When you find pests in your home or backyard, it can be tempting to call your local pest control company. However harsh pesticides can often do more harm than good. To help homeowners use effective yet eco-friendly pest removal, hippo created an in-depth guide on how to get rid of pests safely.Continue reading “Eco-Friendly Pest Removals Ideas [Visual]”
How to practice Xeriscaping [Visual]
Are you looking for a yard feature that is both beautiful and impressive but also low-maintenance? A rock garden is just that, and it might be the perfect option for you.
Xeriscaping is a landscaping practice that can reduce water waste by 75% with low-water plants and efficient irrigation.Continue reading “How to practice Xeriscaping [Visual]”
Upcycled Garden Decor & DIY Landscaping Hacks [Visuals]
Creating a garden is a great opportunity to spend some time outside while crafting a whimsical outdoor space to enjoy. However, it can feel like a lot of work to get your decor just how you’d like it.
Re-using materials that you can find around the house is more sustainable than buying your decorations new and will give your garden its own unique style.
Next time your garden needs a decor refresh, check out what materials you have and try one of these decor ideas for your dream garden.Continue reading “Upcycled Garden Decor & DIY Landscaping Hacks [Visuals]”
10 Xeriscaping Ideas for Dry Climates [Visual]
Xeriscaping is a landscape designing technique of creating a yard that requires little water. Xeriscaping takes advantage of native and drought hardy plants, along with hardscaping and decorative elements to create an attractive display that requires minimal maintenance.
The practice is most popular in arid and semiarid climates, where watering restrictions are common but can be practiced in any area.
It’s easy to see the appeal of xeriscaping. From lowering monthly water bills and less maintenance to helping out the environment, it definitely has its perks. If you are contemplating converting your lawn to a xeriscaped space, here are a few tips to get you started on the right path.Continue reading “10 Xeriscaping Ideas for Dry Climates [Visual]”
Summer Flowers for your Eco-Friendly Garden [Visual]
These days, with more time spent at home and warmer months, you are bound to find yourself in your garden. Whether you are combing over your dried-out tomato plant from last summer or peeking over your next-door neighbor’s fence at their perfect daffodil flower beds, we’ve all wanted to plant the perfect summer garden.
If you think that your garden could use a bit of perkiness and revival, you might not need to look into remodeling. Just by adding vibrant summer flowers to your backyard garden, you can turn it into a refreshing, green oasis.
Below are some of the most versatile, beautiful flowers that will grow across many climates and temperatures. Add a variety of summer and year-round perennial flowers to your garden to replenish its ecosystem and overall beauty.Continue reading “Summer Flowers for your Eco-Friendly Garden [Visual]”