Looking forward to the long weekend with some good weather thrown in, our attention is somehow drawn towards the garden. Green fingered or not, we keep aside some time to try a spot of gardening.
If a New York based tech start-up has its way, seasons will have nothing to do with gardening. You can grow [...]
Though most people probably haven’t noticed, the UK is definitely experiencing a slump in the gardening industry. More and more green space is paved over every day, it seems, and there’s less and less room for ‘a bit of a garden’ even in more rural settings. According to Chris McCall of the Falkirk Herald, this [...]
Rock gardens are very simple to create and as a bonus is also extremely eco-friendly making them a great gardening asset to learn about. Even better, rock gardens are extremely low maintenance once they are done.
One easy way to start is to gather a pile of dirt that is lying around in the yard somewhere. [...]
The Star Wars inspired Death Star birdhouse comes to The Fowndry
The Fowndry has a question for you? What is hotter than the twin suns Tattooine? The Death Star Birdhouse, that’s what! Do not fear if you think such a deadly abode for the avian visitors to your garden would be impossible to get your [...]
If you are looking to reduce your electrical bill and still keep it green, you can Shop Texas Electricity and see who offers the best rates and the greenest energy. One of the main ways to keep your bills down and remain green is to ensure the best insulation possible. This is good even in [...]
There are two different types of garden that you can consider if you are planting on your rooftop. The very first type is called a roof garden, and this is the much more intensive choice. Most people see this on an office block or hotel top because it requires a large effort, a great deal [...]
When we talk about farming and gardening methods, there are just usually two classifications that ate taken note of, that of the organic, and that of the conventional. However, if the goal is to have a more eco-friendly space, without wasting time or money that comes with going completely organic, then integrated pest management may [...]
According to the numbers that have been released by many studies, outdoor gardens receive at least one third of the required residential water. This means that around seven to eight billion gallons of fresh and clean water are being dumped onto lawns each and every day.
Obviously, this needs to be seriously reduced, but if you [...]
It’s that time of the year again when the RHS is now looking for the next 2013 Young School Gardener. Last year, 11 year old Lucas Hatch won the impressive title after a panel of judges decided his presentation was best.
The boy from Suffolk had shown some ingenious green strategies for growing crops, and he [...]
While holidays are often religious or political in nature, now people make up holidays for any reason at all, and certainly it would be foolish to think gardening would not get its own holiday as well. Themed holidays are here to stay, and hobbyists have added them to cooking, painting and of course, now gardening [...]