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Transform your yard space into a welcoming and beautiful garden. Learn how to create outdoor rooms for relaxing and entertaining.

6 Feng Shui Do’s and Don’ts for Your Garden

Feng Shui Garden
Feng shui is the ancient Chinese practice of arranging objects to let chi or life force flow freely in the space. This helps create balance and harmony between the individuals and their environment. Having good feng shui also promotes prosperity and good fortune, which is why many people apply the practice in different areas of their homes.  While feng shui...

How to Create Low-Maintenance Landscaping

Low-Maintenance Landscaping
Most homeowners want their property to look neat and tidy, but that doesn’t mean that they want to spend hour after hour on their precious weekends to get the job done. A complex landscaping design can mean a ton of seasonal maintenance. If you have a busy schedule or have mobility issues, keeping your landscaping simple can be low...

What tools do you need to stay on top of your garden? 

There are an estimated 27 million people in the UK who would be classed as a typical gardener and more of us are taking it up at a younger age. Though the average age of a gardener is on the older side, that number is decreasing as more people in their twenties and thirties develop a green thumb.   If you’re an avid gardener, then you...

Wine Lover? How to Create a Home Vineyard

home vineyard
Although having the best wine club membership is an excellent way of getting your wine, there is another even better option. Growing your own wine grapes may sound complicated, but the rewards are well worth it. Starting a home vineyard is a wonderful way to educate yourself about wine and growing grapes. Many at-home winemakers cherish the act of...

Elevate Your Backyard’s Appeal With an Outdoor Fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace
Usually when we think of cozying up by the fireplace, we’re inside our home’s on a comfy couch and wrapped in a warm blanket. That’s not the case anymore because 69% of real estate agents who took part in HomeLight's End of Year Report say homeowners are building fireplaces outdoors to make their backyard a place to relax, even...

Fun Ways to Make More Use of Your Garden During the Fall and Winter

Garden During the Fall
Autumn is a time of year when the garden might seem unkempt and in dire need of a good clean. The growing season is drawing to a close, and borders may appear faded and worn. But now is the moment to plan and realize the full potential of your outdoor oasis. With a little work now, you won't have...

Can I DIY a Landscaping Project? 

landscaping project
Landscaping projects are an excellent investment in a home. They come with many benefits, from adding value to your home to significantly changing the overall appearance of your backyard. However, some of the landscaping works are expensive.  Can I DIY a landscaping project? Yes, you can probably do it yourself if you’re relatively skilled in some of the landscaping work....

Why You Should Mulch This Winter

Winter Mulch
Healthy soil is key to a bountiful garden. An urban garden plot can possess eight hours or more of sunlight, no pests, a well-run sprinkling system, the ideal amount of humidity or perfectly timed rain showers, but if the soil is subpar, your plant life will be too.  That is why mulch is soil’s best friend. Applying a two-inch layer...

How To Select Outdoor Furniture?

Outdoor Furniture
Outdoor spaces like patios, decks, etc. look appealing and attract people. This is mostly true when the weather gets a bit warmer. If you are able to carefully plan them out, these areas can increase a home’s living space. They can be areas where one can enjoy and relax. When looking for garden furniture or outdoor one, you should...

When Is the Best Time To Start Your Garden?

Eco-Friendly Outdoor Space
Growing a garden has intricacies that are crucial to get right from the onset. One of these is the timing of planting, which most of us know is in spring, but are unsure about exactly when. While springtime does, indeed, signal the start of the growing season, it doesn’t mean planting should take place at its arrival. If you...

Common Household Items to Repurpose in your Garden Today

recycled in garden
It can be very easy to neglect your garden and focus on the decor inside of your home. You can be left with an overgrown mess of weeds and trees that need to be trimmed, and before you know it, it resembles a jungle rather than a space you can enjoy.  There is never a bad time to get involved...

How to start your community garden

community garden
Many people are now embracing community gardens because they are easy to set up and very rewarding. You can start community gardens for many reasons. These could be recreational or environmental. New York's Central Park is an example of a community garden that has been a success. This park helped maintain and restore the park's historic areas, as well...

Fun ways to make more use of your garden over autumn and winter

autumn and winter garden
The average garden sees the most use over the summer months, with garden parties, sunbathing and blooming flowers all benefitting from the swathes of sunshine and warmth. However, once summer has passed the garden can become a barren space as trees, shrubs and plants start to change colour and leaves begin to fall. Furthermore, decreasing temperatures and sunlight mean...

What to Know About The Advantages of Growing Crops in a Greenhouse 

Growing Crops in a Greenhouse
Using a greenhouse gives you far much more advantages compared to conventional gardening. This happens regardless of whether you decided to start up with a small or a big greenhouse.  Only make sure that you are keen to follow the guidelines as given by the greenhouses experts’ failure to which you are deemed to make huge losses.  Hot houses are readily...

5 Ways To Increase The Curb Appeal Of Your Backyard Garden

 An excellent first impression holds great importance in any social situation—and the case is no different for your house! Your backyard and curb are the features of the house that people first take notice of. After judging your home’s curb appeal, people often make a beeline for your backyard. That’s because it provides room for aesthetic appeal, showing the...

5 Trendy Landscaping Tips for Improving Your Backyard

Landscaping Improving
A backyard one can be proud of is something all property owners strive for. Typically, it is more casual and colourful than the front of your house and has an increased functionality, as it serves as a rest and relaxation place, as well as a space where you entertain your guests in the warmer months. How to make your...

The Best Types of Bugs to Have in Your Garden 

Bugs in garden
With soil preparation, careful selection of plants, and consistent efforts in watering and feeding of the jewel of earth we call our garden, we hope to be rewarded with luscious greens, sweet fruits, and gorgeous flowers every season, only to repeat the process again each year.  But even some experienced gardeners may not be taking advantage of nature’s little helpers...

How to choose the right garden fencing

garden fencing
Thinking of fencing your garden and looking for a top rated fencing contractor? There are so many types of fence panels to choose from and a ton to consider. From the functionality required to where it will be installed, knowing which fence panel is right for you can be difficult. To help you make an informed decision, here’s everything you...