Gardening

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5 uses of compost: why it is essential to recycle food waste

We all know how important it is to recycle everyday materials such as paper, plastic, and glass. However, we should not forget the importance of recycling food waste, and how the simple process of separating your food from your regular trash can make a difference in the world. When we recycle food, in addition to […] Read More

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6 Houseplants that require little sunlight

Searching for the perfect houseplant, but don't have a garden or terrace? Not all of us are lucky enough to have a “plant-friendly” home, with a spacious balcony, terrace, or backyard garden. Generally, plants and flowers require adequate sunlight and balanced temperatures to grow and flourish. Nonetheless, choosing the right types of plants and following […] Read More

Horticultural Therapy: how gardening can increase self-esteem

Gardening therapy is used as a method of rehabilitation for people with disabilities. This is a kind of "occupational" therapy, known as Horticultural Therapy. This form of therapy may well represent a beneficial therapeutic space for individuals who have a physical or mental disabilities. Being in a peaceful place, in harmony with the soft and ancient […] Read More

Tending your organic garden: 10 natural remedies for your favorite fruits and vegetables

Each plant has its mortal enemy in an insect or bacteria. Gardeners have to use pesticide to kill these unwelcome elements. But these pesticides sometimes cause serious damage to the quality of the produce. At the same time, they pollute the environment and can cause health problems to people using them and eating the vegetables […] Read More

Water, vinegar and salt: a simple way to make 100% natural weed killer

Do weeds bother you? If the answer is yes, then here are some helpful tips to make an environmentally friendly herbicide. You will need the following: 5 liters of water about 1 kg of salt little bit of vinegar. The vinegar should have a concentration of 30% to ensure the mixture is effective Preparation: Start by […] Read More