backyard garden

6 Eco-Friendly Ways Home Gardeners Can Help Our Honeybees

The sight of a bee may prompt a lot of us to run away in fear — but the truth is that without these buzzing creatures, we’d be done for. We can thank pollinators like bees for our survival. In fact, one out of every three bites of food we eat can be traced back […]

How to Make Gardening at Home More Eco-Friendly

For many people, gardening is a quiet, relaxing hobby that helps them feel closer to nature. However, many gardening practices aren’t eco-friendly and don’t positively affect nature to the extent we may believe. For example, Americans use nearly 7 billion gallons of water per day on landscape irrigation, which is about one-third of all the […]

Want Organic Produce? Why Growing Your Own is the Best Option

If you ask, most people will tell you they’d rather eat fresh, non-GMO and organic food than food which has been sprayed by various chemicals and pesticides. With organic produce usually priced higher than other produce, families may feel that opting for organic is not always an option. But isn’t eating fruits and vegetables coated […]

The Difference Organic Food Can Make

Although some people may not want to admit it, our eating habits really do make all the difference in the world. What we eat not only has a direct impact on our personal health and well-being but it affects our children, our families, those we love, the economy, the amount of waste that gets generated […]