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 »

4 Benefits of Concrete Driveways Over Asphalt

Concrete driveways cost somewhat more than asphalt driveways. However, there are a number of benefits to having a concrete driveway over an asphalt one. Here are 4 benefits of concrete driveways over More »

Container-Friendly Garden

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 More »

Planting Climbers In Mediterranean Gardens

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 More »

Garden Water Feature Ideas

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 More »

 

5 Tips to transforming your garden into an outdoor oasis

5 Tips to transforming your garden into an outdoor oasis

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!

Sparmannia: Growth And Care

Sparmannia: Growth And Care

Sparmannia: Growth And Care – Sparmannia is a fast-growing plant that would grow into a small tree or large shrub in the wild. This is a plant that has amazing flowers as they almost seem to move. Sparmannia africana is an easy-to-grow large shrub for a shady area with lush, soft, heart-shaped leaves and pretty white flowers with a puff of gold and red stamens during winter-spring. It is tree-like, quickly growing several feet high. The flowers appear in long– stalked clusters.

5 Tips to Making The Most of Your Greenhouse Garden

5 Tips to Making The Most of Your Greenhouse Garden

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.

Plants For Late Winter Containers

Plants For Late Winter Containers

Plants For Late Winter Containers – The weather in mid to late winter is often cold and inhospitable for both gardeners and plants, but if you choose carefully you will find several gems to bring welcome color, even on the dullest days. Snowdrop, spring snowflake, dwarf irises, winter aconite, anemone blonde and the early daffodils in containers will all flower at this time.

Position them in a sheltered spot outside the house and enjoy them as you enter or leave.

The top 4 reasons to invest in a turf lawn

The top 4 reasons to invest in a turf lawn

Every homeowner is always thinking of ways to improve the look and feel of their home. It’s not just about the interior but also the outside of the house. One of the things that adds value and beauty to the house is a well maintained lawn. But the problem is that there are some who do not have the time to plant and maintain their lawn all year round. A great alternative will be to invest in a turf lawn instead. It is a sound investment when you think about all the benefits you’ll be getting. Take a look at the list below for reasons on why you should invest in a turf lawn today.

Cyperus Plant

Cyperus Plant

Cyperus Plant – lt is easy to see why Cyperus is called the Umbrella plant. The grassy leaves, ranging from hair-like to quite broad depending on the species, radiate from the stiff stalks like the ribs of an open umbrella. There is just one golden rule for success with these  plants – keep the roots constantly wet. Place the  pot in a saucer or outer container which should always contain water.