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.
Posted in Farming on Aug 23, 2017
Growing fruit trees requires a certain amount of knowhow and this blog post is designed to provide just that – so read on.
Posted in Gardening on Aug 21, 2017
Companion planting is a technique in gardening where different varieties of plants are growing in one small area, in order to benefit one another. Companion planting is good for deterring pests,while protecting and attracting beneficial insects.
Having a perfectly striped lawn is something a lot of people want. While acres and acres of grass aren’t environmentally sustainable, a little lawn tucked in between pollinator-friendly perennials and a kitchen garden can improve the value of your home, provide a place for pets and kids to play, and look really nice.
Posted in Gardening on Aug 04, 2017
Bonsai is a Japanese form of art where trees are grown in containers. Similar practices were also found in China and now this practice has become a raving fashion worldwide. The cute and petite smaller versions of plants have evolved as one of the striking home décor idea and thus you can buy Bonsai Plants online and enhance the beauty of your home.
Leaf blowers have been around for decades. You may be surprised to learn that this handy device was invented way back in 1950 by a Brazilian-born engineer named Aldo Vandermolen. In recent years, battery powered leaf blowers have taken over the leaf blowing world. Let's take a look at some of their advantages...
Posted in Gardening on Jul 25, 2017
There are so many magnificent types of flowers to create an inviting colorful garden. If you're new to gardening but are not able to give a great deal of time to maintenance, you should look into plants that require very little maintenance and little watering.