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The Essentials of Greening Your Lawn and Garden

You can incorporate green living into just about every part of your life. Review the essentials of greening outside your home to learn how to maintain your yard and garden in a natural, eco-friendly way.

Planning to Grow Your Own Fruits and Vegetables

Growing your own fruits and vegetables is one of the ultimate acts of green living. Not only does it cut down food miles (the distance food travels from where it’s produced to the consumer) to zero, but [more…]

Tips for Growing Your Own Produce in a Home Garden

A spare area of sod or bare earth in your yard has wonderful potential to be turned into a source of the freshest produce possible, saving time, money, and gas in the process. You can grow nutritious, [more…]

Greening Your Yard and Garden Accessories

One of the great benefits of an environmentally friendly garden is spending time in it simply relaxing and enjoying the chair-side view of nature. After all, nature is what environmentalism is all about [more…]

Conserving Water in Your Garden

Water conservation is becoming ever more important in sustaining a healthy planet. Paying attention to your water usage in the garden is one way to promote an eco-friendly lifestyle. You have two primary [more…]

Natural Alternatives to Garden Chemicals

Going natural in your yard is worth it to give your yard a life free of toxic and harmful chemicals. Not only do you limit your children’s exposure to these chemicals when they’re in the yard, but you [more…]

Produce without the Pesticides: Organic Gardening

Gardening organically means using no chemical fertilizers or pesticides; the only growing aides are sunlight, water (preferably from water-conserving sources such as rain barrels), and possibly some organic [more…]

Fertilizing Naturally and Organically with Compost

Homegrown fruits and vegetables grow best in fertile soil. It’s important, though, to keep the fertilizers natural in order to avoid introducing potentially harmful chemicals into the environment. Compost [more…]

Keeping an Eco-Friendly Lawn

If your yard includes some lawn and you aren’t yet ready to replace it with more sustainable alternatives, make your grass as green as possible by using eco-friendly, toxic-free methods to keep it healthy [more…]

How to Turn Your Yard into a Balanced Ecosystem

Your yard is a great place to grow your green principles. Left to its own devices, any area becomes a complex ecosystem, which is basically a group of plants and animals in the same area that rely on each [more…]

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