We’re all looking for ways to help the environment, lower our carbon footprint, and feel like we’re making a difference in the world. Some changes are easier to make than others. One area where this can be quite simple and be a reminder every day that you are doing your part is in your garden. The best part is that everything that is good for the environment is also better and easier for you. 

eco friendly garden ideas

Make Your Own Compost

Composting at home is a great way to reduce your food waste, enrich your soil, and feel better about doing it. It’s also not extra work if you do it the right way. In Spring when garden waste is plentiful, you can make your first batch and leave that to decompose while you get working on your second one. Aside from yard waste, start with things like coffee grounds and filters, eggshells, and fruit and vegetable peelings. Cut everything nice and small to speed up the process. Avoid meat, dairy, dog or cat feces and even things like garlic, citrus peels or onions which repel earthworms.

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