eco-friendly backyard for summer get-togethers

How to Create An Eco-Friendly Backyard for Your Summer Get-Togethers

Once summer rolls around, everybody wants to get outside and enjoy the sun. Your backyard must be ready for another season of hosting gatherings and late-night cookouts. As a bonus, you could spruce up your yard with sustainable design tips. When redecorating, you want to keep the wildlife also calling it home in mind. Do […]

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How to Embrace Sustainability When Redesigning Your Garden

Now that the sun has come out and the summer months are upon us, many homeowners will inevitably find themselves spending more time in the garden, looking for new ways to improve the look and feel of their outside space. If this is the case for you as well, before you dive into buying the […]

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How Producing Your Own Food Can Actually Preserve the Environment

It may sound like a tagline from a blockbuster movie, but gardening can save the world. If COVID-19 has taught us anything more, besides the importance of washing our hands, it’s the planet thrives better when we’re locked up in our homes. We are part of this planet as much as it’s part of us, […]

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Bee Close-Up

Hey bee…it’s time for your close-up. Bees are an important piece in nature’s puzzle and one of the key pollinators when it comes to food crops. Bees help pollinate flowers, vegetables and fruits growing in home gardens as well. Today’s Image of the Day goes to this bee who seems to have paused a moment […]

How to Live an Environmentally Conscious Life

Being environmentally conscious today is not hard and should be something we all strive to achieve. Global warming is affecting the planet pretty hard and consequences are catastrophic. Right now, there are multiple fires raging in California while Hurricane Matthew almost wiped out Haiti in 2016. These are only a few of the serious issues […]

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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 […]

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Wasp Up?

Today’s Image of the Day is this up close and personal photo of a wasp. Not an insect most people like to have hanging around, but this close-up shot is quite a stunner! I would, however, think twice about messing with this little guy or any of his friends. I mean just take a look […]