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Using your garden to be more eco-friendly

More people want to help out the environment

It’s no big secret that there are serious environmental troubles that are currently facing the earth.

Many people are aware of it, and there are people who want to do their part to help out the environment.

Here are four tips that can help you be more environmentally friendly in your own garden.

Growing your own food

One of the easiest (and most rewarding) ways to help out the environment is by growing your own fruits and vegetables.

Instead of spending endless amounts of money on food that does not last that long in a supermarket, it can be more cost-effective to grow your own food.

Many gardeners love growing their own tomatoes, strawberries, apples, carrots and many more different types of fruit and vegetables.

Recycle and reuse your materials

There are various common garden items that can be recycled or reused:

  • Unwanted pots and pallets
  • Old gardening equipment
  • Any sheds that are old or damaged

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When throwing away any unwanted garden waste, it is hard to ensure it is done in an environmentally friendly way.

Luckily, garden waste can be collected by many experienced waste removal specialists across the UK.

Rubbish Clearance Limited are one of the best at performing garden waste clearance services. Their team provide eco-friendly waste removal services for any garden and also perform green waste removal and collection.

For anything that you do need to be thrown away, that cannot be reused or recycled, contact Rubbish Clearance for a professional, environmentally cautious removal of any unwanted garden waste.

Try to limit water usage

Instead of using endless amounts of water for watering your plants and flowers, preserving water is an effective way to do your part in helping out the environment.

The average person in the UK uses 15 litres of water per daythat does not even include the water needed for the bathroom and the kitchen!

There are ways you can help your water last longer in your garden:

  1. Don’t overwater
  2. Consider installing a dripper irrigation system to save water
  3. Be gentle with the watering
  4. Water your garden either early in the morning or late in the evening
  5. Prevent diseases by keeping the leaves dry
  6. Don’t forget to water the roots

Plant some trees

Plating a tree not only makes your own garden look extra beautiful, trees can provide us with more oxygen and can also remove carbon monoxide from the air.

The more trees that are planted can help improve the environment.

Gardens with trees are very attractive to wildlife in comparison to homes that don’t have trees in their back garden.

By planting a tree, you are doing your part to make the environment a cleaner, and more liveable place for future generations.

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