Posted in Gardening on Oct 13, 2017
When amateur gardeners think about fall, the first thing that pops into their mind is dead leaves, cloudy days and the approaching winter. No one would ever think fall could be an ideal time for planting, would they? That’s a wrong assumption! Experienced gardeners and those who do this for a living know that fall is the perfect season to make changes to your garden, either by seeding new plants or relocating the existing large ones.
Growing your vegetables is highly rewarding and can save you a boatload of hard-earned dollars. There is one group of people who can benefit more than just adults and our pockets. Children. This can be such a fun-filled experience for them regardless of their age. They can eat healthier, and they can learn so much about the importance of healthy eating. Children will also come to understand the impact that mass-farmed vegetables have on the environment.
Posted in Gardening on Oct 06, 2017
Regardless of your tenure as a gardener, soil aeration is an important step in the gardening process. Soil aeration is the process of puncturing your garden’s soil with small holes. This prepares the way for air, water and nutrients to penetrate the soil. This process helps roots grow deeply and facilitates a strong and lasting garden.
Today at the office we were curious about all the different countries our users come from, so we had some fun with the data and generated this map :)
Although snakes can actually be beneficial for your garden (they often prey on pests that eat your plants, like mice and beetles), they can also be extremely dangerous for your family and your pets. So let’s take a look at some natural ways to keep snakes out of your yard!
Gardening is one of the most fulfilling part-time activities for those that love seeing green leafy veggies in their backyard. Gardening like any other economic activity will cost money when staring or even when it comes to sustenance. Just like any other hobby, there are ways to save money if you are really into it. Here is ten money saving tips for Gardening and planting.
Do your power bills and water bills get higher in the summer? If so, your beautiful green garden may be to blame. Although a garden can be beautiful, it can be an energy waster if you are not careful. You can save money on your utility bills by making some changes to your outdoor habits. Let's take a look at some clever landscape designs that can help make your garden more energy efficient and save you money.
Posted in Homeowners on Sep 07, 2017
The rise of online shopping seems relentless but, when it comes to a product as substantial as a garden building, should people visit a physical garden centre - or is choosing a shed, greenhouse or pergola in front of a laptop or mobile phone just as satisfactory?
Posted in Homeowners on Sep 05, 2017
So, this is potentially one of my favorite pallet projects. It is comprised entirely of reclaimed materials including pallets, cushions, pillows, and the fabric that is almost "reclaimed". The fabric is located at the end of the spool remnants, and the cushions were created using used baby mattresses. The pillows are reclaimed pillow material, so it is a very simple item to build.
Posted in Gardening on Aug 25, 2017
There are many things you can do in addition to planting flowers in your garden to attract bees. Try some of these things out to truly turn your garden into a place of refuge for them.