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It’s Not Just Your Gardening Skills That Will Let Your Garden Flourish

It’s Not Just Your Gardening Skills That Will Let Your Garden Flourish

Gardening is one of the most relaxing things in the world. It’s a chance to get out in the open, without it having to involve any real physical exercise at all. Plus, a really nice looking garden is so underestimated, and we really do think that people should be putting more effort into the way it looks. That doesn’t mean that you have to be out there all hours of the day, tending to it in ways that only a YouTube tutorial will show you how. And that doesn’t mean that you have to spend time adding in fancy garden ornaments, and clogging up your garden. It simply means that you have to have an eye for the way it looks, and take pride in that.… Read Full Post
Make It the Best Flower Delivery

Make It the Best Flower Delivery

The online flower delivery business is blooming. Technology has widened the scope of delivery across the globe. Giving bouquets of flowers to loved ones has now become easier. Even when you are far away from someone who is celebrating a special day or occasion, there is no more reason why you can’t send them flowers. As you have access to internet you can send them a flower delivery. So have you tried availing of an online flower delivery service? Find a florist online and read more about flowers for special occasions. Wide Range of Options Sometimes it happens that you run to a florist but unfortunately they do not have the flower you want or they ran out of it (especially when the flower you want is not among the common ones you see on a daily basis).… Read Full Post
Why Your Garden Isn’t Healthy and What To Do About It

Why Your Garden Isn’t Healthy and What To Do About It

Just like people, gardens can catch a cold. Bugs, fungi, and parasites can all infest your yard, damaging and even killing the plants that you’d like to nurture. It’s natural and organic, but it’s certainly not pleasant.  Keeping your garden healthy is a challenge, but it’s also essential if you want yours to look anything like the ones that you see in the magazines. Take a look at these reasons why your garden isn’t healthy and what you can do about it.  You’re Not Using Enough Mulch Mulch is a type of ground covering that you can use to keep the areas around trees and bushes looking pleasant and fresh. But mulch actually does more than provide aesthetic benefits: it prevents the development of weeds.… Read Full Post
Top Tips For A Perfect Lawn

Top Tips For A Perfect Lawn

Who doesn’t want a lawn that’s the envy of all the neighbors? All too often, however, people assume that all that is required to achieve a perfect lawn, is regular mowing. In fact, there’s much more to it than that.  If your lawn is looking less than luscious, try out some of these tips from the experts to bring it back to full health. 1. Work On The Grass Itself If you want a perfect lawn, you first need to work on eliminating anything else growing on it. Many people like to keep chemical weed-killers away from their lawn. If this applies to you, use some of the old-fashioned methods for removing weeds instead. For example, one trick with dandelions is to pour a little salt on the root after pulling them up. … Read Full Post
Patio Design Tips For A Stunning Garden

Patio Design Tips For A Stunning Garden

Image  The patio area of our garden is always a great place to host guests and have parties. This summer in particular is always amazing for this because we get to strike up the grill and sit out in the sun with the people we love and some ice cold beers.  If your patio area is looking a little drab and needs some life breathed back into it this year, we have some handy design ideas for you this summer. Divide Your Space  A great idea when you are looking to create a hosting area for the garden is to divide the patio area into a few different smaller areas. There can be a main seating area, a cooking area for the grill, and a produce area where you plant your favorite fruits and vegetables.… Read Full Post
8 Tips to Help You Pick the Right Lawnmower for Your Needs

8 Tips to Help You Pick the Right Lawnmower for Your Needs

Whether you’ve recently moved into a completely new house or your old method of mowing the lawn has become slow and outdated, getting yourself a new lawnmower is never a bad idea, especially if you’ve invested into your garden and want to level up your knowledge and skills a bit. Unfortunately, buying a lawnmower can be quite difficult because there’s a lot to learn, there are many different price points and several different lawnmowers that are all capable of giving you a clean and tidied lawn. So in this post, we’re going to take a look at 8 useful tips to help you pick the right lawnmower for your needs. https://unsplash.com/photos/c-5-QE5kBYk 1. Brands can help, but don’t let it fool you into paying more Let’s face it, there are plenty of well-known lawnmower brands that it can often be difficult trying to decide which ones to buy.… Read Full Post
Succulent tables & Bloomingtables

Succulent tables & Bloomingtables

Who doesn’t love succulents? Who also has so many plants that they are running out of space? Just today I was introduced to Bloomingtables and I think this succulent table may be the perfect way to squeeze just a few more plants into our home! This project is still in the KickStarter campaign, but their beautiful design is sure to be a hit. I am a little dubious about plant selection and I think its going to be very important to select the right plants for your location. These older posts on growing succulents indoors and succulent terrariums will give you lots of good ideas for succulents that will do well without a ton of light. All of these will keep their great shapes and colors in darker rooms.… Read Full Post
Is Your Garden the Hostess with the Mostess?

Is Your Garden the Hostess with the Mostess?

Everyone wants to make the most out of their garden, and that means you need to host people. In the summertime, there’s nothing like inviting friends and family around and eating good food. Unfortunately, you can only do it if your garden is in good shape or else the party won’t go to plan and your dirty yard will be the talk of the town. Gossip flies around neighborhoods like wildfire, people! The good news is you can transform your garden into the hostess with the mostess in a few simple steps. Continue reading to find out more. Add Different Textures A green lawn and colorful flowers look incredible, yet they aren’t the most functional features for events. Where are people going to stand without getting their feet wet and muddy?… Read Full Post
DIY Landscaping Tips

DIY Landscaping Tips

If we’re being honest, clean and green landscaping can take just about any house to the next level. Abundant grass, trees, flowers, and shrubs—arranged nicely of course—adds a special touch to house and appeals to our inherent attraction to the natural world. Unfortunately, landscaping can be costly, especially when it involves the professionals. Does it need to be, though? Of course not! With some planning, creativity, and a little bit of work, you can transform your garden or lawn without breaking the bank. Landscaping is also especially important for people who plan on selling their home since curb appeal is a huge selling point and can lead to a high return on investment.  Create a garden border with rocks Depending on where you live, you probably have quite a few larger rocks laying around.… Read Full Post
3 ways to make the most out of your back garden

3 ways to make the most out of your back garden

Back gardens are our chance to build ourselves a sanctuary. To have somewhere where we can escape to when we need a bit of alone time or just want to be outdoors. All too often, however, back gardens are left neglected. Concerns over the money or time it takes to really maintain a garden can make it difficult to get started on creating your own little bit of paradise. But it’s still possible to make the most out of a back garden (no matter the size) in a cheap and low-maintenance fashion so that you have a space that you can really enjoy. Read through our three top tips to help you make the most of your back garden. 1. Use the walls https://unsplash.com/photos/Sz4iD0pipxc The best gardens have plenty of plants.… Read Full Post

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