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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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Messy Gardens Might End Up Messing Your Life

Contributed Post You really shouldn’t ignore any issue about your home. It’s only going to come back and bite you in the rear at the end. However, one problem that gets ignored more than most is a messy garden. If you have a messy garden, you might get tired just thinking about it. But an overgrown garden brings with it a lot of problems that are hard to ignore. Here are some of the reasons you should worry about the mess out back and reasons you should get the old lawnmower and clippers out. Pic Source Obviously, you won’t enjoy your garden When you have a mess on your hands that you’re not dealing with, you’re more inclined to avoid it. But that’s a great…
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