Many people assume that gardens are just a summer hobby, but there’s no reason you can’t keep yours growing all year round with the right planning. Choosing plants that are right for the season, maintaining your lawn and protecting your plants are all ways to let your garden grow regardless of the temperature outside. Learn how to help your plants weather the changing seasons with these four tips.
When it comes to improving the look of your living room, you may think that you have to change out all your couches and other pieces of furniture. However, replacing all these can be expensive, and that expense may be holding you back from enjoying a new look. Luckily, you can change the look of your whole room with a few simple changes. Here are four simple accent pieces that will give your living room a makeover. Continue reading “4 Accent Pieces to Take Your Living Room from Shabby to Chic”
Summer is the season we all love to hate. It’s a huge improvement over winter because we can finally enjoy the beauty of nature in our own yards. However, it also requires quite a bit of preparation. During the hottest months, you can expect the sun to start scorching everything in your garden, including yourself. It can also get pretty dusty from time to time. In order to properly take care of your yard during summer, you should make some light preparations.
One of the best ways to brighten a room is to add tons of greenery. And while it’s no secret that plants instantly elevate the aesthetic of a room, they have a ton of other added benefits as well. It’s proven that plants help reduce stress and better our moods, plus they’re helpful to the environment by improving air quality and reducing carbon dioxide levels. So it’s safe to say, plants are a must in, not only the household, but office, gym, and any other place you spend sufficient amounts of time.
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.
Everyone knows adding plants to your home has many positive effects from helping to purify your air to giving a nice decorative touch. But one room that is often overlooked in terms of foliage is the kitchen. We generally see the kitchen as a workspace and we don’t normally decorate it in the same sense as a living room or bedroom.
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Today, most home gardeners plant their gardens with wildflower mixtures that grow well and produce vibrant colors in their gardens. While that is perfectly acceptable, it is possible to plant usable flowers in your garden. Many of us like to know what a plant can do for us. Whether or not we use the natural remedies of nature is up to us. But it stands as a great and meaningful conversation about our flower beds.
Continue reading “3 Wildflowers Every Gardener Would Love to Have in their Garden”