Designing Your Own Water Garden

Designing Your Own Water Garden – Once you have decided that you want to build a water garden in your garden or back yard you will need to make bigger and crucial More »

Themes And Schemes In Flower Garden

Themes And Schemes In Flower Garden – Everyone loves a flower garden. For it is here that a multitude of delightful and lovely plants can be brought together into a picturesque whole. More »

5 Garden projects to take on this summer

Summer is the best time to discover garden projects that you can try out by yourself or with family members. By trying out garden DIY projects, you get to bond with family, More »

5 Ways to Make Use of a Large Garden

Is it better to have a small garden where you can’t fit anything or a large garden that you can’t fill? We’ve found that, although great, having a large garden can be More »

Why Your Pumpkin Farm Needs A Steel Building

It is never too early to start thinking about pumpkin season as before you know it, October will be here and pumpkin season will be in full swing! Pumpkin season can mean More »

 

Themes And Schemes In Flower Garden

Themes And Schemes In Flower Garden

Themes And Schemes In Flower Garden – Everyone loves a flower garden. For it is here that a multitude of delightful and lovely plants can be brought together into a picturesque whole. The combining of colors, the consideration of form and the appreciation of texture will all contribute to harmonious and pleasing flower borders. Plant catalogues and seed lists are excellent sources to be pored over and from which selections may be made. By drawing out the flower border to scale, and plotting the position of plants, a pleasing and successful display is guaranteed.

Veronica Plant

Veronica Plant

Veronica Plant – Veronica Speedwell perennial flowers are a perfect, easy to grow and easy to care for flower. While there are over 500 different species of Veronicas that come in a variety of types and sizes, the Veronica Speedwell is an attractive perennial with long tubular spikes. Veronica’s beautiful flowers come in a variety of colors including pinks, blues, purples and whites. They also add that extra something special to your garden design. If drainage is satisfactory then you will have no trouble with Veronica – no trouble to grow them, but you may well have difficulty in keeping them under control.

5 Tips to saving time in your garden

5 Tips to saving time in your garden

Having a garden at times is a tiring responsibility. The time you spend in your garden should be limited and yet enjoyable. Many of garden owners are busy people who at times are forced to hire labor to care for the garden because of the little time. This can be a good thing on one hand as hiring professionals will make a good garden for you but on the other hand, it can be risky since you may end up with a garden that is not appealing at all. It is therefore advisable to tend to your own garden despite what. Below are some of the tips that will help you save time in your garden:

4 Tips to using retaining walls in a creative way

4 Tips to using retaining walls in a creative way

Retaining walls are important in holding back dirt as it’s basically a structure that holds soil behind it. But not only that, it’s also commonly used in multi-level garden perimeters, landscaping, and even for aesthetic purposes. Retaining walls can be made in different materials, like wood which is perfect for timber sleeper walls. It can also be made from concrete and stone to build rock/boulder walls.

Planting Tomatoes In The Garden

Planting Tomatoes In The Garden

Planting Tomatoes In The Garden – Tomatoes are without a doubt one of the most popular vegetables in the home garden, and for good reason. Homegrown tomatoes are very nutritious and much more flavorful than those bought from a store. Tomato plants will produce an abundance of fruit for the home gardener if they are properly planted and cared for.

Tomatoes require a fairly long growing season, and for this reason the seeds are typically planted indoors about six to eight weeks before they can be planted in the garden.

Venidium Plant

Venidium Plant

Venidium plant (Monarch of the Veldt, Cape Daisy) is in the aster family and it certainly deserves to be better known. The sunflower-like blooms are 4 in across and they are quite distinctive – at the base of each inner petal is a purple-black blotch, providing a rayed effect around the rim of the prominent black disc. The blooms on their long stems make excellent cut flowers. Mix Cape Daisy flowers into the border or plant around the vegetable garden, as they are very attractive to beneficial insects and pollinators.