5 Ways To Naturally Slow Erosion

5 Ways To Naturally Slow Erosion

5 Ways To Naturally Slow Erosion One of the worst natural phenomena is erosion. Wind, water, and man-made erosion all degrade land quality. Erosion also reduces water quality by pulling pollution into waterways. This causes unhealthy living conditions for aquatic life. Follow the tips below to slow erosion in your area and help your local wildlife! 1. Plant Grasses, Groundcovers, Shrubs, & Trees The best way to reduce erosion problems is by planting native plant species. Their extensive root systems help prevent bare soil from being swept away. Maintaining plants, replacing old ones,…continue reading →
Gardening to Protect the Chesapeake Bay

Gardening to Protect the Chesapeake Bay

Did you know that you can help save the bay from your own garden? If you live here in the Chesapeake watershed, water runs from your home all the way to the third-largest estuary in the world. Learn how you can make a difference and help save the bay!
Key Elements of Garden Design

Key Elements of Garden Design

What are the building blocks of well-designed gardens and backyard landscapes? Well, they are very similar to the building blocks of a poem, a song, or a painting. Garden design is an art form, and it benefits from the same ideas and structures that other art forms use every day. Read on to learn a few key basics that will help you unlock your inner garden designer.