Environment

Koppen Climate Classification map
Environment, Gardening, Home and Garden, Landscaping

Köppen Climate Classification: How to Use the Other Plant Map

When you have a question about landscaping in your geographical area, you might consult the Farmer’s Almanac for planting charts or frost dates, or look at the USDA’s Plant Hardiness Zone Map for plant hardiness. But there is another chart that could help you with your landscape decisions — the Köppen climate classification system. […]

Environment, Gardening, General Lawn Care, Home and Garden, Landscaping

Natural Lawn Pesticides That Work (Hint: They’re Not Homemade Recipes)

Green living and sustainable plant-care grow more popular by the day. A beautiful, organic-certified, and is pest-free lawn is it possible! Anyone calling their lawn “organic” will need organic means to repel lawn pests. That means synthetic chemical pesticides are out, due to their negative effects on wildlife and water […]