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2017 Garden & Country Trends – What’s Hot?
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Sustainability of landscape goes further this year with this trend moving to real estates and more specifically, gardens and backyards. Having an easy maintainable yard with neat design and weather-resistant plants is the start for increasing the property value and paying attention to both economy and environment. Choose a color that stands out Painting your fence, arbors, sheds and other garden structures in plain...

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How to get rid of garden pests
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There is a wide variety of garden pests that can cause problems if you do not get rid of them. You could be subjected to bites or stings or the pests could cause damage to your property. The good news is that there are several options available to you when it comes to getting rid of the pests that are present in your garden....

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Growing Organic Peppers in Your Own Backyard
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Are you a lover of Peppers? If so, then you are possibly aware of the satisfaction of eating peppers that have been freshly grown in your very own garden. It’s pretty easy to arrange such a set-up, which will give you organic and healthy hot peppers whenever you need them. We all know how costly organic food can be and by growing them yourself,...

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Add a Fusion of Asia and Mediterranean Style and Create a Dazzling Patio
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To prepare your patio for summer – sunbathing, cocktails and get-togethers with friends, start by selecting the right outdoor furniture. You don’t have to a be a design expert to convert your outdoor space into a much-loved room. Outdoor furniture online retailers offer all types of looks, designs, qualities and materials in their selections. Buying the set that suits your space best takes a...

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Transforming an Ordinary Garden Shed into a Comfy Guest House
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Transforming garden sheds into liveable places is all the rage in 2016. Man caves, she sheds, home offices, backyard pubs, art studios and guest houses are all the examples of storage shed make-overs around the globe. If you are in a dire need of an additional room, a place where your guests can relax, this guide to turning an ordinary garden shed into a...

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Indoor Gardening: How to Control Humidity
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If you are a city dweller or live in a cold climate, but love plants, indoor gardening might be your thing. You will no longer have to wait for the spring to enjoy in your green friends. However, the majority of outdoor plants are not adept to room conditions, so you will need to set up an environment that mimics Mother Nature. A plant...

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Several Inspiring Ideas for Garden Pallet Furniture
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Pallet furniture has been in fashion for some time now and for good reason. First of all, wooden pallets are extremely cheap. Secondly, they are durable, yet lightweight. You can make any type of furniture using wooden pallets since they are so versatile. If the furniture gets damaged, it can be repaired without difficulty. Finally, pallets can be recycled and turning pallets into the...

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Outdoor Kitchen: Living the al Fresco Dream
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Whether it is summertime or just a sunny spell, getting out and enjoying the outdoors is something every person needs, after having spent the entire inside the house. One ways of enjoying the outdoors is by creating an outdoor kitchen and dining area for you and your family and friends. Nothing spells fun like having dinner outside on a beautiful summer night, surrounded by...

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5 Gardening Trends for 2016
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  The gardening scene is up and changing: this year, garden design is geared toward sustainability and connectivity. From pallet furniture and neutral color scheme to smart lighting, sustainable gardening features, and dedicated apps, 2016 gardens rock a tech-savvy, eco-conscious guise, and gardeners are loving it. Let’s take a quick look at the top five 2016 gardening trends, shall we?   1. Sustainable haven...

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Sunrooms: A Great Year-Round Investment
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There is no place like home – or a sunroom in the said home, for that matter. An ideal spot for all-year gardening experiments, lounging, reading, entertaining guests, and other enjoyable hobbies, sunrooms allow you to spend your spare time soaking up the sun – and having fun, too. This is especially useful if you live in an area where winters are harsh and...

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How to Build a Stunning Koi Pond in Your Garden
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Koi fish and other types of goldfish can amass in size considerably, with their length sometimes exceeding 3 feet! This, naturally, asks for a pond of the appropriate size with a powerful filtration system and frequent water changes. The whole process is immensely rewarding, as having a pond with these gorgeous creatures can be a lot of fun. Check out our simple, step-by-step guide...

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How to protect your garden against harsh elements
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Weather can be a terrible enemy against the livelihood of your garden. Be it frigid cold or daunting heat, there are many ways we can work to protect our plants from anything Mother Nature may throw at us. First, we are going to talk about how to protect your plants from cold weather: 1) Sadly, gardens are not as easy to maintain as artificial...

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What Makes a Landscaping Business Truly Successful
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The profit topping the expenditure, isn’t that the key to a profitable firm in the landscaping sector? This business prescription hides a much more complex backstory than one may imagine. The generation of revenue and expense control are far from simplistic matters. Draw out a plan Improvisation is hardly a resident trait of the thriving business enterprises. What all the companies who made it...

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Making Your Garden Electrically Safe
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Working in a garden is a demanding activity, no doubt about it, particularly if you like yours to be in perfect condition throughout the year. Every season requires different maintenance and areas of priority. Still, gardening is fun at the same time and, given the times we live in and the technological advancements, a lot of regular activities have been made easier with electrical...

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Giving Back: How to Start a Community Garden
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The idea of community gardening has been present and implemented for a long time. People’s need to communicate and cooperate with their neighbors on such a constructive and productive level with a common goal in mind is surely something that needs to be nurtured and praised, particularly if the outcome is as beneficial for all the participants as it is for the environment itself,...

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What is Composite Decking Made of and what are the Benefits of the Materials Used?
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Traditionally wood has been the material most used for decking, dominantly because it was for many years the only option and that association has carried through to the present day. Plastic decking was developed which avoided many of the drawbacks of conventional wooden decking such as the need to repaint or seal regularly and the difficulties caused by water ingress, but came with disadvantages...

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How to Properly Soundproof a Garden Shed
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The experts for noise solutions we consulted told us they get a lot of requests similar to this: “We would like to transform our backyard shed into a room for music practice with our band.” The problem is, how can such space be properly soundproofed so that it doesn’t interfere with neighbours’ daily life? Also, the budget of these inquirers is more often than...

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Green Waste Management Tips
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Have you ever wondered what happens with your yard waste? Do you know what you should do with it? Yard waste, also known as the green waste, is biodegradable waste which we get from leaves, weeds, branches, vegetables, plants, grass clippings, etc. Green waste has been getting popular in the last couple of years, and you can leave it in the municipal curbside collection...

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Garden Shed Storage Capacity: Smart Ways to Increase It
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As an inseparable part of many households, a garden shed is a place where all the extra stuff is stored; from tools, hoses, lawn mowers, spare wheels, and pretty much everything that you do not keep inside the house, you store it within the shed. Thus, it is very important to keep the shed organized so that you use its full capacity. But, people...

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5 Ideas for a Garden Spa Oasis
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We would probably all agree that there is nothing as enjoyable and relaxing as sitting outside and sipping our favourite drink, far from city rush. Having your perfect protected garden spa oasis is definitely the best way to do that, simply because staying at your own home and enjoying its peace is absolutely priceless. It doesn’t get better than that, and if you are...

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How to Keep Your Garden Free from Wildlife Intrusions
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Having a garden is both a rewarding and demanding activity. Just like in any other area of life, to enjoy the fruits of your work you need to dedicate time and attention to various details that have an impact on both the current state and the prosperity of your garden. One of the main issues that need to be addressed certainly is wildlife intrusion,...

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How to Properly Insulate a Garden Shed
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Your child’s first shoes, your wife’s collection of CDs, the clothes you wore to your prom and about a million of Polaroid photos from the 1990s – these are all valuable memories, but how often do you use them? They do not belong in your house because of the lack of space, but are to be safely stored in a garage or a shed....

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How to Plan a Perfect Cottage Garden
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You are settled down in your warm home, but something seems to be missing; one last piece of the puzzle to complete your rear-window view, your garden. If you have a passion for plants and a willingness to mix many different kinds together, then cottage garden is the perfect thing for you. Growing one requires a lot of work and dedication, but in the...

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Hints on Choosing a Perfect Garden Tractor
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No matter how big your garden is and what sorts of vegetables you grow – you must have a solid garden tractor if you want to manage them properly. This means that you cannot just walk into the nearest tractor dealership and buy the first model you see. You have to take a number of things into consideration – from the size and the...

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A Journey to the Secret Garden
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Have you ever gotten lost in the midst of a lush, daintily decorated secret garden? It is an eye-opening experience to remember for a lifetime. From the moment you step out into the enchanting world of nature, mystery and adventure seem to lurk at every corner, beckoning your inner child to go exploring the flowery nooks and overgrown crannies teeming with fairy folk and...

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Seasonal Clean-up for your Garden and Patio
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The usual times of the year when special attention is given to gardens and patios are early spring and late autumn. This is understandable since they are the closest ones to winter, a season that brings the most severe climate changes. However, this does not mean that your garden and patio should not be addressed in the remaining seasons as well. Each of them...

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Proper Ways to Prune Trees in Your Orchard
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Every orchard owner knows how much attention is needed to keep things under control in his or her property. On top of that, all the activities need to be performed in timely and well planned manner since even the minutest of them can mean the world of difference when it comes to the amount of fruit that will be produced. One of those activities...

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Keeping up with Technology: Gadgets and Apps for Your Garden
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If there is one thing that can be said about progress, it is that it leaves no stone unturned. Even modern gardening, botany and exterior decoration have been vastly improved by great technological advancement in the home improvement department in the last several years. Here are just some examples of things present day technology can do for your garden. Organization help First thing that...

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Furry Friends: Attracting Squirrels to Your Backyard
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Resilient and curious, squirrels are commonly found in both rural and urban settings. While some consider them a nuisance, many homeowners enjoy gazing out the window as they scurry around the landscape, darting in and out of the countless hiding spots the typical yard can provide. For these lovers of nature, attracting squirrels to watch is as easy as creating a comfortable environment for...

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Turning Your Garden into a Party Venue
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Creating a perfect garden requires a lot of time, dedication, hard work and some money along the way to cover the expenses. But, once the garden is finished, one can relax and enjoy the day in his back yard, have a BBQ with his friends and family, or throw a garden party. In order to utilize the entire garden for a party, one has...

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Garden Shed – Organization and Functionality
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This article is not for the people who are living in apartments, although they can learn a thing or two about organizing things. In this text, we aim to help people who have garden sheds in their yards, because those tend to become piles of tools and material. Feel free to read on, and to see what you can do, in order to avoid...

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Being an Urban Gardener: Dealing with a lack of space
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One of the major problems of modern gardening, besides air pollution, is lack of habitat. Still, there is a set of solutions directed at growing a much greener future. Urban gardening provides many benefits, such as fighting air pollution, relieving stress and providing fresh food. Since 20% of undernourished people live in cities, it is also an efficient way of fighting hunger. However, there...

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Barbecuing in Your Garden – Prepare for the Occasion
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There is nothing more pleasant than an afternoon barbecue with some of your closest friends. This beautiful yet casual occurrence is sometimes exactly what you need after a long week at work. For this reason, you owe it to yourself to make every barbecue you attend into something really special. Like with any great meal, great portion of the pleasure depends on the visual...

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How to Design Your Successful Indoor Garden
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Everybody wants to have a little paradise island all for themselves. In order to create a small and cozy haven where you can enjoy the wonders of nature even in cold and winter periods, we prepared for you this article where you can read all about creating a perfect indoor garden. There is no need to wait for spring anymore. Now you can create...

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Never Mind Man Caves, Here are Bar Sheds
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In the last couple of years, we have witnessed the emergence of bar sheds, which are now threatening to replace all previous versions of man caves. If you plan to build a place for you and your friends to gather and spend some quality male time alone, these structures are definitely something you should take into strong consideration. Here is the story behind them...

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Time to Bring Your Garden Shed Back to Life
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Garden shacks are usually not every estate’s head turners: between work and chores, kids, family and friends, garden projects and PC/telly sessions, we seldom find the time to do something about the state of the shed. Consequently, most garden sheds look like a dilapidating piece of architecture gone haywire – they may as well have been taken out of Shrek and transplanted into our...

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How to Shield Your Garden from Prying Eyes
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You have a gorgeous yard which is your personal retreat after a hard working day, but you don’t really feel comfortable when you know that your dear neighbour has that bad habit to peek through your fence. If this is the situation which sometimes ruins your relaxation time in the backyard, then it’s the right time to think about making your yard more private...

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Indoor Gardening: Bathroom as a Garden
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Gardening is back in fashion again, and while people like to spend their spare time arranging their backyard gardens, not many home-owners realizes that indoor gardens present a great and, above everything, natural way to decorate their indoor spaces, especially bathrooms. You have seen outdoor bathrooms in the embrace of vegetation. Let us now see the wonders of indoor bathroom gardens. Although turning it may...

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How to Prevent Tree Roots from Destroying Your Sewer
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It shouldn’t surprise that tree roots naturally grow towards sewer pipes. The condensed water on the pipe walls is a rich source of water and nutrients. When the root finds a weak spot, it will virtually break into the line and clog the waste flow. Besides broken pipes, it can cause serious health and environmental problems and repairing and replacing the line is not...

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Let It Thrive: Watering Your Garden Properly
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Proper watering is an essential task when it comes to creating a lush, beautiful garden from your dreams. There’s no need to hire an expert and purchase expensive products, the only thing you need to do is to pay careful attention to your plants and their needs. Here are some of the best and most efficient ways how to do just that. When One...

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Great Garden Design – Contemporary Inspiration for Outdoor Spaces
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Gardens have traditionally been thought of as a place to unwind and get in touch with nature. But, this is where the traditional ends and the contemporary begins. You can still count on its serenity to offer you a calming retreat, but the looks of your contemporary garden are probably going to be quite different than the garden of the elderly couple across the...

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Be Your Own Decorator: Garden Edition
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Not realizing all the potentials of your garden deprives you of many enjoyable hours you could be spending in it, during your morning coffee, breakfast, barbecue or a get-together for all your friends and family. Therefore, a nicely-decorated garden does not only raise the value of your house, but also gives you plenty of opportunities for time spent outdoors. Here are a couple of...

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Things to Consider When Constructing a Rain Garden
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Living in certain parts of the world means dealing with weather conditions characteristic for them: extremely temperature, massive cold, excessive rains, snow, winds, storms, tsunamis and hurricanes. These conditions cannot be escaped easily, but people can adapt and minimize their negative effects as much as possible. That is how dams, floodgates, levees and other protective structures were invented, but there is another problem that...

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Grass-Friendly Ways to Clean a Garden Path
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When you have a concrete pathway, it is important to keep it clean and grime-free. Of course, you do not have to wash it every single day, but occasional cleaning job will do it good. However, it is also vital not to harm the grass around the pathway and preserve it from chemicals and dangerous substances that are most often used. These are soaked...

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How to Landscape a Garden Shed
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Creating presentable and admirable home is not only about interior design. Organizing your outdoors is often as important. They say that you can never get a second chance to create a good first impression. Well, anyone approaching your home is bound to notice your patio, your driveway, and your garden long before they even set a foot inside the house. For this reason and...

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Starting A Vegetable Garden In Five Easy Steps
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If you have plenty of unused space in your backyard and are perhaps interested in starting a new hobby, starting a vegetable garden might be a great choice for you. Starting from scratch might seem like a lot of hard work at first, but it does not have to be if you make a good ‘battle plan.’  In just five easy steps, you could...

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How to illuminate your garden properly
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Many things can have an effect on the impression that your garden creates. Amongst these factors are the choice of shrubs and trees, garden organization as well as any pavements and paths that you might have. However, when the night gathers there is one thing that is by far most important for the look of your garden and the general atmosphere that it creates....

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Several Hacks for Keeping Your Garden Pest-Free
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Keeping a clean, green garden is about more than just making the surroundings of your home look nicer. For some people, gardening is a way of life. The very notion of it represents to them a patient and gradual construction of a natural haven, an oasis of nature in which they could retreat from time to time in this era of concrete, glass and...

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Garden security 101
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When it comes to the safety of your own family and property, no detail is insignificant. Most people probably believe that all one can do to secure him or herself is to buy the most expensive alarm and surveillance system, lock the doors, close the windows and this is it. Nothing can be further from the truth. There are many things to consider when...

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Hints on Creating a Wood Pallet Garden
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Living in a residential urban area means that most people are not able to own a garden and for those with affinities towards gardening, this presents a serious issue. Hence, they look for solutions that replace traditional gardening and provide a sense of accomplishment in this area. That is why DIY gardens are so popular: they do not require much space, are easy to...

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How to set up your fountain
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Fountains are certainly desirable detail in every backyard, which will bring a bit of nature in your home. Even a small fountain will refresh any garden and yard. Fountain can be centrepiece of your garden around which you can place other details – flower pots, benches, garden furniture… Setting up a fountain is not as hard as you think. The right choice When you...

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Several Facts About Dead Tree Removal
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It may sound illogical, but dead trees require almost as much care as the living ones do, that is if you wish for your other trees, and the rest of the garden for that matter, to stay healthy and striving. As anything else in nature, everything is connected and needs to be balanced in order to have a healthy ecosystem. To ensure that, here...

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Grow Containers: Introducing the New Era of Small Scale Farming
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Sensing the rising need for alternative farming options specially created for people who can either not afford to have a farm or who wish to farm on a small scale, a couple of farming and technological enthusiasts developed a new technique for growing food called grow container. In short, it possesses everything a fully-grown outdoor farm has, but it is shrunk down and fitted...

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Several Shade Solutions for Your Garden
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Having a garden that cannot be enjoyed in all through the year is like having a brand new Ferrari and keeping it in the garage – the quality and the potential are obvious, but not completely realized. Therefore, you have to make your garden fully functional and actually use it, make the most of it and seize the opportunity you have. Gardens allow people...

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Three Splendid Ideas for Creating a Theme Garden
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If you have a backyard you will definitely want to use its potential and transform it into a little piece of paradise reflecting your personal style and preferences. If you put some effort and creativity into it, you can turn your backyard into a place that will become your oasis and a kind of a sanctuary to enjoy and relax. There are so many...

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Easy Hacks for Greening up Your Garden
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Apart from being decorative, a well-maintained garden often has many benefits to the homeowners. Unlike the inside of your house, the garden is a living thing and needs regular care in order to flourish, especially between seasons. If you provide it with a kind of care it needs, it will reward you tenfold. How to Lay out a Garden? Garden is the first part...

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The Immense Beauty of Bohemian Gardens
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 What is a Bohemian Garden? Are you getting bored with traditional gardens? If so, imagine an explosion of patterns on your rugs, walls and lanterns, all arranged with very little regard to pre-set rules. After all, there are not any. Eclecticism is the word of the day when it comes to bohemian gardens. This trend encourages you to mix the vintage with the modern,...

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Green roofs and walls – thinning the line between gardening and architecture
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Green roofs and walls – thinning the line between gardening and architecture Green building is a term adopted by the whole world that describes the concept of design, construction, finishing, equipping and use of buildings that are based on the principle of sustainability. Green roofs and walls were designed to compensate for lack of green space in the cities, and as an attempt to...

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Open air bathroom in the embrace of a garden
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The newest extravagance when it comes to bathrooms is most certainly the open-air bathroom. Nowadays, this style can mostly be seen in hotels. If you travel to exotic areas where the weather is nice, be sure to check hotels that offer this kind of design. For those that are hooked on this particular lavish style, bear in mind that it is doable only in...

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How to Upgrade your Garden into an Ultimate Zen Hideout
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To many people, a garden is more than just a space in your backyard where they plant some grass and a flowerbed or two, because everyone else does it. Those us who truly enjoy the feeling of relaxation that only a garden can give, know that besides plants and the turf, there are other options which make a garden truly unique, a garden that...

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Planning and Creating a Wildlife Friendly Garden
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To make a successful wildlife garden you want to make sure you create the perfect environment for nature to explore and grow.  It is important to consider the drainage, climatic conditions and soil type when you are planning what to grow in your garden. For example, if there is a lack of greenery and huge slabs of concrete, it is going to deter wildlife,...

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How to create your perfect night time garden area
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The best way to make the most of this nice weather is to experience the outdoors whilst you can. Outside areas in your home are the perfect place to host a dinner party, relax, or enjoy time with your family. Creating this outdoor space can often be seen as expensive and time consuming, however, it is easily done, and you can have it ready just...

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The Best Orchids for Your Office
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Orchids are beautiful plants that can be grown indoors and provide the room with an instant uplift. As Orchids become more and more popular, they are commonly found in gardens, homes, offices, and just about everywhere else you can think of. With over 20,000 Orchids species available, you are sure to find one that fits the conditions you can provide. Wild Orchids can be...

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How to keeps cats out of your garden
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Cats might be beautiful animals, but they can cause havoc if they start using your garden as a toilet. Those plants that you’ve been waiting to flower can be destroyed within a matter of seconds by a local neighbourhood cat. Even worse than cat poop and destroyed flower beds is the potential risk that comes from their faeces. The faeces contains a parasite known...

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Best way to heat your swimming pool
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There are many ways to heat your swimming pool and each offer their own merits and faults.  Arguably the best way you can heat your pool is with a heat pump, either air source or ground source.  Of course, you may be asking yourself if you need to bother with heating your swimming pool at all.  Regardless of you pool being indoors, outdoors or...

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A Complete Guide to Building a Garden Pond
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Incorporating a pond into your garden makes for a lovely feature or focal point in the garden. The sound of trickling water coming from a small fountain, the beauty of water lilies, the calming sight of light reflected by ripples in the water and the large variety of wildlife a pond will attract are all great reasons to install one. Whilst winter is no...

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How a good garden trolley increases efficiency
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Autumn is already here and daisies are blooming everywhere. The foliage in your garden has already changed hues, and the dropping leaves ride the soft air current gently to the ground, painting the canvass with yellow and orange and rust. It’s like a dream, until it’s time to clean up and remove the piles of dried leaves and herbage. That’s when you need a...

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5 Ways To Protect Your Home This Winter
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After an unusually hot summer time, it can be easy to overlook the fact that winter is on its way, instead preferring to cling on to those last few warm autumnal days. But after an extreme summer, what usually follows is an extreme winter season. Don’t let it take you and your home by surprise. The key to protecting your home against this year’s...

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Spruce up your home & garden with a conservatory
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Whether you would like to enjoy your garden all year round, or you are looking to increase the size of your living space without the problems of an extension or moving homes, a conservatory is ideal. Increasing numbers of people are now having conservatories built and installed to their homes, mainly because it adds great value to your home and also means it is...

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Ultimate Guide To Outdoor Landscaping
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Landscaping your property requires good planning and thorough research of the types of plants that grow well in your area of the country. You should also tap into your creative sense to make an attractive and practical setting for outdoor activities. Utilizing space, light and maintenance time are other factors you should consider in your landscape design. Foundation Plantings Generally, it’s a good idea...

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3 Reasons Your Workplace Should Have a Fruit Box
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We’re constantly being bombarded with messages about how “we need to eat 5 portions of fruit and veg. per day”, that office-based careers are bad for our health and that we’re all eating ourselves into an early grave. The problem for busy professionals is that eating healthier can be hard work, while it’s not like we can just quit our jobs to try and...

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Flowers That Clash
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The title reminds me of a Hollywood flick “War of the Roses”, in which a husband and wife clash with each other after the love runs out of their relationship. Despite the seriousness of the subject, the movie was quite funny. Thankfully, this article isn’t as ridiculously melodramatic, and merely talks about flower arrangements. Flowers are beautiful things. They are as invaluable as they...

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Tips for Pool Safety for Pool Owners
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Summer is almost here and it’s safe to assume that a good number of Pennsylvania’s 12.7 million residents will be looking for ways to beat the heat.  Some choose to stay inside with the air conditioning on high and others like to drink cool drinks, but when it comes to dealing with the heat nothing is more fun than splashing in some water.  You...

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Common Mistakes Made when Installing Driveway Pavers
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If you’re looking to quickly and somewhat easily give the exterior of your home a whole new look, you’d be surprised at just how much it can do when you repave your driveway. It’s a project you can easily do yourself, and there are many different types of stones and pavers to choose from. Just like having a stained, cracked, and unkempt driveway can...

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Building the Perfect Fence starts with the Right Supports
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It’s clear that landscaping sees a surge in interest during the spring and summer months as people spend more time outdoors. As a fencing contractor, you will want to be able to provide your customers with their perfect fence, whether they need it for privacy or for separating sections of their garden for different uses. As the winter weather closes in thought, any outdoor...

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The 3 Best Ways to Break Your Garage Door
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Not that you would ever intentionally break your own garage door, but more damage is caused to the garage door by the owner than any thief. People bend the doors, the rails; snap the chains on the opener and burn out the motor in the openers on a regular basis. If you have small children, the risk is less of them getting hurt by...

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Stone by Stone: Building Beautiful Backyards
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Renovating the inside of your home can be a bit of a time consumer and money pit. Although necessary time and funds also go into the renovation of your back yard, there are no walls, windows or ceilings to meddle with, just floors! Creating the perfect outdoor floor is the first step in landing perfect beautiful backyards. Concrete, brick, stone, or gravel are the...

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Gardening
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Gardening

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Gardening can be described as an art of growing and nurturing plants to reap their striking flora or flowers, fruits or vegetables. It is a human activity and people involve themselves in to generate fruits and vegetables fit for consumption and nurture flowers to make their surroundings appear beautiful. Gardening does not have a definite range of implementation. It may range from a massive...

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The Flower Gardens
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One of the best things about nice flower gardens is that they not only add beauty to your yard, they can also provide a peaceful haven for quiet retreat.  A garden can be a place of refuge; a quiet escape from the many stresses that life can impose upon us. If you are planning a plant and flower garden, or even if you already...

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Take Good Care of Your Plants
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When you have houseplants it may be a lot of responsibility.  You want to make sure that you are taking care of them in the best possible way so that they do well.  You have to do a few simple things on a regular basis to ensure that you are getting the most from your houseplants.  Here are a few helpful things to keep your...

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Free Rose Gardening Catalog
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If you would like to learn more about roses or choose from the available breeds, free rose gardening catalogs can be found in many places.  There is a lot you can learn from catalogs for rose gardeners, and you can find all sorts of supplies and roses in these books. In the rose gardening catalog, you can view different species of roses and learn...

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How To Choose From Various Types Of Houseplants
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There are so many different types of houseplants. You can choose from to bring into your home. Maybe you just want something to decorate the room and add some color or maybe you want to find a plant that will brighten your room and bring some oxygen into a room. Whatever your reasons maybe, you will want to think about the type of plant...

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Learn Rose Gardening
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You can learn rose gardening from several different sources, but the best source of learning to grow a rose garden is experience.  If you follow instructions and plant your first rose bush in a new garden, you’ll have hands-on training as you help your roses grow and bloom. Where can you find information that will help you learn to start a rose garden?  First...

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Some Glimpses ON Container Gardening
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If you want to give more precious outlook to your garden then get lucky with container gardening. You can spend your time along with your family and friends at your front yard. After all many people has the privilege to spend their time not only in gardening their front yard but also in your room with lots of container. However you can bring a...

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Gardening Secret of Growing Roses in Your Garden
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Gardening is great adventure, and can be a hobby to get an appreciation by the neighbor. You need to put lot of time and efforts in learning to make an outstanding garden. In fact gardening is not a simple thing that can be complete in a short time. Many people spend hours deciding on what type of plant seed they should purchase for their...

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The Art Of Fine Gardening
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If you want to make impressive your house, fine gardening will be the excellent idea. Nothing can ruin the picture faster than a dull, uninteresting and ill-kept garden. When your house is surrounding with beautiful gardens, it can be transformed into something extraordinary look. Fine gardening has not a limited scope for different people. However a beautiful and elegant garden can symbolize your dreaming...

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Go For Gardening With Bulbs
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Gardening is a brilliant hobby enjoyed by many people of all genders and ages. When you think about gardening, you probably think of decoration with different bulbs to your garden. However you can choose bulbs that are fancy, fragrant, small, or grand. Caladiums, Daffodils, and Glory of Snow are great bulb choices. Caladiums are decorative, heart-shaped bulbs of green, white, silver, pink, and red....

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Gardening For Beginners With Container
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Gardening is itself as an art form. Everyone loves to garden, but they don’t have enough space in their house and some people want to bring a part of their garden indoors. Container gardening is such a practice that you can grow your garden at any place of your room. Fine gardening might be different things to different people. Gardening is a hobby enjoyed...

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Suitable Tips for Gardening
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Gardening can be a good hobby.  I think you can imagine the appearance of the faces of your guest as they have already eaten the meal that came from your backward. This is why you should have knowledge about gardening methods which fits the style and needs of every gardener. Anyhow every gardener has preferred and unique ways of growing a beautiful garden. If...

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Chosen Shrubs Carefully
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Shrubs should also be chosen carefully. In a group, you should have some shrubs which bloom early, some which bloom late. You can also have a shrub for its fruit and another one for its attractive color. To add beauty to the bunch, choose a shrub for the beauty of its fall foliage. The forsythia and spireas blossom early. Dogwood has a red bark...

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Evergreen Trees Guide for Your Garden
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Evergreen shrubs and tress cost much more than the deciduous trees. However there are worth the money because their hardiness and beauty are present throughout the year. They also have a long life. The range of evergreen is enormous. They can be shrubs like the rhododendron and can also be the stately spruces and tall pines. The firs and spruces are used as windscreens....

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The Beautiful Evergreen Trees and Shrubs
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A variety of shrubs are found all over the world and certain names will stand out as new and unusual. Both evergreen and deciduous varieties are available to use and make your own garden more beautiful! The most common variety of evergreen shrubs is Rhododendron. Azaleas are also a type of Rhododendron. This shrub has almost 700 species. They have flowers of different colours...

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Choosing and planting the right seeds
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It’s is difficult to choose a right seed. A seed may appear perfect from outside but may not be able to produce a plant. So you have to be careful while choosing seeds for your garden. Things can be easier if you save seeds from you own plants. However suppose you are saving aster plant seeds. You should take into account the entire plant...

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Gifts for gardening friends
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What could you be giving to your gardening friends now that holidays are upon us, than something that would enhance their gardening skills? Giving one of the best gardening gifts for friends and relatives who simply love nature is the nicest thing you could be doing for them. Choosing the best gardening gift is the only problem you could be encountering. There are a...

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Rose Gardening
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The essential tools for Rose Gardening! There are some tools which are essential for rose gardening. Given below is the list of such common tools which are used during rose gardening. 1. Pruners: This tool is almost used daily for rose gardening. Tow varieties of pruners are available in the market. They are the ‘bypass’ and the ‘anvil’ pruners. The blades in bypass pruners cross...

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The garden planning
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First plan the garden on paper. This plan will help you when you are actually planting. It will save your time and will prevent you from buying extra seeds. The garden spots are commonly found in two conditions. They can either be covered with rubbish or turf. The ground in large gardens is ploughed and sod is turned below. The sod is however removed...

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Basics for a good garden
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The spot for the garden should be carefully chosen when you are making a garden. You should try your best with the resources that are available to you. You can either have no garden or a box garden. Of course having a box garden is better than having no garden! Sunlight is the most essential factor in choosing the right spot for a garden....

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The art of landscape gardening
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You can go for landscape gardening to make your garden perfect. Just like a good painting, landscape gardening should also have a central idea. The rest of the things should be arranged accordingly. Landscape gardening mainly consists of the gardener’s idea as to what be actually desires in his garden. You should have a wide lawn space. To add a touch of space to...

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Prevent your garden from garden pests
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Garden pests damage the plants and therefore you need to keep a check on them. They can damage your plants tremendously. They can destroy your garden. Hence you should regularly check out for these pests. You should keep your garden clean. Cleanliness must be your first priority. A heap of waste can prove to be an excellent breeding place for insects. Make sure that...

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Garden tools are a must for your garden
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Plant enemies destroy your plants so you need to protect your plants from them. To get rid of plant enemies you can use a number of devices and instruments.  These instruments can be divided into two categories. The first category includes those devices which are used to provide mechanical protection to plants. The second group consists of devices that are used to apply fungicides...

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Decorate your garden with orange and yellow wild flowers
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The Iris family contains the Blackberry Lily or Gemmingia Ciminensis. It flowers from June to July. It grows well on hills and roadsides. It is found all over from Connecticut to Georgia and in Missouri and Indiana in the west. It is known as Pardanthus Chinensis of Gray. “Pardos” means leopard and “anthos” means flower, hence it is also known as the Leopard flower....

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Do up your garden with wild pink flowers
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Streptopus roseus or The Sessile-Leaved Twisted-Stalk grows in woody, moist areas. It flowers from May to June. It is found in parts of North America especially in Oregon and Georgia. It has purplish pink colored flowers which are less than half an inch in length. The plant can grow up to two and a half feet. The leaves are thin and each leaf has...

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The stunning Orchids
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The orchids come in different colors. All the wild orchids have six floral leaves. When viewed from certain angle orchids can look like bees, frogs, butterflies or moths. One of the floral leaves can be pouch shaped or it can also have a fringed banner shape. Spring Orchis flourish in moist woods. It grows well beneath hemlocks. Its botanical name is Orchis spectabilis. It...

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Beautify your garden with wild flowers
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Wild Balsam, Snap Weed or Silver cap, they are all different names for the same plant- Impatiens bi-flora. This wild plant can be up to five feet tall. It starts to flower from July and it flowers for the next three months till October. It is found in Oregon, and southwards in Florida and Missouri. The plant thrives well on moist soil, therefore it...

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Mallow wild flowers Unmatched beauty
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There are many varieties of Mallow wild flowers. Mallow Rose is the most common one. Others varieties include Marsh Mallow, Desert Mallow. Mallow rose or Swamp Rose- mallow grows well in saline conditions, riversides, brackish marshes and lake shores. Its botanical name is Hibiscus Moscheutos. It is found from Massachusetts to the Gulf of Mexico. Its growth can also extend till Louisiana in the...

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Blue Lobelia and its gorgeous twin sister
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Lobelia group of plants was named by Linnaeus for Matthias de l’Obel who was a Flemish botanist. He was a physician to England’s James I. Cardinal flower is also known as the Red Lobelia. The wild flower is a member of the Lobelia Family. It is mostly found in Kansas, Gulf States and west. It flowers from July to September. It flowers mostly in...

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