Gardening with Children

Gardening with Children – Planting Bulbs

Planting and gardening is something parents can share with children. Flower bulbs make the task an easy one. A spring riot of color is the reward for planting flower bulbs in the fall. Bulbs don’t require the attention that planting seeds does, so this is a task that parents can do with toddlers all the way up to teenagers. If you are gardening with limited space, bulbs can be worked...
Backyard Rainwater Harvesting: The Essentials

Backyard Rainwater Harvesting: The Essentials

Droughts are becoming more prominent around the globe, creating a real water crisis. Meanwhile, developed countries are clinging to old practices and still being responsible for the largest water footprint. That means we are running through clean water deposits faster than we can even hope to replenish them. So, it is high time to turn the tide and preserve limited natural resources. In the process, we have a chance...

Low Cost Gardening Tips

Gardening is an enjoyable hobby, but buying gardening tools and supplies can be expensive. In a challenging economy some people may want to take up gardening, yet reconsider when it comes to spending money on materials. Fortunately, acquiring gardening tools and supplies doesn’t have to be costly as there are many ways to cut expenses. Saving Money on Garden Tools Too many novice gardeners rush to buy their tools and supplies...
A DIY Backyard Pollinator Garden

A DIY Backyard Pollinator Garden

A DIY Backyard Pollinator Garden Historically, beekeeping has been related most times to farm settings, but in recent times beekeeping has moved in a more urban and modern direction. These days, being a beekeeper doesn’t have to be a lifestyle, it can be easily fit into your life, right in your own backyard. Recent research has proven that there are advantages for bees that our yards possess, over wild habitats....
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When Less Is More: Tale of the Low Maintenance Gardens!

When Less Is More: Tale of the Low Maintenance Gardens! It really does get too hot sometimes in Australia! With this kind of weather maintaining a garden can be quite heavy on your pockets. Here is where you need to think smart. Build a garden that requires minimal maintenance. Confused? Landscape architects agencies can help you create one. Do not mistake low maintenance for no maintenance. If you feel so, then...
Deep Rooted: The Surprising Ways Gardening Can Improve the Quality of Life

Surprising Ways Gardening Can Improve Quality of Life

Deep Rooted: The Surprising Ways Gardening Can Improve the Quality of Life Have you experienced being in nature and feeling much better about yourself? With the sun shining on your back, the wind blowing against the trees, and the birds chirping as they soar in the sky it’s no wonder why people love exploring the outdoors. If you haven’t, you’re not alone. We live in a world that revolves around technology...
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Dusty Miller: Plant Care Tips, Techniques, and More

Have you heard about dusty miller? Getting your hands on this hardy little plant is one of the best things you can do for your garden.If your beds need some serious shaping up, then you should consider planting some dusty to shake things up a bit.Once you do decide to take the plunge, you’ll need to learn everything you can about this wonderful bud. But don’t worry, we’re here...
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6 Gorgeous Retaining Wall Ideas

Nature’s uneven and wild terrain is undoubtedly magical. However, a lot of that magic seems to dissipate once you try to have a romantic wine dinner on your uneven patio or try to play a game of badminton on a giant slope. That’s why many people choose to install a retaining wall as a backstop: it carves out a practical and fully-functional space for you to enjoy any activity outside. On top...
Useful Tips for Planting in Small Gardens

Useful Tips for Planting in Small Gardens

Most of us can imagine a garden that has a large amount of space and flourishing with tons of fruits and vegetables. However, sometimes there is a limited area and one has to be cautious of what seedlings to plant. One must be aware of how much space certain plants will occupy when they become full-grown. This is why it is a good idea to create a diagram of...
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Gardening For Children: Healthy Hobby For A Lifetime

Gardening For Children: Tips For Developing This Healthy Hobby For A Lifetime Gardening is a hobby that is jam-packed with benefits to one's health no matter the age or level of experience. This is an activity that builds both one's physical and mental health and it is a wonderful hobby for children to do. For those hoping to get their kid engaged in gardening, there are some tips that can...