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Pet Friendly, Green Garden Designs

Pet Friendly, Green Garden Designs

Green garden designs are popular today because of an ever increasing public awareness about the importance of sustainability. There are a variety of simple ways to make a garden environmentally friendly. Many people who care about this increased level of sustainability want their garden design to be pet friendly as well. Many methods exist that can help gardeners create a greener garden that is also a safe and enjoyable place for pets.

One way to create a pet friendly green garden is to use thick mulch throughout the garden. Mulch helps the ground withhold its moisture for longer than regular dirt or rock surfaces would. This helps to greatly conserve water over time. Mulch is also very soft and will not harm the sometimes delicate feet of pets when they roam the garden area.

How To Create A Garden Masterpiece?

How To Create A Garden Masterpiece?

Creating a sleight of hand in your garden takes time and hard work. A discerning gardener wants nothing less than a garden masterpiece, a bowling green lawn, beautiful colours, and flowers, and he/she will want to weave their own special magic into their own garden space.


A beautiful garden gives peace, pleasure, and stimulates us into a state of well-being. There of course are many kinds of gardens, and garden plants are planted in all sorts of places, the most common being obviously the garden that surrounds your house.

Anyone can make a garden anywhere – in a window box, indoor garden, kitchen garden, and of course becoming more and more popular is container plants, these containers can be placed in strategic places around your garden and depending on the container gives interest.

Perfect Flower Bed Ideas

Perfect Flower Bed Ideas

For good flower bed ideas you need to consider the flower bed layout and the quantity of land that is available for growing the flowers. Flower beds are pieces of land dedicated for the planting of blooms mostly for their aesthetic worth. Growing florals like gardening is a pastime that most men and women have interaction in to be at one with nature and to feel some pride in the work of their hands when the flowers are in full bloom.

Most flowers are used to keep the home fresh while some flowers like Pyrethrum repel mosquitoes. Landscaping is an crucial aspect in every single home and thus should not be taken lightly while think about producing a house. Blossom beds not only make a home welcoming they also add some beauty to the landscape.

How To Create A Garden Edging?

How To Create A Garden Edging?

Have you ever heard of using tile in your garden? Here are some ideas of how to “recycle” your used and broken tile.

The edging of a garden is almost as important as the garden itself. It’s like a picture frame. The picture can be interesting and beautiful, but it needs a frame to really enhance its appearance.

There are many different types of garden edgings. Many people prefer to use something heavy and permanent, like a low brick wall, or rocks set together with mortar. However, not everyone is physically capable of creating such a structure.

Japanese Gardening: The Magic of Japanese Gardens

Japanese Gardening: The Magic of Japanese Gardens

Being in contact with nature is a good way to achieve spiritual peace. Such surroundings can be established in the confines of your home and garden. Tha Japanese garden is essentially a nature crib in miniature. Japanese gardening is much different from the Western style garden. Most would say that a Japanese garden is far more soul soothing and inspires meditation. Japanese gardening is a cultural form of gardening that is meant to produce a scene that mimics nature as much as possible. Using trees, shrubs, rocks, sand, artificial hills, ponds, and flowing water the garden becomes an art form. The Zen and Shinto traditions are both a large part of Japanese gardening and, because of this; the gardens have a contemplative and reflective state of mind.

Garden Project: A Rock Garden Plants

Garden Project: A Rock Garden Plants

A rock garden is simply a plot with a mix of rocks and any of several special species of small flowers. Forging a beautiful and relaxing rock garden in your yard is surprisingly simple. In the planting of rock gardens, we must aim to secure by means of careful selection and grouping, an impression of breadth and boldness in the color masses. Nothing is more satisfactory when contemplating any form of garden art, than the feeling that the designer has from the beginning worked with the idea of achieving some definite purpose. This is especially so in the case of rock gardens. Beautiful garden pictures are only possible when each small plant is made to play its part in the building up of a definite scheme.

There are hundreds of plants suitable for rock gardens, but only the most desirable should be included. Rarity should not influence selection. The commonest and easiest grown flowers are often the most beautiful.