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How Do Your Gardening Habits Affect The Environment?

How Do Your Gardening Habits Affect The Environment?

When it comes to gardening, we all find ourselves getting into a bit of a rhythm with what we’re going. And that’s only natural. Because when you enjoy your time, you’ll want to look after your garden well. But do you know that some of your gardening habits could be affecting the environment?

Using Chemicals

To begin with, you’re going to want to think about what you’re choice of using chemicals can actually do to the environment. At first, you may think that you’re just choosing to use products that will nurture your lawn, or keep bugs away from your plants. But do you know that those chemicals can then go on to affect your local ecosystem? So stop if you want to preserve your local watershed.

Waste

Next, there’s the idea of waste. You may not even realize it, but it’s very easy to go through resources too quickly or wastefully. From water to energy, just make sure that you’re being very conscious of what you use when you’re gardening.

Caring For Nature

And finally, there’s also the effects that your gardening choices are having on the local wildlife. Here, we’re not only referring to the chemicals you use, but also your plant choices. So definitely think about the plants you can choose to help nurture the environment.

If you want to learn more about the things you can do to actually preserve and give back to the earth and the environment, take a look at the infographic below.


Infographic Design By Earth Day Tips

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