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Does Your Garden Need A Facelift?

Does your garden lack lustre, character and too small? Do you need some inspiration to transform your garden? The first step is to stop and take a look at your garden and see what you want from it.

5 Ways to Improve Your Own Survival Garden Yields

Survival gardens differ from backyard gardens in that they’re more about prepping for long-term survival and self-sufficiency. That’s why the yields of your survival garden is extremely important. The key is to maximize how much food is actually produced by the garden. So, here are five efficient ways to improve your survival garden’s yields:

How The Aquaponics System Works

Because almost each and every time I try to explain to someone the basics of aquaponics I find myself bombarded with the same stupid questions, I’ve decided to write a more detailed article about how exactly a aquaponics system works, and the way I will do that is by answering some of those questions. If we are not changing the water, what happens with all the fish excrements? Well, aquaponics is based on the interdependence between plants and fish.

Privacy In Your Garden

Your garden is a place of sanctuary, and, as such, should be a private and peaceful place. There are various ways to create privacy in your garden, including hedges, fencing and trellis. Here are just a few ideas to help create some privacy in your garden or yard.

Garden Designs: Effective Ways of Creating a Stunning Landscape

Garden designing is a very effective way of creating a stunning landscape. It consists of different elements like decking areas, water resources and sitting zones. No matter what you need, you must find a skilled landscape designing professional for the project.

Sunlight Supply for All of Your Indoor Gardening Needs

Since everyone is angry about genetically modified organisms making their way into kitchens around the nation, more and more people are choosing to grow their very own fruits and vegetables. If you have any experience in gardening, then you know that it can be tricky and sometimes having a garden can be messy and cause a lot of stress in your life. Gardens do require an extensive amount of attention and can be very hard to maintain. If you’re planting a garden, you need to worry about all sorts of issues such as bugs, the weather, lighting around your home and even the limited amount of garden space that you have available at your home. Because of these stressors, many people are actually moving their gardens indoors. This might seem like it has a lot of its own issues, but while some issues are present with indoor gardening, you never have to worry about seasons or about invasive species or bugs getting into your food supply.

Soil Stabilization – The Rising Popularity of Hydromulch Seeding

If you have a garden in your property, and are passionate about maintaining it properly, you must have heard of hydromulch seeding. When it comes to growing grass in an effective and timely manner, there aren’t a lot of methods which are effective as hydromulching.

The Spring Lawn Calendar

Now that you have had a rest from gardening and mowing during the Winter months, it is time to prepare your lawn for the rush of Spring and Summer. There is not a great deal to do, but most of it is essential to keep your lawn looking beautiful throughout the warmer months.

Put Your Garden to Bed: Five Things to Do Now to Prepare Soil for Spring Planting

A thorough cleanup and basic soil preparation in the fall will ensure a healthy, vibrant garden in the spring. Follow these five tips to put your garden to bed this winter.

Water Plants: A Beginner’s Guide

In case you are fortunate enough to house a small lake or pond in your house, you should definitely consider planting water plants in them. They sketch an extremely beautiful look of your house, and enhance the value of your property. Apart from that, they clean the air around, and lower the temperature of your house and its environment, to quite an extent.

Living Wall Systems Offer More Benefits Than Beauty Alone

Green walls or living wall systems not only beautiful but have health benefits to the air you breathe and just make you feel better. In knowing what types of plants you pick for your living wall system will help in removing certain toxins in the air. Some ideals in the best materials to use to structure your green walls of beauty for your living space.

Planning Ahead With Raised Beds for Winter Vegetables

For some reason we’ve never quite got the hang of ensuring we have home-grown produce all year round. Although we’ve tried something usually hinders our progress. Flood damage has made our parsnips soggy, a couple of feet of snow killed off our winter turnips and the rabbits, being short of food elsewhere made short work of our cabbages.

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