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August 6, 2013

Landscape Like A Pro With These Easy Tips

Professional landscapers use a variety of plants, flowers and bushes to improve the look of your home. You can landscape just like a pro by visiting your local nursery. You will find knowledgeable staff members who can show you the kinds of plants that thrive in your area. If you have a swimming pool, then lining the deck with exotic plants will make the entire area look beautiful. Learn how to care for your plants and (more…)

June 1, 2013

Gardening For Beginners: What You Should Know

You have probably noticed yards in your community that are full of thriving vegetation and brimming with vibrant, fragrant blossoms and wished that you could achieve the same degree of gardening success. If your thumb has never had so much as the slightest tinge of green, you may be afraid that any horticultural efforts on your part will only result in a yard full of scraggly, half-dead plants. However, a rudimentary understanding of the basics of gardening will go a long (more…)

May 30, 2013

Gardening And Landscaping Beginner Tips

With a little guidance, a first-time gardener can transform their lawn into a beautiful landscape or specialty garden. These tips will help to give a beginning gardener the knowledge needed for creating a stunning landscaped yard.

Budget

Creating a budget for your landscaping project will help to guide you on how elaborate you can make your garden. Include in your budget any features like fountains you want to incorporate into your landscaping design. Researching and taking time to compare prices on plants and garden accessories (more…)

May 27, 2013

Learning To Garden Is Easy And Fun

Gardening is a satisfying way to pass your time, but it is also easy and fun to learn how to do. Read on to discover some simple tips for new gardeners.

New gardeners must first decide what type of plants to grow in their gardens. Rookie gardeners may want to stick with simple produce during their first season; if the growing conditions are right in your region, try planting tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers in your first garden.

Regular watering, trimming, and (hopefully) harvesting of plants will certainly keep your garden looking sharp during the first season, but weeding will also (more…)

May 26, 2013

Landscaping 101: The Most Important Basic Techniques

Do-it-yourself landscapers often start their outdoor project without any type of plan. If you don’t have a plan, your yard is headed for disaster. Regardless of how much landscaping experience you have, there are a couple basic tips that must be followed to increase your chances of a beautiful end product.

Plan Carefully

Careful planning is essential to the success of any landscaping project.

Make sure you have taken enough time to consider every aspect of what you want your yard to look like. Take (more…)

May 25, 2013

Saving Money On Your Landscaping Projects

Container gardening is a great way to learn how to grow plants and flowers. Large containers with beautiful flowers look great next to your landscaping projects. They especially look good next to outdoor kitchens and pools. If you have never planted anything before, you should start with a flower that is easy to grow. Ask your local nursery what kinds of flowers in your area thrive with little attention. If you water your flowers too much or too little, they will wilt and die. Read a few good books on container gardening to learn how to (more…)