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Tips to Make Your Yard More Eco-Friendly

 10 Sustainable Gardening Tips to Make Your Yard More Eco-Friendly When you grow in a green way, you will have less waste, use fewer chemicals, and overall, you may have lower costs. This can add huge benefits to the planet as well. So, what is sustainable gardening? There is no official definition, but the idea is to reduce the impact humans have on the Earth. Adopting sustainable practices at home includes avoiding polluting chemicals, conserving natural resources, and minimizing waste as much as possible. If you want to start gardening more sustainably, you don't have to make big changes right away; Even something as simple as using natural weed killers instead of chemicals can help the environment. These sustainable gardening ideas can help contribute to a happier, healthier planet. 1. Practice organic gardening Going organic is an important part of sustainable gardening. Using fewer chemicals in your garden is more ecological and cost-effective. If you're growi

House Plants that are safe your pets

 Plants that are safe for cats and dogs There are two things in life that we love deeply: plants and pets. The bad news is that many common plants are not safe for cats and dogs. Some plants can be toxic to pets when ingested, sometimes causing seizures, tremors, or worse. Even the most well-behaved animals have to bite a houseplant at some point, so we reached out to New Jersey veterinarian Judy Morgan for advice on how to choose ones that won't harm our four-legged friends. Lives. Check out these 21 non-toxic plants that are safe for cats and dogs, as we strongly recommend adding greenery to your home to help clean your air and improve your mood while ensuring your furry friend stays safe and healthy. 1. Rattlesnake plant The colors, uniquely shaped leaves, and easy watering schedule make the rattlesnake plant (Calathea lanceifolia) great addition to a low-light living room. Can you imagine that funky purple on the underside of the leaves against your midcentury chair

How to Grow Tomato Plants Faster

12 Tips for an Early Harvest in Tomato While there's no magic wand that will make tomato plants go from seed to harvest in mere weeks, there are a few simple steps you can take to jump-start harvest season. It starts with various selections, followed by proper planting and maintenance. Preventing pests and diseases goes a long way to speeding up the harvest, and allows the harvesting of fruit that is not fully ripe and coloring indoors. Read on if you're wondering how to make tomato plants grow faster. At one time or another, every tomato gardener has asked how to make tomato plants grow faster. Perhaps they are impatient to harvest or worry about whether their fruit will ripen before frost. Whatever your reasons for trying to speed up the growth of your tomato plants, below are 14 steps to help you grow a bountiful and early harvest. 1) Plant the tomato seedlings in the right place Fast-growing tomato plants start with the right growing conditions. If plants strugg

Crunchy fruit - Grow the Best Watermelon from Seed

How to Grow the Best Watermelon from Seed On hot summer afternoons, we don't need much more than the shade of a mimosa tree and a watermelon to keep us cool. My grandfather would split one open, spear the flesh with his fingers, and pull out a piece. We ate it with our hands and weren't afraid to make a mess. Watermelon and I are a match made in heaven—actually, it turns out. Little did I know then that I would marry someone from a family that has grown watermelons for the past 90 years. While it's easy to bring watermelons home from the field, we enjoy growing them in a garden close to home. Breeding has reduced the demand for watermelons for luxury berths in the garden. And they can also be trellised. When you pick and eat a perfectly ripe watermelon from your own garden, you will understand the meaning of home fun. Garden information tips 👇 Watermelon Growing Tips Wet soil promotes rot. Watermelons do best in well-drained soil, so plant them in mounds to avo

Home garden - ants on cucumber

Ants on cucumbers: why it happens & prevention Do your garden cucumbers have ants? They enjoy your vegetables hard for various reasons. In this article, horticulturist and former organic farmer Sarah Hyde explores why ants are attracted to cucumbers, what to do if you notice them, and how to keep them from getting around your cucumbers! You're out in your garden, enjoying a beautiful day when you notice an unusual amount of ants on your cucumber plants. What are they doing there? Why are they only on your cucumbers? Is there something particularly attractive about this popular garden vegetable that is so attractive to ants? There is a short answer and a long answer to this question. In this article, you will learn all the details of the long and short versions! But it all depends on what attracts ants to your cucumbers and how to prevent them in the first place. Interested in learning more? Let's continue to think about why ants love cucumbers in your garden and

Home garden decroting idea

 Inspirational garden decorating  Garden design goes beyond plants. Try some of these garden decor ideas for an original outdoor space. Report exterior artwork This backyard patio is part of the garden. Trees, shrubs, and potted plants immerse the sitting area in nature. Garden decor sticks to an inspired color scheme with beautiful floral art pieces. Shades of green and blue in the decor help tie the garden and outdoor seating area together. Give priority to the seat If you're going to spend the summer working in the garden, it's important to have a way to enjoy it. One way is to make seating a priority in your landscaping. It can be a swing, a hammock, or an outdoor dining area, as long as there is somewhere to lounge and enjoy the garden view. The wooden garden swing pictured here is perfect for sitting and enjoying the blooming flowers. An outdoor cushion adds comfort and color. Tomato home garden Tips 👇 Tomato Home Garden 1 Tomato Home Garden 2 Tom

Vegetable garden create short on space.

 Small Space Vegetable Garden Tips Growing a garden is a great way to produce healthy vegetables, herbs, and fruits that you can enjoy at home with your favorite fresh foods. While spacious outdoor gardens have big harvests, you don't need a huge garden bed to grow healthy vegetables in a small space. With the right containers, soil, watering schedule, and sunlight, you can grow your favorite delicious vegetables in a small footprint. Ways to use a small space You don't need a large area to set up a vegetable garden. Small sunny spots in your yard, patio, or balcony can all be successful. Developing heirloom seeds and new hybrids offer great options for colorful innovative vegetables, varieties from around the world, and miniature plants. Choosing the right location and the best varieties of your favorite plants will help maximize your harvest. In addition to providing the right growing conditions, it is also helpful to consider using a fence. If you think deer love