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How to Turn Your Yard into a Healthy Ecosystem

The recent COP26 climate conference was overwhelming for many of us. The conference highlighted the scale of our climate crisis and the need for collaboration at the international level.  For most, the conference left feelings of disconnection and being overloaded. However, we must not forget we can make a real difference — even if it’s […]

How to Turn Your Yard Into a Calming, Sustainable Oasis

Thinking about creating a calming oasis in your yard? There are many ways to do so with simple elements and a few good ideas. Even better, when your garden architecture is combined with a sustainable approach, it creates a natural space, which promotes your mental and physical well-being. Below you will find a few ideas […]

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Benefits of Nurturing Trees in Your Yard

Homeowners are often aware of the superficial appeal of trees in their landscaping, but little more. While they appreciate the beauty of a flowering dogwood or a maple’s changing leaves, the value of dogwoods, maples, elms, sycamores and other common species isn’t purely aesthetic. These trees have a purpose. When you look past their vibrant […]

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Going Organic: 10 Edible Garden Plants and Flowers

Gardening has countless benefits. Not only does a well-kept garden add beauty to a property, the act of gardening can be extremely beneficial to one’s health. You get to be outdoors in nature, get some natural Vitamin D and you get your hands dirty creating your own little masterpiece. Tending your own garden can be […]