Greenhouses and garden sheds have been around for centuries, and there are many reasons for their continual existence. While the two are not codependent, it makes sense to have both if you are an avid gardener. The well being of your plants is dependent on several aspects of the weather. A greenhouse can act as a self-contained environment, where you ...

Most homeowners rely on rainfall, at least to some extent, to keep their lawns green and healthy. It’s common to go through dry spells when less rain falls, but what about those times when dry spells turn into actual droughts? According to the National Weather Service, a drought is a prolonged period of little to no rainfall that causes a ...

Besides planting healthy herbs and vegetables in our gardens, it is also vital to add some colorful, beautiful flowers to the mix. To increase vegetable garden production and minimize pests damage, planting flowers may be the answer to your problem as they attract pollinators and predators that could help you grow better plants. There is no doubt that growing flowers ...

Outdoor spaces can add tremendous value to a property, with just a little bit of work. They’re incredibly flexible, serving as a space for work, rest and play – and thus it’s worth tailoring your garden to the function it’ll be serving in your life. Here, we’ll run through a few common ways to bring your garden up to its ...

You may think that nature will help you decide how your landscaping is going to be. Obvious, right? Unfortunately, this is not true in all cases. The landscape design today is very much a man-made phenomenon. And believe this: there is nothing natural about weeds growing in between rows of plants and trees; they are more harmful than ‘naturally’ useful. ...

Whether the winter months have taken their toll on your garden, or you’ve recently moved into a new property and the previous owners weren’t particularly green-fingered, if you have a neglected garden on your hands then you’re going to have some work to do. Having a garden is a luxury for many, so you want to create a space that ...

Your yard says a lot. If it is messy, outsiders assume the owner doesn’t care. If stays neat and tidy, the assumption is that the owner puts a priority on it. The truth is, there are things that happen in our yard that are beyond our control. Looking ahead and anticipating problems can go a long way toward preserving what’s ...

With simple backyard enhancement ideas, you can use your backyard design to make up for whatever space or utility that you’re lacking indoors. You can turn your backyard into the perfect location for get-togethers, dinner parties, a man cave, or a romantic getaway. Implementing these ideas can be a whole lot of fun on its own. And when you’re done, ...