by Keri Byrum | Nov 20, 2020 | DIY Garden Projects | Lightning is very destructive for humans and trees alike. When you have an oak tree in your yard and you suspect that it has been struck with lightning, make sure that you practice the necessary measures to save it. For you to be able to do so, you need to first confirm whether lightning did strike your oak tree by referring to the most common signs below. One of the most obvious signs that your oak tree was struck by lightning is when you see a crack or a slit that runs down your tree’s trunk. Otherwise, you may also find chunks of bark stripped off your oak tree. In some instances, you may also see sparse leaves or wilted ones throughout the canopy.… Read Full Post
by Keri Byrum | Nov 17, 2020 | DIY Garden Projects | Updating and upgrading your garden is always a good idea. An attractive home is comfortable. It even improves your health and quality of life. Moreover, when you decide to sell that property, a landscaped garden adds some bucks to the asking price. This is why it is crucial to keep your garden clean and well maintained. If you are using a digger to keep your garden clean, here are a few things to consider. Ensure the Right Equipment Diggers come in different sizes, and that means that all the different sizes come with different purposes. What are you thinking of doing with your garden? Some of the garden upgrades include excavation, landscaping, and removing structural blemishes. Pick the ideal equipment according to the amount of work to be done.… Read Full Post
by Keri Byrum | Nov 12, 2020 | Small Spaces | More and more people are exploring hydroponics gardening, which is perfect even for urban locations because the process doesn’t require the use of soil to grow plants. Rather, the nutrients that the plant usually gets from the soil are made present in the water surrounding the roots of the plants. If you are keen on being successful at hydroponics gardening, then the simple hacks below will prove to be beneficial for you. IMAGE SOURCE: https://pixabay.com/photos/greenhouse-organic-farming-2139526/ Research, research, research One of the primary things that you need to do to make you better at hydroponics is to be informed. This means that you need to exert extra effort to research about it, such as how this specific type of gardening process works, as well as the equipment that you need to get started.… Read Full Post
by Contributed | Nov 8, 2020 | Small Spaces | Photo by Jill Wellington from Pexels The many lockdowns and social distancing measures we have all endured over the summer months have made it evident how important our gardens and outdoor areas are. This is a place to spend quality time with your loved ones, make ever-lasting memories, exercise in all safety, and get your much-needed dose of Vitamin D. But, now the days are getting colder and colder, it is easy to feel trapped indoors and without an outdoor space to enjoy. However, your garden can still be an excellent environment for you to spend the Christmas holidays with your family and safely meet your friends. It just needs some adjustments – start with the ones below! Tidy Up Your Whole Outdoor Area First off, tidy up your outdoor area and clean your garden of leaves, brushes, branches, and debris.… Read Full...
by Contributed | Nov 4, 2020 | Small Spaces | Creating a living garden fence is not as complicated process as it seems. Some rules may help to organize the whole process and get a well-grown fence in one season. The team of homemakerguide has united basic tips from the famous gardeners to help you with the process. First of all, you have to consider the purpose of your garden fence, whether you need a garden fence to keep dogs out, or to train your fruit trees to form a unique figure in the garden. This choice will limit the type of trees you can use in the fencing. Some trees grow very fast and can give the first harvest in the second year of fence training. If you choose between a garden fence or wall, you can combine them both in one construction.… Read Full Post