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Landscape Gardening Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Landscape Gardening.

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Why Getting Outside is So Good for You

John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead." Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri...  Read more

Cultivating a Child-Friendly Backyard

Imagine that you are the same age as your child… What grade were you in? Who was your teacher? Your best friend? Favorite game? Imagine that you are outside… Did you have a place that you considered your own? A treehous...  Read more

Over 110 Cardio Workout Ideas

You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func...  Read more

Vote with Your Fork

One-quarter of Americans are obese. Sixty percent live a sedentary lifestyle. And this generation of kids is the first generation since 1900 that may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. The health of America, the world’s richest...  Read more

Why Kids Need to Spend Time Outdoors

Today, kids are well aware of the global threats to their environment, but their physical contact, their intimacy with nature on a day-to-day basis, is fading. A fifth-grader in a San Diego classroom put it succinctly: "I like to play indoo...  Read more

I love garden fresh tomatoes in a sandwich with so
Updated 8/8/2015 10:47:38 AM

I love garden fresh tomatoes in a sandwich with some cheese tasty :)...  Read more

Olive Garden for dinner was a bad idea! My belly
Updated 8/1/2015 12:27:03 AM

Olive Garden for dinner was a bad idea! My belly hurts!! 😥 (I did eat lots of salad and only had half my entree...and no pop! Go me!)...  Read more

I need to get motivated. I am headed to my garden
Updated 7/30/2015 9:00:20 AM

I need to get motivated. I am headed to my garden!...  Read more

?????? I love eating fresh veggies from the garden
Updated 7/30/2015 9:57:09 PM

?????? I love eating fresh veggies from the garden this time of year, but I'm getting bored with eating them plain or in salads. How do you eat your fresh veggies?...  Read more

Gardening
Updated 7/24/2015 10:50:20 PM

With summer....I love getting outside and weeding the garden helps me get in a few extra points on my fitness. Love these warm/hot days...!! 244...  Read more

walking

find it easier to walk trail instead of track because the uneven trails workout more parts of my legs and has a change in landscape 311...  Read more

Photograph It!

For seasonal practices, photograph the "old" way as a record of what to do or not to do in the future. For example, in gardening you will have a future reference of what you like and don't like about your landscaping. Likewise, holiday decorations....  Read more

Gardening

Anyone who loves gardening and wants to combine this love with their desire to be fit and healthy!...  Read more

Should You Be Planning a Victory Garden?

Victory Gardens were a popular thing back in the early 1940s. Some referred to them as 'war gardens' while others called them 'food gardens for defense'. In 1943 due to the rationing of canned goods for families, these gardens produced up to 41 perce...  Read more

Poll: Do You Grow Any of Your Own Food?

Like most of you, I love spring—and not just because it allows me to enjoy the outdoors. I am also excited because it marks the start of gardening season! With all the environmental and economic troubles we're facing, gardening is on the ri...  Read more