Review of 2017 – The RED Gardens Project

Tips for Making Spring Cleaning Go Quickly

It’s that time of year. Spring is right around the corner. With Spring brings longer days, kids playing, neighbors walking and friends and family showing up at the house for surprise visits. While you’re probably busy getting the inside of your house ready for Spring, don’t neglect the outside, including your lawn, landscaping, driveway, porch, patio and deck.

How to Repel Urban Foxes From Your Garden by Using a Radio

Switching on a radio is a very simple and effective way of deterring foxes from your garden. This article explains how a radio works and the best way to put it into practice to make sure foxes keep off your lawn and out of your flowerbeds! A surprisingly under-reported form of fox repellent, but incredibly useful!

Garden Water Features

There are lots of reasons why you might want to create a water feature in your garden. The gentle sound of water trickling into a reservoir can be very relaxing. In larger gardens a substantial pond not only provides a peaceful place to sit and contemplate, but also attracts a wealth of wildlife to the garden. Even in a small garden a pond will provide endless pleasure from bathing birds to frog spawn in spring. Here is a short guide on different water features available and how best to incorporate them into the design of your garden.

Blossom Trees for Outdoor Planters

If you have a small garden but would like the added height and interest of a tree, particularly one that puts on a show of spring blossom, then consider growing one in a suitable outdoor planter. Small trees provide all year round interest, with blossom in spring, often followed by summer fruits and autumn colour. In winter once the leaves have fallen, bare branches are the main attraction. When grown in a pot they are ideal for patios, decking or terraces. Here is a short guide on how to plant a small blossom tree in a container and some of the best specimens to buy.

Gardening Season Begins

March and gardening season is about to begin, it already has if you have been to a big box stores or garden center in the last two weeks. The isles are starting to fill with seed displays and fertilizer bags a precursor to early spring gardening.

Turn Up the Heat With Heirloom Pepper Seeds

The history of heirloom pepper seeds and their cultivation has spread throughout the world from their origins in and around Bolivia. Strains have adapted which enables home gardeners most climates to raise several varieties to add heat and flavor to their favorite recipes.

A Guide To In-House Planting

House plants when properly developed not only provide a pleasant look but also purify the indoor air. But in-house plants need extra care and here are some tips to guide you through proper in-house planting and care. To bring the highest development of leafy plants cultivated in the room, it is necessary to keep in mind that it is the leaf which prepares food for the whole plant.

7 Stone Pebble Projects for Your Home

Have you ever thought about using natural stone pebbles for landscaping and decoration around your home and garden? Natural stone pebbles are growing in popularity because of their wide range of colors and shapes. The uses of these pebbles are only limited by your imagination.

Save Money With Fruit Trees in Your Backyard

Produce prices increase as the time goes by. In this article you will find that growing fruit trees in your backyard can save you some money.

How To Choose The Best Compost Bin

Finding a compost bin that fits your needs, works well and is good value for money should be easy. Go online, search the reviews, find the best price, order! There are hundreds of different compost bins from very cheap to very expensive (1000 pounds per unit!). In this article we help you clarify your needs and work out your compsoting priorities. Once you know these you can associate value and start to answer the all important questions – will it work for me, it is worth the price.

Could You Become A Tree Surgeon?

Tree surgeons are those people you see halfway up a massive tree all strapped in with climbing gear adorned. It seems like a pretty exciting job, but could you see yourself in this trade? It is certainly the opposite of a boring office job and should be suitable to those of us with a head for heights and a heart for adventures. Here we take a level headed look at the trade and see if you still have the desire to take this interest further.

Why We Need Trees

It is a sad fact that we have destroyed so many trees over the years that we have adversely affected our environment. For years it seemed that nobody knew or cared about the long term effects of our actions. And nowadays it seems that it is all people are talking about. If you ever wondered about the reasons why trees are so vital to our past, present and future, then please take a few minutes to read this article.

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