Lawn & Garden

  • Recycling Everyday Items as Alternatives to Cypress Mulch

    Cypress mulch is beautiful, but it's production destroys thousands of old growth cypress trees each year. There are renewable alternatives that will save money and our old growth cypress forests.
    By J.C. Wilkinson July 7, 2011 

  • How To Make a Worm Compost Bin

    Creating a worm compost bin is a great way to do way with your food waste in the home. Worms eat the foods you leave behind and the earth benefits from less waste.
    By Summer Banks July 6, 2011 

  • Organic Gardening for Tomatoes

    Organic garden fresh tomatoes are a delicious addition to the home vegetable garden. They can be eaten right off the vine, or added to a favorite recipe. There are many different types of pests and diseases that can harm your tomato plants, but with preparation...
    By RobinCoe July 6, 2011 


  • Winter Gardening to Extend the Harvest

    Instead of closing the garden when the last tomato is picked, try extending the family's fresh food season by planting crops that can be harvested throughout the winter. The fresh blast of flavor and nutritional punch will help ease the bleakness...
    By rhwriter13 July 6, 2011 

  • Recycling Mini Blinds to Make Weatherproof Labels for Your Plants

    Free, weatherproof, flexible, customizable - what more could you want from plant labels? Find out how to make them by recycling vinyl mini blinds.
    By J.C. Wilkinson July 6, 2011 

  • How to Raise Goats In Your Backyard: Preparing Ahead Of Time

    Raising goats in your backyard can be fun, educational, and even profitable. But before you actually go about it, you have some research to do. Here's a look at how to prepare for raising goats in your backyard.
    By Beth Janicek July 5, 2011 


  • How to Raise Grass-fed Goats for Profit

    Raising grassfed goats for profit takes patience and care, but can be rewarding (financially and otherwise) if you invest the time and effort required to do it right. Here, we focus specifically on the profit potential and business aspects of...
    By Beth Janicek July 5, 2011 

  • Which Plants Benefit from Coffee Grounds as Natural Fertilizer?

    Coffee grounds are a useful and "green" way to increase the acidity of soil and provide plants with a greater supply of nitrogen for free or next to nothing. Learning how to utilize coffee grounds as fertilizer can be fun and easy.
    By Ronda Bowen July 5, 2011 

  • Differentiating Organic from Inorganic Fertilizers

    Anyone who is into gardening knows the importance of keeping the soil healthy. Soil is the main and most common medium by which plants exist. Knowing the difference between inorganic and organic fertilizers will influence one’s choice of fertilizers...
    By ciel s cantoria July 3, 2011 

  • Is Anaerobic or Aerobic Composting the Best Way?

    Are you thinking about creating a compost pile? Did you know there are two ways of composting for fertilizer? Composting either requires oxygen or it doesn't.
    By Summer Banks July 1, 2011 
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