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Schaumburg's Sustainable Future

By Tim Longueil for SUST 210 online

Gardening in our communities has taken a huge upswing in the past few years. Sustainable gardens can be very beneficial to our local ecosystems by providing biodiversity and beautification while being able capture our planet’s natural energy and divert it back to the health of your garden without additional chemical inputs. These self-sustaining gardens can grow food for you to eat like fruits and vegetables as well as herbs and spices.

One thing to keep in mind when designing a garden is finding ways to keep maintenance time/costs down. Learning the basics of when to plant, how to water or fertilize is extremely important to your plants’ health as well as to the environment. Water is an extremely limited resource and we must do whatever we can to minimize use and save as much as we can. Gardeners can start by capturing rainwater…

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About nickbarban

RHS Qualified Horticulturalist and Garden Coach. I have been maintaining, designing and buidling gardens since 2002. With the company's 10 year anniversary coming up this year Im planning a whole host of stuff to give back, including blogging. Im here to answer your questions, give advice and just natter about anything to do with your garden. I'll be posting pictures and video and Id likr to see your gardens too. Nick Barban

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