Your home’s landscaping may be natural, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s sustainable. To be an environmentally-conscious homeowner, you have to make smart choices with what you plant and how you care for your property.
Bees are on the way to extinction, not just honey bees, but all kinds of bees. Most bee species are pollinators, meaning that they help in the reproduction of plants. Without bees to pollinate, you would not be able to enjoy many vegetables and fruits. Apples, strawberries, coffee, tomatoes, almonds need pollinators. 30% of food crops and 90% of wild plants need bees, or else they will die out. Insecticides, pollutants, extreme heat and cold, monocrop cultures – these are just a few reasons why bees are dying out. Take a look at the ways you can support bee conservation in your locality:
Storms, heat waves, drought, torrential rain, these all are examples of changing weather, which affects the plantations in our garden. As a gardener, one should know what all changes a garden demands as the climate changes to maintain the goodness of soil and strength of plants.
Homeowners with a green thumb are trying to adapt eco-friendly gardening and landscaping techniques to make their homes greener. Unwittingly you can do things which can be harmful for your surrounding environment. People who live in urban areas lack patience and they rely on quick remedies like insect killers or weed killers to make their gardens look great.