Garden Ideas

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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[…]

Boost the value of your house with a nice garden

Posted by admin On March - 31 - 2015 Comments Off

In case you have ever bought a property, you know how even the most unexpected aspects, that you would not normally consider important, can raise the initial value of a house. Solid roofs and ceilings, clean walls and qualitative wooden floors can boost the price in a manner that you cannot imagine, so if you have never made a deal on the real estate market, this may take you by surprise. However, these will also apply when you are the[…]

Buy small ribbons and embellish your garden!

Posted by admin On March - 19 - 2015 Comments Off

Are you a fan of gardening? Do you simply adore taking care after your plants and spending time in the backyard with family and friends? If you are one of those persons who couldn’t imagine living in an apartment without a piece of land or greeneries around them, then it’s time we taught you how to take your garden to the next level! Buy small ribbons and start placing them ingeniously throughout the patio, back garden or any place you[…]

Garden parties: simple decorating ideas

Posted by admin On February - 25 - 2015 Comments Off

Garden parties are simply a delight. There are the ideal ways to celebrate an event, whatever its nature might be. When you think about garden parties, you automatically imagine a wedding or an event held in the evening. However, even though it appears very simple to organize a party in the backyard, you might want to know that the reality is different. Planning a garden party is rather difficult, more complicated than one would imagine. There are so many things[…]

The garden: more than an aesthetic treasure

Posted by admin On February - 10 - 2015 Comments Off

When you hear of gardening, you instantly think of beauty, of the aesthetic part of this hobby. It is true that most people use their backyard to plant colourful flowers that do not serve any other purpose than that of looking good. There is nothing wrong in this way of thinking. In fact, it is due to well cared for garden that some properties sell for a bigger price than others. Moreover, gardening is a highly relaxing activity that manages[…]

Finding professional Ottawa stucco contractors

Posted by admin On January - 30 - 2015 Comments Off

Most individuals take great pride in their homes and gardens, because they have put a lot of effort in decorating them. As you might have noticed, there is a significant number of options on the specialized market and quite a few decisions have to be made. Apparently, more and more individuals prefer stucco, a material applied on the interior and exterior surface of the building. What is interesting about this material is the fact that it is quite varied in[…]

De icing salt for your garden

Posted by admin On January - 21 - 2015 Comments Off

Having a back yard or a garden is a beautiful asset, as it gives you and your family the chance to breathe fresh air and enjoy the sun rays of the summer, but when the winter comes, a lot of people tend to forget about their gardens, which is not wise. Even if you have nothing planted in the garden and it’s just grass, as winter comes and ice starts to form, it is not wise to leave it as[…]

Ideas for decorating your garden

Posted by admin On January - 21 - 2015 Comments Off

Home decoration is an extremely well developed field, as most people are highly interested in decorating their home in order to look its best and there are many options when it comes to decorating trends and ideas for one’s home. However, fewer people are equally interested in decorating their garden, although gardening and landscaping are also quite developed areas. But when it comes to actual decorations, such as tree lights or birdcages or garden gnomes, not that many people are[…]

Why use vinyl siding for outdoor kitchens

Posted by admin On December - 30 - 2014 Comments Off

Outdoor kitchens are a great addition to any garden, as it allows homeowners to relax and admire their beautiful green corner during the summer, while enjoying a cold snack and a refreshing cocktail. More and more people are starting to see the advantages of having an outdoor kitchen during the hottest days of July, but the view is also magnificent during winter, when you can get a beautiful Christmas tree and outdoors decorations and enjoy a hot drink on the[…]

Gardening tips for your new home

Posted by admin On December - 29 - 2014 Comments Off

Purchasing a new house is considered one of the most important investments in your life, which is why the choice must be done after evaluating many possibilities. Nowadays, there are many alternative for buying a property, which is why it has stopped from being a problem to many families. Nick Kaaki, for example is professional mortgage broker, who will help you make an informed decision on the real estate market. After the struggle of purchasing your dream house, the actual[…]

Ornamental plants and de-icing salt

Posted by admin On December - 20 - 2014 Comments Off

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.