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Gardening With Nature–Companion Planting

In Featured, Lawn & Garden On March 30, 2014 0 Comments

Planning your garden to include a very diverse mix of plants can do more than just add interest to it. If you plant certain types of flowers, herbs,… Read More »

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3 Simple Steps to Create Your Own Rain Bucket

In Lawn & Garden, Recycling On March 11, 2014 1 Comment

You have heard the old saying “April showers bring May flowers…” but did you realize you can save on your water bill and the environment just by investing… Read More »

How to Create a Compost Pile

How to Create a Simple Compost Pile

In Eco Tips, Featured, Lawn & Garden, Recycling On February 28, 2014 1 Comment

Composting is a wonderful way to reuse kitchen scraps as well as discarded leaves, grass, and garden debris. Combined, these ingredients create a nutrient rich soil that your… Read More »

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Why Ladybugs Are Great Garden Guests

In Eco Tips, Featured, Lawn & Garden On May 30, 2013 0 Comments

With spring planting underway there are some major benefits to having bugs in your garden. That’s right you read it right, we said it is a good thing…. Read More »

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3 Green Fertilizer Alternatives

In Eco Tips, Featured, Lawn & Garden On April 30, 2013 0 Comments

Unfortunately many gardeners rely on chemical fertilizers to grow their trees, grass, flowers, fruits and vegetables. However in recent years there has been an increase in awareness about… Read More »

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How to Make Your Own Biodegradable Pots

In Featured, Lawn & Garden On April 18, 2013 0 Comments

 For many years, the primary packing system for seedlings, are plastic packs of four to twelve containers. The plastic is petroleum based in makeup and automatically makes them… Read More »

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

In Featured, Lawn & Garden On April 9, 2013 0 Comments

Everyone knows that aloe vera is great for cuts, sunburns and even bug bites. However did you know about all of the plant’s benefits? The aloe vera plant… Read More »

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7 Steps to Creating a Butterfly Garden

In Featured, Lawn & Garden On April 2, 2013 0 Comments

A butterfly garden is a fun way to get you and your children excited about gardening. Not only is a great educational tool (learning about the life cycles)… Read More »

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8 Non-Toxic Methods to Control Pests

In Eco Tips, Featured, Lawn & Garden On December 3, 2012 0 Comments

Pest control is an important part of keeping a home safe, clean and comfortable. However, it’s also important to choose natural pest control methods that are safe for… Read More »

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Which Plants Are Easiest to Care For?

In Featured, Lawn & Garden On September 28, 2011 0 Comments

Indoor plants not only add to the décor, but also foster a fresh and energizing atmosphere if kept healthy. In addition, plants can help counterbalance the effects of… Read More »