Green gardening and homesteading
When children live in a home which appreciates and identifies the flowers and the birds in the garden, by name, they become birders and gardeners. When the household recycles and composts, it becomes second-nature to all its occupants. The principle applies as much to table manners as to care for the environment and fostering green habits.#gogreen #ecofriendly #greenlivingtips #parents #parenting #kids
Are you looking for a patio transformation that will delight the eye without requiring the purchase of a bunch of cheaply-made, environmentally non-friendly baubles? If so, then put on your work clothes, round up some discarded treasures and get ready to create a beautiful haven that will both impress your friends and be kind to the earth. #gardening #gardeningtips #patio #patiogarden #landscape #upcycle #zerowaste
Make your own rose petal infused oil with fresh roses from the garden or dried rose petals. Homemade rose petal oil can be used in DIY skin care or DIY lip balms. Check out the tutorial to find the recipe for DIY rose petal infused skin salve and DIY rose petal infused skin salve. DIY rose petal skin salve and DIY rose petal lip balm are both super hydrating and really easy to make!
Looking for DIY chicken coop ideas? Check out this modern DIY chicken coop with protected chicken run. Keep chickens safe and warm stylishly with this modern DIY chicken coop design. DIY chicken coop with run and mini "barn" keeps chickens safe from predators. On the blog find my chicken coop plans step by step and also my DIY chicken coop door and how I keep chickens warm in winter. See how I built this chicken coop for cold climates especially - but also to look great! Modern chicken coop DIY
Spending time in the great outdoors is getting a revival, especially with the limitations on everyday activities we experienced within the past several years. Whatever the reason, spending more time in nature is always a good thing and we've rounded up some of our favorite ways to enjoy yourself outside.
Hydroponics provides you with a fascinating, unique approach when it comes to cultivating and growing vegetables in your home. Even if you live in an apartment, you can create a hydroponics system for your kitchen. The thing to keep in mind is that you need to create a powerful hydroponic system that’s easy to use and adaptable to your kitchen. Check out these Basic Tips for Successful Hydroponics Gardening at Home. #gardening #smallgarden #vegetablegarden #hydroponic #hydroponicsgardening
Learn how to grow collard greens from kitchen scraps in just 5 weeks for a bumper crop of leafy greens in your new vegetable garden. These simple gardening tips for beginners will help you grow your own vegetables fast. #vegetablegarden #vegetablegrowing #growingvegetables #collardgreens
Whether you live in an area with abundant fresh water or drought conditions, every drop of fresh water is precious and should never go to waste. By following these water conservation tips, you can water responsibly and maintain a healthy lawn and garden. We have compiled a list of recommendations just for your eco-friendly garden. #gardening #garden #lawn #landscaping #ecofriendly #greenliving #watersaving #water #ecofriendlygarden
Autumn is a time to slow down, put your feet up, and enjoy a cup of something hot in the gorgeous afternoon sunshine. And if you need something to keep you busy this Autumn then check out 7 simple green living projects for autumn around the home and garden! Gardening Tips For Fall | Gardening Tips | Gardening #gardening #gardeningtips #vegetable #foodgardening #GreenLivingTips #GreenLiving #Ecofriendly #Home #HomeImprovement #Recycle #Upcycle #EnergyEfficiency #Sustainability #Fall #Autumn
Rather than transferring the biodegradable kitchen and household waste to the landfill, building a compost pile is a practical solution to the waste problem. Compost can inhibit some plant diseases and pests, remove the need for chemical fertilizers, and increase the water efficiency of your plantings. However, some things should never go into your compost bin or pile. #organicgardening #composting #guide #compostingtips #organic #zerowaste
How to grow chives as companion plants in your herb garden to protect vegetables and flowers from pests and disease organically. These simple organic gardening tips cover growing chives indoors and in pots for their pretty edible stems and flowers and to repel aphids, beetles and carrot fly without toxic pesticide and to prevent bacterial and fungal disease including black spot on roses. #herbgarden #growingchives #vegetablegarden #companionplants #organicgardening
What if we could use wasteland and open public spaces to supplement or sustain food resources for impoverished communities? How does one go about starting and running such a project? Learn what is Community Vegetable Projects and Using Space To Put Food On The Table. #gardening #community #grow #growyourownfood #foodgardening
Life provides countless opportunities each day to practice self-awareness and reflection. For some of us, such introspection happens when we exercise or meditate. For others, it naturally occurs when we're in touch with nature. On this episode of the Sustainable Minimalists podcast: The super-popular @gardenmarcus offers 5 life lessons he has learned that are rooted in his time in the garden and are suitable for gardeners and non-gardeners alike.
Do you have limited space for gardening? If so, you’re not alone. 🤗 Despite the challenges of small garden spaces, there are ways to make the most of your limited area. You can grow a bountiful harvest in a tight spot with a bit of creativity and planning. Check out these six ingenious tips for getting the most out of a small garden. #gardening #gardeningtips #smallgarden #smallgardentips #smallgardens #gogreen
Pollinators, and bees specifically, work to create many benefits for humans and the Earth we live on. One of those is to increase the health of your garden. Check out these ideas to start your own backyard beekeeping! | How to Start Your Own Backyard Beekeeping? | Beekeeping For Beginners | Beekeeping Tips For Beginners | How To Make Your Own Honey At Home | Ultimate Beekeeping For Beginners | #Bee #Bees #Beekeeping #BeekeepingTips ##homesteading #Honey #hive #BeeLove #homestead #Sustainable
Growing a garden can be a most rewarding pastime. Whether you are a homeowner, a tenant or a lover of beautifying public spaces, watching green things bloom never gets old. Gardening for beginners. Basic gardening tips and tricks. Gardening in the city. Organic backyard gardening tips! #Gardening #garden #gardeningTips #environment #plant #compost
Safer Natural Pest Control. You should watch for several ingredients when choosing safe pest control products, and it can be a bit confusing to sift through them all. They can be found in various products for use around the home and on vegetables and flowers in the garden. Here is a quick list of common ingredients and what might help control pests in your home or garden.
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An organic approach uses natural substances only. It favors using factors like plant proximity, shade, sun, netting, greenhouses, animals, waste reduction, composting and even insects, to enhance growth and deter pests or foreign plants. But how can we rid ourselves of biological invaders, foreign destructive species and recurring rot? The answer is, sometimes, to use chemicals. #gardening #organic #organicgardening #gardeningtips #gogreen
Non toxic organic weed control for eco friendly gardens. These pet safe and wildlife friendly techniques will help you control weeds without hurting the environment with toxic weed killers. #weedcontrol #organicweedcontrol #nontoxicweedcontrol #ecofriendlygardening #nontoxicgardening