Being environmentally-conscious is more important now than ever, as California and other states have been experiencing record droughts and issues with salt and nitrate in the soil and ground water are found everyday. You can help do your part to make our nation's agriculture more sustainable by using Grower's Secret products, which offer many environment benefits, including:
Keeping a lawn healthy naturally is increasingly important to many homeowners. Families with children or pets are especially concerned about the dangers of chemical fertilizers and pest control methods. For anyone who enjoys getting out into their yard over the warm summer months, maintaining an organic lawn is the safest and smartest way to go. Here are some environmentally friendly tips on how to do so:
Allergy season is in full swing in most parts of the country; turning cars a peculiar shade of green, causing Kleenex stocks to rise and giving allergy sufferers a wide range of uncomfortable symptoms. Allergies can cause sneezing, wheezing, coughing, headaches and worse but they shouldn’t keep you from enjoying your garden. Instead, re-evaluate your garden, replacing allergy-causing plants with those that will not contribute to your symptoms and redesign your gardening routine and habits.
One of the biggest trends of the year, is growing gardens with a purpose. Gone are the days of having a garden just for its beauty. Lawns are being made into meadows with native plants, vegetables and fruits are grown to sustain families and pollinator gardens are grown with natural materials to help sustain the earth.
Saving your vegetable and flower seeds after your harvest is a rewarding and wallet-friendly practice, and necessary for heirlooms to live on. For all of your efforts, however, there are many things to watch out for when harvesting seeds:
Grower’s Secret™, a Hawaii-based company specializing in organic, eco-friendly fertilizers and plant aids, announces the opening of the Grower’s Secret Store on Amazon.com. For the past ten years, Grower’s Secret products could only be found in Hawaii. Now their innovative formulas in eco-responsible packaging are readily available to Amazon.com’s one-hundred-million customers, just in time for holiday gift-giving.
The chickpea is commonly known as the oddly-shaped legume mushed into hummus. For famished communities around the world, however, the tiny bean has become a superhero, providing relief to hungry people.
It’s October and pumpkins are ready to be harvested for their use as jack-O-lanterns and pies. But before you can enjoy the fruits of your labor, you should do some fall cleaning of your pumpkin patch, to ensure just as rich and colorful pumpkins for next fall.
As you plant this fall for the warmer seasons, be sure you have the following items accompany your shovel, hose and soil:
On newsstands now! Get your copy of the October Maximum Yield USA magazine while they last and check out the Green Feat with our CEO Chaz Berman. He shares the "Secret" to our green philosophy and practices, which serve as the foundation for all of our organic indoor and outdoor garden solutions. This yields better results for you and the environment.