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Creating A Side Yard Garden

Creating A Side Yard Garden

Side yards are normally overlooked by the homeowners and gardeners.You will easily spot the “side yards” with their tall fences or dense-growing evergreen screens between homes as some of the most underutilized areas in the landscape. Side yards are those tricky areas between a house and its property line. Most of us use these areas merely as passageways between the front and back yards, a place for the air-conditioning unit or the storage of trash…

Planting A Pollinator-Friendly Garden

Planting A Pollinator-Friendly Garden

Gardeners and homeowners should be aware that bees — both managed colonies of honeybees and wild bees alike — are in real danger simply because of Colony Collapse Disorderand other environmental factors. Research shows that wild honeybee populations have dropped 25 percent since 1990, and more than 50 pollinator species are threatened or endangered. Planting a pollinator-friendly garden may be one of the best ways to help these beneficial insects, say experts in Penn State’s…

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,…

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