Tag Archive: gardening

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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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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‘Blooming’ Marvellous- Upgrades To Benefit Every Garden

Contributed Post Credit to this site As the saying goes, ‘if you have a library and a garden, you have everything you need.’ Having your own space outside to enjoy, soak up some sunshine or entertain friends is such a luxury- and is something so many don’t have. So if you’re lucky enough to have a garden, take full advantage! Here are some of the ways you can upgrade the space. A Seating Area The best thing about having a garden is when it’s nice outside, you have a whole separate space to enjoy. Whether it’s entertaining friends and family with barbecues and garden parties or having lunch or dinner outside, you will need a seating area. You could finish the look with an outdoor…
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Peppers are just another adventure, except without broken limbs

Peppers are an adventure. They’re not supposed to grow in the suburbs of New Jersey. They don’t belong in this part of the world, but we’re humans. We do what we want with Mother Nature (right up to the point where she does what she wants with us). We never really had success growing peppers in our yard, and that always disappointed me. All we wanted was some regular ol’ bell peppers. As a kid, I learned from my good friend Chris to eat them like apples, but with a salt shaker in hand. Bite, dash of salt, bite, dash of salt, until the whole thing was gone. So that’s how I came to love sweet peppers. Hot peppers were another story. I didn’t have the…
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