Gardening

Are You At Risk? The Grave Side Of Gardening

Contributed Post Free Great Picture Image Gardening is favorite hobby for a vast majority of people. It has health benefits galore, and is a sure way to keep yourself in touch with nature. Plus, it’s a good excuse to spend some much needed time outside. But, there is a darker side to gardening, and it’s one we don’t hear enough about. While the health benefits are undeniable, it’s time we educated ourselves about the risks. Gardening is a strenuous activity and involves dangerous equipment to boot. As such, us green fingered folk are at risk of many an injury. Some of the most common gardening injuries include: Back problems Shoulder injuries Allergic reactions Cuts and scrapes This list is by no means extensive, but it…
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Turn The Garden Of Your Dreams Into A Reality In 3 Easy Steps

Contributed Post Summer has arrived, and there is no better season to consider giving your outdoor space a well-earned makeover. Now is the time to consider the garden of your dreams. Do you love the sound of flowing water? Is entertaining space an absolute must have for any garden makeover? Carefully consider your requirements and make a list that you can refer to whenever you need inspiration. Your garden should be an expression of your personality and an extension of your home. Follow these three easy steps to ensure you design the garden that you’ve always wanted. Image Source Get Those Green Fingers At The Ready The essence of any garden is the greenery that it contains. Themes and moods can be created by choosing…
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Five Surprising Health Benefits From Gardening

Some of us take sheer enjoyment from gardening. Finding a passion in the things we grow and giving some love and attention to the flowers and the lawns. Not to mention becoming a little self-sufficient by growing fruit and vegetables. But, for some, gardening is a chore that you simply can’t get on with. Something you have to do perhaps to ensure that your garden looks satisfactory to others. However, you may be missing a trick with your garden, as you can enjoy some health benefits. I thought I would share with you what some of them are. Source It can be a good cardio exercise workout Who would have thought that mowing your lawn could be considered a cardio workout? But the truth is,…
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How Does Your Garden Grow? Indoors.

Contributed Post Not everyone is able to have an outdoor space where they can garden. If you love to garden, but your home doesn’t allow it, it’s not the end of the world. You can still create a fantastic indoor garden, whether you’re able to dedicate a whole room to it or you only have a little bit of space. Before you give up on your dream of having a garden, you should think about if you’re prepared to take on the challenge of indoor gardening. You can create a beautiful and relaxing space that’s easy to manage, and there’s no need to have a yard. Image sourced from Flickr Make Use of Different Plant Containers The first tip you should take on board if…
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Eight Ways To Completely Revamp Your Garden

Contributed Post Nowadays, there’s a lot of focus on remodelling your house, whether that’s changing your decor or adding an extension. However, we don’t tend to talk as much about revamping our gardens. For some people, that’s because maintaining their garden requires constant input from them, whereas others just don’t know where to start. It’s worth looking into, though. Your front garden is the first thing that visitors to your home notice, whereas your back garden is your own personal space. A nice garden can be a great thing to have, as you can have it completely to your own design, it can be a boon to local wildlife, and it gives you somewhere natural and pleasant to enjoy a summer’s evening. What are you…
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