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How to Keep Your Garden Hydrated and Happy

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jul 11, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Proper hydration is 100 percent essential for maintaining a garden that’s healthy, gorgeous, and strong. If you want to promote optimal garden wellness, then you need to make top-tier hydration practices one of your biggest priorities. These suggestions can go a long way for people who long for gardens that are anything but dehydrated and sad. Know that Mulch is Your Best Friend Frequent mulching can encourage optimal garden hydration. Conceal soil with the assistance of an organic material layer. Suitable material options include bark, cardboard, shredded paper, leaves and straw. Doing Read more [...]

Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Garden Growing Safely

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jul 9, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Gardening sustains us by providing a means of physical exercise, a way to refresh and clear the mind and a place to grow beautiful plants, flowers or your own healthy food crops. Cultivating a garden calls on you to invest your time and energy as you transform the outdoor space into a bountiful one. For your own protection and to protect your efforts so you can reap the rewards of your hard work, here are the top five ways to keep your garden growing safely: Safety Comes First The process of cultivation as well as maintaining a garden’s growth involves the use of tools and equipment that Read more [...]

Garden Accents: 4 Ways to Hang Plants Inside Your Home

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jun 30, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Few things are lovelier in the home than the sight of a pot full of cascading plants hung from the ceiling. Back in the day, screwing a sturdy hook into a sturdy ceiling and hanging a pot from it was about all one saw of a hanging basket. It wasn’t bad and still isn’t, but now there are a variety of ways to hang plants inside the home. Here are four of them. Hang Your Plants Upside down You may wonder how on earth you could hang plants upside down without all the soil spilling out of the pots, but this can actually be done. You’ll need plastic lids put at the bottom of the pot. Punch Read more [...]

How Best to Prevent Roots from Wrecking Your Sewer Lines

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jun 25, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

One of the most attractive features in your yard, whether back or front, is the inviting canopy of leaves from one or more trees. When the breezes blow and the leaves rustle, you are reminded of their majestic beauty. There are many reasons to love your trees, not the least of which is the way they help to bring down the temperature in the summer and how they produce fresh oxygen while gobbling up massive amounts of CO2 in the atmosphere. While there are facets of visible tree growth that you must attend to, there are the unseen aspects of their growth that also need your attention. For your own Read more [...]

5 Tips to Caring for Your Home’s Perimeter

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jun 22, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

The condition of your yard not only affects your home’s curb appeal, it also changes how you and your family feel about your home. When your home’s perimeter is dotted with vibrant landscaping, when the lawn is green and flush, and when well-maintained walkways lead to the front door, it becomes a pleasant and special place that you call home, rather than just a house. Most homeowners can maintain and improve their home’s perimeter by following these tips, as recommended in Consumer Reports. Here is what you need to know.   Test the Soil How well your lawn grows during the springtime Read more [...]

4 Exterior Home Renovations You Should Complete When Preparing to Sell

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jun 5, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Selling your home will most likely be one of the biggest financial transactions you ever make, and that is why you need to consider carrying out at least a few key upgrades. Renovating your home and boosting its curb appeal could increase the value of your property by thousands and improve your chances of a quick sale. Here is a look at four outdoor renovations that will make your home stand out from all other listings.   Replace the Garage Door When it comes to your ROI, very few projects are as lucrative as replacing an old garage door. In addition to boosting Read more [...]

Too Much Brown Grass? Make Your Lawn Green with These 4 Tips

Posted by Global Garden Friends on May 29, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Is your grass turning more brown than green? This can be a pretty bad look for your property, especially with the summer right around the corner. However, there’s plenty of ways you can transform your dying brown grass into a luscious green lawn. Here are four tips you should follow to get the lawn of your dreams. Aerate Your Grass It’s important that you regularly maintain your lawn, especially if your property gets a lot of foot traffic from people and pets. Over time, from being walked on, your grass can get compacted and die, causing it to turn brown. However, by aerating your lawn, Read more [...]

4 Elegant Decorations for the Garden and Back Patio

Posted by Global Garden Friends on May 27, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Is your backyard lacking definition and character? Do you want to improve the look and feel of your patio, or make it as stunning as your front yard? We have four charming ideas to create a focal point and usable space behind your home. Hanging Chair Adding a Zen space for meditation and relaxation is an incredible way to transform your yard and make it a soothing place when you want to come home and unwind. A simple hanging chair, some overstuffed pillows, and a good book is all you need to set the mood. Soft lighting, fragrant flowers, or an herb garden will round out the design. Outdoor Read more [...]

Spring Green: Landscaping Trends and Tips for 2018

Posted by Global Garden Friends on May 13, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Landscape trends for 2018 give consideration to low maintenance, functionality, high use and beauty. Flower, shrub and tree selection often focuses on local or native species. Cactus and succulents of diverse shapes and textures are also popular in 2018 landscapes. Trends are focused on creating a landscape that is attractive and accommodating to your lifestyle.   Alfresco Dining One of the first things many people look forward to when warm days and evenings arrive is the opportunity to eat and entertain outdoors. Outdoor dining has progressed from the simple grill on the patio Read more [...]

4 Ways to Protect Your Garden and Yard from Unwanted Intruders

Posted by Global Garden Friends on May 8, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

If you spend a lot of time planting a vegetable garden or maintaining your property’s landscaping, then you will want to keep intruders away. There are numerous types of intruders that can damage the plants on your lawns, including insects, wildlife and people. Use these ideas to keep the intruders away from your property.   Plant Certain Types of Herbs or Flowers on Your Lawns There are certain varieties of flowers or herbs that will repel wildlife or insects. Many of these plants are attractive, fragrant or useful in addition to repelling any dangerous intruders that will destroy Read more [...]
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