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What are the Basic Tools for Gardening? Is it Possible to buy them Online?

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Gardening is one of the best ways to spend your free time at home. You don’t need a large piece of land to do it. A few old pots and some space with direct exposure to the sun is all you need to start growing veggies or flowers in your home. While it's not a demanding job, you need a...

Tips for choosing the Right Colour Composite Decking

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You’ve made the right decision to have some composite decking installed in your garden, but what colour do you choose? Websites such as https://www.dinodecking.co.uk/ offer up to 8 different colours, but what is the right shade for you? You can typically find decking available in the following colours: Amber Ash Cedar Graphite Mocha Savanna Silver Slate Now you know what fantastic...

How to Fight Climate Change with Sustainable Gardening

Leading scientists agree, that climate change is a real threat and likely the result of human activity. Over the years, a growing number of people have adopted more sustainable lifestyles to help protect the environment. People are using less plastic, riding more bicycles, and finding ways to reduce their carbon footprint. One area that is often overlooked is right in...

A Guide to Good Tree Care

Most people look at trees as a natural garden feature that can be manipulated to suit, and while this might be true to a certain extent, trees require the right care and attention if you want them to flourish. Tree lopping, for example, should be viewed as a last resort, not as an immediate solution. To remove the top...

Utilizing Your Lawn To Create A Lasting First Impression

You know what they say about first impressions: they’re everything. This is especially true when you’re trying to sell your home. Think about it this way, putting your home on the market is essentially setting your home up for lots of “interviews” with potential buyers. You would dress your best for an important interview, why not make your home...

A Bright and Vivid Lawn Starts with The Right Grass

No matter where you go you always see the same thing in people’s lawns, a bright, vibrant field of relentless green.  You’d be forgiven for thinking that all this grass was precisely the same. The truth of the matter is that while all of them bring the same verdant color to your lawn (with some variations, of course, they...

Essential Plants for Kitchen Gardens

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Kitchen gardens are gardens which are located as near as possible to your kitchen door. This allows you to grow your own vegetables, herbs, and fruits right within easy reach when you're cooking. Kitchen gardens provide you with nutritious and fresh foods for an entire season. These plants can be grown in a variety of ways. You can start a...

How to Do All Those Lawn Maintenance Tasks Right

How to Do All Those Lawn Maintenance Tasks Right
When you bought a house with a nice, green lawn, you probably figured that it wouldn’t take much work to keep that lawn nice and green. You thought wrong. For the most widely grown crop in the United States - featured prominently in more than 80 million American residential yards - grass is surprisingly difficult to take care of,...

Tips for Creating an Indoor Garden

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Don’t have a big back yard but always wanted to grow your own flowers? No matter if you live in an apartment or just happen to not have much outdoor square footage, this doesn’t mean that you can’t put your green thumb to good use. With an indoor garden you can bring the beauty of Mother Nature right into...

Tips for creating a backyard escape

Tips for creating a backyard escape
A truly relaxing and welcoming backyard takes more than just adding a pool. Thoughtful layout and flow in the space, careful consideration of how you live and entertain, and unified design elements all contribute to a relaxing oasis for your home. When creating your backyard escape, start with the pool itself as a cue. Do you need space for frequent...

The Dirt Dev – How Lawn Care Has Become “Smarter” With Technology

Lawn care can be quite the divisive topic around the water cooler. Some people love it, others hear enough about it at home from the better half. But no matter what side of the fence you are on, there is one thing we can all agree on. Technology has made lawn care a lot smarter and easier. The use...

What Kind of Patio is Right For You?

The official beginning of summer is just a few weeks away in the USA.  This brings us to thoughts of cookouts, backyard lounging and outdoor family gatherings.  An outdoor space that is comfortable, functional and visually appealing is paramount to many who enjoy their backyard.  The question is, what kind of patio is right for you?  Let's examine some of...

Reclaim your Outdoor Space with a Garden Revamp

Australians are well known for their love of outdoors and this is reflected in the patios and terraces that are found in almost every garden. With such glorious weather, the exterior living space is an integral part of the outdoor lifestyle and if your garden is looking a little jaded, here are some great ideas to brighten up your...

10 Early Season Gardening Plants and Flowers

It's still cold outside, and snow is still flying in some parts of the world! But it's not too early to have the itch to get outside and get in the garden! Once the snow gives way to the first hint of spring, here are 10 early season gardening plants and flowers to try for yourself. Lettuce Spinach Peas ...

5 Winter Gardening Tasks (To Get Ready For Spring!)

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If you take on these 5 winter gardening tasks, you'll be ahead of the game in the spring. In fact, I'm sure you're already going stir crazy. So here are some great ways to set yourself up for springtime success. REPAIR HAND TOOLS Your hand tools are vital to your gardening. Spend time sharpening blades and replacing split handles now. This...

Why Vermiculite Is Still An Excellent Alternative For Gardening

If you are a health-conscious and nature-loving person, you might be worried about the prospects of using vermiculite for gardening. Although it’s a great aeration tool and completely natural, recent news stories about potential risks to your health might have scared you off. Vermiculite is a mined mineral with a lightweight, puffy feel that provides excellent drainage for your...

Thinkterior – Creative Contemporary Play

Theme: The overall theme of the play-yard is a blend of creative and active outdoor play that blends with the contemporary styling of this beautiful home. Focus: The overall focus for the design of this amazing play-yard was to provide this family with an outdoor space that would foster an active and creative playtime for their children of various ages. The visual...

18+ Awesome Backyard Garden Design Ideas

The choice of whether to have a minimalist garden really does depend on personal style, as well as the architectural style of your home. The flow from inside to outside should feel seamless, so if you have a modern aesthetic, a minimalist garden can be a natural outdoor extension of your interior look. You also need to consider your actual...
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