All About Thatch: Why, How, and When to Dethatch a Lawn

August 7, 2020

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With more time spent homebound these days, many folks are bringing their laptops outside, turning their gardens and yards into outdoor offices. An uneven, spotty and not-so-green lawn isn’t such a pretty sight but this forced … Read More...

How to Make Compost From Recycled Materials

August 29, 2019

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Have you recently installed a vegetable garden in your backyard, but it isn’t growing quite as well as you hoped it would? Perhaps you are noticing your neighbor’s flowers and shrubs are miles ahead of … Read More...

A Tiny Secret Garden in London

September 30, 2018

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You won’t accidentally stumble onto Gibbons Rent, a tiny narrow cut through between Magdalen and Bermondsey Streets in London SE1. Tucked away in the shadow of the towering spire-like skyscraper known as The Shard and close to the busy London Read More...

Pistils Not Pistols: Milwaukee Youth Choose Gardens Over Guns

September 29, 2018

Gideon Verdin-Williams, one of the founders of Guns Down Miltown, had just attended the vigil for Jakari Wright whose father had shot and killed him following a disagreement about cleaning his room.

“I’ve been affected by gun violence directly and … Read More...

How To Create an Eco-Friendly Garden and Greenhouse

September 13, 2018

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Photo by Robin Plaskoff Horton.

If you are a gardener, it’s likely you feel connected with nature and care about the planet. Think about strengthening that relationship by learning some simple ways to green your garden or greenhouse.

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The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

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