Sustainable Organic Garden Design

There is a lot of talk on the Internet this summer about buying local food, and only local food as much as possible, because it is good for the environment. When you buy locally you are supporting small farms, you are decreasing your impact on the environment by buying things that do not need to … Read more

Grow Vegetables in Your Backyard

If I am like most people, I just cringe when a new food recall is released. I am beginning to think that there is no safe food left to eat. The fear of e.coli from eating produce purchased at grocery stores is enough to frighten anyone away from the dinner table. The recent food scares … Read more

Small Gardens for Small Homes

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Vertical Garden There are many different vertical garden methods, but all of them are hanging on a wall which makes it easy for anyone owning an apartment to have a garden. Some vertical gardens are for herbal use in your home. However, they are becoming increasingly popular in cities to add greenery to hotels, businesses, … Read more

Pondless Waterfall Construction

What is a Pondless Waterfall? Why pondless waterfall construction? For families it can be hard to find a water feature for the garden or backyard that is both attractive and safe for children – instead, they go for easy to care for plants like the yucca plant. Buying pond netting is all well and good … Read more

Growing Vegetables Indoors

How To Grow Vegetables Indoors Have you ever thought about growing your own vegetables indoors? Growing vegetables indoors is much easier than most people think. You don’t need a super green thumb, a whole bunch of expensive planting equipment, or an advanced agricultural or botany degree; all you need is a little space, a few … Read more

How to Prepare the Garden for Planting

Spring is for planting During spring plants revive from their long winter rest.  Spring is a great time of year.  Days are getting warmer and longer.  Birds start to chirp.  And the ground comes alive with the return of plants.  No longer are the fields brown, but they’re starting to turn green. If you are … Read more

Roof Garden Design Ideas

With all the essentials of your roof garden design dealt with – ie. ensuring the surface of the roof is stable and strong, water supply, lighting, etc, you can concentrate on the trimmings. Walls can be trellised or painted in jolly or sophisticated colors, while those of you handy with a brush can let your … Read more