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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

The Giving Tree: Add 23 Edible Plants to Your Garden

Most people would agree that trees are pretty terrific. They shade us from the sun, create a sense of privacy and, in some cases, bloom into beautiful spring blossoms. For kids (or the young at heart), a good tree can provide endless entertainment in...  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

Ran 3 miles this morning and weeded the garden. #f
Updated 7/24/2016 1:17:04 PM

Ran 3 miles this morning and weeded the garden. #fitbit show 72 active minutes :) not too bad...  Read more

Does playing in the garden with the kids count as
Updated 7/22/2016 1:41:09 AM

Does playing in the garden with the kids count as exercise??...  Read more

Spent time out on the garden!!! Sometimes I feel l
Updated 7/19/2016 1:40:40 PM

Spent time out on the garden!!! Sometimes I feel like I know nothing when it comes to gardening. Good thing I have friends to turn to!! But I do know I have baby pumpkins!!! #firstpost #garden #healthylifestyle l...  Read more

Spent time out on the garden!!! Sometimes I feel l
Updated 7/19/2016 1:20:06 PM

Spent time out on the garden!!! Sometimes I feel like I know nothing when it comes to gardening. Good thing I have friends to turn to!! But I do know I have baby pumpkins!!! #firstpost #garden #healthylifestyle #trying ☺️πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸŒΆπŸπ...  Read more

Does any one grow their own garden on their yard o
Updated 7/19/2016 3:50:00 PM

Does any one grow their own garden on their yard other than tomatoes?...  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

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

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 produce...  Read more

A Guide to Growing Your Own Living Salad Garden

A refreshing summer salad starts with turning a bit of dirt right in your own backyard. There’s nothing more satisfying than a hearty, healthy bowl of greens and veggies handpicked from your own garden or back porch planter box. Whether it'...  Read more