Gardening

Garden Improvements That Can Boost the Value of Your Property

Contributed Post If you are thinking about selling your home, you will want to ensure you get as much from the sale financially as possible. You may have already considered home improvements such as a new kitchen or an extension, but have you thought about improving your garden? Most homeowners assume that garden improvements won’t make much of a difference to their asking price, but they can actually add significant value. In fact, a well-maintained garden can add as much as £60,000 to the value of your property based on the current average price in the UK. Read on for some top tips. Source Image     Invest in a shed – While a shed may not seem glamorous, they are officially the in-thing when…
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Transforming The Garden From Jungle To Paradise

Spring is passing by quickly and you know what that means? It means Summer is on its way. As the sun starts to appear more frequently and more heated as the days pass by, it means that one area of your house and property will become a bit more useful. Of course, that’s the garden. We don’t use the garden when it is soggy and wet, nor when it is windy and cold. What this means is that we aren’t working on our garden when conditions are bad and for some, this can build up and build up to the point where a garden is so mangled that any work seems pointless. The Summer is a time where we can truly make the most of…
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How Does Your Garden Grow? Simple Ways To Make Your Backyard More Productive

Contributed Post There’s absolutely nothing wrong with having a garden where you can chill out, watch the world go by, and enjoy the fresh air, but what if your garden could give you more? If you’re a fan of organic produce and you like to spend time in the backyard, why not use your passion for gardening to save you money at the store and make your garden more productive? If you’re keen to try your hand at growing fruit and vegetables, here are some simple steps you can take. Image credit https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Well_kept_vegetable_patch_-_geograph.org.uk_-_1334223.jpg Planning your patch Before you get carried away and start buying seeds, you need to think about the space you have available. Where are you going to create your new vegetable patch…
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Is Your Garden Ready For Summer?

Contributed Post Spring is officially here, and for gardeners that means that it’s time to start thinking about summer already. If you are a keen gardener, you will be aware that you need to start planning for the next season pretty early, as that is the only way that you can ensure a successful garden come summer. Actually, there are a number of different things that you might need to do in order to get there, and it is well worth looking into what they all are. In this article, we are going to take you through just some of them, so that you can start to work on your garden as soon as possible and get it ready for the coming months. Let’s take…
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Don’t Overstep the Boundaries in Your Garden

Contributed Post A garden in full bloom is a remarkable sight. A well looked after garden is a testament to its owner’s gardening skill, gardening knowledge, patience and overall love for being a ‘green finger’. A garden that is full of flowers is a haven for its owner, and anybody that they wish to allow into it, during the summer months especially — and it’s also a haven for wildlife too. However, when it comes to gardening it is sometimes easy to get carried with the result or end product and forget about all the guidelines that are in place to ensure that it remains safe and legal whilst work is being done to it, which is why it is easy to overlook and overstep…
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