Gardening

Simple Time Saving Tips For Busy Gardeners

Contributed Post Picture Gardening is a fun and relaxing hobby. There’s nothing quite like browsing through plant books, roaming the aisles of your local gardening centre, picking out your favorite seeds and bulbs, and then watching them grow and blossom before your very eyes. That being said, it is of hard work, taking up hours of your time, and causing immeasurable amounts of stress. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to make your life a little easier and save yourself some time. Come Up With A Plan Before you get to work, you need to figure out exactly what you want doing in your garden and come up with a plan. If you don’t, you’ll spend far too much time glossing over…
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Climate Change Causes Food Shortages – Here’s How

Contributed Post Picture Credit You might currently think that climate change isn’t that big a deal. After all, it might mean our summers get even hotter and we don’t have to worry about so much snow through the winter, right? Wrong! In actual fact, many scientists who research the climate are now suggesting that our weather could be getting more and more extreme each year – that means that summer will become unbearably hot while our winters will bring even more ice and snow. That’s not all, though – many experts are warning that a change in our usual clients will have an adverse effect on our food production. Eventually, it could lead to food shortages around the world. How so? Here are the things…
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How to Get a Healthy Green Lawn This Summer

Contributed Post Image Credit: Stock Snap Your lawn is probably the biggest area of green in your whole garden. This is the best place for playing soccer, hosting garden parties and reclining on a deck chair in the sunshine. Unfortunately, your grass might not take too kindly to all these activities and a little extra TLC is required. Luckily, there are a few very simple things you can do to ensure that your grass stays green and lush all summer through. Water Regularly Water is one of the most important things you can do for your garden through the hotter months but your lawn has a few specific requirements. Try to water your lawn early in the morning. This allows the water to sink into…
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A Simple Plant Disease Prevention Guide

Contributed Post Photo Credit One of the saddest things that can happen is your garden is that your plants suddenly and unexpectedly suffer from some sort of disease. You may end up wondering if all your plants are going to suffer the same fate and how you can get rid of it as quickly as possible. Well, as the old saying goes ‘prevention is far better than the cure. With this in mind, in this blog post, we are going to provide you with a few helpful pieces of advice to keep your garden looking at its best. hh Examine Plants Before Purchase It may seem obvious, but the best way that you can limit the amount of disease that spreads into your garden is…
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Finishing Touches To Your Garden That You Didn’t Know You Needed Until Now

Contributed Post It’s a normal feeling to want our homes to be presentable and feel homely, and so should your garden too. When you’ve got a space outside of your home that you can work with, it allows you to be creative in many different ways compared to the interior of your home. Having the freedom to modify your garden into a haven that’s perfect for you is a luxury that not everyone has, so it’s important that you appreciate and make the most of the space that you have. Here are some finishing touch ideas to your garden that you didn’t know you needed until now. Photo by Thomas Hafeneth on Unsplash Water feature There’s something really relaxing about a water feature because of…
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