Monday, March 27, 2017

Small garden design ideas to revitalize a tiny space

February 19, 2017 by  
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With many living in smaller homes, small gardens have become the norm. Most homes manage with gardens that are balconies, terraces, decking or patios. However, even a small garden can create balance, and therefore designers are coming up with ideas for small urban gardens that create impact. Use your space intelligently – Although your space […]

What to prune when

December 7, 2016 by  
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You may want to prune your plants if they are dead, diseased or damaged at the stems. However, you may be confused as to how you should prune your plants, without cutting too much. Here are some expert tips on what to prune when. Spring-flowering trees and shrubs – Think early spring bloomers like lilac, […]

Advice on what plants to buy to beautifying the exterior of your home

November 22, 2016 by  
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Plants always make a home more welcoming. But investing in the right plants that suit your lifestyle is the key to ensuring your garden looks its best all year around. Here is some advice on what plants to buy to beautifying the exterior of your home. Rambling roses – A rambler or climbing roses are […]

How to tidy your garden

September 22, 2016 by  
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Most people think that maintaining a beautiful tidy garden is not achievable and very time-consuming. However, by following the simple tips below, anyone can achieve a beautiful garden that is magazine worthy. Your garden equipment – You will need basic garden equipment, such as garden gloves, shovel, shears, spade, rake, lawn mower, weed killer etc. […]

How to Choose Healthy Plants

July 17, 2016 by  
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Most often all plants at a nursery look lush and healthy. However, at times you may find that you have brought home a not so healthy plant. Here are some tips on how to select healthy plants that will grow. Quality of Nursery – Scan the nursery and look to see if the majority of […]

Plants that can create texture in your garden

June 5, 2016 by  
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Successful garden design includes many elements like color, form, sound, fragrance and texture of the plants. Adding texture to your garden, involves playing with the surface quality of plants. Although, the feel of a plant does add to texture, other elements such as light and shadow help to create a different look to a garden. […]

4 Spring flowers for your garden

May 9, 2016 by  
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Spring is a sure sign that is warmer weather to come. To make the most of the warmer weather and brighten up your garden, here are 4 spring flowers that are worth your gardening time. Pansy – Pansy flourishes in cool weather and it is created for containers and window boxes. Before planting your pansy, […]

Tips to Make a Bee-Friendly Garden

May 5, 2016 by  
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By Samuel Phineas Upham If you’ve been paying attention to environmental news, you’re most likely aware that the common bee has been facing epidemic rates of loss for several years. Scientists aren’t quite in agreement as to why, but if you’re at all concerned then you can do your part by creating a garden that […]

4 ways to add privacy to your yard

April 5, 2016 by  
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As homes get larger in smaller lots, more people are creating outdoor living areas to make more space. However, this means that more of your neighbours will be using their yards, making your yard space more visible. There are a number of ways to add privacy to your yard space, here are 4, explained. Privacy […]

Garden trends for the new year

March 4, 2016 by  
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Like trends in fashion, trends exist in garden design. You don’t have to follow all garden trends, but including a few trends in your garden, will keep your garden looking fresh and give you a new project to work on. Here are a collection of trending ideas for the new year. Colouring structures – People […]

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