Gardeners, by nature are environmentalists. You strive for organic food, grown in your back yard. Even if you don’t have a garden, the ecosystems are still important to you. You can go green by incorporating eco-friendly treatments, lawn equipment, and ornaments.
Natural Pesticides are a critical part of an eco-friendly garden and come from a variety of sources.
Terracycle Plant Food is an interesting, totally green fertilizer that was developed by students at Princeton University. Worms eat garbage and then poop it into recycled coke and Pepsi bottles. You can find this product at Walmart, Home Depot, and CVS.
Naturalawn of America is a lawn management company with more than 70 franchises committed to formulas that are healthier for your family and pets. They will catch bugs and also have pesticide products that reduce pesticides by 80 percent with more than twenty years experience. They use a reduced amount of synthetic pesticides with organic based bio-products.
Garden-in-a-Bag, by Potting Shed Creations, lets you grow plants in a glass of water in the kitchen. Indoor plants allow you to totally avoid pesticides. They come in a variety of flowers, fruits, and herbs.
Lawn Maintenance really needs to be revaluated. Conventional, gas powered lawn mowers do serious damage, causing 5 percent of all air pollution in the United States. In one hour, the gas powered lawn mower will cause as much air pollution as forty cars.
RoboMower by Friendly Robotics only makes an impact while its batteries recharge. It is completely self-automated; all you have to do is lay down a wire for the perimeter. The RoboMower communicates with the sensory wire for navigation. It comes equipped with password protection and safety features. If you are able to really splurge on this, the docking station is available; then all you have to do is schedule the time you want the lawn mowed into the computer.
Garden and Lawn ornaments should be eco-friendly. Why decorate nature with something harmful to it?
Silicon Solar offers waterproof, solar-powered lanterns and lights. The internal batteries receive power from a solar panel top; this gives power to the long-lasting LED light. There is motion power available.
HP 300FX is a solar powered fountain that pumps water 6′ into the air.
Modern Birdhouses makes birdhouses from responsibly harvested lumber, certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
If you are trying to go organic, make sure your garden and lawn are too.