Looking at really getting started in gardening and landscaping this spring? Here is a brief guide to the gardening tools you’ll need as a beginner in your garden.
Considering installing flower boxes outside your windows, or filling existing flower boxes with spring florals once again? Flower boxes are a great way to add interest to your windows and happen to look especially elegant against a window that has been fitted with plantation shutters. Window boxes are also a great way to add a “garden” to your landscape, even if you don’t have room in your yard for much gardening. Here are some of the best flowers that you can add to window boxes in the spring.
Looking to add a touch of flower to your windows this spring with some window flower boxes? Here are some tips for successfully planting flowers in window boxes.
Every seed has its own growing season, so make sure that you plant seeds within the proper time frame to yield the most fruit. March is a good time to plant hearty plants that can survive even if there is a late March frost. Hardy vegetables can tolerate temperatures as low as 25 degrees Fahrenheit, and are perfect for early planting. Semi-hardy plants can tolerate as low as 30 degrees Fahrenheit.
Spring is just around the corner, and it is time once again to prepare your garden! Preparing now will streamline your growing season, helping you yield more crops. Read on for the 10 tips to help you prepare your garden for spring!
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Just as they have done for centuries, people are frequently coming up with new and exciting ways to utilize their yards and the land around their home. One incredible new way to innovate your landscaping is to play with the new concept of edible landscaping: landscaping that you can eat. While essentially taking the forever-old concept of the garden several steps further, edible landscaping is a new movement that is being tried in a variety of ways across the United States of America. The increasing popularity of edible landscaping isn't necessarily surprising, as it fulfills a variety of modern desires that are economic, sustainable, and aesthetically pleasing, all at the same time. Here’s some information about the gift of edible landscaping...
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There are many factors that go into creating a successful garden, but one of the most important things is to have good fertilizer. While it is often best to purchase professionally made fertilizer that will have a precise mixture of different nutrients that your soil needs to be fertile enough for life to sprout from, there are also many different materials in and around your home that are great additions to put on your soil, and work as a naturally fertilizer. Depending on what you are growing, each of these items can help you make healthy soil for your plants. Take a look at our list of some of these materials...
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Winter in Utah, especially when it snows, can be almost unbearable at times, yet sometimes you still just want to enjoy the great outdoors. Sure, it might be too cold to go on your favorite hike in the mountains, but what’s stopping you from having a little outdoor fun right in your own backyard? You’ll enjoy the luxury of the outdoors without needing to commit to staying outdoors in the cold for very long. So how can you better enjoy your backyard during the winter? Here are five great ways.
Winters in Utah can be brutal, and few things are better during the wintertime than gathering around a warm fire when it’s cold outdoors. A blazing fire gives you and your family the opportunity to make dinner together, roast marshmallows, relish in deep conversation, and so much more. If you’re looking to build a fire pit in your backyard and make it the ultimate space for relaxing and escaping the cold, here is a quick guide to making sure that your fire pit is everything you dreamed of and more.
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Typically, people tend to favor neighborhoods with more trees in them. However, this is more than just an aesthetic reason for this. Studies conducted across the country have shown that there are immense psychological benefits that trees can have on an entire neighborhood. Here’s a few reasons why trees create a more stable, inviting, and happy community...
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