How many times have you visited a family or friend, sat in their backyard and found yourself wishing your yard had some of that same beauty and elegance? Do you wish your yard was the one people flocked to because it’s so welcoming and relaxing? If your yard is going under-used and you’re ready to change that, then it’s time ...

With the weather gradually improving, it feels as though summer is finally here, which means it’s the perfect time to get out in your garden and enjoy the outdoor space. Spending more time outside could have you wondering how to get more out of your garden, and with summer only just beginning, there’s heaps of time to start gathering inspiration. ...

Outdoor lighting may seem like a small detail in sprucing up a garden. However, installing these features can open the door to a rich assortment of perks. One might even argue that the benefits you could enjoy here are essential to experience for all homeowners today, and that outdoor lights shouldn’t be ignored or underestimated for an instant. In holding ...

The front yard is usually the first view people have of your home. This is your home’s chance to make a great first impression. That’s what curb appeal is all about. You want the first view to make the visitor want to see more. The curb appeal of your front garden can have many effects. It should draw visitors to ...

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 ...