Lawn & Garden

  • Non-Toxic Tree and Shrub Care

    When you follow the practices of non-toxic tree and shrub care, you are taking great strides toward reducing your negative environmental impact while still enjoying the beauty of trees and shrubs in your landscape. Non-toxic options will allow you to...
    By weborglodge June 28, 2011 

  • How to Get Rid of the Squash Bug Safely for the Environment

    Squash bugs spend the winter to grow to the adult stage and feed on leaves of squash and pumpkin plants. This causes the plant leaves to turn black and dry out. When they feed on fruits this causes scars and sunken areas. Killing the squash bug environmentally...
    By Jayant R Row June 28, 2011 

  • Benefits of Green Gardening

    Why make the effort to use organic methods? Not only are there countless green gardening benefits, but using eco-friendly practices in the garden is the only way to exist in a sustainable world.
    By BStone June 28, 2011 

  • Winter Container Gardening Ideas

    Winter container gardening is a great way to grow fresh vegetables and herbs during the off season. Leaf vegetables and herbs will flourish in containers, even during the colder winter months.
    By Destin1095 June 28, 2011 

  • Landscape Timber: Plastic is the Greener Alternative

    Plastic landscape timbers are made from recycled plastic jugs and bags in addition to other recycled materials. Wood landscape timbers are made from virgin wood that is chemically treated before it can be sold.
    By Susan Klatz Beal June 26, 2011 

  • Keep Quackers Happy with a DIY Duck Pond Built Just for Them

    When you have ducks you need a pond for them. This easy do-it-yourself project will have your ducks quacking your praises in no time. These step-by -step directions complete with pictures are all you need to accomplish this project in only a few hours...
    By Atlanta Page June 23, 2011 

  • How to Build a Simple Greenhouse

    Are you interested in learning how to build a simple greenhouse to extend your growing season or to protect weather sensitive potted plants? These instructions make it easy to design and build simple greenhouse plans in a single weekend, with a variety...
    By Sandi Johnson May 31, 2011 

  • Landscape Edging that is Natural and Good for the Environment

    Looking for great curb appeal? This article contains tips and suggestions on how to create a beautiful lawn edging using natural landscaping materials such as stone, plastic, bamboo and recycled building products.
    By Donna Cosmato May 25, 2011 

  • Directions to Make a Compost Tumbler from Common Materials

    Learning how to make a compost tumbler takes less time than gathering the materials you will need. Since you can use many common items found in your garage, you could easily finish this project in just a few hours.
    By Sandi Johnson May 25, 2011 

  • Creating an Eco-Friendly or Green Landscaping Design

    An eco-friendly property is possible with green landscaping design techniques, which can help save energy within the home, offer a more diverse environment for wildlife and plants, and even provide seasonal locally grown food with edible landscaping.
    By BStone May 24, 2011 
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