Category Archives: Landscape Design

Do Your Own Landscaping Design

Know what I love about getting the garden all cleaned up, it stays that way for much longer than when you get your home all cleaned up.

More and more people are turning to landscaping their gardens, not just planting a tree here and a shrub there but looking at their garden as they would look at the inside of their home. More thought as to the overall look and appeal and how plants can compliment each other.

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If You Don’t Have Enough Yard Space, Create A Container Garden

Container Garden
Container Garden

Having little to no yard space is a reality that comes with urban living. People who live in apartment buildings cannot even have the pleasure of having a plot of land to plant a few greens in.

The lack of ample yard space, however, should not prevent you from creating a garden of your own if you want one. You do not need a tract of land just to have a garden. If yard space is the problem that keeps you from having a garden of your own, you have an option. You can create yourself a container garden.

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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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