Do you live in the city but wish you had just a little plot of land to have a garden on? Have you been looking for land to buy near you? Have you seen the prices?! If you have, then you’ll quickly realize that land isn’t cheap, especially in highly populated areas. So how do you satisfy your green thumb itch when it isn’t economically feasible to own land? That is simple...you just rent your garden.
Posted in Gardening on Dec 10, 2019
Before you can start a building project, it is important to know where you are going to live during the self-build or major renovation. One of the most cost-effective options is to live on-site in a mobile home. So, you have a plot you want to self-build or there is a major renovation. You might have sold your existing property so you can get enough funds for your project and you are waiting for the work to start. Unless you plan on moving in with your in-laws, which can end up testing family bonds, or you don’t have enough money to rent locally, then the best option for accommodation is purchasing a mobile home (the most common option is a static mobile home). With this, you are going to live at the site.
Posted in Gardening on Nov 28, 2019
Green pest control can be a challenging prospect. Trying to keep pests at bay whilst still remaining green is difficult. But whilst it can be a struggle, the benefits of having green pest control outweigh the difficulties. To get rid of many hardy pests in areas like London, eco-friendly pest control isn’t often the go to option. Chemicals and poisons are easier to use, and take half the work to apply. But whilst you apply these substances, you can kill off other species and destroy the environment too.
Posted in Homeowners on Nov 14, 2019
Why it’s important to apply landscape fabric. The main types of weed barrier. The main features of the landscape fabric you should pay attention to.
Container farming or container gardening is an increasingly popular concept. It has become popular with urban farming as it provides farming space in a city environment. To make it even better, these containers can protect plants from environmental effects and pollution. When using cargo containers, you are able to reduce costs while getting a higher yield. But, like with any other new concept, there are lots of things you need to know about container farming.
Gardening may seem as an intimidating activity to take on. People would say that you need to have a “green thumb” to be able to properly create and maintain a garden but it’s actually just all about understanding the kind of plants to grow and enjoying the planting process. There are many beautiful low maintenance plants available in your local nurseries and to get you started, here are the top 6 easy to grow flowering plants.
Plants play a huge significance in the life of all the living organisms on earth. Not only do they provide oxygen but they are also the number one source of food for most organisms. According to some research, having plants inside buildings and even homes provide some benefits too. It gives a pleasant and calming environment to work and relax. The following are some of the health benefits of plants.
Posted in Homeowners on Oct 31, 2019
Many gardeners don’t really likes pigeons, even those who love birds. This is because pigeons cause so many problems. In this post, we are going to take a closer look at a range of bird pest control solutions recommended and used by professionals.
Many of us spend a lot of time and money on creating the perfect outdoor space and putting up the best soil and grass in that space. However, once you have established that ideal outdoor space, it is imperative to know how to maintain the grass. The process involves good lawn maintenance practices to keep the grass growing with a healthy look.
Posted in Sustainability on Oct 21, 2019
Before planting a tree, there are a few factors one must consider. Examples of these factors include soil quality, the place you want to plant the tree, the size of the plantation, the size of the pit, the type of tree to plant, weather conditions, and the overall climate of the area. However, when it comes to planting a tree in a city, the factors to consider an increase, and in some cities, certain regulations must apply. Let us check these factors into details.