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Country Living Gardening Guide

Country Living Gardening Guide

Country living gardening can be as simple as a tulip out your front window, or as complex as water lilies in an aerated water garden pond. Knowing how to get from there to way over there isn’t always as easy as the beautiful garden pictures in magazines portray. Great country living gardening takes hard work, patience, and determination.

If you’re a beginning gardener, you may want to start with planting flower bulbs first. Tulips, especially, are an easy first try and will bring you long lasting blooms year after year – an excellent reminder of your successful gardening beginnings!

Green Walls In Your Garden

Green Walls In Your Garden

A green wall is basically a vertical garden bed. Green walls are a relatively new trend, that is not only space efficient but equally productive as traditional ground based gardens.


Green walls or vertical gardens are a great alternative for gardening in small backyards, and is an ideal solution to the general increase in higher density living. Many new developments now see green walls specified by building designers and architects as the walls can become an integral part of the house design, not only offering produce but also providing shade, privacy and natural cooling to the dwelling.

White Flowers For Shimmering Garden Design

White Flowers For Shimmering Garden Design

White Flowers For Shimmering Garden Design – Gardens in summer burst with color, so it may seem very strange to restrict yourself to those with white flowers or blossoms, but if you’ve ever seen a white garden you know how the simplicity of the color scheme somehow adds elegance and sophistication. White flowers in the garden are more than beautiful during the day, but they have one outstanding feature which makes them ideal for anyone who enjoys entertaining in the garden, they look fantastic at night.

Using Colors To Improve Outdoor Living Space

Using Colors To Improve Outdoor Living Space

Using Colors To Improve Outdoor Living Space – As suburban gardens become smaller, outdoor areas have evolved into more of an extension to our interior living space. Much more thought needs to be given to decorating the available space so that it becomes a totally integrated area. Color in particular greatly affects our moods and changes the feeling of the space within which we relax, play and entertain. And for plant lovers, there’s a plant that’s suitable for every color scheme and every location.

Garden Jobs In May

Garden Jobs In May

Garden Jobs In May – May usually brings out the best weather for gardening – it is not too hot or too cold; just right to begin planting vegetables and flowers that will reach their peak in summer.

Early March Gardening

Early March Gardening

Early March Gardening – March makes for the perfect time for gathering in bedding and patio plug plants and seedlings, to give you the biggest and best bedding displays ever! Pot up and plant out after the frosts have disappeared over the next few weeks to give you the best results this summer. Don’t forget all the essentials you’ll need: pots, seed trays, labels and the all-important compost!