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How to Grow Strawberries

The Red Fruit that Just Keeps Giving Everybody loves the sweetness and sourness of strawberries when made into jam, cakes, pudding or even eaten on their own. Strawberries are easy to plant and beautiful for your garden at home. The first fruits usually appear in spring, you can find many types of strawberries that can be planted according to your place and climate. There are several varieties ranging from the […]

How to Design a Herb Garden

 Keep Your Herb Garden Simple…Initially The design of a herb garden mainly depends on the requirements set by the owner or its designers, plus the type and variation of herbs you are looking to grow. For a limited area, you can simply design an informal Herb Garden with vegetables, other flowering plants, or even with various types of shrubs and trees. But on thing is for certain, always keep things simple […]

How to Protect your Plants in Winter

Prepare for the Winter Months The snow or heavy frosts starting to cover your gardens maybe a nice view to look at during winter but as the temperature drops, the snow, frost and waterlogged soil will become major killers of most of the tender plants or dormant plants. The protection that you need to give to your plants definitely depends on the weather conditions and also the exposure of your […]

How to Build a Brick Paver Patio

Build a Brick Paver Patio By building a brick paver patio, you will cost effectively add more value to your house, but this task will definitely test your patience and take a lot of effort in order to create it the correct way. However, if you manage to plan it well and get some help from your friends (feed and water them for their help as a minimum…or even put […]

How to Install Solar Lights on a Deck

Cost Effective Outdoor Lighting Solar deck light’s an ingenious choice to brighten up your outdoor landscape. Because it’s designed with a photo cell to run the electronic circuit, it does away with the complicated electrical installation and wire exposure. It also automatically turns off during the day and switches on at night. No bills, no frills and eco-friendly. Can anything get better than that when it comes to your outdoor […]

How to Plant Blueberries in Your Garden

Blueberries Are a Great Asset For Any Garden Having blueberry plants in your garden is a great choice because it is an exceedingly healthy fruit that can provide a tonne of antioxidant goodness to you and your family members.  Blueberries are delicious even when you eat them on their own or along with other foods like cereal, pancakes and yogurt. Blueberry cultivation can be a difficult but fulfilling garden experience. […]

How to Plan Your Winter Flower Garden

Bring Colour to Your Garden This Winter Autumn is a great time to prepare your garden for the coming winter months. Your garden does not need to look drab and boring during the cold weather months. Add a dash of colour with some flowering plants that will bring not only a little bit of cheerful colour, but even winter birds that will be attracted to certain flowering plants. Maintaining your […]

How to Make a Hydroponic Herb Garden

Growing a Herb Garden no Longer Needs to be a Dirty Job Vegetable gardening is no longer confined to having to play around with dirt and getting your fingernails messy with mounds of soil. Many fresh fruits and vegetables that can be purchased from the store these days are grown hydroponically. Hydroponics is growing crops without soil. Hydroponic gardening is a gardening method that does not use soil as its […]

How to Build a Formal Entrance Garden

Make The Most of Your Entrance You don’t have to be in Versailles to have a beautiful formal entrance garden to welcome visitors. If you have a small garden entrance, it might not seem to offer much scope for an extended symmetrical arrangement. However, a small standard tree in a square bed can make a charming formal front garden. It’s also a great investment if you are looking to sell […]

How to Plant Eggplants in Your Garden

A Simply Vegetable to Grow Eggplants are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Eggplants are grown globally and are enjoyed all over the world. There are several types of eggplants. Some of the most common types are the dark purple variety which can almost be black in colour. They are shaped either round or oblong, or can be slender and straight. There are also other varieties which are white, […]