Gardening

Tips for getting beautiful front yard

Building a beautiful house is still a dream of many people. If you ever felt that something is missing in your wonderful house that can enhances the look of your house a little more. Then you must take care of your lawn and garden area. When comes to a beautiful house size does not matters, even a small house with good front yard and correct placement where things should be will give you a pleasant and grand look. As people will see your front yard first, designing and decorating the lawn and front yard is must. So that, you can showcase your beautiful house to your neighborhood. Designing the landscape: First you have to check the availability of space and make a blueprint where the…
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Neat Freak: What A Clean Cut Garden Looks Like

Contributed Post More and more of us want less and less to do with a basic garden. We realize in this day and age that land is quickly being used up, so we’ve got to make the best with what we’ve got. Gardens don’t have to be boring and just the stereotypical long and green lawn types. They can be imaginative and offer us a place to come and think in quiet. We need to value more, what our gardens can do for us and achieve in design and style. Maybe you don’t want to create something too complex, you just want a nice place to spend time with your partner or children. Yet the garden should also be something that you can be proud…
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Winter Wind Down: Get The Garden Set For The Cold

Contributed Post The Fall rolling in hasn’t stopped people from having cookouts and enjoying those lighter evenings, but as the night draws in earlier and people are feeling the chill in the air more and more, it’s time to think about preparing the house – and the garden – for the frost ahead. Winter preparation for a house is pretty straightforward, because mostly it’s insulating the rooms and ensuring you’ve brought out the heavier winter drapes and adding the rugs to the hard floors. Your home is supposed to keep you feeling cosy and comfortable, even when a gale is blowing outside. The question is really about what you should be doing with your garden space, and how you can make sure that’ it’s protected….
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Herbivores: Protecting Plants Without Pesticides

Contributed Post Creating a garden is an excellent pastime. It’s fun, healthy, and gives your mind something to focus on night and day. The only time it’s stressful is when pesky bugs eat their way through your produce. Get away slugs; there’s nothing here for you! Of course, there are plenty of chemicals on the market which will get rid of them at the drop of a hat, but you’re against using harmful substances. So, what are your options? Well, you’ll be glad to know that using a spray isn’t the only way to protect your garden. Sure, it’s hard work but natural remedies do exist, and you can find them underneath. Create Your Own As a gardener, DIY comes naturally and warding off insects…
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Keeping Your Garden Cool During Long Hot Summers

Contributed Post With the climate getting warmer and the summers becoming drier and longer, you might find it hard to find a cool and shady spot in the garden. With an increased need for sprinklers during the hot months, you might be looking to create a permanent solution so you can enjoy cooler temperatures inside the house and outside. Below you’ll find a few tips on how to transform your outdoor space into a shady paradise where you can spend your weekends, entertain your friends, and cool down on hot days. Pergolas Image via Max Pixel If you would like to create natural shade in your garden, you might simply have to erect a pergola. These are great for providing sanctuary from the shade. Select…
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