Water features such as fountains, waterfalls, small ponds or even bird baths can be an elegant and natural addition to any commercial or residential area. Several creative options and ideas for water features have emerged following their increasing popularity.
Posted in Gardening on Apr 17, 2019
History attests that therapeutical use of herbs can be traced back to the ancient Egyptians and Chinese as well as in India and Mesopotamia. References in the Old Testament and other Sacred Scriptures of plants used for healing in religious ceremonies highlight the importance of some herbs used to protect and purify the soul, mind, and body, but they often come as an aid in injuries which help with their regenerating effect and antibacterial activity. Because of their attractive features in the gardens, they were assumed to have been valuable plants which often add flavor to culinary dishes and some cultures even consider them to be indispensable plants with magical properties.
Posted in Gardening on Apr 16, 2019
Stress is part of our daily lives, and a little pressure from time to time is not harmful. However, when prolonged, it can have adverse effects on our wellbeing. Prolonged stress may lead to depression, heart diseases, obesity, anxiety among many more. It is your responsibility to take care of yourself to live a healthy life, and the need to reduce stress has led many people into different calming activities including gardening, meditation, and yoga. Interacting with nature can lower your stress levels, and it does not require you to break the piggy bank.
“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it,” said Edith Wharton, and if you are planning an intimate al fresco dinner or small party, your garden could very well be the ideal mirror for light. Candles add warmth, artistry, and elegance to any dinner table, illuminating guests with a golden glow that brings out their best features. However, there are many more places in your garden that can grace candles beautifully, so if you want to create a special ambience, let your creativity run forth and find inspiration in these unique ways of using candlelight outdoors.
Posted in Gardening on Mar 27, 2019
A well-maintained garden gives a great aesthetic look to any property. Have you always wanted to have a garden but never get the time and opportunity? We provide quick set up and ready to use plants that you can use in your gardens without having to worry about spending hours to maintain your garden.
Posted in Homeowners on Mar 22, 2019
One of the most frustrating parts of having a yard or garden is dealing with the pests that it attracts. However, that doesn’t mean you automatically have to resort to chemical sprays or traps. By using deterrents instead you can usually get the job done in a much more humane and eco-friendly way.
Posted in Homeowners on Mar 21, 2019
Most Americans are battling moderate or high stress, according to the American Psychological Association, and this may be one reason why so many are turning to stress-busting activities such as gardening, outdoor yoga, and nature-inspired meditation. Nature has a unique ability to lower your cortisol (stress hormone levels), according to study after study, which is why creating a private ‘relaxation space’ in your yard can help you achieve your aims. You don’t need to break the piggy bank or embark on serious renovation to create a place you can call paradise.
Posted in Homeowners on Mar 16, 2019
Nearly half of all U.S. residents do some type of gardening, according to Green House. If you have the luxury of a space in which to garden, what better place to host a party?
The first step towards raising happy chicken is buying a good incubator. There are several types of incubators, which can be overwhelming for beginners.
Are LED grow lights harmful to humans? The short answer is generally not, though there are occasions when it could pose a health hazard. We will discuss the rare times when LED grow lights could pose a health hazard and how to minimize those risks.