Gardening

Night Garden Delights

Contributed Post Flickr Picture Do you ever enjoy your garden in the evening or as darkness descends on the world? Probably not and that’s because most people haven’t designed their garden to be the perfect place to spend the day as evening drifts into the night. But you can, and there are plenty of cool, impressive features that will make your garden a delight at night. So, let’s look at a few of the best ideas. Great Furniture Credit Source Forget about those old wicker chairs or the plastic furniture. It’s time to get a tad more creative with the furniture that you choose for your garden. For instance, you should think about looking at luxury outdoor furniture that aesthetically resembles the type of furniture…
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Home And Garden Ideas You Won’t Want To Ignore

Contributed Post Image source Our homes are very much the biggest possession we have and may own, which is why many of us take such pride in the appearance of the inside and the garden itself. It can be all consuming at times while you peruse paint or wallpaper samples, get your hands engrossed in soil in the garden or struggle with where to put what furniture. Not to mention those bigger jobs that require a lot of time and investment like the kitchen, and the bathroom. Which is why many people search on the internet for ideas that won’t always cost them the earth. I thought I would share a few of my ideas for your home and garden to help you give each…
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How To Pest-Proof Your Garden

Contributed Post Image Source Having a garden gives you your own private escape into nature where you can watch the birds and squirrels and foxes and other wonderful wildlife. However, gardens also attract other unwanted critters. These ‘pests’ are the types that want to eat your plants or bite and sting you or steal food from your kitchen. Getting rid of them may require hiring pest control, but there are many DIY approaches to getting rid of such pests. Here are a few ways of getting rid of the most common critters in the garden. Slugs and snails These slimy intruders are the bane of anyone that owns a vegetable patch. There are plenty of pesticides that you can get to deter slugs and snails,…
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Turning Your Garden Minimalist

Contributed Post Everybody has a different idea of what the perfect garden is. Some may think that to be perfect a garden must be a place for children to be able to enjoy themselves freely. Some may think that a garden has to be aesthetically pleasing to be perfect. And some consider the perfect garden to be a place where vegetables can grow. Everybody has a different idea of what the perfect garden is, so it’s okay if yours doesn’t look the same as your neighbour’s. And if your idea of the perfect garden is a minimalist one, then that’s okay too. In fact, if this is the case then make sure to read on for advice on how best to achieve the minimalist look…
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Gardens Worth Spending More Time In

Sometimes, you need to take a look at the work you put into your garden and ask why exactly you do it. Sure, you might want to add some curb appeal to it. You might simply enjoy it as a hobby. But the truth is that you might want to spend a lot more time in your outdoor space. But to that end, you need to do more than creating fanciful flower displays. Here are the key components of gardens that truly invite you to spend more time in them. Picture Get rid of the eyesore If you have a garden that requires a whole campaign to clean it up and maintain it every weekend, then there’s a good chance that it’s often too overgrown…
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