If you have the vision to create a garden that is as eco-friendly as possible, you’ll be glad to know that there is a wide range of methods to choose from, all of which will make an outdoor area much more self-sustaining, will cut down on waste and is designed to be more dependent on renewable sources of energy. The best part of it all, is that the wildlife in your locality will be delighted to find a variety of habitats, all right on your doorstep.
The ecosystem is becoming increasingly bombarded with pressures, gardeners do much to combat these pressures. In addition, studies have outlined that eco-gardening has a good effect when it comes to cutting down on waste, putting the brakes on climate change and reducing energy use. If your garden area seems to be boring and lifeless, then think about eco-living as a way to make your outdoor space much more plant-friendly, as well as biologically diverse.
To get your garden going down the eco-friendly path, try out the five ideas outlined below.
1. Make Your Garden Attractive To Friendly Bugs
Ground beetles, ladybirds, lacewings, and the list goes on! You may enjoy watching bugs busy at work in your garden, then again you may hate even the thought of them, whatever category you fit into the fact is simple, while some bugs can certainly cause damage to your plants, there are plenty that can do much good, even assisting in shrinking the number of harmful bugs that are calling your garden home.
Take for example the ladybird and lacewing, it actually eats aphids, like the blackfly. If your garden has a large aphid population, think about creating a flower border of marigolds, sunflowers, candytuft or such like, it will act as an enticement to the ‘good bugs’, and reduce harm to your garden.