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Category Archive: garden

Oct 10

Gardening Teaches Us Recycling Skills

Gardening is the exercise of growing plants as part of horticulture (a science which studies the art of cultivating fruits, flowers, vegetables and any other kinds of cultivar). It is a great recreational activity or hobby that can teach you a lot of things especially in saving the environment without costing much expense financially. You …

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Sep 12

6 Top Tips for an Eco-Friendly Garden

With climate change at the back of everyone’s minds, it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to doing our bit for the environment. There are some obvious solutions such as walking more and spending less time in the shower, but making just a few changes in your garden can make a world of difference. Follow …

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May 25

A Guide to Polytunnels: Are They Environmentally Friendly?

If you enjoy growing your own food, or perhaps aspire to be more self-sufficient, you may be wondering how to increase the amount of fruit and vegetables you harvest from your garden or allotment. You might have heard about polytunnels, but maybe you are unsure about what they do, or if they are worth the …

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May 24

How to Make the Exterior Your Home Eco-Friendly

Today, everyone is becoming increasingly aware of the importance of eco-friendly practices in and around the home. Whether they’re looking at renewable energy sources or they’re starting to do more recycling, there are hundreds of ways everyone can do their bit for the environment. However, when it comes to the exterior of your property, there …

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May 17

4 Green Ways to Spend Your Weekend in the Most Fulfilling Way

After a long work week, many professionals look forward to the weekend—a period when they can rest, get back some strength, and do minor household chores that are long overdue. But what actually happens on most weekends? Many people find themselves working again during these two “off” days, exposing themselves to the same level of …

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May 16

5 Best Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Patio

Nowadays, eco-friendly patios are becoming popular as people are becoming more environment sensible. Their patios have become their main living room because they enhance their outdoor living space in an eco-friendly style. If you embrace a green lifestyle, you can have amazing fun-time with your friends and family out in the open. You can enjoy …

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Feb 01

5 Herbs Every Home Garden Should Be Growing

If you’re like me, you’ve gone to the grocery store to buy those small jars of herbs and been shocked by the prices of some of them. Even the herbs that are packaged fresh are expensive, especially when you consider that they don’t last very long once you open the package unless you freeze them …

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Jan 17

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Pesticides

The popularity of eco-friendly pesticides is growing among farmers as well as building inspection services in Melbourne and other metropolitan cities across Australia. This has happened mainly due to the rise of public concern about the hazardous risks associated with chemical pesticides as a whole. The U.S Government is currently in the process of re-evaluating …

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Nov 08

5 Essential Additions to Any Eco-Friendly Party

Going green is an important step to helping the environment and everyone needs to play their part. Swapping out normal day-to-day disposable items for their biodegradable counterparts is a great way to achieve this and now you can do it with parties, too. Follow these quick tips and start saving the world, one eco-friendly party …

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Sep 09

6 DIY Composting Bins

There are many advantages that come with composting. Not only does it serve as an excellent fertilizer for your garden and lawn, it also benefits the environment by decreasing the amount of garbage bags that you send to the landfill. Compost is often referred to as “black gold”, because it revives and enhances plants when …

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Aug 10

Going Green in the Garden with Compost Direct

Leading compost and garden supply company Compost Direct has created a visual to help you go green in your outdoor space. Discussing topics like composting, recycling and growing your own, the infographic shows the small changes you can make to your garden to make it more eco-friendly. In the visual you can learn the following: …

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Jul 22

9 Fun Activities To Pull Your Kids Away From The TV (And Make Or Save Some Money While Doing So)

It’s a typical first world, 21st century problem.  Gone are the days of running around outside playing catch, and here are the days when our children’s eyeballs are constantly glued to the TV screen.  While operating costs of TV’s may not be high (usually no more than $5/month) there are some great ways to get …

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