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[…]

Three milestones for a successful pool installation project

Posted by Miles Fox On August - 25 - 2016 Comments Off on Three milestones for a successful pool installation project

Having a pool is definitely a great reason for excitement, but keep in mind that the entire project will not be an easy one. Of course that once you have everything ready, the spot will become the most popular of the house, with friends and family coming over on summer weekends. However, you should remember that proper preparations and installation require some time and effort from your part, so be ready for this. We have talked to experts and we[…]

Nanny agencies – a reliable solution for single parents

Posted by Miles Fox On August - 9 - 2016 Comments Off on Nanny agencies – a reliable solution for single parents

Being a single parent is physically and emotionally challenging. You have to dedicate all your time and attention to your children, provide for them, be there when they are sick, take them out to play, read them bedtime stories and much, much more. It’s not an easy job to do, especially if you are away from nine to five and someone needs to look after the kids. When another parent or relatives are available, child supervision is somewhat easier, but[…]

Smart ideas on decorating the garden with scrap metal

Posted by Miles Fox On July - 27 - 2016 Comments Off on Smart ideas on decorating the garden with scrap metal

Every year you have to decide upon the type of flowers you plant in your garden, because some of them are seasonal, and you have to buy new seeds every autumn and spring. But, whatever types of flowers you might choose, and whatever the design might be, you are still not contempt with the way it looks, and you would want something more stylish and unique. Well, you might not consider it, but you can use scrap copper Canada to[…]

Increase the values of your house with a backyard room

Posted by Miles Fox On July - 12 - 2016 Comments Off on Increase the values of your house with a backyard room

  Depending on the size of your backyard, you might have in mind different projects for it. You have the possibility to design your own garden there, where to plant veggies for preparing food with fresh ingredients, or you can plant beautiful roses, for creating the dream garden. But, in case you have plenty of space, you will find expensive to transform it, to plant all that vegetables and flowers, and where you count that you have to care them,[…]

Things to consider when buying pallet racks

Posted by Miles Fox On July - 5 - 2016 0 Comment

Almost any retail store out there requires a warehouse with adequate storage capacity. If your business has been struggling with insufficient storage space, then perhaps you have not opted for the right storage solution. A heavy duty pallet racking system is ideal for any warehouse, regardless of dimensions. However, before purchasing and installing this type of system, it is more than necessary to keep a few aspects in mind. Here are the most important things to consider when buying pallet[…]

What to consider when buying a garden hedge trimmer

Posted by Miles Fox On July - 4 - 2016 0 Comment

  Gone are the days when people used to trim hedges with the help of handed clippers. Now, people have the opportunity of using advanced garden trimmers that make the job a lot easier. You will be able to keep your garden looking beautiful and the great thing is that you will not perceive garden trimming as a chore anymore. On the contrary, you will take pleasure in freeing up space in your garden and keeping the hedges neat and[…]

Supplies for the beginner gardener

Posted by Miles Fox On June - 21 - 2016 0 Comment

Since you were a child you dreamt to have a beautiful garden in the front of your house, and now that you have just purchased a house, you have the possibility to design it exactly how you always have imagined. But, you should know that the majority of beginner gardeners consider only the flowers and trees they intend to plant in the garden, and they forget to about the tools. They are not very expensive, when you purchase them from[…]

Plan your dream outdoor wedding

Posted by Miles Fox On May - 17 - 2016 0 Comment

  Every woman has in mind her dream wedding, and the majority of them get their inspiration from tales. When you want to plan your wedding as the one inspired from fairy tales, you have to find the perfect landscape where to install a marquee, because you have to be surrounded by nature. In case you are living in a house, and you have a big back yard, you should not hurry up to rent a garden where to install[…]

A few things about crafting supplies

Posted by Miles Fox On May - 4 - 2016 0 Comment

Art truly is everywhere, anywhere you might be looking. When you are the one in crafting the feeling of finding inspiration in the strangest of places is certainly one you are accustomed with. When you are the artist in charge, you need to consider several aspects attentively, because in most cases, the success of your work is found in the smallest of details. These details turn into something big when the card or garden decoration is completed. Therefore, as an[…]

Tips to organize a great garden baby shower party

Posted by Miles Fox On April - 25 - 2016 0 Comment

If you plan to organise the baby shower party for one of your friends, then you should consider having it in a garden, because there is no more perfect place for this type of event. You will not have to worry anymore about flower arrangements, how to place the furniture, and scented candles, because the garden will offer you all. You will have to arrange the tables and chairs according to the way the flowers are planted, and everyone will[…]

If you planned to have your wedding in the summer, and you have a big garden in your backyard, then you should not look anymore for a venue, because you have the perfect one, right in the back of your house. More and more persons are choosing to organise their wedding in their backyard, because they are able to save money they could use to go in the honeymoon, and buy other things for the wedding. You only have to[…]

How to Increase the Storage Space in Your Workshop

Posted by Miles Fox On April - 14 - 2016 0 Comment

Having a small work shop at home is every man’s dream. Whether you prefer to work with wood and build small items of furniture or you have a different hobby, your workshop is your oasis, the place where you can relax, forget about your problems and even create something that you can sell afterwards. One of the biggest problems that most people have in their workshops is lack of space. If you are doing this as a hobby, you are[…]

Regular TLC keeps your outdoor furniture looking new

Posted by Miles Fox On March - 30 - 2016 0 Comment

Spring is around the corner, which means that it is time to bring out the patio furniture. A few simple pieces, such as the table and chair set, should be ever-present on your patio. Outdoor furniture is great because it allows you to make use of space that you did not even realize that you had. Patio furniture, especially that made from wood, ads a beautiful pattern and lines, not to mention that they make nice focal points and décor.[…]

If you want to transform your backyard into an outdoor kitchen, you should take into consideration some essential aspects. You have to plan if you want to connect it with your house in a way or another, or you want to design it as a single unit in the middle of your garden, you have to decide upon the appliances you place there, and find a specialised company to help you with the process of building. You might believe that[…]

Is spray foam insulation a good idea?

Posted by Miles Fox On February - 19 - 2016 0 Comment

If you live in a house and find the temperature to be uncomfortable, insulation is the fastest, easiest and most sustainable way of increasing comfort. Despite the initial costs, the investment pays for itself in a matter of months, so in the long run you can talk about great savings. What makes things more confusing for homeowners is that spray foam insulation is not the only possible option and that there are several other ways of insulating a house. Here[…]

How to create a comfortable living room on your back porch

Posted by Miles Fox On January - 27 - 2016 0 Comment

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 0 Comment

  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 0 Comment

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 0 Comment

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 If[…]

Get great ideas for your garden

Posted by Miles Fox On December - 22 - 2015 0 Comment

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[…]