Container-Friendly Garden – Running short on garden space or living in a small urban apartment should not necessarily stop you from having a thriving and beautiful garden. You can actually turn any available place into a gardening spot – from balconies and rooftops to windowsills and empty walls. Growing plants in containers provide numerous opportunities for gardeners with limited space. You can go even further and grow your own veggies and fruits and to experience the flavor and the benefits of home-grown food. With a few pots and the right plants, you can create your own container-friendly garden. Continue Reading
Planting Climbers In Mediterranean Garden – One thing you see lots of in Mediterranean gardens is climbers. They grow them up the walls or over a pergola on the back of the house – some of the pergolas are wonderful, with the ’roof’ just made out of rough branches all tangled with knobbly grape-vines and bunches of fruit dripping down. Continue Reading
Garden Water Feature Ideas – There are many number of ways of getting a small amount of water to bubble, trickle, flow or glint in a decorative and refreshing way. You can introduce the sound of running water by running it through a pipe in the wall, using one of the cheapest electric pumps and a small cistern. Continue Reading
It’s Time To Prepare Your Garden For Spring – Gardening in winter is crucial if you want to keep your garden healthy throughout the year. Protecting plants from the frost, harvesting winter produce and pruning dormant trees are all essential jobs to make the transition to spring and summer all that more easy.
As well as conducting essential maintenance, winter is the perfect time to take a look at your garden landscape and plan any changes for the upcoming year.
Do you need to rotate your crops? Perhaps your land is looking a bit barren, maybe some more evergreens would benefit for the following year? What seeds should you be ordering in? Continue Reading
Your garden is a place for relaxation. Whether it’s for ornamental or farming purposes, it doesn’t change the fact that it’s a place where nature abounds. Transforming your garden into an outdoor oasis is a good idea specially this coming spring. If you’re looking for tips and ideas into making this transformation a reality, you’re in the right place! Continue Reading
Every spring, sales for greenhouses always go through the roof. That’s because successful gardeners have discovered the advantages of having one of these nifty contraptions in their own backyards. While others are struggling with cold, wet soils or draughty northern winds, greenhouse gardening lets you raise your potted plants throughout any season. Continue Reading