Home and Garden
Tips for gardening at home
Here are some helpful tips for gardening at home and for creating your own home
garden in your backyard.
Tips for Home
Gardening Tips and Tricks
Today when technology is playing an increasing role in our
lives, it's becoming ever more important to preserve our links with nature. One of the best ways to
maintain our ties with nature is via home gardening. Here are tips for do-it-yourself gardening at
Preparations for Your Garden
In this era of mass-grown and produce food, there's nothing
more satisfying than having homegrown fruit, vegies and herbs as part of your daily nutrition. But
you have to grow your garden with your two hands, which includes harvesting and preparing garden in
Fix Up Your
When you are a grownup, there's so much to do around your home
and garden. The house has to be clean and tiday, your family well fed, and of course your garden
has to look good. It's time to roll up your sleeves and get those garden issues fixed
Ideas for Entertaining
If you regularly tend to your garden, you know how the garden
will look fresh and lush, giving you a sense of pride in keeping it that way. Take it a step
further and turn it into an entertaining area. Here are some ideas on how to make your garden a
great place for entertaining.
When you have a garden shed and continue to buy more things
and tools that you think are needed, your shed space starts to shrink. Before you know, you're
leaving some of garden tools and machines outside. Here are a few smart ways to increase your
garden shed capacity.
Guide to Florists and Flowers
It doesn't require a college degree in botany to enjoy the
benefits of gardening. All you need is some genuine interest in the gardening and an easy access to
the right resources, that will help you fashion a garden that will add beauty to your home and make
Garden Survive Winter
Well before the first winter frosts and those chilly winds
start to appear, you need to prepare your garden plants to be ready to survive another winter
season. Out with the old plants and prepare them for the next spring growth. Here are handy tips to
prepare your garden for winter.
Decking in Your Garden
Installing a new decking adjacent to your home or in your
garden is a great way to add a wow factor and more kerb appeal to your home. New deck can
change your house from plain looks to looking amazing. Follow some points to get the ideal
decking for your home.
Keep Your Garden Presentable
A lot of homeowners overlook the garden, when it
comes to keeping home look presentable. When a garden is a mess, it shows. But with a little effort
and some tips, your home garden can be made presentable. In turn, this will improve the looks and
the value of your home.
With the arrival of the Spring, it's time to get out and enjoy
your home garden, as you start designing it for another year. To make it more interesting, get your
kids involved in landscaping and the design of your garden. They love doing adult jobs and making
their own playground.
Yard Look Bigger
Every house usually has a back yard, but not all of them are
big enough. Redesigning a small yard space can help, but you have to use some clever ideas to make
it work. Here are some ways to make your back yard look bigger and get more space while landscaping
To create a home garden, essentials include a clear area, a bench or hammock, shade and light and flowers and plants
for inspiration and beauty. Think of colors, shapes, contrast and scents.
Create a vibrant
Start by clearing out debris, sticks, stones and weeds. A vibrant lawn sets the
stage. For mowing larger areas, a zero-turn rider, which will reduce time and
effort. You can go forward, backward and cut around landscaping and trees.
A lawn tractor can help quickly mow and mulch and haul materials. A string trimmer
trims under and around bushes, trees and fences. Tillers create rich, workable soil by cutting into it and turning
under vegetation and compost.
|Create a garden at your home that will be your
own sanctuary, where you can
get away from your daily concerns, for some peace and
Consider whether you want to spend more time reading or gardening, and choose
high- or low- maintenance flowers and plants. For privacy and quiet, try a hedge or screen of ivy.
A border of flowers, plants, stones or shrubs can set off your outdoor "reading
and relaxing room." If there's no tree for shade, try taller shrubs, bushes or ivy on a trellis.
Finally, find time to rest and relax in your home garden. Keep it well maintained
and it will become your own sanctuary, your own piece of haven on earth.