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Giving Your Garden The Natural Look Without The Natural Disasters

Contributed Post We all want a garden that looks and feels natural. However, that doesn’t mean that we all want the hassle that comes with it. Some people just aren’t as eager to spend their days outside maintaining the space so much. Luckily, for those people, there are some solutions. Here’s a way to make sure that the exterior of your home has all the heart-warming natural effect without anywhere near as much of the hassle. Picture Wood is good A lot of people like using wooden fences, decking, and cladding to give their exterior a much more natural appeal. Indeed, if you finish it properly, then wood can be quite resilient. However, composite woods like an eco deck can be even better for those…
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Is A Low Maintenance Garden Possible?

Contributed Post Image Source Not everyone has the time and patience for gardening. But that shouldn’t mean you abandon your outdoor space and let it become an overgrown mess. Low maintenance landscaping is possible by carefully redesigning your garden space. Here are just a few tips and tricks to achieve a low maintenance garden.   Choose the right plants Certain plants require more care and attention. Consider hardy plants that don’t need to be regularly pruned or trimmed back. Good examples of these plants include perennials like geraniums and shrubs like azalea and heather. Avoid fast-growing plants like buddleja, as you’ll constantly be trimming these. Improve weed control by giving plants space Growing plants apart can prevent the spread of weeds. Laying down a mulch…
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Evergreen Ways to Enjoy Your Garden More

Contributed Post If you are lucky enough to have an outdoor space, it makes sense that you enjoy it as much as you can. Well, there are plenty of ways that you can get the most out of it during the warmer months. Here are just a few rewarding ways that you can enjoy your garden more. Go Outside Every Morning Instead of drinking your morning cup of coffee while stuck indoors, try bringing it out into the garden, even if you only have a few minutes to spare. Going outside provides you with the perfect opportunity to get away from the stresses of the house and practice a bit of mindfulness. Starting your day in this way can really help you to feel more…
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Colder Weather On The Way? Don’t Let That Deter Your Garden Use

Contributed Post Getting ready for fall means that leaves start to drop from our much-loved trees and plant in the garden, the air can feel a little cooler and crisp, and the opportunity to spend as much time outdoors begins to fade as does the lighter nights and brighter mornings. However, fall is such a beautiful time of year for the garden, and often the weather isn’t as bad as it could be. But yet we are more deterred from getting out doors the moment September starts and life starts to kick back into a normal routine. I wanted to tell you that there are still plenty of ways you can enjoy your back garden and the great outdoors, here are just a few to…
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Weeds Getting You Down? Here’s How to Defeat Them Once and For All

Contributed Post Anyone who spends much time doing gardening will have spent time battling weeds for longer than they would like. It’s not much fun, but you can’t let those pesky nuisances overrun your garden and ruin everything you’ve worked hard to grow and put in place. Don’t worry, though. If weeds are still getting you down and stopping you from enjoying your garden properly, there are things that can be done to eradicate them once and for all. Read on to find out more. Lay Down Some Newspaper First of all, you should lay down some newspaper on the ground. This is vital if you’re creating a new flower bed and want to stop any existing weeds in their tracks and prevent any new…
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