Green gardening and homesteading
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
Curious about hugelkultur? It's a great natural, cost-effective way to make or fill garden beds. Come learn about the benefits, potential drawbacks, the best wood and other materials to use in hugelkultur, and how to make a hugelkultur garden bed. #hugel #hugelkultur #raisedgardenbeds #gardenbeds #permaculture
In a time where climate change, global warming, and suffering eco-systems are being discussed in politics, education, and many realms of society, studies have shown that more Americans are focusing on different ways to being environmental, whether it’s at home or in their gardens. What this guide focusses on, is how to make your garden eco-friendly? #garden #eco-friendly #wildlife
A single glass bottle can take 1-2 million years to decompose. In the US alone, 110,000,000 glass bottles are sent to the landfill every day. To help you switch to a zero-waste lifestyle, we have two fun and easy glass recycling DIYs for you to try! #upcycle #upcycling #upcyclingdiy #upcycler #upcycleglass #upcyclebottles #glassbottles #drinkingglass #planters
Did you know that there is a huge difference between compostable and biodegradable materials? It is a clever trick companies use to trick us into thinking a product is eco-friendly when it isn't. If you are wanting to live a more sustainable lifestyle then I am sure you have seen these words. However, biodegradable doesn't always mean zero waste. There is also a difference between compostable and home compostable. Make sure you educate yourself so you can help save the planet and environment.
Follow this vegetable garden planting list to start a simple vegetable garden this spring. The planting list of quick growing and easy to grow vegetables tells you want to plant when month by month and includes key planting tips. #growingvegetables #vegetablegrowing #vegetablegarden #plantinglist #whattogrowinspring #whattoplantwhen
Getting your little ones out into the garden over the summer isn’t a difficult task. But with their fun and games comes the toll on your garden, as the lawn is flooded with pool water and potted plants are used as goalposts. It might be time to convince your kids that growing plants is actually a lot more fun than ripping them up! Here are ten simple tips to get your kids enjoying gardening. #ecofriendly #kids #Gardening #OutdoorActivities #Parents #KidsGardening #GardeningTips #GreenLivingTips
Starting a compost pile is an excellent DIY at-home project, especially when we are spending more time at home. Composting allows you to reuse some of those kitchen scraps and transform them into healthy soil feeders for your plants and garden. You can fully customize your compost pile or bin to meet your home’s needs. We have compiled a list & we’ll walk you through how to set up a compost pile and detail what materials you can use in your compost and which you should skip. #zerowaste #compost
An organic lifestyle is a more natural and sustainable way to live. Whether you are a gardener or a consumer ( perhaps both )– it is important to understand what organic means, what foods you should buy organic, alternatives to pesticides and herbicides, and how harmful pesticides and herbicides can affect us and the environment. So, how do you adopt an organic lifestyle at home? Tap to learn how! #gogreen #ecofriendly #organic #sustainable #lifestyle #sustainablelifestyle #greenlivingtips
How To Plant Sunflower Seeds - Sunflowers are among the easiest flowers to grow at home from seeds. Start planting sunflower seeds by choosing which type of sunflower to grow, as there are many different varieties. Sunflower seeds can be planted outdoors in garden soil or containers after the last spring frost. Sunflowers prefer well-drained soil and a full sun planting location but are tolerant of less-than-perfect conditions. #sunflowers #sunflower from @home4theharvest
Rain barrels & water tanks are incredibly easy to set up & use, and there are plenty of good reasons to use one. Here are six reasons you should consider one for your yard. Learn about the Best Rain Barrels for the Winter, Spring, & Summer and how to use them efficiently! Perfect for gardeners, farmers, homesteaders, greenhouses, and any type of homeowner! #gardening#GoGreen #Ecofriendly #GreenLivingTips #Water #SaveWater #SaveMoney #RainBarrel #Garden #Gardening