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Basic Landscape and Garden Design Tips For New Homeowners

As a nursery owner, I get a lot of calls and emails from new homeowners asking me for ideas for their landscapes and gardens. They often feel overwhelmed and often don’t know where to start. Here, we’ll talk about what you need to consider to make your new home your own.

Different Types of Easy to Grow Garden Roses for Your Garden

Garden roses are a mainstay in most gardens and landscapes. They have been staples in gardens for hundreds of years. Enjoyed all over the world, roses are a welcome and beautiful sight. Today, roses are just as desired as they ever have been in typical gardens, but the performance requirements has changed.

How to Prepare to Grow a Successful Garden

Gardening can be one of the most enjoyable, relaxing and rewarding things you can do. Whether you plan gardening from plant pots or from a raised bed, your greatest challenge can be getting started. Learning how to prepare to grow a successful garden that you can be proud of.

10 Easy Ways to Benefit Your Garden This Easter

With spring in full flow, the daffodils in bloom and blossom beginning to show on the trees, many of us will be looking forward to the warm, sunny haze covering our gardens during the Easter weekend. And the extended break is the perfect time to get out and provide our gardens with the TLC they deserve.

Not Too Hot, Not Too Cold: April Is The Perfect Month to Garden

April offers an ideal gardening climate in Southern California. With hot weather ahead, gardening enthusiasts should take advantage of April’s mild temperatures and longer days.

The 5 Key Elements of Landscape Design

Learn the 5 Key Elements of Landscape Design. These are the essentials that any landscaper must think about and apply to any design. Learn about what will make your Landscape stand out, the overall unity and harmony of the design, how to utilize a focal point correctly, the proportion of the plants and other features within a landscape, the importance of using symmetry and balance correctly and remembering to keep your designs simple.

How to Create Your Very Own Edible Landscape In Your Landscape Design

Edible Landscaping is probably the oldest form of gardening and when we are talking and considering edible landscaping we are really returning to our roots by creating something that can not only be beautiful but also provide food for you and your family all year round. When a lot of people think of edible gardening they immediately assume that the only edible food to be found in a garden are vegetables and that you need an allotment or purpose built area to grow and maintain edible plants, vegetables, fruits and herbs. This could not be further from the truth, with a little thought you will be able to integrate your edible plants directly into your landscape, generally without any interruption. Correctly planned an edible landscape will provide you with fresh food throughout all the seasons available at the time when it is ripe and ready to be harvested. You can have an edible garden or landscape either indoors or outdoors, plants that have edible properties, whether it is the plant itself or it fruit or berries, come in a variety of shapes and sizes and will blend in with your landscape with the minimum of fuss.

How to Keep Your Naughty Dog Away From Your Flowerbeds

Our canine friends love to dig holes in the ground. They make a big mess and often destroy gardens and flowerbeds. Learn how to deal with this problem>

How to Kill Lake Weeds – Some Useful Tips

Pond weeds or lake weeds can grow over a water body in no time. You should fear their overgrowth as some like duckweed and can prove to be dangerous for the native species. Such notorious weed species have the potential to disrupt the normal ecosystem and degrade aesthetic value of the region.

Use Your Vertical Garden to Create a Health Enhancing ‘Wall of WOW’

Install a Vertical Garden – Create a Health-Enhancing Wall of ‘wealth’ when it comes to the health benefits for you and your family! Choose your system wisely and the pleasure will far outweigh the work involved.

My European Garden

My European-Style garden contains vegetables, flowers, fruits, and plants all mixed together to create a vibrant ecosystem. Gardening is a fulfilling family project that will garden good health for all involved.

5 Ways to Conserve Water in Your Garden

Summer has just started setting in and it is already so hot. The scorching heat will only grow with time and has already started taking a toll on living beings. Like humans, plants too need sunlight but excess of anything can be harmful for them.

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