Category Archives: Landscape Design

Do you feed the birds in your garden?

feed the birds
feed the birds

Putting a bird feeder in your garden is a very kind thing to do. It is getting harder and harder for birds to find food in urban areas & not only in winter, but all year round and so bird feeders can often save their lives. They are also great for bird watching, if that’s what you’re into, especially if you leave the bird feeder in the same place for a long time so that the birds start to remember where it is.

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THE BASIC SCOOP ON PLANNING A VEGETABLE GARDEN

VEGETABLE GARDENGarden grown vegetables are superior to grocery store produce by anyone’s standard, both in freshness and flavor. You can go out to the garden and pick your vegetables just before mealtime, at the peak of ripeness. You’ll save money and your family (and lucky neighbors) will love the results. Here’s a quick primer on the basics of planning a vegetable garden. If you’ve never grown your own vegetables, give it a try!

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Flower Bulbs: Nature’s Greatest Gift

Flower BulbsFlowers are one of nature’s greatest gifts. Their scent, their colors, their shapes everything about flowers is beautiful. A colorful, cheerful flower can brighten even the darkest day. Even more enjoyable than looking at flowers, though, is growing them. Flowers can be bought from pots and replanted. They can also be grown from clippings. However, one of the most popular ways of growing flowers is from bulbs and seeds.

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Summer Gardens for Butterflies

Summer Gardens for Butterflies
Summer Gardens for Butterflies

There are many different reasons that different people decide to plant summer gardens. One common reason that is becoming more popular these days as people to seek to entertain their children through little things done closer to home is to attract butterflies. This is much easier done than one might think if you live in the right environment for these beautiful creatures to thrive and flourish.

Butterflies are beautiful creatures with very short life spans. For this reason they seem to be attracted to beautiful things during their short lives. Brightly colored flowers attract butterflies in droves. This means that flowers such as aster, marigold, black-eyed Susan’s, and butterfly weed are well known to attract butterflies.

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