Do you admire the minimalist look and balance of a Japanese-inspired Zen garden? Here are the five steps to getting that look at home.
Do you want to add something special to your garden? But, maybe you’re not sure what to go for? Then have a look at this list. We are sharing the top seven features for your garden. You’ll be able to see which one could work for you. Or, if you love them all, maybe even […]
So, you don’t have a green thumb? No need when you plan effortless gardens that require minimal care. Take a look.
Love gardening? Ensure you’re not skipping any essential steps that can help your garden thrive.
Loving the warmer spring weather but dying for the summer heat? Spend time now prepping your garden for summer.You’ll have the hard work completed, so you’ll have more time to enjoy fun in the sun.
Here’s the million dollar question. Is 2019 the year of your garden? Is this time that your garden will stand out among all the others in your neighborhood? It can be quite amazing to turn our attention to something new that we may have been neglecting in the past. You know those points in life […]
Today we are sharing 3 ways to be more intentional with your gardening. This includes planning and cultivating towards reaching your ultimate goal of creating your perfect dream garden. Gardening with intent ensures that you don’t put in all that hard work only to find your efforts are wasted in the long term. When it […]
You’ve got your wardrobe exactly on point, your home is an interior designer’s dream so now it’s time to turn your yard into a little slice of garden heaven.
Garden pansies belong to the most popular flowers that adorn parks and gardens in high season. Many people successfully grow them in pots on terraces and balconies. Although taking care of garden pansies does not pose much problems, we recommend to learn about their preferences
If you want your garden to look good without having to use chemical fertilizers, how can you make sure your plants get enough nutrients and what will help them to grow? But there is more to a garden than just plants, so included in these garden hacks are some ways to make sure the pergola, decking and anything else you have in your outside area stay in good condition.
Probably, you of all people had the dream of visiting a fairyland once in your life when you were a kid. Today, I say it is no longer a dream because of the invention of the fairy garden that happened in the United States. Later, the trend grew so big that it splurged over the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and countries around them.
Fall is here again, and there are things that you must do in your garden to help keep it in good condition, and make it easier to maintain. You can plan how you want it to be in the spring, and be prepared for whatever the weather may bring.
Not everyone is blessed with green thumbs. You may not have the time or inclination to spend out in the garden all day, and that’s okay. You still deserve to have a garden that complements the home rather than providing a sharp contrast to all the care you put into the interior. Here, we’re going to look at the options for the lazy gardeners.
A fall garden provides you the opportunity to harvest home-grown veggies and fruits right through the season. The beauty of growing your own cool-weather veggies is that you get to feast on nutritious and freshly made salads. This means that you won’t put your health at risk by eating the pesticides and preservatives commonly used […]
It’s always good to start something new, such as taking up a hobby. It gives you something to keep you entertained and can even help you develop new skills and knowledge. However, right at the very beginning, right until we have got the basic skills needed, it can often be all too easy to make some very simple mistakes and errors. Take gardening, for instance.
Your garden is the threshold between worlds. It’s where your home meets the natural environment. Not only does that make it the perfect place to enjoy the sun and grow a gorgeous garden. It also makes it a potential home for all kinds of wildlife.
Soil is the foundation of any growth but not all gardens come with the best soil to begin with. Sandy soil or poor quality builders soil is the most common type of bad soil.
When it comes to acquiring high-quality fruit and vegetables for our meals, we tend to head straight to the supermarket, where we can pick up whatever we need from the shelves.
When we have a small garden to work with things can be difficult when it comes to imagining doing much with the area.
Children are incredibly curious creatures, so it should be no surprise to you that they find gardens absolutely fascinating. After all, they’re filled with toys to play with, dirt to dig in, and interesting bugs to look at. Most parents love spending time with their children outside, but it’s difficult to fully enjoy your garden […]
Are you looking for some seasonal tips on top organic veggies? Do you want to know what produce grows the best in the hotter months? We give you the easiest growing veggies and fruit in this post. Plus, we talk about why it is always a good idea to use an outdoor pest control company. When you want to grow fresh food for your family, then knowing what works best in your area and how to care for your garden are the first steps to a bountiful harvest.
There are loads of reasons to want to dig into the outdoor spaces you have around your home. Building an underground shelter, making room for a pool, and loads of other jobs will require this sort of action. To achieve this, all you really need to do is go out and borrow a digger from someone; or is it?
Growing things is a time-honored tradition around the world. From the dawn of agriculture, people have been tending the land to produce crops to feed themselves and their families and communities, and for as long as people have had the luxury of their own little plot of land to beautify, gardening for pleasure has been a prevalent and much-beloved pastime.
The garden is often a part of the home that gets left until the last minute to decorate. It’s usually a case of ‘out of sight, out of mind’ and the poor garden often gets the brunt of this saying.
Your yard can be many things. It can be an aesthetically pleasing space on your property. It can entertain. But in times gone past, green spaces on the property had another function: they were there to relax and calm.
Gardening should be fun and relaxing. Being outside and tending to plants, flowers and the like shouldn’t be stressful. But when the garden pests turn up en masse, that’s when things get difficult.
My body has this funny way of showing me all is not well. I feel all groggy, fatigued and moody. I have a simple remedy that always works. I just brew myself a concoction of herbal tea, and I’m as good as new! This got me thinking about the soil in my garden. To avoid tired and tiny plants, I have now formed a habit of adding nutrients to the soil through trench composting.
It’s summertime! The temperatures are so hot, some roads are melting. Most people struggle to sleep at night without an air conditioning unit running at full force. And, your consumption of ice cream has tripled over the past few weeks.
When it comes to your home, you want to ensure that you make use of as much space as possible. After all, every inch of your home has some form of purpose, doesn’t it? Your bedrooms are there to sleep and relax in. Your kitchen is seen as the hub of the home. Your bathroom is a multifunctional space, and the living spaces can have varied uses. But your garden and outdoor space?
In this hot season, we worry about the plants in our garden. Can they thrive in dry conditions or would they die off and put all our gardening efforts to waste? What if the season itself is not as much of a problem as the environment? Living in an arid area prone to long seasons […]
Gardening is a hobby that offers a surprising amount of health benefits. It provides stress relief, physical activity, and stimulation of the brain, not to mention that it beautifies your yard and can provide food.
Backyard space is also one of the best places in your home. If you have backyard space and want to give it a beautiful look then this article is for you. No matter whether your backyard space is big or small, it matters how we make it worthwhile by taking care of big or small […]
Are you a seasoned gardener? Or more of a beginner wanting to venture into the world of flora and fauna this new year? Maybe you’re neither a veteran nor a novice, but someone who has been able to cultivate a satisfactory level of gardening skills and experience? Whichever category you fall into, before you get down and dirty in your gardens, it’s best to check out the top 7 garden trends for 2018.
Don’t go overboard with purchasing gardening tools. After all, if you’re buying them for the first time, you need to get an initial set of tools before moving on with anything advanced as a beginner.
If you’re a green-fingered garden lover, winter can be a hard time for you. But you don’t just have to gaze longingly at your seeds and pictures of blooming plants online. There are a few hardy fruits and vegetables that can be sown in greenhouses throughout the colder months. Growth can be slow for some, and others may be ready to harvest in spring, but these seven plants will keep you busy when there’s frost on the ground.
DIY raised beds can give you instant gratification. Growing your own food is one of the most satisfying things a gardener can do. If you would like to transform your garden into a productive and beautiful place that can provide for you and your household, one of the things you will have to do is think about creating the growing spaces required.
Today’s post, I will admit, is wishful thinking on my part. I am researching plants that attract hummingbirds to the garden. So far, my efforts in attracting these flighty little birds have been epic failuries. I need advice from you expert gardeners on this topic.
Trying your hand at vegetable gardening these past few months? I bet you are enjoying yourself, nurturing your plants and watching those pretty flowers bloom. I hope our gardening posts have been of immense help to you in one way or the other. If they have, trust me when I say we feel extremely rewarded. If this is your first time, no worries, you can check out our super-helpful posts here.
If you want to learn how to garden, you must first learn how to read a seed packet. Your seed packet contains 10 vital bits of valuable info which will provide you with guidance. This information will be a key to successful gardening! About two weeks ago, I wrote a post called Vegetable Gardening for […]
Think you can’t entertain in small outdoor spaces? Guess again! Here are some hints on pulling off a party in a small outdoor area.
Take a look at five essential plants you’ll need for a successful butterfly garden.
The cutest of container gardens are easy to create with just a little time and imagination. In fact, any vessel or bucket can be turned into a container garden. In my opinion, unexpected containers add charm and a rustic folk-art appeal to your outdoor living space. Whether the container is large or small makes no […]
Vegetable gardening can be quite easy for beginners, no need to sweat it! Save that for July! Follow these 5 easy tips that will help you plan for success in your gardening efforts.