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[…]
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,[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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.
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.
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.
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.