Eco-Friendly Gardening Tips

Backyard gardeners, it’s the first day of Spring and time to wake up from hibernation and start planning your garden. Here are some ideas that are friendly to the environment and your wallet.

Compostable cups as seedling starters:
http://www.cheapvegetablegardener.com/growing-seedlings-with-compostable/
Guess what we have plenty of in the Richmond office? Compostable cups! Please see Derek L. if you’d like to take some home.

Two-liter bottles as upside-down planters:
http://www.cheapvegetablegardener.com/2-liter-bottle-upside-down-tomato-planter/

Corks as plant markers:
http://www.birdsandblooms.com/backyard-projects/diy-garden-projects/garden-diy-herb-markers/

Natural garden pest control mixtures:
http://www.ecolivingadvice.com/natural-pest-control-for-your-lawn-and-garden/

DIY compost bin made from used pallets:
http://www.ehow.com/how_6525347_build-compost-bin-using-pallets.html

All of these websites have tons of tips, so keep browsing for more great ideas. Happy gardening!

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