Gardening

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Contributed Post We’ve all heard of the famous nursery rhyme, so how does your garden grow? Are you someone who loves to make it as bright and colourful as possible? Or are you one that has a garden so big you feel it’s pointless trying to do anything with it? Or does gardening just not interest you? Well whichever one you fall under, you need to try and make as much effort with your garden as possible. It is one of the first things any guest notices about your home, and gardening can be so fun if you make it. It also comes in handy when it comes to selling your home. A big attractive garden is a selling point for a lot of people….
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Do You Resent Your Garden? Here’s How To Embrace Your Green Fingers!

Contributed Post https://www.pexels.com/photo/garden-102896/ It’s funny how often people put huge amounts of effort into making the inside of their homes as beautiful as possible. They carefully choose colour schemes for each room, arrange them carefully, and bring a sense of charm and personality to every inch. And yet, when it comes to their garden, it’s almost as if they’d prefer it wasn’t there. Far too often people seem just to want to ignore their garden. This is often because it presents a whole bunch of different challenges from taking care of the interior of your home. However, just because you’ve had no luck with your garden in the past doesn’t mean that things are going to carry on that way. Here are a few ways…
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Is A Low Maintenance Garden Possible?

Contributed Post Image Source Not everyone has the time and patience for gardening. But that shouldn’t mean you abandon your outdoor space and let it become an overgrown mess. Low maintenance landscaping is possible by carefully redesigning your garden space. Here are just a few tips and tricks to achieve a low maintenance garden.   Choose the right plants Certain plants require more care and attention. Consider hardy plants that don’t need to be regularly pruned or trimmed back. Good examples of these plants include perennials like geraniums and shrubs like azalea and heather. Avoid fast-growing plants like buddleja, as you’ll constantly be trimming these. Improve weed control by giving plants space Growing plants apart can prevent the spread of weeds. Laying down a mulch…
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Getting The Most Out Of Your Garden This Fall

It’s a bitter pill to swallow but summer has truly departed. Sure it can be frustrating when the fleeting glimpse of summer fades and the leaves turn from green to rusty brown, but while the color may be draining from your garden, there’s life in the old girl yet! Sure, you’ll be hosting fewer barbecues and the kids will be jumping through sprinklers a lot less in fall, but there are still a great many things you can do to make your garden a beautiful, vibrant and pleasant place to spend time. As the skies start to grey and the nights grow longer, you’ll be grateful for the splash of color and life that your garden can bring to take the edge off the colder…
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Develop A Better Relationship With Your Garden

Contributed Post Lots of people have zero love for their backyard. It represents hard work, frustration, and, well, dirt. It’s true that it takes a lot of work to create a beautiful outdoor space that can wow your neighbors and friends. But once the big efforts are made, it really needn’t take that much more on a regular basis to keep it looking immaculate. Your backyard should be a much-loved extra room for your home. It’s a big space that can be used for fun and games, entertaining, and dining. And it should be used for all those things. Then, of course, are all the other things you’re missing out on. You can use your garden to grow your own ingredients for a deliciously healthy…
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