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Gardening Grief: Here’s Why It Pays To Hire A Pro For These Five Troublesome Tasks

Contributed Post It’s no secret that many of us love to spend time in our gardens. They are our personal sanctuaries from the outside world and allow us time to rest and relax. Our gardens are also the perfect place for social gatherings with family and friends. As you can imagine, a well-kept garden will look beautiful regardless of the weather. The thing is; gardening is a pastime that can sometimes involve lots of planning and heavy labor. Especially if wish to transform our gardens from something resembling a jungle! With all that in mind, there are just some tasks that are best left to the professionals. After all; they will have the right tools for the job, not to mention the expertise! Here are…
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Home Is Where The Garden Is

Contributed Post Picture Source As proud homeowners, many of us can testify to the fact that our garden is our second home. Interior design is always the area people focus on when it comes to renovating their property, but, whether you’re looking to sell your house or simply make it prettier for your own pleasure, the exterior is just as important as the interior. After all, the outside of your home is what you and everyone else will see before anything else. Yes, I know – tackling the mammoth task of rejuvenating your home’s outdoor area is easier said than done. Tidying and re-designing even the smallest of gardens can seem overwhelming on the surface, but it shouldn’t be such a scary task. At the…
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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. 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 of this being succulents and carnivorous plants. You can generally tell from lack of colour…
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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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The Most Practical Additions To Make To Your Garden

Contributed Post Image from: Pixabay When it comes to improving a home, the garden can sometimes get overlooked. However, upgrading your outdoor space is the best thing you can do. There are many additions you can make to your garden to get more out of it. What’s more, a lovely garden will bolster your property value massively. But with all kinds of things you can do with your garden, it can be hard to know what the best additions are. There are many additions to spruce up the look of your garden, but the best improvements are practical ones. Here are some of the things you can do to your garden to get more use out of it. Install A Fence Everyone should have a…
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