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Beautifying Your Garden during Autumn

Beautifying Your Garden during Autumn

Autumn is the season when your garden needs a bit of refreshment. Most plants shed their leaves during this time, and your garden may look less beautiful. However, there is no need to worry as the tips below give you a bit of help to ensure your garden remains beautiful. There is no limitation in garden beautification during seasons. You can also explore other beautification techniques as may be desirable to you. New plants This is an opportunity to replace older plants with new ones in your garden. You can simply do this by making new plants using cuttings. You do this by taking 10cm cuttings from hardwood plants such as bay and rosemary. If you need them to grow faster, you can dip them in the growth hormone. Evergreen plants will also do justice to your garden. Within a short period of time, your garden should be bubbling with vegetation. General Maintenance Trimming the hedges of your garden will go a long way in keeping it contact. This is an activity that you should perform all...

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Landscape Maintenance During Winter

Landscape Maintenance During Winter

Some of you look upon that beautiful shrubbery and gaze into its beauty while sitting on a chair on the lawn of your own customized landscape. You take care of it; you put love into it, but how further are you willing to go to maintain the landscape’s beauty? You’ll eventually realize that winter will be knocking on your porch and asking for permission to suck the life out of your precious garden and plants. But you don’t have to comply because you are going to be prepared for this upcoming winter. The primary cause of damage for plants and other landscape elements isn’t the frozen soil, or a cold water, but in fact, it’s the wind. During the winter, the wind changed its temperature drastically because of its intense violent speed and lowered atmospheric temperature that feel like cold blades slashing on your skin. That is how the plants, the garden, and every single living green thing from your landscape feels. Maybe you are already frozen in fear but make sure you take these next...

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Optimial Time to Plant Baby Trees

Optimial Time to Plant Baby Trees

Baby trees cannot just be planted at random times. You need to time when the conditions are favorable for the seedlings before planting them. You don’t want to plant baby trees at the wrong for them to end up drying up. If you reside in a warm climate, you can plant them at any time. Summer is the least suitable time for planting your baby plants. This is because the high temperatures in summer increase evaporation causing them to dry up. You shouldn’t rush to plant baby trees just because you want your yard to look green sooner. The ideal time to plant your baby trees is influenced by several factors including weather and dormancy. Water is an essential requirement, and you should never plant your baby trees when enough water is not available. At dormancy  It is advisable for you to plant baby trees when they are dormant. At this stage, there will be less damage when you handle them. For them to grow well, you need to ensure their environment is disrupted minimally. The biggest...

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Beautifying Your Garden during Autumn

Landscaping Tips for Home Lawns and Gardens in the Autumn

Your garden lawn is a source of pride, a playing space for your family and a relaxing place. How you take care of your garden or lawn depends on the season and where you live. In the autumn, your garden transitions from active season of growing to a dormant season. Autumn is the best time to rejuvenate your lawn. As autumn weather sets in, you have to change gardening practices to prepare your landscape for the season ahead. Here are a few tips on how to start it and how to do it. Preparation A six-week window is enough for you to prepare the landscape of your garden. It is an ideal time for you to plant cool-season grasses like rye and fescue. This helps them to germinate and develop a strong root system. You may consider adding fertilizer to your garden preferably an all-natural fertilizer. Herbicides help in getting rid of weeds from your garden sprucing up its landscape. Maintaining the Landscape You can tidy up the landscape by removing fallen foliage, dry stems and other...

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Your Guide to Patios and Decks

Your Guide to Patios and Decks

A patio is a living space built outdoor at ground level. It can be attached or detached from your house. You can construct a patio using pavers, concrete, stone, brick or tile and sometimes even wood. On the hand, the decks are external elevated structures constructed at different heights needing support systems and rails. A majority are made of wood, composite wood or vinyl. Here are a few tips that will help you choose between a patio and a deck for your home. Budget If you have a limited budget, you should go for a patio. In some cases, it might cost you twice as much to erect a deck than a patio. The cost depends on the material, location, size and the outdoor space available in your home. The support systems and railings required for the deck increases your budget hence you may find a patio more affordable. Location and View If your home is located in a scenic environment, you may prefer a deck. If you want an outdoor space off your upstairs...

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Adding Elegance to Your Home Using Outdoor Pergola

Adding Elegance to Your Home Using Outdoor Pergola

An outdoor pergola is an ideal way of extending your home’s interior beyond its four walls. It gives your home style and panache making it more attractive. A pergola is a row of pillars arranged vertically usually supporting extra cross-beams on the top. The pergola helps you to create a bridge between the completely closed exterior and an open deck or patio space in your home. For your contemporary home, a pergola is a wonderful extension for beauty purposes. Different designs and styles are available for your home and integrating them into your shouldn’t be a fuss. Building Your Own Pergola Constructing a pergola is quite easy. It requires minimal carpentry skills, and it is quite cheap to do it. Most basic designs of pergola are not that difficult to build and with a little help from a friend, you can set it up.  Nothing should stand before you and your desire to have a pergola in your home. It gives you, your family and guests with the perfect shade and environment for a...

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Home Decoration with Fire Pits

Home Decoration with Fire Pits

Decorating your home with fire pits will gives it a welcoming environment. Lighting a fire in your yard especially during the onset of winter will help warm your family or guests. Gathering around the fire pit with your family or guests is a sure way of bonding with them. Fire pits give your home a pleasant outdoor feeling within the comfort of your backdoor. You may consider constructing it by yourself or purchase a custom made one from the market. Here are a few factors to consider when choosing a suitable fire pit. Safety Always consider on how safe the fire pit is especially if you have small kids. You don’t want your family stumbling on it causing injuries. You can use incorporate safety screen to contain the flames to the pit. Ensure you only use concrete, paving stones or other surfaces that don’t catch fire. It is necessary for you to keep a radius of 10 feet around the pit away from your home or other structures in the yard. Extreme caution should be taken not to install the...

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Spring Cleanup

Spring Cleanup

Spring cleanup tasks are sure ways of maintaining the flamboyance of your garden. You need to proceed and get rid of burlap from shrubs and trees, as the weather gets warmer. You can prune away branches that were damaged in winter to allow for new growth. You may consider cutting old perennials and pull up old annuals. March is specifically a good time for you to do the cleanup in your yard. At this time you can take stock of the garden and see what needs to be thinned out. You may also transplant plants to prevent crowding and fill up bare spaces. Pruning Dead Branches and Plants Cleaning up is quite a simple task. Branches and trees in your garden damaged by wind and snow should be pruned. Using hand pruners instead of electric shears removes an external layer of tissues that prevents air and sunlight from reaching the center of the shrub. You need to prune summer-flowering shrubs like Rose of Sharon before the buds begin to swell. However, you should wait for spring bloomers like...

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