26 Apr 2016

When keeping a garden, dealing with pests is one possibility that you must consider. Learning about some common pests and the damage they can cause will get you ready to fight them. Beetles are some of the popular pests in gardens, and come in various types. Weevils are also…

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22 Apr 2016

Gardening is rewarding: from the toil of gardening itself to the resulting beautiful landscaping, to the potential for delicious, fresh food. Gardening is full of hope and promise, but there’s a balance to it as well. Garden owners need to be careful about afternoon heat, sunburn, chemicals, and cuts….

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19 Apr 2016

Knowing the suitable plants for a particular season is the best way to get the most out of your garden. Needless to say, during summer, you should learn about the plants that fare well in warm weather. Such plants need a lot of sunlight and warmer soil temperatures. Cucumber…

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30 Mar 2016

There is something intrinsically calming about being surrounded by nature, regardless if it is in the vast outdoors or if it’s just in your own little patch of garden heaven in your backyard. To achieve this much desired effect, however, you have to factor in several important considerations relating…

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28 Mar 2016

Having your own garden in your backyard can offer not just improved aesthetics for your home, but also an accessible relaxation and recreational spot for you and your family. Although it’s part of nature, however, you still would want to make sure that you are able to maintain the…

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24 Mar 2016

Any garden lover will agree that when it comes to garden maintenance, warding off those pesky weeds can prove to be such a challenge. For the most part, these weeds, considered to be the pests of the plant world, propagate quickly, take over lawns and gardens efficiently, and are…

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14 Mar 2016

A well-made low maintenance garden is like any other… just without the maintenance. A low maintenance garden may be smaller, but you can have the beauty and edibility of a garden fit into your schedule, if you can handle the initial investment.

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07 Mar 2016

The maintenance tasks of two gardens can differ greatly. Firstly, there may be the obvious distinction of different plants and trees with different needs, but there can also be other factors: The difference between a sunbathed garden and a sheltered one. Weather Conditions. Mature plants or new plants will…

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29 Feb 2016

Although the snow and the frost are beautiful to look at, the winter weather can have some very harsh side effects upon your plants and lawn. Common signs that a plant has been damaged by the cold weather is when they become limp and either brown or translucent. These…

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29 Jan 2016

Every garden needs looking after, even those designed to be low maintenance. Many people enjoy the beauty their garden brings, with opportunities to relax, entertain and soak in the great outdoors in their own private space, but don’t have the time, inclination or knowledge to work on the upkeep…

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