Monthly Archives: July 2015

Master Sustainable Gardening: Tips For Sustainable Landscaping With Owen Dell | Amazing Earth


Master Sustainable Gardening: Tips For Sustainable Landscaping With Owen Dell | Amazing Earth
Master Sustainable Gardening: Tips For Sustainable Landscaping With Owen Dell | Amazing Earth

Help grow your own sustainable gardening applying amazing landscaping to create a master piece. Owen Dell talks about the necessary steps, mistakes and must do’s so that you can learn to create amazing gardens for your homes.

Listen to learn about incredible hacks, tips and get advice from an expert sustainable gardener.

Sustainable gardening includes the more specific sustainable landscapes, sustainable landscape design, sustainable landscaping, sustainable landscape architecture, resulting in sustainable sites. It comprises a disparate group of horticultural interests that can share the aims and objectives associated with the international post-1980s sustainable development and sustainability programs developed to address the fact that humans are now using natural biophysical resources faster than they can be replenished by nature.

Included within this compass are those home gardeners, and members of the landscape and nursery industries, and municipal authorities, that integrate environmental, social, and economic factors to create a more sustainable future.

Organic gardening and the use of native plants are integral to sustainable gardening.

Sustainability is a movement that embraces all facets of human endeavor. “Sustainable” means to perpetuate existence as well as to provide sustenance and nourishment. Today, the word is attached to everything from forestry to ceiling tile.

For more information on sustainable gardening visit:
82 Sustainable Gardening Tips – http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/gardening-techniques/sustainable-gardening-zm0z11zsto.aspx
Sustainable Gardening – http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/your-garden/help-for-the-home-gardener/sustainable-gardening.aspx
Tips, Principles and Practices for the Organic Vegetable Gardener – http://www.planetnatural.com/sustainable-gardening/

We Love Tools – Sustainable Gardening Australia Footprint Flicks


We Love Tools – Sustainable Gardening Australia Footprint Flicks
The behind-the-scenes tour of where it all happens — the toolshed. Get to know the colourful characters who make your garden dream a reality.

Footprint Flicks were produced with the assistance of Sustainability Fund Victoria. For more great Sustainable Gardening advice, visit our website at www.SGAonline.org.au

Wheelie good green waste solutions – Sustainable Gardening Australia Footprint Flicks


Wheelie good green waste solutions – Sustainable Gardening Australia Footprint Flicks
10. Ever felt like the third wheel? Now you know how the green-bin feels. It’s here for good and not for evil, so treat it right and feed it nice. One of our most misunderstood and intriguing bins.

Footprint Flicks were produced with the assistance of Sustainability Fund Victoria. For more great Sustainable Gardening advice, visit our website at www.SGAonline.org.au

Return of the weeds – Sustainable Gardening Australia Footprint Flicks


Return of the weeds – Sustainable Gardening Australia Footprint Flicks
5. So they’ve made it past your defences and past your bio-controls. Fear not, help is at hand with these tried, tested and very sustainable garden weed remedies.

Footprint Flicks were produced with the assistance of Sustainability Fund Victoria. For more great Sustainable Gardening advice, visit our website at www.SGAonline.org.au

Don’t be a drip! – Sustainable Gardening Australia Footprint Flicks


Don’t be a drip! – Sustainable Gardening Australia Footprint Flicks
Take the irritation out of irrigation and go sub-surface. It’s fast, efficient and it makes the most of every precious drop. Go on, your garden will love you for it!

Footprint Flicks were produced with the assistance of Sustainability Fund Victoria. For more great Sustainable Gardening advice, visit our website at www.SGAonline.org.au

Gardenieres: Sustainable Vegetable Gardening


Gardenieres: Sustainable Vegetable Gardening
William Moss checks in with Ashton Ritchie of Serenbe Farms about sustainable vegetable gardening. William and Ashton talk about some great tips to keep your garden green and environmentally friendly.

The community at Serenbe has a passion for sustainability. You can see their commitment to a sustainable lifestyle in the housing, planting, and design of the farm. Little things like composting, adding mulch to the to soil, holds in moisture in the garden and keeps the water level even through out the growing season. Their vegetable garden is an efficient use of space with herbs, tomatoes, collards, peppers, onions, spinach, and arugula grown in close quarters. Interplanning like this enables crops to work in conjunction with each other, helps protect the garden from predators, and provides crops all year long. Little things like using Miracle gro Shake and Feed, which releases nutrients slowly into the soil, help keep this self sustaining veggie garden grow all summer long.

Gardeniere Tip of the Day: Tip Add compost every time you plant. Fresh compost will help keep the soil healthy, moist, and help plants grow faster and evenly.

Serenbe is a 1,000 acre community located under 30 minutes from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. It is a national model for the future of balanced development in the U.S.— focusing on land preservation, agriculture, energy efficiency, green building, walkability, high density building, arts and culture, and community living for multiple generations.