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Starting A Flower Garden: Essential Tips For Beginners

Your landscaping aspirations start at a blooming flower garden. Starting a flower garden is both fun and rewarding- when you see the plant starters morph into gorgeous, beautiful smelling buds, the validation you get is unparalleled.

This might seem like a mammoth task in the beginning, but with the right guidelines, and essential beginning techniques, it is surely achievable. Here we have compiled the steps for you!

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Making a Small Yard Look Bigger

Making a small yard look bigger seems impossible at first. And while we agree that it can be challenging, it’s not impossible. You can make your small yard look bigger if you follow at least some of the tips mentioned below. Bear in mind, not all of you will be able to put all of these in practice. In some cases, it’s because of the location, in others, well, you will see for yourself below.

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Atlanta Living: 3 Cheap Do-It-Yourself Landscaping Ideas

By now, you already know that Atlanta offers different gardening opportunities depending on the season. In January, for example, English daisies and pansies are the best flowers to plant. Mid-January, you can try planting turnips, radishes, cabbages, broccoli, and some leafy greens.

Come February, you can start planting sweet peas along with winter daphnes, garlic, onions, and English peas. There is a perfect flower or vegetable to plant every month, and the planting season doesn’t end until December. And if you’re done planting, maybe you’re in for some DIY landscaping, too.

Any seasoned gardener or landscaper will tell you that your home’s landscape is not only about haphazardly positioned shrubs and trees. Even if it’s a DIY project, you need to carefully plan it out.

You need to do lots of research, too! On top of it all, since it’s a DIY project, prepare yourself for some real soil work. The effort that needs to be put in is not a problem for a hobbyist. The pleasure they get from seeing the result of their efforts is enough reward for their hard work.

The truth of the matter is, if you want amazing landscaping, it won’t come cheap. However, if you plan thoroughly, you can bring to life an amazing outdoor setting with a little upfront cost. Here are some ideas to help you out.

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Turning a Pergola into a Green Space – Gardening Tips and Tricks

Do you have big garden plans this year that include the addition of a pergola in your backyard space? Pergolas are not only beautiful looking, but they also act as the perfect place to put your garden furniture, relax, and have that little bit of shade, making the hot summer sun more manageable. But did you also know that you can add greenery to your pergola and in fact use it as an anchor point for a new garden?

Here we’ll take a look at some gardening tips and tricks that will help you turn your pergola into the ultimate green space setting. They are all easy to implement, so if you have some time on your hands now you are stuck in lockdown, read on!

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9 Features to Look for When Purchasing a House with a Garden

Congratulations! You’re in the market to buy your very first house. If you love nature and you want a home with a lush garden, there are various features that make up a beautiful landscape. A garden is a place where you can relax and enjoy the outdoors. But how do you find a home with an idyllic garden you’ll love?

Take a look at these 9 tips to finding a home with the perfect garden. You may find handy tips you didn’t consider before.

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Avoid Plumbing Problems In Your Garden

So, you are thinking of turning your untouched outer space into a beautiful landscape? That’s a great idea! This post will provide information about to avoid plumbing problems you should know.

Turning your outer space into a landscape is one of the best things you will do to your house. It is such a good feeling when you know you have your own lush space at a distance of a few steps. You don’t have to go anywhere else to have a refreshing dose of nature.

Moreover, your summer nights also become more entertaining because a well-thought landscape gives you a space to enjoy movies under the patio-come-lounge area and organize BBQ parties. Not to forget, it also skyrockets the curb appeal and value of your home.

But landscaping is not all about digging out space and splurging your money thoughtlessly. No matter how beautiful your poolside view is, and how many fancy lights you have installed, if you haven’t considered possible problems of plumbing in los angeles, nothing will work. If your drainage system goes out of order, it will ruin your entire landscaping.

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Remarkable Ideas To Maintain Your Yard With Small Cost

Every person would love to remain in a neat and well-maintained backyard. However, it costs money to groom it well and ensure it remains green without compromising the way to take care of it. This post will introduce about ways to maintain your yard with small cost.

As you consider the cost-saving effects, there is a need to analyze the purpose of maintaining your yard as green and attractive. Some people do it for leisure, and others would want to do it to have a place to rest and enjoy the natural beauty.

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Tips To Get Rid Of Weeds From Your Lawn

Who doesn’t love to have a beautiful garden lawn with a perfectly green lush? Everyone does, it’s the best place in your home to relax while looking at your plants. Although, it takes a lot of hard work to achieve that dream lawn of yours. A lot of people endure tiring moments, especially during the summer season. They patiently spread seeds, water the crops and plants while removing those pesky weeds that ruin the scenery. This post will introduce some tips to get rid of weeds from your lawn.

Yes, pesky weeds are one of those irritable problems that take out the life from our beautiful gardens. Sometimes it’s hard to control them, and they multiply rapidly. Weeds are just like any other normal plants and can grow back no matter how much we try to weed them out. Learning how to make our garden a place where weeds will be difficult to grow back is a step closer to how we can maintain the beauty of our lawn.

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Tips For Growing Camellias: Watering and Care

Camellias need to be irrigated regularly using the right quality of water. Avoid irrigating Camellias with hard water. Ideal water should be less than 13 degrees Clark . The water from the houses' mains is normally classified as 0-10 deg Clark - soft; 11-20 deg Clark medium and 21-38 deg Clark hard. The post will discuss about tips for growing camellias.

One thing you can do is contact the local authorities and find out how hard the water is before you use it to irrigate your Camellias. There is also special equipment that can be used to test the water hardness at home. Water harder the 13 degrees Clark needs to be softened using softening agents which solidify the lime contained in the water or filter it out. Do not boil mains water as this will prove lethal for the Camellia.

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