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Winter Pruning Guide for Gardens

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By the mention of the word architecture, the first thing that comes in many people’s minds is the biggest and coolest new building in town. However, many things such as garden plants have architecture as well – i.e., the branches, stems, limbs, and trunk give plants its character and shape.  Winter is the best season to see a garden’s architecture....

Adding Curb Appeal with Beautiful Window Shutters

Every home needs a facelift at some point or another. Usually, home owners decide to spruce up the interior of the house. After all, the kitchen and bathrooms often bring up the value of the house. Once those areas are finished, the backyard is typically next on the list of to-dos and make-overs for a house to bring in...

10 easy tips to light up your home

amazing floating pool light
The choice of the right illumination is essential to create a warmer and cozier atmosphere in any house. Nowadays, the lights are not just a functional elements but they can be real artistic and decorative piece of design that can transform the style of an house. On the market there is a huge variety of lights, available in many different...

Garden Benches to Enhance Your Outdoor Space

Garden bench of natural wood blends into the landscape
If you enjoy gardening and spending time outdoors to take advantage of your hard work, a garden bench is the perfect addition for you.  Understated or grand, do-it-yourself or purchased, garden benches are a simple way to add charm and functionality to your garden space. Depending on your garden style, choose a bench that accents the space just as you...

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...

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...

Design Ideas for Waterside Homes

Outlined in this article are some of the expert solutions for living by the water. It can be near a mountain lake or in an ocean side cottage. Designers usually try to take the advantage of views but also take into account wind, salt, tide and water table. When it comes to designing, they try to give diversity of areas...

Stunning Rose Gardens Around The World – Don’t Miss These!

Stunning rose gardens are found around the world. Certainly, you won't want to miss these ones in your travels! Rose gardens are classical and romantic. Because they offer an escape from urban life, they are popular in city garden design. Also, country dwellers love to grow rose gardens for their charm and grace. Naturally, many of us love to garden....

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...

Biophilic Design: A Marriage of Functional Design and Nature

Biophilic Design is a trend that's a marriage of functional design with nature. Of course, you have seen this design. You may have marveled at the beauty. However, you may not have considered the thought process of the design. This design is common in public places. In fact, you'll find this in hospitals, office buildings, and universities. Of course, humans long...

Change your Outdoor Space by building Pergola

There are certain elements that can change the complete look of your outdoor space. It is considered that a well-placed pergola would offer breeze and shade. Along with breeze and shade, it is also the most stylish spot for backyard or outdoor entertaining. A Green-covered Pergola A green coloured pergola looks luxurious if decorated with state of the art furniture. Another...

Container Gardening: Farm To Table Freshness In Even The Smallest Space

container garden tumbler tomatoes
Container gardening is a fun, easy way to garden.  Whether you are a beginning or experienced gardener, you will love the farm to table freshness. Planting in a container requires minimal space.  Therefore, even those with even the tiniest yard can take advantage of fresh foods. When selecting a place for a container garden consider a few factors.  First, note whether...

Autumn Decor Inspired By The Garden Harvest

The garden harvest inspires my autumn decor. Hands down, fall is my favorite season. I love the rich reds and vibrant oranges. These vibrant shades balance out against rich browns and golds. Indeed, I look forward to everything about autumn. While most people dread the cooler temperatures and winter coming around the corner, I look forward to the possibilities. Indeed,...

Stylish Outdoor Spaces for Modern Living

Beautiful modern outdoor living space
For those who dwell in more modern style homes, you want your outdoor living space to be an extension of your indoor design.  Clean lines, minimal ornamentation and contemporary furniture complement the modern home.  Let's take a closer look at some stylish outdoor spaces for modern living. A view can set the pace for any outdoor living area.  In modern city...

Here are a few pro tips for choosing the perfect awning!

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Houses are no longer as simple as they used to be a few decades back. With the advent of time and development of a stronger grip over technological advancement, humans have modified a simple house structure in every way possible to maximize the sense of protection and comfort. Every little thing you see in a building today have special...

4 tips to create a beautiful garden

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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...

Plants as tools of change in your life

We rarely notice that every corner of this planet is growing diverse and exciting plants. What is personally important to us is to make our home more beautiful by decorating it with house or garden plants. But what if herbs would bring other things to your home besides beauty and freshness - like money, for example. Wouldn't that be...

How Worms Benefit a Garden and Soil

How Worms Benefit a Garden and Soil
Earthworms help in creating humus - a dark brown-black kind of soil that holds essential nutrients in place for plant use and growth. Additionally, earthworms help in forming good soil structure. Usually, their burrows open up this soil and make aeration and drainage channels.  In general, earthworm excrement or castings are rich in potassium, phosphorus, and nitrogen, which are the...
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