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We've all taken a walk in nature and experienced the relaxing and often regenerating, healing impact it can have on us, right?
Learn how to care for your houseplants so you can ditch the nickname the “plant killer”.Learn how to care for your houseplants so you can ditch the nickname the “plant killer”.
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In the last decade, outdoor space design has grown and become incredibly popular, which calls for even more versatile, comfortable and durable than ever patio furniture. I spoke with Toronto indoor designer extraordinaire Jane Lockhart.
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If your goal is to grow a successful vegetable garden in your backyard, these handy vegetable-specific gardening tips, presented in partnership with PRO-MIX, will help you get the most bountiful crop you’ve ever seen.
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Six of the most popular, eye-pleasing flower breeds to consider planting, presented in partnership with PRO-MIX.
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These are beautiful plants, some flowering, further masking their sinister side effects. And they are an invasive species, meaning they are increasingly found in many parts of Canada. If you are gardening, hiking or cottaging this summer, it's advised you familiarize yourself with what these plants look like so you can steer clear.
How to create a year-round herb garden. From the AOL Partner Studio
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When it comes to nature conservation, a little goes a long way. Small-scale conservation efforts can have a huge impact and help ensure that we and future generations can enjoy precious natural spaces. This Earth Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada challenges you to partake in at least one small act of conservation.
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Here are five ways to get the best results, presented in partnership with PRO-MIX, another key ingredient to your healthy lawn.
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One of the most powerful tools of nature conservation in the 21st century is our ability to put the protection of Canadian species into a global context. By documenting Canadian species that are not just rare in Canada, but rare everywhere, we can better understand the role of Canadian conservation efforts in preventing global species extinctions.
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Just because a blanket of snow covers the ground doesn't mean you have to stop gardening this winter. I've brought my love for gardening inside with an indoor edible garden. There are many herbs, vegetables, fruits and edible plants you can easily grow indoors. They are just like us -- they need water, air, nutrients and light to flourish.
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Talk about a breath of fresh air!
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Life evolved to live within limits. It's a delicate balance. Humans need oxygen, but too much can kill us. Plants need nitrogen, but excess nitrogen harms them, and pollutes rivers, lakes and oceans. Ecosystems are complex. Our health and survival depend on intricate interactions that ensure we get the right amounts of clean air, water, food from productive soils and energy from the sun.
Buy local whenever possible.