Americans Prefer Saving With DIY Lawn & Garden Care

Americans Prefer Saving With DIY Lawn & Garden Care

The National Gardening Association conducted a survey showing that about one out of five households nationwide spent more time caring for their lawns and gardens last year and 16 percent less money in total than in previous years. The survey goes on to indicate that, while most of the 83 million households that participated in do-it-yourself lawn and garden activities last year spent about the same amount of time on their lawns and gardens, 22…

Grow Your Own Food And Save Money

Grow Your Own Food And Save Money

There is an outstanding surge in the nuber of first-time gardeners seeking advice, searching the rows of plants and supplies. There are so many more over the last two to three years, people getting interested in growing their own vegetables in their backyards and gardens in the perspective of the economy the way it is and the high cost of fuel and produce. The survey findings by the National Gardening Association, more than 43 percent of households questioned said…

Gardening Forums and Communities:Learning and Sharing Knowledge

Gardening Forums and Communities:Learning and Sharing Knowledge

The  ‘activity-based-gardening-forums’ address to communities of gardeners who are interested in specific domain in gardening. These ‘domain-specific- gardening- forums’ may include vegetable gardening, organic gardening, container gardening, water gardening,spring gardening, and this list are almost unending. In consonance with the terminology of the online inter-communication platform or simply “the internet”, this is more popularly known as the “forum’. “Online forums” are aplenty even pertaining to the gardening activity. An attempt of online search on Google…

Gardening Contributes To Quality Of Life For Older Adults

Gardening Contributes To Quality Of Life For Older Adults

Gardening contribute to quality of life and increased wellness for older adults. Researchers from the Texas A&M and Texas State Universities asked these questions in a survey of people aged 50 and older. The survey revealed some compelling reasons for older adults to get themselves out in the garden. Aime Sommerfeld, Jayne Zajicek, and Tina Waliczek designed a questionnaire to investigate older adult gardeners’ and nongardeners’ perceptions of personal life satisfaction and levels of physical…

Planting Trees:A Good Gardening Practice For Your Environment

Planting Trees:A Good Gardening Practice For Your Environment

Trees are important  and all the gardeners must continue planting more of them. Planting trees in your neighborhood really is one of the best things you can do for the local environment and for the planet. It’s no secret that trees help the environment, but you may be surprised by all the benefits that planting trees can provide. Besides producing oxygen and removing carbon dioxide and contaminants from the air, trees have many other social, economic,…

Sustainable Gardening Practices

Sustainable Gardening Practices

Subsequent to the 1980 decade the sustainable development and sustainability programs were developed to address the fact that humans are now using natural biophysical resources faster than they can be replenished by nature. These programs Included home gardeners, and members of the landscape and nursery industries and municipal authorities.The programs aimed at the integration of environmental, social and economic factors in an attempt to create a more sustainable future. Many of the eco-friendly principles and…

Basic Gardening Practices and Tips For Beginers

Basic Gardening Practices and Tips For Beginers

Nowadays many are trying to grow their own vegetables owing to the awareness of the benefits of having organic garden at home. A garden can be used for many different purposes.  A few of the most popular garden types are raised garden beds, organic gardening, fruit vegetable garden and garden plants shrubs. Raised bed gardens are easier to work on with less bending and less stretching. People who love to grow vegetables prefer raised garden…

Sustainable Gardening:Foundation Of All Good Gardening Practices

Sustainable Gardening:Foundation Of All Good Gardening Practices

Sustainable gardening encompasses all the terms including ‘sustainable landscapes’, ‘sustainable landscape design’, ‘sustainable landscape architecture’ and ‘sustainable sites’. Likewise, organic gardening and the use of  native plants are also integral to sustainable gardening. Subsequent to the 1980 decade the sustainable development and sustainability programs were developed to address the fact that humans are now using natural biophysical resources faster than they can be replenished by nature. These programs included home gardeners, and members of the landscape…

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