Garden

Maintaining a Greener Garden

Green gardening may sound ridiculous, but it’s actually about something really important. In fact, the health of our own planet is perhaps the most important thing in the world (quite literally). Green gardening is a trend that has fortunately been becoming more and more popular in the past decade and gardeners all around the world have started adopting eco-friendly techniques of boosting the ‘green’ in their plants. Here are some ideas for creating a greener garden. Do it Without Chemicals…

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Bring Life Into Used Outdoor Furniture

The furniture you might have on your patio or garden could be hard to take care of, because the weather and time will gnaw on it. You can prevent it from being destroyed completely but it will be important to take the right precautions, otherwise you might have to throw them away. Bear in mind that while some furniture is meant to be outside all year round, some you will need to take inside, when the weather gets cold. Keep…

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Ways To Make Your Yard More Green

A yard or garden owner which has eco-friendly aspirations – values the soil, conserves materials, preserves existing plants, and treats water as a resource. You make your yard more green by minimizing both output of waste and input of resources. Having a sustainable landscape will reduce your expenses and the amount of yard maintenance, and is also good for the environment. These are some of the most common eco-friendly modifications and additions to your yard. No-Mow Lawns? Consider placing no-mow…

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Choosing the best material for your patio furniture

Many homeowners like to equip their backyards with furniture which reflects modern design and laid-back outdoor ambient, without paying too much attention to exact patio furniture material. It’s ok if you want your patio set to be greatly comfortable, but if you also expect to use it for a longer period of time, than you must learn about the most suitable materials and their features. Following tips may help you decide which materials are the best choices for your outdoor…

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How to Turn Your Backyard into another Living Space

For many homeowners, the backyard is simply looked at as an outdoor space. Maybe there’s a garden or a swing set for the kids. However, if you want to add living space to your home without construction, you can easily turn your backyard into another room where you can host parties, have family dinners and relax. Planning, choosing the right materials and keeping your space comfortable is the key to creating an outdoor living space you will love. Define Your…

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How to Turn Your Back Yard into a Relaxing Paradise

Living Space Making your back yard a relaxing paradise to enjoy year round can be less expensive then you imagine. One of the first basic steps to making your back yard into a relaxing paradise starts with making it a livable space. Ideally starting with a covered deck or patio is best, but grass and dirt also have workable solutions. Start with comfortable seating and make it a bit cozier with a couple of smaller tables, these provided a place…

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Tips On How To Plan The Layout Of Your Garden

Planning a garden can be a daunting task. Creating a garden plan before time can ensure that you end up satisfied with the finished result. Whether it’s a vegetable, rock, herb or flower garden, read on to find out how to plan a garden layout. Dimensions The first important thing to note when you’re considering garden layouts is to compute the magnitude of your garden. By doing this you will be able to find out how much space you have…

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How to Make Your Backyard the Best part of the House

Imagine coming home from a long day at work and walking into a relaxing paradise where you can unwind. The lighting is perfect, the scenery is perfect and the location is perfect. Now, imagine that paradise is your own backyard. Imagine having that space as your very own, to do with whatever you please, whenever you please. You can make it happen! You can make your backyard not only the best part of the house, but your favorite place to…

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Create the perfect driveway with a stylish gate

When visitors arrive at your home, their first impression is created not when they walk in your front door, but the moment they pull up outside your house. A tired and dilapidated old gate can really let your property down. One that doesn’t latch properly or is left swinging on its hinges can also present a safety hazard, and the lack of any gate at all could leave you open to unwelcome intruders of both the human and animal variety.…

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Why Greenhouses Play A Major Role In Society

Undoubtedly, greenhouse gardening has taken the art of gardening to the next level. However, not many gardeners have caught on to this trend due to the prohibitive costs involved in setting one up. This is because many wonder whether the benefits accrued would actually match the money invested in building a greenhouse. Granted, it takes a lot of motivation and courage to build a greenhouse and only those who are passionate or serious about greenhouse gardening will pay the money…

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