Tips For Starting A Low-Maintenance Flower Garden

Natural stone landscaping in home rose gardenAlthough a lawn would be a welcome addition to any property, having flowering pants on or on certain parts of it would make your outdoor space more attractive.

With a flower garden, your property will have more color that would make it more appealing not just to the occupants but to guests and passersby as well.

A lot of property owners though do not want to start a flower garden since this feature will require a lot of time, hard work, and money. However, all these issues can be avoided if you create and keep a low-maintenance flower garden.

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October 26, 2016 | Category: Garden

5 Tips On Planting a Bee Friendly Garden

Beds of Lavandula 'Helmsdale', Allium, Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora, Salvia 'Caradonna', Anchusa azurea 'Opal' and Cirsium rivulare 'Atropurpureum' - Global Stone Bee Friendly Plants Garden, Silver medal winner at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010

Planting a bee friendly garden will not only provide hours of entertainment to your house cat looking out the window, bees will also pollinate your vegetable garden, fruit trees, and bushes.

Bee pollination will help your garden plants and trees grow larger and more tasty fruits and vegetables.

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October 23, 2016 | Category: Garden

Herb Window Box- Ideal Fixtures for your Garden

227It gives a touch of pleasure when you will notice that bountiful herbs are growing on herb window box. Likewise, it would also be quite satisfying to know that such plants that thrive on attractive boxes are beneficial for ornamental and biological purposes as it enhances the beauty of the place and support man’s daily existence. In fact, it is always fun to come up with colorful themes for any types of herb garden boxes. Some are playing with various multi-hued combinations that would suit both the interior and exterior landscaping designs and plans.

Nowadays, the presence of garden window kits has been a great help for people who have culinary interest. Moreover, it could be seen as attractive display on low-set window that rests directly on the ground. Additionally, herbs come in a wide variety, which could actually be found in most of the garden kits. Some of these herbs that usually grown on boxes include thyme, winter savory, sweet marjoram, rosemary, lavender and sage herbs. Furthermore, some people have utilized growing bronze fennel and bay laurel in windows that makes it even more functional and lively at the same time. In addition, each of its frameworks has been made of solid and high quality materials that would surely remain durable overtime.

Furthermore, the aroma of window box vegetable garden could certainly create a more refreshing feel and ambiance to the entire place. In such case you could perhaps try planting leaf celery, violets and violas, alpine strawberries, sorrel, cilantro, and lemon balm to make your garden more meaningful. Indeed, the essence of developing a window box garden has been widely recognized for its saleability and its big contribution in the current market these days. In addition, herb window box comes in a wide variety of design, shades and dimensions that could be customized to meet the required specifications of customers worldwide. It features well built styles that would surely complement with any types of interior and exterior settings.

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October 20, 2016 | Category: Garden

5 Best Reasons to Choose Artificial Grass for Your Garden

228Your garden area is a beautiful and most important place where you can enjoy the beautiful sunny day, relax your mind and body and spend some quality time with your family. If you are thinking of creating a beautiful garden, then here are the 5 best reasons to choose artificial grass for it.

Artificial grass comes with same aesthetic beauty as that of natural lush green grass

Believe it or not, the first and prime reason to have a garden is to enjoy the lush green grass underfoot. Moving along on these grasses has an awesome feeling and this is the reason why people prefer to be in their garden area to relax their senses. One of the reasons why people are opting for artificial grasses in their garden is because it looks exactly the same. Not just looks, these grasses have that feeling too which drives our senses crazy.

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October 15, 2016 | Category: Garden

Getting Your Garden Ready For Summer

47With the dark nights gradually fading and flowering bulbs poking through the grass, it’s time to think about preparing your garden for the impending warm weather. It’s that time of year when gardens are looking a little sorry for themselves, showcasing a host of weeds and overgrown shrubbery, so it can seem like an arduous task to get them back to their glory.

Fear not, with a little tidying, your garden can become an ecological paradise once more – one that you’ll be proud to show off at any summer party. A garden should be an extension to the home, so bring any interior themes outside. If you like a minimalist theme, embrace this in the garden with sculptures, solid shapes and a scattering of flowering shrubs, rather than opting for bedding plants.

Likewise, if you enjoy the classic vintage things in life, opt for a cottage garden theme complete with lupins, delphiniums and butterfly bushes. A cottage garden can afford to look a little unkempt, so is ideal for busy working professionals or those that love wildlife.

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October 11, 2016 | Category: Garden