Some foreign plants are known for being hard to grow in the UK’s climate, either due to the cold weather, the strong winds or the heavy rainfall. However, there are a few types that’ll live comfortably alongside your normal flowers and trees, adding a little bit of exotic flair to your garden’s layout.
Maintaining your grass can be a hassle and going on holiday or taking a break from gardening can completely undo all the hard work you’ve put into it. Thankfully, modern companies are always developing better and better alternatives, so it’s easier than ever to switch it out for artificial grass at a moment’s notice.
Everything needs to be renovated from time to time, so if you feel it’s high time you redecorated your garden, why not make an effort to create a true sanctuary for yourself?
You deserve to have your personal space where you can detach from the worries of everyday life. With a couple of original tricks, you can make it a truly unique oasis.
This summer my family will be at the water park at least once a week. We love to play in the wave pool and sit around on our towels chatting as we dry off. I sometimes sit on the chair for an hour or more while the kids play in the pool. Now I can easily find my chairs in a snap because they are covered with my custom personalized beach towels that really stand out.
Time flies, and before you know it, spring is already over. As the season changes to summer, everyone will be on the hunt to enjoy the warmth of the sun. But for many, the longer days of summer doesn’t seem to be enough.
When the sun sets, it doesn’t mean that the fun is already over. It could be that you have guests to entertain or you’re just looking to spend some quality time with your family. Your garden area should allow you extend your time outdoors whatever the case is. However, this will not be possible without garden lighting.
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American families enjoy just 37 minutes of quality time together on the average weekday, according to the New York Post. Spending time with family creates fun moments and strengthens relationships. In this modern era, we find ourselves more occupied with work while kids are obsessed with electronic gadgets. As the leader of the family unit, its the parent’s job to create a firm foundation for strong bonds. Here’s how you can use your garden to keep your family happy, connected and together.
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Wildflower gardens are wildly popular. They are beautiful and take less maintenance than specialty gardens. Some gardeners will reject the idea of planting wildflowers, considering them as little more than weeds. It is important to note, that in reality, every flower is a wildflower.
A wildflower is simply a flower that grows naturally in a particular place. Every state, region, and the country has a variety of lovely wildflowers that specifically grow in that area.
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Is your yard lacking something? With the popularity of planned developments, many houses these days seem to be missing the thing that gives a lawn striking personality: trees! A surprising number of new homeowners overlook adding trees to their yard, perhaps put-off by the hefty price tag and lack of experience. Fortunately, tree husbandry is much easier than one would expect, and we’ve got the tips to help you succeed.
Everyone comes back to life when warmer weather hits. The sun is out and plants are finally in full bloom. What better way to celebrate all that greenery than by throwing a garden party? The following steps will make your home ready for entertaining.
Understand the Seasons
The garden invites a mystical, almost fairytale vibe. Play it up by stringing lights along your bushes and patio for a soft and cozy feel. These lights also make a comfortable transition into the evening and keep the party going. A theme like that works well for late May and early June, where it’s not super-hot yet. July and August are when summer has truly arrived. This is a season that invites luaus and backyard barbecues. Get that pig on a spit and break out the tiki torches.
Most first-time gardeners struggle to be successful with their gardens. You don’t have to be one of the ones who fail from the beginning, though. Instead, follow these four tips to help you keep your garden thriving.
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