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Weeding Out Your Plant Problems

02 Feb Weeding Out Your Plant Problems

After the umpteenth dead rosebush in your garden there comes a time when one must admit that they do not possess this so called ‘green thumb’ that has been the success of many, all thanks to plant problems. Though a vast lawn is immensely attractive, it is important to not get carried away and reduce it so that it is of a maintainable size.

Easy maintenance plants are the answer to landscaping and plant problems faced by many in the field. In order to ensure that your garden lives even when you forget to weed a plant here or water one there, it is important to choose plants that can survive and look good for at least two or more seasons. Sprucing up your lawn is simple if done in an effective manner.

There are many beautiful easy maintenance plants that grow in various soils and consist of many varieties. Daylilies are an ideal example that come with minimal plant problems. They bloom quickly and survive cold winters, hot summers and are pest resistant. Rhododendrons are beautiful against the backdrop of other plants but can also be a site for sore eyes on their own as the plant boast pink, white, yellow and lavender blossoms. They are easy to grow and are very hardy.

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Rock Gardening

01 Dec Rock Gardening

Are you a nature lover, dreaming of turning your front-yard into fine natural green decorated with colorful Hibiscus? If the dry rocks concentrated throughout the soil are keeping you from achieving what you love?  With hard work and determination even the driest, harshest rocky grounds will turn into that green paradise with rock gardening.

Rock gardening requires commitment and close inspection, but the right fertilizer and adequate amounts of water would do the job. The secret behind rock gardening  of less-fertile soil is the ability to use minimum resources in such a way that give maximum output.

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Planting Shrubs

18 Jan Planting shrubs

Planting shrubs are an asset to any landscaped garden. They add the extra touch giving the  garden that final look and brings beauty, shade and fragrance to your landscape.

Shrubs are a great way of creating enclosed corners in your landscape, and taller shrubs make good screens for the perimeter of your property.

Different shrubs flower during different seasons, so planting shrubs would be a good idea t a few for each season so that you can have flowers all year round.

Flowering shrubs need to be trimmed within a month after they finish flowering, or else there is a risk that you may trimming away the next bloom of flowers, however, dead branches can be trimmed away at any given time.

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Plants Add Magic To Gardens

17 Apr Plants Add Magic To Gardens

The way your garden looks will definitely have an impact on the way your home looks. Making your garden look good depends on the plants used when landscaping, knowing that plants add magic to gardens.

Landscaping gardens is an investment that may seem too much, but is definitely worth making. After all there is nothing like having a garden with a riot of colours that not only look good but also make the garden an enjoyable place to be in.

Choosing the proper landscaping plants is something that needs a lot of thought. For one, you have to make sure that the plants you plant today are going to grow into huge trees or shrubs.

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Accessorizing Your Garden

24 Mar Accessorizing Your Garden

When it comes to adding that personal touch to your garden, preferences vary from one person to another. This is why most landscapers are open to ideas and can blend your ideas with a creative flick in the process of accessorizing your garden.

One of the trendy ways of accessorizing your garden is to include logs here and there. Of course the type of log will depend on the cost you wish to bear as well as on the overall design of the garden.

If you are a log fan, it is better to spell out the idea to your garden designer or landscaper before they get on with the job.

If you were to get a sudden idea about including a few logs in your garden, the landscaping plans may need to be changed and twisted a little bit to accommodate your request.

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swimming pools

09 Mar Swimming Pools

You all will agree with me that for many inspired gardeners today swimming pools are almost a must. It has become the ultimate enjoyable amusement in any landscape.

Let’s say that your family does not really like the fact that you spend a lot of time in the garden. Well, all you need to do to stop them resisting you would be to make your own garden swimming pool. After all it will assure to bring some lovely summer evenings for you and your family.

“Well, ok…swimming pools bring so much fun and so much glamour to my garden, but what about the cost and the garden maintenance?”  This is what my friend had to ask when I explained it to him.

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09 Mar Relax With Gardening

Are you bored trying to go through all the therapies just to get relaxed and have your blood circulation pumping properly? Well, why haven’t you considered gardening all this time? It is fun, it is lovely and it is so relaxing.

Gardeners all around the world are people with a relaxed and calming mind . This is not an exaggeration. It is proven in science that having a hobby which involves at least a little bit of nature has more tendencies to make you more loving and kind than others.

The cost factor would be one major issue for most people to put behind their garden ideas. But hey….do not come to that conclusion yet. It should not always be emptying your pocket as per your neighbor.  Get in contact with some of the well reputed garden designers and see for yourself. I always believed that proper planning will make both your mind and the pocket happy.  Give it a try.

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