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  • Ornamental plants and de-icing salt

    Winter has made its way in the world. The roads are white, temperatures are low and really, all you feel like doing is sitting close to the fireplace while drinking a hot chocolate. Surely, the last thing on your mind is the garden that is now covered in snow. While the back yard might be anxiously awaiting spring, the front garden has to face up to a challenge. As you know year after year the city council has to sprinkle[…]

  • Fun Outdoor Chores for the Children

    Today, children play outside about half as much as their parents did. Instead, they prefer playing highly entertaining computer games, watching television and, in some cases even do their homework. These fun outdoor chores for the children will get them out of the house in no time.

  • When to Plant Trees

    Trees do not need a big hole when they are planted, the average hole should be about three times as wide as the root ball and shallower. After you have placed the tree in the ground take a few steps back and make sure the plant is not leaning.

  • The Best Flowers to Grow in Full Sun

    The palette of flowers that grow in full sun is very wide. Before you start planting the flowers make a plan on where you are going to put them. Another important thing is to read on the label to which height they will grow in order to plant the sort plants in the front and the taller plant in the back. This type of flower needs a lot of sun, up to 8 hours per day of full sun.

  • Pruning ornamental grasses

    Ornamental grasses create a beautiful landscape full of colour and texture. Some of these grasses can provide interest all year long, even if it dries and the leaves and seed fall, they still can be an attraction for the fall and winter seasons. The ornamental grass needs pruning once or twice a year so that it may look at its best and to encourage the growth of new ones. Spring pruning means that you should ground your grass before new[…]

Ornamental plants and de-icing salt

Posted by admin On December - 20 - 2014 0 Comment

Winter has made its way in the world. The roads are white, temperatures are low and really, all you feel like doing is sitting close to the fireplace while drinking a hot chocolate. Surely, the last thing on your mind is the garden that is now covered in snow. While the back yard might be anxiously awaiting spring, the front garden has to face up to a challenge. As you know year after year the city council has to sprinkle[…]

Caring for your garden in the winter

Posted by admin On December - 19 - 2014 Comments Off

Having a garden, or even just a small back yard, is a great asset for a home, especially for a family, with kids and pets. Any garden, however, whether you wish to plant things or just keep the grass green for the children to play, requires a lot of work and maintenance, from having sods installed to cutting the grass or taking care of flowers or trees or plants. Most of this job is done in the spring and autumn,[…]

Buying a trendy home in Canada nowadays

Posted by admin On November - 28 - 2014 Comments Off

Purchasing a new house in Canada and not only nowadays has stopped being a problem since there are many financing solutions and options available on the market for those who cannot afford to pay in cash. However, if you want to benefit from a gorgeous home with all of the modern trends and tendencies, then you must consider that the cost will rise and you will probably need to seek out the best funding solution possible. Contact an expert in[…]

The beauty of stucco garden walls

Posted by admin On November - 28 - 2014 Comments Off

Stucco has always been a popular home siding choice among home owners for very good reasons. Besides the fact that this material is quire inexpensive and has a very high durability, it also looks good, which is also the reason why it is used for garden walls to increase the beauty of the garden. It is needless to mention that its water and wind resistance are probably the top two reasons why people have chosen stucco as siding material for[…]

Cool Garden Ideas

Posted by CristinaS On October - 27 - 2014 Comments Off

Even though it may feel like a bit of a headache (but it really is not as overwhelming as it may seem) when you think about planning your garden, the results will surely make it all worth your time and devotion. With our cool garden ideas, you will find the work of planning a garden a lot easier.

Mortgage brokers recommend investing in your garden

Posted by admin On September - 27 - 2014 Comments Off

One of the biggest challenges that come after buying a house is maintaining its value over time. This might seem easy to do at first, but homeowners discover that after the first round of remodeling things get much trickier. If you are considering selling your house in the future, you have to make the changes that not only make you happy, but also that attract potential buyers and investors. A military mortgage broker or a another such professional in the[…]

Apartment Garden Ideas

Posted by CristinaS On September - 8 - 2014 Comments Off

You need to choose the right flowers for indoor gardening; this means plants that can grow well in different locations. Some of the plants that should be in your list of apartment garden ideas are: peace lily, croton, polka dot plant, cast iron plant, bonsai tree, pepperomia, neon pothos, snake plant, money tree, etc.

Organic Gardening Tips

Posted by cristina On April - 15 - 2014 Comments Off

People who start growing organic produce do so because they want to make sure that the food that they put on their families’ tables is 100% chemical free. However, organic gardening is quite a complicated endeavor which requires a lot of work.

DIY garden ideas

Posted by admin On April - 14 - 2014 Comments Off

Nowadays, having a developed imagination to start playing with for your own pleasure is a must, especially when we are talking about decorating your place. If you wish to save some money while doing it, keep an eye on the next few DIY garden ideas!

Modern Garden

Posted by CristinaS On April - 8 - 2014 Comments Off

When creating modern gardens, the emphasis falls on hardscape: stone, concrete, wood, adding some daring architectural plants. Moreover, do not hesitate to include sculptures, water elements and containers in your modern garden, while the number of plants decreases in order to add drama, by highlighting them using the elements mentioned above.

How Do You Figure Square Footage?

Posted by admin On April - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

How do you figure square footage? This is a question not many of us ask until we actually need to do it, which is why we thought of giving you a helping hand to learn a quick and easy way that gives you all the correct answers.

Low Maintenance Garden

Posted by CristinaS On January - 31 - 2014 Comments Off

The first step towards a low maintenance garden is to opt for the right plants. You need to take into consideration your space, the climate of the area you live in and the time you are willing to offer to invest in your plants. And remember less is more.

How to Choose the Right Snow Blower

Posted by Alina On January - 18 - 2014 Comments Off

Choosing the perfect snow blower for your needs is not an easy task, because this is a long time investment and you have to make sure you select a device that combines rapidity, utility and comfortable usage, therefore these tips can help you choose the right snow blower.

Fun Outdoor Chores for the Children

Posted by admin On December - 4 - 2013 Comments Off

Today, children play outside about half as much as their parents did. Instead, they prefer playing highly entertaining computer games, watching television and, in some cases even do their homework. These fun outdoor chores for the children will get them out of the house in no time.

Spring Garden Ideas

Posted by admin On November - 20 - 2013 Comments Off

Nowadays, keeping up with the new is a requirement in order to get the outcome expected. Believe it or not, being completely fulfilled with your house is a must – stick with us to get a better understanding over the next spring garden ideas!

Backyard gardens

Posted by admin On November - 14 - 2013 Comments Off

Nowadays, having one of the most beautiful and stylish backyard gardens is a must in case you are looking for something rather interesting to own and see from your window, every morning. It is not a secret anymore, so stick with us to find more about it!

Water Filter Systems for Home and Garden

Posted by admin On November - 2 - 2013 Comments Off

In today’s advanced society, potable tap water should be a commodity and not a luxury. However, as this is rarely the case, you can take matters into your own hands and install some water filtration systems for your home and your garden. This way, you can protect yurt health, your appliances and your organic garden.

Tropical Garden Landscaping Ideas

Posted by admin On October - 8 - 2013 Comments Off

Nowadays, keeping up with the new is a must in case you are looking for something great to happen in your life, or at least in your house. Believe it or not, exotic places have always been the best – here are some tropical garden landscaping ideas!

How to Design an Asian Garden

Posted by admin On July - 15 - 2013 Comments Off

If you want to learn how to design an Asian garden, you need to know that the main concepts behind them are simplicity and equilibrium between tranquil areas and dynamic areas, all brought together by various elements like zigzag pathways, bridges, ponds, sand and stone areas and exotic plants like bamboo and bonsai trees.

Urban Garden Ideas

Posted by admin On June - 30 - 2013 Comments Off

Among the various urban garden ideas that you can use in order to create a beautiful natural landscape in the middle of the city is to use all the space you have by making vertical gardens out of hanging pots, and using various objects as planters like old tin cans, drawers or boxes.