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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...
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...
Rain Garden

Build Your Own Rain Garden: Use Plants to Harvest Water

Properly designed, rain gardens intercept the natural water flow and slow it down, allowing it to gradually infiltrate into the ground. Rain Gardens are Functional Sustainable gardeners appreciate how rain gardens work to preserve the water quality of streams and lakes by reducing erosion, filtering pollutants, and recharging groundwater. They're also attractive additions to a yards. They don't need irrigation, require less maintenance than lawns, provide year-long color and texture, and...
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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...
Concrete Shed Base

Is a Concrete Shed Base What You Need?

Is a Concrete Shed Base What You Need? If you're planning on building a shed, you may be mapping out the project and you have probably realized by now that you will probably need to clean your yard before starting this project. We recommend quickly getting this done by using a quality backpack leaf blower.  One key consideration should be which foundation to select. If you do choose a concrete shed base,...

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...
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Top 8 Best Garden Edging Tips

If you’re into gardening, whether you’re new at it or a seasoned gardener, then you have probably heard of garden edging. Whether you have or have not, however, it’s an important skill to have.  This technique can make your garden look so much better. But, of course, you first have to know how to do it and what it’s all about. Understanding Garden Edging “Edging” may sound like a fancy term, especially to those...
Lawn Fertilizer

Lawn Fertilizer: Top 8 that Will Surely Keep Your Garden Healthy

Is your lawn looking rather forlorn this season? No matter how much you water and mow, the grass always seems to be greener on the other side. But it doesn’t have to be that way. If you want to give your yard a kickstart, you need to start using a fertilizer. Not just any old bunch of chemicals will do, either. You need to start using the best lawn fertilizer around. But how...
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...
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Indoor Garden: How to Start Your Own

Some people dream of having their own garden. However, for people who live in colder climates, regions that experience winters, or apartment buildings, starting and maintaining a garden can be a bit more difficult. And as for the winter-bravers, the fun always has to end at some point (at least until the next season). Well, good news.  We’re here to tell you that you can own a year-round garden no matter where...