gardening

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…

4 Ways to Kill Weeds the All-Natural Way

If you’re an avid gardener, you know just how toxic weed killers can be. Sure, they’ll knock out garden pests, but they may also hurt carefully tended flowers and vegetables and may be harmful to children and pets. Organic gardening is popular for….

Green Your Garden: 10 Water-Conscious Design Tips

Note: This post contains affiliate links, which helps fund our Recycling Directory, the most comprehensive in North America. How green does your garden grow? If your yard requires an abundance of water to maintain that brightly colored curb appeal,…

Go Wild! How to Certify Your Backyard as Wildlife Habitat

Most of us take great pleasure in being good hosts. When the game’s on, we bring out the beer and hot wings; for girls’ night, the wine starts flowing and we pull out the trashy rom-coms; when the neighborhood kids descend for sleepover…

The 3 Plants Every Home Should Have for Clean Air

How’d you like to be happier, calmer, healthier and oh, yeah … smarter? Just add plants. Yes, Kermit, it’s not only easy being green today, it’s essential. With Americans spending upward of 90 percent of their time indoors (ribbit!), it is mor…