When years of gardening - or plain neglect - exhausts a soil's nutrients, it loses the vitality required to support life. Here's how restore depleted soil nutrients without synthetic fertilizers.
It just makes sense to use limited resources prudently. We offer advice on some easy ways to conserve water in the garden.
You want to eat more organic food, but going organic is expensive: one look at the grocery store receipt can make you think twice. The good news is, that doesn’t have to stop you from eating healthier.
A mini-meadow is essentially an area that gardeners have restored to the charge of nature. In these small plots, woodland violets, spring beauties, daisy fleabanes, and dandelions take precedence over Kentucky bluegrass and Zoysia. And for good reason.
With countless followers and a relaxed approach to gardening, American horticulturist Felder Rushing is changing the way people garden. You'll enjoy learning a thing or two from his carefree approach to green living! (Photo: Natalie Maynor/Flickr)
For countless millions of people around the world, gardening is not just a hobby - it is a passion. If you are one of those millions, then you know for a fact that climate change has already had a significant effect on the environment. How do we reduce the consequences?
Many of us live in modern living situations in apartments and smaller developments where space is at a premium. While there might be many options close to us for communal…
The good gardener knows that not all insects are pests. In fact, you can use a great many bugs as an effective means to control pests.
If you have a fireplace or a wood-burning stove, then you know about shovelling out ashes. If you’re into recycling, you’ll want a better way to get rid of those ashes than a trash bag.
Depending on where you live, you may have wrens chirping overhead, goldfinches swooping from plant to plant, or mourning doves cooing in the grass.