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Why Using Natural Fertilizers Is Better for Your Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 11, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

There are many benefits of using natural fertilizers, and one of the most important is that they are often better for the environment. There are also other reasons that using natural fertilizers is the right decision. Here are just a few of the reasons that using natural fertilizers is better for the long-term health of your garden. Surface Residue The major problem with using inorganic fertilizers is the fact that they tend to leave a white crust on the surface of the soil. This is the buildup of the components of the fertilizer itself. While you can easily see that you’ve fertilized your Read more [...]

A Slice of Paradise—A Simple Guide to Garden Decoration

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 11, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

Decorating your garden can be one of the most exciting home projects for you to look forward to. Not only do you have the chance to let your creativity shine, you can also cultivate an environment that will grow and thrive on its own. If you are not sure where to begin, follow some of these easy tips and see what a difference you can make in your garden. Use Ornaments like Furnishings There are many natural ornaments that you can use to showcase your garden’s unique style. One of the most creative ways for anybody to decorate is to work with hanging elements like bird-feeders, wind-chimes, Read more [...]

Want to Add Trees to Your Yard? How to Choose the Right Species

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 6, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

Part of the satisfaction of having your own property is that you can landscape the accompanying yard to suit your taste. That includes planting trees. Since you and your neighbors will probably have to live with the trees for years, if not decades, you need to choose the right trees and plant them in the right places. You neighbor will not appreciate it if you plant trees that overshadow a lot of their property or drop branches on it. Other considerations include the following: Climate While you can keep a seedling or even a sapling indoors, sooner or later you will have to plant your tree Read more [...]

4 Must-haves for A Gorgeous Greener Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 27, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

When you love gardening, you will want to have a lush and green garden with productive vegetable plants, tasty herbs and beautiful flowers, so you should have or must do these things. Find Heirloom Seeds at Local or Online Stores Look for sources of heirloom seeds at online sites that collect these from other gardeners. It is possible to buy heirloom seeds, or alternatively, you can trade for the items. Heirloom seeds lead to sturdy and unique plants with large colorful blooms, beautiful green leaves and tasty produce. There are wonderful ways to use heirloom seeds in an organic or traditional Read more [...]

4 Things You Can Do This Fall to Prepare for Next Spring’s Plants

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 22, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

Winter is just around the corner, and while there’s plenty to enjoy about the fall, it can hurt your garden. While the fall weather is still beautiful, begin to prepare your garden for next spring. What you do in the fall can make a big difference in next year’s garden. Here are four important things you can do during the fall to get your garden ready for the spring growing season. Pull Out All of the Weeds Weeds are always an irritation, but don’t put off getting rid of them and let the weeds in your garden stay over the winter. Get them out of the garden now to prevent any weeds from Read more [...]

Ornamental Look: 4 Design Ideas for Your Backyard and Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 20, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

Curb appeal is a big deal when it comes to having a nice looking home. Whether you’re thinking about landscaping out front or how to improve the backyard, there are some great options that appeal both practically and aesthetically simultaneously. Perennial Plants Perennial plants are the perfect choice for a minimal effort garden that’s rewarding. Once established, they come back year after year. Depending on your landscaping tastes, there are all kinds of plants that are right for everyone. Choose between shrubs, flowers, and trees of varying shapes, sizes, and colors. Perennials are Read more [...]

4 Steps in Creating Your Own Raised Garden in Your Yard

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 19, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

If you have recently decided to try your hand at gardening, then you might want to consider building a raised garden bed. In addition to being incredibly efficient, raised gardens are also relatively easy to build as long as you come up with a solid plan. Determine the Location and Orientation The location and orientation of your garden is going to have a huge impact on your plants. As a general rule, you want to put your garden in an area that gets at least five or six hours of continuous sunlight per day. That being said, your garden might only need three or four hours of sun every day Read more [...]

Fall Leaves: How to Prep Your Yard and Garden for Winter

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 15, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

It can be lovely to have a garden that looks incredible during the warmer summer months. It can be equally lovely to have one that shines throughout the rest of the year, too. You don’t want your garden or yard to be an eyesore during the autumn and winter seasons. If you want to get your outdoor space completely and totally ready for colder winter temperatures, then you should look into these preparation channels as soon as possible. Clear Away Deteriorating Plants If you spot any plants that are dying, dead, or deteriorating, then you need to take care of them prior to the colder season Read more [...]

4 Cheery Bugs That Actually Help Your Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 14, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

You may be concerned about having bugs in your garden, but you might be surprised to know that certain types of bugs are actually good for the growth of vegetation. Some of these good bugs feed on other bugs that are known to devastate crops and plant life. Here are four cheery bugs that actually help your garden. Ladybugs These beetle-like bugs with red- or orange-colored backs with black polka dots feed on aphids, which wreak havoc on gardens by eating plants and transmitting viruses to vegetation. According to HGTV.com, a single adult ladybug can eat hundreds of aphids a day and possibly Read more [...]

How to Make a Grand Garden in a Small Space

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 12, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

Even with a small space, you can still create a magnificent garden where you can grow a variety of plants and flowers. With some careful planning and creativity, you can transform a small area in your yard into the garden paradise of your dreams. Here are some of the best ways to make a grand garden in a small space. Create Raised Garden Layers Raised garden layers will let you utilize space better by having tiered layers that give a more visually grand experience in the same amount of space as a single layer. In order to create raised layers, earthmoving equipment hire can be arranged to help Read more [...]
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