Garden Ideas

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  • 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.

  • 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[…]

  • 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[…]

How to create a comfortable living room on your back porch

Posted by Miles Fox On January - 27 - 2016 Comments Off on How to create a comfortable living room on your back porch

If you are lucky enough to have a back porch, you should make sure you take full advantage of it. The porch is the perfect place to create a relaxation or outdoor dining area because it is very close you your house and you also have a roof over your head which will protect you against rain and other whether conditions. Even though dining in the actual garden is nice as well, if you live in an area where it[…]

The easiest way of selling a house– hire a PR team

Posted by Miles Fox On January - 6 - 2016 Comments Off on The easiest way of selling a house– hire a PR team

  Sometimes it is hard to sell a house that has a big garden, because it has to be maintained, and there are not many people that want to spend their time in taking care of the dozens of roses and other flowers. However, you do not have to think that you will never find a buyer, because there is definitely someone, who wants this type of house, but he does not know that you put your property for sale.[…]

Last minute preparations for garden parties

Posted by Miles Fox On January - 6 - 2016 Comments Off on Last minute preparations for garden parties

Garden parties are fun events, especially when your guests are also your closest, dearest friends. However, sometimes, hosting garden parties are decisions made in the last moment. If ordering food and buying a few drinks is not that big of deal, getting everything properly arranged might take some of your time. If you are all out of ideas as far as decorations are concerned, then your little garden party might take more time getting ready than you thought. So, to[…]

Say I DO to an outdoor wedding

Posted by Miles Fox On January - 5 - 2016 Comments Off on Say I DO to an outdoor wedding

If you answered “Yes’ to his question, then you can say “Yes” to an outdoor wedding, and organise it in your own backyard. You will look like a princess surrounded by all the flowers from your garden, and the smell of the roses will create the perfect tale atmosphere. The amazing thing in having your wedding in your garden is that you can decorate it exactly how you want, and you are the one that buys decorations from http://theribbonroom.co.uk/weddings.html/. If[…]

Get great ideas for your garden

Posted by Miles Fox On December - 22 - 2015 Comments Off on Get great ideas for your garden

If you plan to design a garden close to your house, you should do a lot of research before starting to create it, because the way you design it now will prove to not fit your future tastes. Therefore, you should see many styles of decorating your garden, and choose the one that impress you the most. In addition, you should take into consideration that the way you design your garden should fit the style of your house, and should[…]

Surprising garden decorations – use recycled metal

Posted by Miles Fox On December - 19 - 2015 Comments Off on Surprising garden decorations – use recycled metal

  If you have a garden in the front of your house, and you want to decorate it in a way that would surprise your neighbours, you should try using decorations made from recycled metal. In this way, you can protect the environment and add a personalised look to your garden. Instead of throwing away all the cans and pets, you do not need, you can do a little research and find out what are the advantages of metal recycling[…]

Garden annexes that will make your home more comfortable

Posted by Miles Fox On December - 15 - 2015 Comments Off on Garden annexes that will make your home more comfortable

Having a large garden is every person’s dream, but a garden that is left unattended could soon offer a depressing view, rather than something that gives you joy. This is why if you want to enjoy your garden even more and have a place where you can spend some quiet time, here are a few annexes that you should invest in: A conservatory Having a conservatory in your garden can be very nice. You could furnish it with a comfortable[…]

Do you really need a tree surgeon?

Posted by Miles Fox On December - 2 - 2015 Comments Off on Do you really need a tree surgeon?

  Even if the name suggests it, tree surgeons are not your typical doctors dressed in scrubs. Instead, they are those people that are called for interventions and the intervention supposes cutting off an elm with a chainsaw. Some might view this as massacre, but the operation is highly necessary and tree surgeons Dublin perform it with the purpose of repairing damaged prunes. Regardless of the fact that you have a strong passion for gardening, maintaining the control over the[…]

Add a garden suite to your property

Posted by Miles Fox On November - 23 - 2015 Comments Off on Add a garden suite to your property

In the past, multigenerational living used to be rule and not the exception.  This type of living arrangement is making a strong comeback especially in North America. The reason why so many people have resorted to building the so-called granny flat is that they provide family members with privacy and autonomy, not to mention that there are also financial implications. For instance, making such as addition entitles you to claim home HST rebate, but enough for this now. A garden[…]

The garden – the perfect source of inspiration for your home decor

Posted by Miles Fox On November - 19 - 2015 Comments Off on The garden – the perfect source of inspiration for your home decor

Have you ever looked for inspiration to change something into your home. No matter how much you love it, there comes a time when you feel the need to make a change, but you just don’t know where to begin. Sometimes, you do not have to make a large investment in order to decorate your home properly and you don’t even need to change too many things, you just have to add the right touch. When you are tired of[…]

How to make your front yard stand out this Christmas

Posted by Miles Fox On October - 24 - 2015 Comments Off on How to make your front yard stand out this Christmas

There is not a single person that does not wish to make his house stand out during Christmas. People can hardly wait to get out their decorations and lights and compete with the rest of the neighbours. However, if you want to make them green with envy, you will have to do more than take care of the interior space. In order to draw the attention from the road to your doorstep, you have to start thinking creatively and buy[…]

Bring Christmas in your home and garden

Posted by Miles Fox On October - 24 - 2015 Comments Off on Bring Christmas in your home and garden

  The winter holidays are a special time of the year. If you are one of the millions of people who enjoy Christmas, then you want to give your best to have a magical one. When you think about Christmas the first thing that pops up in your mind is how you will you decorate your home. Having your home decorated properly intensifies the joy you feel around this holiday. If you feel like only decorating the interior of your[…]

Decorating the garden for Christmas: a simple and fun mission

Posted by Miles Fox On September - 30 - 2015 Comments Off on Decorating the garden for Christmas: a simple and fun mission

If you are in the Christmas mood, looking up some of the ways you could celebrate this holiday differently this year, you will certainly find tones and tones of articles on how to properly decorate your home or what to cook in the big day. Still, most homes have gardens. You need to properly put to use all the space you have, as this is the only way to actually celebrate Christmas. Here is how you can decorate your backyard[…]

Decorating your house for Christmas? Here are some ideas

Posted by Miles Fox On September - 30 - 2015 Comments Off on Decorating your house for Christmas? Here are some ideas

If you are planning to impress your whole neighbourhood this winter with an amazing garden and house, maybe you should take into consideration some further ideas of making your garden look like Santa told you all his Christmas decorating ideas. So, you may need some of the following Christmas decorations: a huge Christmas tree, yard decorations, stockings, sacks, wreaths, garlands, candles and some printed Christmas ribbons.   House decorating When decorating your house for Christmas you should take into account[…]

The pool – a perfect oasis for your garden

Posted by Miles Fox On September - 23 - 2015 Comments Off on The pool – a perfect oasis for your garden

Having a swimming pool is probably something that you have been dreaming about ever since you were a kid. However, this does not come without any strings attach. Building a pool involves a series of expenses, and more than this a whole decision making process. Given the fact that the investment is intended to last for a lifetime (you do not change pools as you change the house painting or the front door), you will have to do some thinking[…]

Ribbons for beautiful summer weddings

Posted by Miles Fox On September - 2 - 2015 Comments Off on Ribbons for beautiful summer weddings

Weddings are such beautiful and joyful events and they deserve the proper planning. In the end every bride out there deserves to have the wedding of her dreams, no matter what this might stand for. There are all sorts of tips and pieces of advice for all types of events. However, if you are trying to host a lovely, bohemian chic type of wedding, then you might want to read the following details. Inspiration might come from some of the[…]

Gardening tools that you should actually invest in

Posted by Miles Fox On August - 22 - 2015 Comments Off on Gardening tools that you should actually invest in

If you have just moved to a new house and you have a garden that you can take care of, there are countless gardening tools that you can use to make your back and front yard look amazing. However, do not rush to buy everything you see, because of most of those items you will probably never get to use. This is why, in order to help you avoid unnecessary items that you will only pile up in your garage[…]

How to Decorate Your Garden for Halloween

Posted by Katherine Cooke On August - 18 - 2015 Comments Off on How to Decorate Your Garden for Halloween

Since Halloween is a festivity that most people like to celebrate, you can start looking for costumes and you must not forget about decorations for your house and garden. Buy decorations in stores or make your own decorations and turn your garden into a haunted place filled with skeletons, carved pumpkins and other items that represent Halloween.

What does it take to qualify for military mortgage?

Posted by Miles Fox On July - 22 - 2015 Comments Off on What does it take to qualify for military mortgage?

In recent years, loan programs have become the only way in which many people can afford to purchase a house anymore. While others may have the necessary financial means in order to do so, others do not and certain professions such as that of serving in the army do not come with lots of financial perks. This is the reason for which the government has implemented special loan programs in order to allow veterans and active military personnel to access[…]

Landscaping your garden for summer  

Posted by Miles Fox On July - 22 - 2015 Comments Off on Landscaping your garden for summer  

  As soon as the temperatures start to rise and the sun appears on the sky, everybody will want to spend more time outside the house. If you live in a house not an apartment, you are one of the lucky ones; since you can take advantage of the space you have around and create a pleasant place for everybody to hang out. Even if you are not a fan of sun and heat, you will definitely enjoy some time[…]