Welcome to The Tao of Garden

Gardening is simply the practice of cultivating plants. People grow ornamental plants to harvest their flowers, foliage, or to get dyes out of them. They are also grown for their overall appearance.

There are also plants that are cultivated for human consumption. They are consumed as fruits, vegetables and herbs for medicinal purposes.

When we talk about gardening the subject ranges from fruit orchards to long boulevard plantings. Gardening practitioners may specialize themselves in growing only one type of plant or they may also practice mixed plantings that involve many various plants.

Gardening requires active participation of the practitioner and it usually requires intensive works and discipline.
Here you'll find many tips and tricks that are related to gardening.

There are various methods, types and approaches to maintain a healthy and beautiful garden. You can find all of them here.

You may want to learn what's the proper way to landscape the yard, choosing the right soil, maintain the plants, growing indoor gardens, and many many more.

We also look forward to hear your insights, suggestions, and even requests around gardening and landscaping. So please don't forget to leave your precious comments...

Happy gardening... :)

Methods To Create An Enviroment-friendly Landscape

Through landscape the whole surroundings can be changed regardless of the size of the lawn. That is why the owners and the contractors both are cautious and they try to reduce the effect from this task.
Following are some ways to make the landscape better and environment friendly:
  • Find plants that consume little water 
Due to the scarcity of water on planet the home owners should select those plants which require less amount of water rather than those who requires plenty water. By choosing them they will be able to save their water expenses and also make the environment safer.
  • Use organic fertilizers 
The home owner should choose the organic fertilizers because they are not harmful for soils like the artificial fertilizers and at the same time they help plants to grow healthy.
Organic fertilizers can be created by composting a pit and by using grass as mulch.
  • Have trees in your lawn
Well positioned trees will be helpful in saving the cost of electricity as they will provide shades that will ultimately helps in providing the cooler environment.
  • Find alternative sources of water
Home owners must design their landscape in such a manner that rain water will ultimately come over them from the roofs’ top. It will save the tap water.

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