Category: Gardening

Enhance your garden with pathways

Enhance your garden with pathways

Enhance your garden with pathways Gravel pathways Gravel is the easiest to handle and least expensive path material.  It feels soft underfoot, but it’s solid enough to handle a loaded wheelbarrow.  Although it looks informal,...

Frangrance in your garden all year round.

Fragrance in your garden all year round

    Fragrance in your garden all year round. A successful garden is not just a matter of good design,  careful choice of colours and regular care.   It is those extra “finishing touches” that...

Variety of lemon trees for your garden.

Variety of lemon trees for your garden

Variety of lemon trees for your garden Lemon trees,  which are citrus,   make lovely landscaping trees.   They have glossy green leaves , with fragrant blossoms and yellow fruit.   When it comes to choosing the...

Growing and caring for Hydrangeas.

Growing and caring for hydrangeas

Growing and caring for hydrangeas There are many types of hydrangeas.  Most can be grown in full sun or partial shade.   Keep in mind that many hydrangeas do not like extremely hot conditions,   so try...

Attract lizards to your garden.

Attract lizards to your garden

Attract lizards to your garden Conserve our lizards by creating an inviting home for them in your garden. Lizards can thrive in suburban gardens and rural properties if you meet their needs for food...

Vegetable garden designs

Vegetable garden designs

Vegetable garden designs There are a number of ideas to consider when planting vegetables and when it comes to vegetable garden design : Row Upon Row. Row gardens are planted in parallel lines. They...

Planting roses.

Planting roses

Planting roses When you buy a rose plant it can have short,  leafless canes and,  very often,  bare roots. Seeing a plant like this can leave you wondering how do you plant roses? Roses...

How to attract birds to your garden...

How to attract birds to your garden

  How to attract birds to your garden. It is easy to attract birds to your garden however small and close it is to a city.  The variety of species will increase with your garden size...

Recycling with succulents and cacti

Recycling with succulents and cacti

  Recycling with succulents and cacti Not to be confused with the cactus plant,   nearly all cacti are succulents,  but not all succulents are cacti.   Succulent plants, such as an Aloe,  store water...

How to care for your summer garden.

How to care for your summer garden

How to care for your summer garden Lawn Don’t allow your lawn to become too long and then mow it too short.   In the heat the top leaf growth will protect the grass roots. ...

Elements of garden design creating height.

Elements of garden design creating height

  Elements of garden design creating height Various elements work together  in garden design,  to turn a good garden into a great one.   Form and structure can provide continuity in the garden or clearly define...

Grow a strawberry fountain in pots.

Grow a strawberry fountain in pots

Grow a strawberry fountain in pots Having a strawberry fountain clay pot is an easy way to grow strawberries without the need for a lot of space. It keeps the berries clean and easy to...

Container gardens

Container gardens

Container Gardens Containers have increasingly become an important part of garden design. They add colour where it is most needed. They can be used to screen off an area and provide privacy. They draw...