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November 24, 2018
retainer wall

Another Brick Off The Wall? Know When It’s Time To Repair Or Replace Your Retainer Wall

The average cost to build a retaining wall is $5,364. Retaining walls help to prevent erosion, create extra usable space, and manage water flow. Retaining walls can be absolutely necessary if your home is near a soil fault line. A retaining wall may also just be a cosmetic addition to a landscaping design to add […]
November 23, 2018
container gardening

Contain Your Excitement! Here’s the 101 on Successful Container Gardening

You don’t have to own acres of land to satisfy your green fingers. Whether you have a driveway, a tiny balcony, or even a roof terrace, container gardening is the perfect way to bring some plants into your home. Even better, the type of greenery that thrives in small containers also happens to be ideal […]
November 21, 2018
how to start composting

Stinkin’ Trash Talk-How To Start Composting and Where On Earth To Put It

2.1 million tons of food was composted in the United States in 2015. That constituted 5.3% of all food in the country! Those are decent figures. But composting has a major impact in domains as varied as waste reduction, soil health, watershed protection, climate protection, and even job production. Clearly, we could all benefit from more […]
November 20, 2018
raised garden beds

Be The Sergeant Of Your Peppers: Everything You Need For Organic Raised Garden Beds

As one in three American households grow their own food, it’s pretty well known what you need to help plants grow. Some seeds, water, sunlight, and quality soil will ensure that your organic plants grow tall and healthy. Since everything starts with your bed, here is everything you need to know to build raised garden […]