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All gardens, no matter how big or small are indeed beneficial to our planet! Gardens encourage wildlife, purifies the air, minimizes heatwaves, creates a pleasant atmosphere and much more.
However, sometimes we tend to rely too much on artificial products to help us create the paradise we yearn for, which in most cases have a negative impact on the environment. This does not have to be the case! By adapting to eco-friendly gardening techniques, we help to extend the organic-green lifecycle of a garden.
Eco-gardens do need a little bit more patience than those which are being enhanced with chemical fertilizers. Furthermore, your eco-friendly garden might not have the neat and clean look you were hoping for, but at least you will have peace of mind that you are not harming the environment.
By creating an eco-friendly garden, we can also help to conserve energy in many ways. This does not only count for energy savings in the garden but for energy overall, for example, food gardens can help to minimize the production of commercial farming which causes a lot of greenhouse gasses.
Many eco-friendly techniques can help you make your garden more sustainable. By starting off small, you will soon learn that one eco-friendly gardening technique promotes another. The more natural your garden becomes, the closer you are to an eco-garden and healthier earth!
Author: Mattea Jacobs
Mattea Jacobs is a freelance writer who mostly writes about both interior and exterior home design, and environmentally-friendly ways to improve homes. She is also a green activist and a mother of two beautiful sons. You can reach her on Facebook and Instagram.