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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...

Learning About Mulch and its Benefits

Mulching
Mulch is any material used to hide the surface of the soil around plants. It helps keep the moisture in. It also helps stop the nutrients from being washed away. It maintains even soil temperature and blocks out sunlight to stop the growth of weeds. There are many various mulches, organic and non-organic. The organic mulches are natural ones like...

Creating a Cozy Nook Indoors or Out

A corner of the room is all that is needed for a cozy nook
Creating a cozy nook indoors or out is an excellent way to get away and relax.  A small space dedicated to reading or just cuddling up for a nap or quiet time is something we all need from time to time.  Whether you would rather spend that time indoors or outdoors is up to you, but here are a...

Do’s and Don’ts of Composting – A Recipe For Compost Success

When you follow these easy do's and dont's composting is simple. These tips are the recipe for composting success. Compost makes less trash for the landfill. Of course, that's better for Mother Earth. Additionally, it's easy to do when you follow these tips. Why should you compost? There are a couple of reasons. First of all, compost makes less trash for...

Raised Beds for Easy, Low-Maintenance Backyard Gardens

Raised beds enhance a back yard
If you are new to gardening, have limited space or if your soil is poor, raised beds are an easy, low-maintenance option for your backyard garden.  You can easily make wood raised beds yourself or purchase them at garden stores.  You can also use stone and other border types to create this garden style. Raised beds along the fence make...

Pet dangers Lurking in your Backyard

Happy dog
Our pets are our best friends. Most of us couldn’t imagine our day without spending some quality time with our beloved little friends, taking our dog out for a walk or playing with our cats. However, as good friends and owners to our pets, we should also know that our love isn’t the only thing that our furry friends...

Prepping Your Patio? How to Choose Waterproof Outdoor Fabric

Patio
Now that spring is around the corner, it's time to think about prepping your patio for the outdoor season. You'll need waterproof outdoor fabric to do so. If you're ready to give your outdoor space a new, spruced-up look, adding some outdoor cushions to your furniture is a fabulous way to go. Whether you have a large poolside deck or a...

Maintain Garden Plants Daily With these Six Simple Tips

Maintain Garden
Do maintain garden plants, during all seasons. You have made a special effort to transform your balcony or verandah or porch into a beautiful garden. Do not let your laziness take over during the time of supporting your special garden. Your flowering plants and herbs could damage by your ignorance. So, it is imperative to take care of them...

4 tips to create a beautiful garden

kitchen garden
We work so hard to make a living. Your house is you’re biggest pride. A place to call home. Your own safe space. But sometimes it’s hard to feel at peace with the way your home looks. It is not as refreshing to set foot in the house when the outside is forgotten. How does it look outside? What...

Green Hoe Company: Providing Tool, Equipment, Supplies and Undervine Management Guidance

Cultivating a healthy, productive vineyard or orchard is complex, labor intensive work. To do it right requires more than just the best varieties of grapes or fruits, good weather conditions and fertile soil. It also calls for sharp thinking, good planning, the right tools, vineyard equipment and supplies and excellent undervine management. These days growers are becoming less reliant on...

Decorating With Candles

A group of candles gives a warm glow at the table
Candles have long been a favored accent in homes and in the backyard.  They conjure images of romantic dinners, festive occasions or sitting in their soft glow on a stormy night when the lights go out.  Decorating with candles is an easy way to enhance your home and outdoor spaces. When decorating with candles, unless you are planning an intimate...

30 best ideas for backyard fireplace and pergolas

Outdoor fireplaces help create the feeling of an additional room, and are a perfect place to entertain on a chilly evening. We bring you the best ideas around fireplaces and pergolas with seating area. From fancy to rustic, portable to permanent, find an outdoor fireplace design to suit your home’s architecture and your living style. Check the selected images below! ...

Bring on spring: upgrade ideas for your outdoor living space

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Springs is here.  You can tell this is true not by watching the Weather Channel, but by hearing the effusive chirping of the birds that have returned from their winter vacations. The grass has started to green, and the days have gotten longer. Smiles have returned to the faces of everyone in your neighborhood as well. Although we agree about...

Outdoor Daybeds for the Ultimate Backyard Relaxation

Outdoor daybed for backyard relaxation
There is nothing quite like a lazy summer day.  One way to enjoy the day relaxing is on an outdoor daybed.  Fresh air, a warm breeze and the scent of the garden immerse you in the outdoor experience.  Doze away or snuggle up with a good book in these outdoor daybeds for the ultimate backyard relaxation. A cozy garden enclosure makes for...

A Treehouse Castle

  Everyone has dreamed of a treehouse when they were little children. We all loved to have our very own treehouse where we could spend the majority of the day. You may have also drawn a rudimentary blueprint and planned out that which tree limbs would support the beams. You may have also inspected the plywood when your father would...

7 Ways to Deal with Pests in Your Garden

A New Residence and Pest Management
As your hydrangeas and zucchini squash plants bloom in the heat of the summer, gardeners of all skill levels will need to protect their precious produce from hungry garden pests. Whether you rely on store-bought pesticides, natural pest control methods, or the expertise of professional pest control providers, you don’t want your garden-grown tomatoes or fresh basil to slip...

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...

Create Your Own Kitchen Herb Garden

Food without herbs and spices is plain. Fresh herbs add color, taste and a sensational aroma. On top of that, the fragrance of freshly cut herbs complements the the smell of freshly cooked goodies. According to star chef Curtis Stone, growing your own herbs has numerous benefits. Among them is the feeling of satisfaction and pride. “I like being...
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