Gardening

Don’t Make A Mountain Out Of A Molehill: Your Common Garden Problems Solved

Contributed Post (image source) No matter how hard you work on your garden, there are always going to be problems you will need to overcome. However, don’t make a mountain out a molehill! Most of your gardening nightmares can be solved quite easily, and we are here to help. Here are some simple fixes to three issues you may be facing in your garden. Moles Moles are not as harmful as you think they are, as they are actually very good at dealing with common lawn pests, such as grubs and slugs. They are carnivores so they won’t even eat your plants. However, the holes they leave behind can create an eyesore in your beautifully designed garden, and plant eating creatures, such as voles, can…
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Evergreen Ways to Enjoy Your Garden More

Contributed Post If you are lucky enough to have an outdoor space, it makes sense that you enjoy it as much as you can. Well, there are plenty of ways that you can get the most out of it during the warmer months. Here are just a few rewarding ways that you can enjoy your garden more. Go Outside Every Morning Instead of drinking your morning cup of coffee while stuck indoors, try bringing it out into the garden, even if you only have a few minutes to spare. Going outside provides you with the perfect opportunity to get away from the stresses of the house and practice a bit of mindfulness. Starting your day in this way can really help you to feel more…
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Colder Weather On The Way? Don’t Let That Deter Your Garden Use

Contributed Post Getting ready for fall means that leaves start to drop from our much-loved trees and plant in the garden, the air can feel a little cooler and crisp, and the opportunity to spend as much time outdoors begins to fade as does the lighter nights and brighter mornings. However, fall is such a beautiful time of year for the garden, and often the weather isn’t as bad as it could be. But yet we are more deterred from getting out doors the moment September starts and life starts to kick back into a normal routine. I wanted to tell you that there are still plenty of ways you can enjoy your back garden and the great outdoors, here are just a few to…
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Combine Security, Privacy and Beauty in Your Garden

Contributed Post If there are three things that every garden should be, it’s private, secure and beautiful. By covering those three bases, you will be on the right track to creating a garden that is good to spend time in and that doesn’t cause you worry or anxiety. What more could you ask for from your garden than that? If you’re looking to improve your garden, here’s how you can combine those three things expertly. Security Security is a big deal for pretty much any homeowner out there. You need to make sure that your garden is secure as it can be. Many people just focus on the home without thinking about the garden too. First of all, secure your storage areas. If you have…
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Weeds Getting You Down? Here’s How to Defeat Them Once and For All

Contributed Post Anyone who spends much time doing gardening will have spent time battling weeds for longer than they would like. It’s not much fun, but you can’t let those pesky nuisances overrun your garden and ruin everything you’ve worked hard to grow and put in place. Don’t worry, though. If weeds are still getting you down and stopping you from enjoying your garden properly, there are things that can be done to eradicate them once and for all. Read on to find out more. Lay Down Some Newspaper First of all, you should lay down some newspaper on the ground. This is vital if you’re creating a new flower bed and want to stop any existing weeds in their tracks and prevent any new…
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