How to Create a Low Maintenance Garden

Posted by admin on Nov 11, 2019 under Backyard
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Unfortunately, no garden will ever be “zero maintenance”. But when it comes to creating a low maintenance garden, planning is key. By identifying high maintenance areas of the garden that take up the most time and can be tiring, it can help you to make smart choices about which features to alter or get rid of completely in order to create the perfect low maintenance garden design.

But, creating a low maintenance garden isn’t about sacrificing what makes a garden special – it’s about getting smart with your layout and carefully choosing what you grow. This reduces the amount of time spent in the garden tending to your plants, without it overgrowing or becoming a place to avoid altogether.

Take a read of this guide to find out how to create a low maintenance garden that requires minimal effort and ensures gardening is as pain-free as can be.

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DIY Garden Ideas That Will Inspire You

Posted by admin on Oct 9, 2019 under Uncategorized
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Want to know how to DIY your garden?

Take your garden to the next level with these easy DIY tips. From making a garden path, pond, to using old draws as a plant bed. These unique and fantastic ideas will be sure to give you the best-looking garden.
All you need is some creativity, motivation and elbow grease to transform your garden today!

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How to Start a Home Vineyard

Posted by admin on Sep 9, 2019 under Uncategorized

It’s important to understand that starting a home vineyard both a time consuming and time sensitive project; those with very busy schedules should think twice before embarking on this journey unless they are ready to make drastic changes.

That being said, making your own wine from scratch can be a very rewarding experience. You will not only have the finished product once you’ve crafted your first batch of wine; you will also carry with you the beautiful hours spent outdoors taking care of your vineyard and grapes. Starting a home vineyard is a great hobby to take up if you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle as you’ll need to be on your feet and out in nature a lot.

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Flower Calendar – Which Season Should you Plant your flowers?

Posted by admin on Aug 27, 2019 under Gardening
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Many people have experienced the disappointment of planting a flower in their garden only for it to die just a few days later. There can be plenty of reasons as to why a plant doesn’t thrive. More often than not, the most important reason is due to the fact that it’s been planted in the wrong season. If you are in the mood to liven up your garden with some new flowers, then perhaps it would be useful to know which flowers will excel in which season.

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How to Prepare Soil for Planting

Posted by admin on Aug 19, 2019 under Gardening
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Whether you are a pro at gardening or just getting started, everyone knows just how important soil is if you want your plants to grow and prosper. Learning how to grow different types of vegetables or flowers is great, but arguably the most important thing is the process you must follow to prepare the soil beforehand.

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Guide: How to Grow a Fruit and Vegetable Garden

Posted by admin on Jul 5, 2019 under Gardening
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If you are contemplating growing your own vegetable garden, you are not alone. As the price of imported fruits and vegetables are expected to rise by 8% after Brexit, according to The Guardian, homegrown produce is becoming even more appealing. 

Of course, many are also jumping on the garden-therapy trend and committing to boycott genetically modified produce. So how do you grow a fruit and vegetable garden? This guide will cover the ten-step process to help you grow a fruit and vegetable garden from scratch.

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6 Ways of Attracting Birds to Your Garden

Posted by admin on Jun 27, 2019 under Uncategorized
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Many of us instinctively intuit the profound shifts in mood which the natural environment can effect in humans. Connections between happiness and environmental aspects are no longer just anecdotal; a growing body of scientific literature has come to affirm this most primordial of human insights.

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6 Ways of Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden

Posted by admin on Jun 18, 2019 under Backyard
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The hustle and bustle characteristic of those overcrowded urban environments in which most of us drone away from dawn to dusk can become quite overwhelming. Having a beautiful garden may provide you and your family with a place where it’s possible to relax following a busy day at the office.

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Create A Luxury Garden With These Pool Furniture Ideas

Posted by admin on May 29, 2019 under Backyard, Buying Furniture

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We have some excellent pool furniture ideas to transform your garden into a useable and luxurious space. Before we get started, it’s best to choose some colours and themes for your garden (if you haven’t done so already). For instance, you could go with a bright tropical paradise, a lush green zen garden or navy beach house atmosphere. Once you have a few ideas, you can visualise your new luxury garden with the best pool furniture.

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5 Ways To Recycle Garden Furniture

Posted by admin on May 21, 2019 under Uncategorized

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Are you wondering how to get rid of old furniture that is looking tired, broken or is no longer fit for its intended purpose? Recycling garden furniture doesn’t have to be stressful. We have five simple eco-friendly solutions for disposing of your unwanted garden furniture.

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