A metal rack displays potted succulents.
Marion Brenne

Grow native plants and use recycled materials as simple steps in an environmentally savvy direction


Here are tips for making your outdoor area more Earth-friendly.

Tips for an eco-wise garden
Make your garden a more environmentally friendly space

Easy being green
Homeowner and the environment benefit from landscape designs using recycled materials

Greening your garden
Switch to sustainable garden practices for a lush yet healthier landscape

Lush garden, light touch
How to easily create an eco-friendly landscape

Small garden secrets
A tiny urban backyard finds creative uses for space and materials

6 steps to a water-wise garden
Create a beautiful, climate-appropriate landscape that helps conserve a precious resource by following these tips

Water-wise garden makeover
Get resources for sustainable gardening

Lawnless in Ventura
Plant a water-wise front yard alive with texture and blooms

Planting for birds and butterflies
Here's how to create your own backyard wildlife B&B

How green is your garden?
Take our quiz and get your score


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