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How To Find The Best Grow Lights For Indoor Plants

Growing plants is very beneficial because it helps clear away carbon. With grow lights, you can grow many plants indoors such as houseplants, orchids, and even fruits and vegetable crops. These are also great for seedlings, ensuring they will grow healthy and strong.  When you know how plants use light, you …

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Artificial Grass or Real Grass – Which Is Best For Green Living?

Artificial grass is becoming increasingly popular all around the world from my home state of California to the many artificial grass businesses in Kent in the UK. It doesn’t matter where you live there is likely some artificial grass nearby but when it comes to green living is artificial grass useable? Green …

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4 Easy and Effective Sustainable Gardening Tips

By Natalie Wilson: It is now more important than ever to teach your children about sustainable living. Living sustainably, or at least as sustainably as you and your family can manage, is a great way to reduce the use of our planet’s natural resources. And when it comes to your garden, …

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Homemade Tomato Ketchup

This time of year, the tomatoes are super sweet and since we grow lots of tomatoes on our homestead I make tomato ketchup that is magical. My secret is that I add a little rosehip powder to it because it gives it a fuller taste, but you can also make …

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Plastic Free July-How to Achieve a Plastic-Free Garden

By Larraine Roulston: Is breaking up with plastic hard to do? Once alternatives have been sought and people adopt different habits, it’s really not so difficult after all. For the most part, the major hurdle is changing one’s habits. For example, most grocery shoppers have opted to provide their own …

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Natural Pest Control & Companion Plants

By Kim Robson: After those drought-busting rains we had last winter, insects and other pests are going to have a boom season this summer. I’m already seeing lots of spiders and flying insects — and Antpocalypse 2019 began in our home weeks ago. I’ve long since placed our pet’s food …

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How to Make the Most of a Small Garden

Image via Pixabay If you live in the countryside, and have done for your whole life, there’s a decent chance that you might take the fact of a large back garden as a given, and so take it for granted. On the other hand, if you live in the heart …

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The Benefits Of Using Compost

Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled, to then be utilised as a fertilizer for growing plants. There are a lot of advantages associated with using compost. This post explores all of the benefits you will gain if you go for this option. It focuses firstly on …

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DIY Seed Pots from Common Household Items

By Fredrica Syren: I like to plant my seeds in recycled household items instead of store bought plastic trays and soil blocks or even pots. Instead of wasting money and creating more trash, I suggest inventing your own seeds pots. It’s easy. Growing plants from your own seeds puts all …

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