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[…]

Plan your dream outdoor wedding

Posted by Miles Fox On May - 17 - 2016 Comments Off on Plan your dream outdoor wedding

  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 Comments Off on A few things about crafting supplies

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 Comments Off on Tips to organize a great garden baby shower party

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[…]

Decorate your garden with ribbons for your wedding ceremony

Posted by Miles Fox On April - 25 - 2016 Comments Off on Decorate your garden with ribbons for your wedding ceremony

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 Comments Off on How to Increase the Storage Space in Your Workshop

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 Comments Off on Regular TLC keeps your outdoor furniture looking new

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.[…]

Do you plan to build an outdoor kitchen? Hire a masonry specialist

Posted by Miles Fox On March - 12 - 2016 Comments Off on Do you plan to build an outdoor kitchen? Hire a masonry specialist

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 Comments Off on Is spray foam insulation a good idea?

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 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[…]