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Balcony, Patio, and Courtyard Gardening

People choose balcony, patio, and courtyard gardening for many different reasons. Some are moving from a large house to smaller accommodation, some donĂ­t want the hassle of a large property, and some chose to live in rental property to avoid the high-cost of owning a home. Whatever the reason, this doesn’t mean we can’t garden. No space is too small for a small space garden. One plant in a container is a garden. In fact, ever more gardening options are available in terms of pots, half-barrels, window boxes, troughs, cast-iron planters, recycled materials & the list is unending with possibilities.

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Container Gardening Tips For Newbies

Accentuate the welcoming look of a deck or your patio with jovial and colourful pots of annuals. Fill your window boxes with climbing bloomers or with fragrant roses of various colours. Container gardens produce a natural sanctuary in city’s street sides, along rooftops or verandas. Pots may be arranged near each other than place plants in some kind of a bed arrangement, so that nice-looking gardens can bloom, even in itsy-bitsy spots.

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Attracting Birds To Your Garden

Firstly, birds will be attracted by the geographic location of your garden.

To find out which birds are in the geographic area of your garden at the moment, you will have to consult specialty magazines and documentations. Maybe even the weather guy can provide some information regarding this aspect although this is not always true. Libraries and book stores have books based on migration, on the roads that some bird species take to get to their summer or winter residence. Also, taking pictures of birds you see around you and then reading informative materials that you already have, or searching for information related to them can be an option to find out if these bird are going to make a stop in the area that you live in.

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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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Planting Bulbs The Right Way

Planting Bulbs The Right Way
Planting Bulbs The Right Way

This article explains a few things about planting bulbs, and if you’re interested, then this is worth reading, because you can never tell what you don’t know.

How can you put a limit on learning more? The next section may contain that one little bit of wisdom that changes everything.

There are many varieties of flowering plants, but few offer all the advantages of bulb plants. For starters, bulbs are generally inexpensive to buy, and they can be purchased through the mail or over the internet, since they are durable and easy to ship.

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