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Easy Tips for Sustainable Gardening

The act of gardening itself is an environmentally friendly way of living but making the extra effort towards sustainable gardening takes the eco-friendly factor even further. Growing your own food is a perfect example of sustainability and finding ways to be as organic as possible while doing so can provide various long-term benefits for our…

Gardening in Straw Bales

If you have ever wanted to get into gardening but something keeps getting in the way, and a huge property is not an option, straw bale gardening may just be the answer. Perhaps you are overwhelmed with how to get started with a garden, don’t have a lot of money to spend, or don’t have…

Growing Your Own Food is as Important as Ever Amid Food Demand

Many people have turned to gardening during the COVID-19 pandemic, not just as a hobby but to generate their own food source. Food supply chains are slowing down, grocery stores consistently see less items in stock and delivery services like Instacart, Shipt and Amazon Fresh are overwhelmed with orders. Feeding America, the largest food bank…

How Gardening Can Be a Natural Stress Reliver

The everyday stresses of life can pile up and most of us are looking for natural stress relievers to ease those burdens. Creating a beautiful garden, no matter the size, can relieve stress in many ways. Whether a flower or vegetable garden, your very own oasis away from life’s obligations can be great for overall…

How to Use Indoor Plants to Avoid Airborne Viruses

Now more than ever, due to the global pandemic of the Coronavirus, each one of us should be taking extra precautions to remain healthy now and in the future. As gardeners, we already know the healing properties many plants and herbs contain, and it’s important to note the positive impact indoor plants have on our…

How to Start a New Garden at Home While Social Distancing

While you practice social distancing because of the Coronavirus, now is the perfect time to revisit an old hobby or start a new one. In general, hobbies can improve mental health and lift our spirits. As we previously discussed, picking up gardening as a hobby can benefit the environment, provide an array of health benefits…

Herbal Teas You Can Grow to Combat the Flu This Season

Like clockwork, the flu makes its rounds each winter. When we run the risk of catching the flu or common cold each year, we’re set back for a short period of time until it’s out of our system. However, the gardening experts at Garden Savvy believe you don’t have to suffer each year – there…

Beginner Gardener’s Infographic

This infographic was generously created by Alan Crowe of: http://www.crowesawmills.ie/timber-wooden-garden-gates/  

How to Extend the Growing Season

If you’re eager to get started on your garden before the weather warms try building a growing table in your home or basement. I grow in zone 7a of the Northeast, so my planting times and experiences may vary from yours. Part I:  Build a growing table in the basement so that you can start…

How to Care for Poinsettias

‘Tis the season for Poinsettias! It’s likely that you’re either giving or receiving this holiday staple this holiday season, so we decided to put together a basic care guide for Poinsettias so that they last through the new year. Poinsettias are almost as synonymous with Christmas as a Christmas tree or lights, serving as the…
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