Winter Prep for a Spring Garden [Infographic]

In the depth of winter, it may seem that there is little to do in your garden. There are few plants and flowers growing, the weather is cold and less daylight prevents you from spending a lot of time outdoors.

However, there are things you can be doing to prepare your garden for spring. From tools and sheds, to digging over soil and making it ready for planting, this infographic shows you some practical ways to get a head start on your spring garden.

By planning ahead, you can ensure a beautiful garden with pretty flowers and tidy borders. You’ll be the envy of the street!

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Why we Need to Save the Bees [Infographic]

Not only are bees incredible pollinators, they are also the only insect in the world to produce food that humans can eat. Over the last two decades, research has shown that this hardworking creature is in rapid decline.

Find in this infographic below, why it’s so important that we save these ancient insects and how you can help:
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Butterfly Gardening [Infographic]

A butterfly garden may be a few containers of one or two butterfly attracting plants or a very sizable garden with many different species to attract butterflies. To create a “butterfly friendly” environment, there are a few simple requirements: food, water, shelter, and a place to reproduce. Continue reading to know the benefits and how to create a butterfly-friendly garden.

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Who are the Pollinators? [Infographic]

“Although pollinators come in every shape and size, bees probably make the largest contribution to our daily lives. Bees pollinate more than 100 types of crops in the US—everything from almonds to zucchini. They’re also vital to the reproduction of clover and alfalfa, which feed grazing animals like cows and goats. But last winter was a bleak season for bees. According to the latest survey data, the average US beekeeper lost 45% of her colonies.”

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Seasonal Flowers [Hand Drawn Infographic]

ecogreenlove started out as a resource for upcycling projects, as many of you might be aware of – but it quickly grew to a full-blown blog that looks at just about anything that can make living greener, more sustainable, and more fulfilling.

Now, I’d like to let you in on a little secret that’s going to improve your well-being while adding more life and color to empty spaces.

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Attracting Hummingbirds [Infographic]

“An important area of emphasis is proper feeder care. This is critical. If you want to feed hummingbirds, you must be committed. This includes daily commitment to the feeder’s care or else birds will leave or be killed.”
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Signs of Spring

Some snapshots from my last two morning walks: cloudy rainy days, rainbow and sunny moments showing the colorful “Krokus” flowers which are the sign in Germany of Spring coming, in theory Winter is over, but temperatures seem to drop a little bit again in Heidelberg. Hope you like them and let me know how is at the moment at your side? 💚