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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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Follow These Steps To Brighten Up Your Garden

If you’re an avid gardener, then you should always be looking for things to improve your space. One of those things is giving your garden space a splash of color. Bright and vibrant colors improve the look and feel of a garden, and can turn it into a little piece of paradise. Below, you’ll find three steps you can follow to achieve the colorful effect: (Link: http://bit.ly/2n4vf17) Plant Seasonal Flowers Of course, the easiest way to add some color to your pond is by planting some flowers. A lot of people always ask what the best flowers are for a garden. Personally, I think the best ones are seasonal flowers. Things like daffodils are great for spring, and there are loads of other beautiful and…
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