Gardening

Did you know that gardening and beekeeping can go hand in hand? Well, now you do! Bees benefit by having a close source of nectar, and you benefit with the presence of natural pollinators that will provide great benefits to your garden so that it will thrive and flourish.

The Japanese Knotweed Plant

Fallopia Japonica, also known as the Japanese Knotweed, is a perennial plant that is widely feared. The plant is feared due to its damaging features to its surroundings both underground and on the surface. Its broad oval leaves and hollow bamboo-like stems make it spread faster than butter on warm toast.

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Zero-Turn Mowers

Your old mower has served you well for years, but now it’s time to say goodbye. The new one should be an upgrade, a machine that won’t just mow your lawn but will do so quickly and efficiently. And if that’s what you’re after, allow us to introduce you to …

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How to Fertilize Pasture

Thinking of fertilizing your pasture? Not sure how to do it the right way? When you have horses it becomes mandatory to have a few acres of the land dedicated to pasture. Planting pasture not only reduces the feeding cost of the horses but also manages environmental issues like salinity, …

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The Importance of School Gardens

Girl in School Garden

Education goes beyond syllabus coverage. That is why in recent years, there has been a growing concern and drive to redefine content delivery. Educators and other stakeholders have found the need to come up with innovative concepts to drive learning and influence behavior and habits. The school garden, for instance, has proven beneficial in the integration of disciplines such as sciences, health, art, and mathematics. The benefits of school gardens seep through to the student’s performance and conduct. Having learners grow things teaches them valuable life-lessons that are then manifested in their interaction with academics. All these perks are attained due to the impact of using a hands-on approach to learning. Research shows that these interactive lessons, that allow learners to participate actively.

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Tips on How to Create an Eco-Garden

Eco-Garden

Spring is almost here, so now is the right time to start thinking about planning a garden that will provide you with many benefits. Gardening is a great activity that allows you to soak up the sun, get some fresh air and burn some calories. But, that’s not all. If you go organic, you’ll also get to help the world around you. Here are some of the best tips that will help you create an eco-garden that’s easy on the eyes and on the planet. 

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Does Compost Attract Bees?

Does Compost Attract Bees

Swarming bees will find shelter in trees and other hollow protected places. Once in a while they may shelter in unusual places such as in some types of walls. Homeowners are often shocked finding a mass of tiny insects moving in and out of their compost bins. They may think that bees have made a hive in the compost. So, does compost attract bees? This article looks at what might be happening with bees living in your compost and how to take care of the situation.

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Safety and Sustainable Practices for Your Lawn and Garden

Sustainable Practices

Grass-stained feet, screen doors left open at twilight, fireflies drifting through the velvet darkness – we all have childhood memories of summertime. And now that you’re a parent with your own house, you want to give those memories to your children, too. Your lawn is an important feature of your property, and if it’s patched with dirt, you’re missing out on barbecue parties, eating out of your own garden, and watching your kids and dogs scamper through sprinklers. So, follow some of these tips to make sure that your lawn is safe once school’s out and warm weather arrives.

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