gardening

Set Up Self-Watering Systems for Thirsty Plants

What can you do to make sure your plants thrive through fall? Add a self-watering system.

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Earth911 Podcast, Aug. 31, 2018: Sustainability In Your Ear — Community Gardening’s Annual Meetup

Bill Maynard, a leader in the American Community Gardening Association …

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Nativars and Heavy Lifters in the Garden

Native plants in nurseries are often hybrids, native species crossed …

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PittMoss: Recycled Soil Substitute Delivers Better Growth With One-Third the Water

PittMoss was a surprising discovery for me several weeks ago. …

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Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetable Garden

Growing your own organic vegetable garden has had a resurgence …

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Urban Farming: 10 Crops You Can Grow at Home

If you think you can’t grow your own food because …

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Create a Zen Garden for Your Home: Here’s How

Between a busy office, bumper-to-bumper traffic and endless errands, you …

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Make Your Own Kokedama String Garden

Kokedama string gardens are a centuries-old art form where a plant’s roots are wrapped in moss and suspended. This gardening method is the perfect way to add a natural decor element to any space — not to mention, it’s a fun do-it-yourself……

Take Your Roots to New Heights: 9 Vertical Gardening Inspirations

It used to be that if you lived in a small space like an apartment or a condo, you could simply wash your hands of eco-friendly shenanigans like “composting” and “keeping plants alive.” But then some genius came along and…

Make Your Own Natural Bee Repellent

Note: This post contains affiliate links, which helps fund our Recycling Directory, the most comprehensive in North America. Now that the season of picnics and barbecues is officially here, your thoughts may also go to typical summer pests. The…