With a global pandemic still causing a fair share of commotion, we must continue to keep a careful eye on our health. The sickness itself, along with feelings of isolation, can cause us both physical and mental pain, and the proper precautions must be taken to stop these ailments in their tracks.
While humans need to stay healthy and strong, the same goes for the planet earth. Dangerous carbon emissions and the waste produced by humans continue to harm our environment. If you care about your health and the environment, then you may be surprised to learn that you can improve both at the same time! Below we will talk about how to take care of yourself and our planet simultaneously.
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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.
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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.
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Looking at the calendar and seeing that summer is almost over can be tough on many people. In fact, there is a condition called August anxiety that can create stress for some folks as they realize that their favorite season is slipping away. If you feel this way, now is the time to enjoy some last-minute excitement with these fun and eco-friendly activities.
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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.
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