic that simplifies the flower bulb gardening process for people who are just starting off. It covers basic bulb information, as well as more [...]

5 Great Reasons Why Gardening Is Good for Your Health and Life

By |2015-04-24T00:07:25-04:00April 24th, 2015|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Environment, Exercise, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

I have so many fond childhood memories of my father's backyard garden. When I close my eyes, I can still see him happily digging, raking, planting, watering and weeding his vegetables. Gardening was his was of relaxing after a long day of work. And it was also a source of pride. Of course, the best part for [...]

Natural Pest Control Methods for Gardeners

By |2015-04-14T16:33:19-04:00April 14th, 2015|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

Gardening is such a great way to take your mind off your daily stresses and connect with nature in an intimate way. Despite the great pleasures that come with gardening, there are also many obstacles to deal with, namely pests. There are many variety of insects that will stop at nothing to destroy your garden from [...]

6 Cool, New, Green Gardening Gadgets Showcased at CES 2015 – Infographic

By |2015-03-27T20:20:54-04:00March 27th, 2015|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Welcome to Spring! It's gardening time! More and more people are becoming interested in growing their own fruits, vegetables, and herbs at home. You’ll see in the infographic below, that many of the green devices showcased at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) are perfect for beginner gardeners. These devices can be very helpful to beginners who don't know what the optimal growing conditions are for [...]

How to Make Your Own Organic Compost – Infographic

By |2015-01-28T12:32:49-05:00January 28th, 2015|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Guest post by Sam Cho According to the United Nations Environment Programme, consumers in industrialized countries waste as much as 222 million tons of food waste per year. If we continue at this rate, there will no longer be enough landfill space to store household wastes in the coming years. As consumers, we can play a part in [...]

Top Tips for Eco-Friendly Gardening

By |2014-07-04T09:42:44-04:00July 4th, 2014|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Photo source: For savvy garden enthusiasts with an environmental conscience, an eco-friendly garden can be both economical and elegant. With a few easy tips, even the most sophisticated and formal gardens can be environmentally friendly. Be Resourceful When Using Resources Solar garden lights give gardens a sophisticated evening look without wasting expensive energy. [...]

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