Rattan Direct wrote up a comprehensive guide to making small changes to your garden that will have a positive impact on the environment.

They are accustomed to the messages and practical ideas for living as eco-friendly as possible IN our homes, but we often neglect the garden. Making the garden more eco-friendly is a major step in reducing your carbon footprint. With a little know-how, it is easy to achieve.

What is an Eco-Friendly Garden?
An eco-friendly garden is one that encourages a balance between plants, trees, insects, birds, animals and humans naturally, rather than by using insecticides, pesticides or other manufactured means.

What makes for an Eco-Friendly Garden?

This concept spreads throughout the garden, from planting native species to the materials used to make pots, borders and garden furniture. 

From growing vegetables alongside your flowers to investing in garden furniture made from sustainable materials, we cover everything you need to know about adopting a greener garden in this guide.

Written by greenlivingguy

The Green Living Guy, Seth Leitman is a green living expert, celebrity and Editor of the McGraw-Hill, TAB Green Guru Guides. Seth is also an Author, Radio Host, Reporter, Writer and a Environmental Consultant on green living. The Green Living Guy writes about green living, green lighting, the green guru guides and more. Seth's books range from: # Build Your Own Electric Vehicle by Bob Brant and Seth Leitman (2nd and 3rd editions) # Build Your Own Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle by Seth Leitman # Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle by Carl Vogel # Green Lighting by Seth Leitman, Brian Clark Howard and Bill Brinsky # Solar Power For Your Home by David Findley # Renewable Energies For Your Home by Russel Gehrke # Do-it-Yourself Home Energy Audits by David Findley # Build Your Own Small Wind Power System by Brian Clark Howard and Kevin Shea # and more green living books to follow.

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