How To Use Landscape Plants To Design A Beautiful Yard

How to Make Your Front Garden Look Welcoming   

Have you made the most of your garden this summer? If not, there is no need to worry as you still have plenty of time to do so. Sprucing up your front garden is the perfect way to make your home feel welcoming and there are lots of little things that you can do which will instantly make your home inviting. Carry on reading for more of our front...

How To Make An Eco-Friendly Backyard

How To Make An Eco-Friendly Backyard Spring is just around the corner and that makes this the perfect time to start planning the new look for your backyard. While you're at it, why not do it in an eco-friendly way and help keep our planet clean and healthy. Go through these tips to ensure you are taking the right steps to give your outdoor area a stunning new look in...
The Potager Garden: History and How-To of the Kitchen Garden

The Potager Garden: History and How-To of the Kitchen Garden

The Potager Garden The potager garden has its roots in 16th century France. The potager could be found all over the country. Wealthy chateau owners as well as common farmers grew potager gardens. The wealthier of the two would have had sprawling elaborate gardens with gardeners to tend them. The farmer would have had a small potager, much less elaborate, with only his family and himself to tend it. For...
Forest Gardening for Personal Food Security: Legacy Gardening with Food Forests

Forest Gardening for Personal Food Security

The crash of the U.S. economy in 2008 marked the beginning of a long-term economic recession that some commentators predict could lead to another Great Depression. Unemployment above 10%, slashed IRA balances, and rising food prices have many families wondering how they can stretch their food budgets and become a little more self-reliant by planting a garden. Sales at seed companies ballooned in 2009 in response to these immediate fears....
4 Tips to Create Beautiful Rock Garden

A Things Every Gardener Should Know!

How to work only on the weekend and still have a beautiful garden? A gardening guide for every gardener. Do you sigh every time when you pass along those landscaped and nice colored houses with a front yard that smiles at you and makes you stop to watch? Ahhh, if I only had more time, my garden would be just like that! The fact is that many people think that for...
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...
How to Store Fresh Herbs?

Growing Your Own Herbs – No Garden? No Problem!

With the local food movement pushing its way to the forefront, growing your own fresh consumables is as good as it gets. In fact, an increasing number of both rural and urban chefs are choosing to use local or home-grown ingredients. However, when you aren’t blessed with your own little piece of earth it can seen daunting. While certain crops require deeper or larger areas of soil, others will yield...
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...
Worm Extract Fertilisers: A Comprehensive Insight

Worm Extract Fertilisers: A Comprehensive Insight

Worm Extract Fertilisers: A Comprehensive Insight Worm extract fertilizer is a highly concentrated liquid solution that contains essential soil microbes, as well as nutrients and minerals beneficial to plants. It is used both as a fertilizer and soil re-builder and conditioner, while it also helps with pest and disease control. These fertilizers are bio-based, and represent one possible answer to rebuilding and restoring impoverished and chemically-abused soils.  After you have...
Gardening In The Sun: What You Need To Know

Gardening In The Sun: What You Need To Know

After a long, freezing winter, is there anything as nourishing as basking in the sun? Tilting your face towards the light and feeling the warmth of your skin feels so therapeutic. It’s difficult, in those moments, to remember all the harm the sun can potentially cause. Especially because there are real, scientifically backed studies of the positive effects the sun has on our bodies. Sifting through conflicting clinical studies can...