Are you ready for summer? One of the great uses for a back yard is when you turn it into your own private holiday getaway. You can add a rug, some great plants atop that low garden wall and before you know it you have defined your room. The summer is not far away, so now is the time to plan for that area that you know you will use plenty in the upcoming months. And best of all, once it is set up, it is a great place to sit and admire your great garden!
Once you have everything you need for a great looking back yard, you will need some cool and comfortable garden furniture to compliment that great looking retaining wall. Lucky for you we have just the thing with some wonderful wicker furniture that will make all that time you spent getting your lawn looking like a green square of velvet and your garden filled with bright blooms worth the time and effort. You are going to want a great and informative site about garden furniture, which with the summer season coming we could all enjoy more. You can find information on lots of great looking luxury garden furniture and rattan garden table chair set on the web as well.
So get ready for a great summer, now that the tough work of cleaning up and seeding is done on your lawn and weeding is under control in your garden. Find the time to sit back, maybe look up that new margarita recipe you’ve been thinking about and enjoy your view. Because nothing goes better with a great looking back yard then some comfy patio furniture to enjoy it in.
I was recently visiting a friend of mine who has the perfect organic container garden in her tiny handkerchief sized back yard. The space is very small, but when you walk into it, it feels like an oasis from the city of Vancouver and is always a cool and welcome space. She has a passion for plants, and her eye for choosing just the right container for the space is what really makes this little garden work.
Containers are Key for Small Spaces
It may sound at odds to anyone who loves to garden, but I think that the key to making a small space work for you is to start with the right containers for each spot and then pick the plants that will grow well there. While it is true that with containers you can move them to new places, you will be more successful with your organic container gardening if you choose an area and think about what grows best in that particular sun, shade and wind. Add in a comfy chair and some of those great solar lights for ambient light at night, and your garden is set! Read the rest of this entry »
As anyone knows who has ever planned out a garden, there are rules to gardening organic that help to make the garden even more successful. Some of this will involve the use of organic garden fertilizer, which is a big boon for smaller home gardens, and some will involve the choice of plants you use. Because there are many choices when looking at what to do when gardening organic, having a few choice plans in place will help even the novice gardener to have a successful organic garden the first year. Read the rest of this entry »
There are many ways to add fertilizer to your garden. One of the more popular, especially if you need to cover a large area, is using liquid fertilizer.
Different soil situations need different nutrient values (the NPK numbers). You can learn more about nutrient values here from an article by Cornell University.
Here are some books about various ways you can create your own liquid fertilizer or how to make the most of the liquid fertilizer you have. Read the rest of this entry »
When it comes to planting and growing with seeds, every gardener should consider it as a starter for thier next garden. Everyone loves a garden with plenty of great flowers growing in a lush garden. But paying for all those plants can cost you a small fortune! The most inexpensive way to grow plants is growing seeds. Here are some great seed companies, books on planting and more.
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When it comes to planting a garden, we all can use a little help from someone who has years of experience. That is where the vast library of great gardening videos come in handy for just about anyone who really loves to be planting a garden.
There are some really great videos and books to guide planning and planting your garden. Whether you are a beginner or looking for new ideas, these can help. Read the rest of this entry »
For many of us, beyond the garden plots we love to have as much of the garden around us as we can, and so beautiful garden containers become part of our garden experience. This is especially true for city gardeners who have to get truly creative. If your garden is mostly deck or patio – you will want some pretty containers to show off your plants. Here are a variety that will look great anywhere. Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you have a giant spread in the "back forty" or a little pocket lawn, here are a few types of fertilizer and lawn feed that will help you keep it healthy. Notice that we have fertilizer for special needs in here, including heavy traffic areas and both summer and winter formulas. For harsher cold climates, be sure to fertilize before the snow hits as well as in the spring. the the sring. Read the rest of this entry »
No matter what kind of garden you want to create – you need fertilizer to feed the soil and help plants resist pests. Here are some basic garden fertilizers that I find have helped me. Read the rest of this entry »
To make a great lawn and garden, you need the right equipment. Sometimes you can even find them online at great prices for Lawn & Patio stuff. Here are a few that I have found make a great difference in the work and results of my garden. Read the rest of this entry »