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Tips For Keeping Your Houseplants Healthy

Contributed Post Image Source Houseplants are a beautiful way of bringing a bit of nature to our modern tech-heavy homes. They also help supply oxygen to our homes, as well as purifying the air, fighting off diseases and even helping us to work more efficiently by increasing memory retention. Of course, just like garden plants, they need to be looked after. Here are some tips to help keep your houseplants healthy (and don’t forget to check out this guide from Groom + Style for more tips). Light The amount of light needed varies from plant to plant. Flowering plants generally need the most. Other plants can get away with a more indirect light and can scorch if exposed to too much direct sun, some examples…
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Make The Most of Small Gardens: Tiny Yard, Big Impact

Contributed Post Image You don’t need a massive outdoor space to create an attractive and functional garden. There are lots of simple techniques that will transform the smallest of yards and create the illusion of a larger area. And the winter months are a great time to work on this, to ensure you’re ready for spring. Start With Function When planning your garden, begin with function. What do you intend to use it for? Will it be somewhere to relax at the end of a busy day or on weekends? Are you looking for a manageable yard, with the minimum of maintenance?  Do you want to grow your own herbs, fruit, and vegetables? Or are aesthetics more important? Determining the function of your garden will…
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Love Your Garden: Advice To Follow To Make The Yard Your Favorite Part Of The Property

Contributed Post A lot of people don’t use their garden enough. After all, they are unsure what to do to make the yard look fantastic. But it’s such a big space that it’s a shame not to make the most of it. Therefore, it’s time to make some improvements to your yard to ensure you fully utilize the space. Here is some advice to follow to make the yard your favorite part of the property! Add an area for growing fruit and vegetables There are lots of benefits to growing your own fruit and vegetables. For one thing, they tend to be a lot healthier than the produce you buy from the store. After all, they are fresh from the ground. Also, growing your own…
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Green Wonder – Let Your Garden Sell Your Home for You!

Contributed Post It’s so important to think about how vital your garden is to the property as a whole. Forget the kitchen! When you’re trying to sell your home, the garden is the pride and joy. This can often be the area that swings it for people. So, it’s really important that you focus on making your outside space as amazing for as you possibly can. Picture Functionality A good garden is a functional garden. This is one of the things you need to remember as a homeowner. Having a garden that is poorly designed and utilised is not going to attract people to the property. Buyers look for functionality in a garden, and this is what yours needs to convey. You have to show…
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Turn Your Jungle Into A Garden!

Contributed Post (Wikimedia) If you’ve let your garden turn into a jungle, then you probably don’t like to even think about it! Every time you look out one of your back windows, and see all those twisting, unruly weeds and overgrown grass, you’re confronted with an inconvenient truth: you’re going to have to tidy it up some day! If you’re not much of a gardener and the prospect of all that work is daunting, here are a few tips to turn your jungle into a presentable garden. Go Step-by-Step Seen as you’re reading this, I’ll assume that the very mention of gardening makes you freeze up. If you’re dreading the sheer amount of time you’re going to have to invest to turn your jungle into…
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