I love to have plants around me indoors; they make my home feel complete. There was a time when I had no plants and it did make me feel empty, as if something important was missing. I don’t have as many as I would like but I know my time constraints and what I can look after, any extra and I worry that I would start to kill them off. I have found my happy medium, for the moment. I am not one for spending money, so if I do find a bargain then that is often how I end up with a plant or two. [Read more…] about How To Take Care Of Indoor Plants
Painting a fence isn’t as easy as it might look; there are lots of different factors that you have to take into account including the budget, wood paint isn’t cheap! However, if you get through the planning and find the money a newly painted fence can look awesome and has an immediate impact, which can completely enhance your garden. However, don’t be fooled, it is hard work and depending on the size of your fence and the method you choose, is time-consuming too. [Read more…] about Do You Know How To Paint A Fence?
Knowing how you intend to fight weeds in your garden is important, are you OK with the chemical attack, or do you prefer a more natural approach? Only when you know how you feel about your chosen method of removal should you then consider how to tackle the problem. I am not against chemicals, I just choose not to use them because I have pets and I don’t want to run the risk of exposing them to some chemical poison. I feed my chickens any slugs I find in the garden, I don’t want to poison them or to reduce the amount of protein rich slugs they can eat. [Read more…] about How To Fight Weeds In Your Garden
Understanding gardening is all about timing and to get this right requires practice and a schedule. It can take the stress out of gardening, allowing you to enjoy the garden as well as knowing the jobs you need to perform. It is about building up an organized schedule that allows you to enjoy your garden but also know when the maintenance needs attending to. Having a calendar, which you can plan in advance for when you need to plant your seedlings and when your hedge requires a trim, takes the guesswork out of gardening and it can make your garden even more successful. It is about control too. You should have a budget category for your garden, it can allow you to know just how much money you have, to purchase plants and other garden essentials. If you are planning a bigger expense then it is wise to work out an estimate of the costs involved and save for the expense over a few months. [Read more…] about Create A Garden Schedule
Now is the time to start planning for the coming summer season where you will be able to have a beautiful garden or yard. With a few minutes a day, you’ll be able to start sorting your outside space ready for the summer months ahead.
All About Planning
This is the year when you put your plans into action. It is not about spending money; having a garden can be rewarding without being a drain on you financially. [Read more…] about Garden Planning
With the weather that has pestered many countries over the last few years, from floods in the UK and snow and ice storms in America, what you must not forget is the wildlife that are trying to survive in these adverse conditions.
They need help, just as much as many people need others help, the wildlife who must find food in difficult situations, too. Building a bird feeder is a good place to start.
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