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How Landscaping Companies Protect Themselves and Their Employees

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jan 9, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

There are lots of strategies when it comes to protecting your business and your employees. Some strategies are more conducive when it comes to the landscaping business. Here are some of the steps that you can take to protect your company and your employees. Understand Requirements of the Job Knowing the job and understanding the equipment that will be needed to complete the task works to your benefit. This may include you focusing on training efforts when it comes to your employees. They should have a firm grasp on what’s being asked of them. This will keep your customers happy as well Read more [...]

Is it Safe to Trim Your Trees in the Winter? 4 Tips for Homeowners

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jan 3, 2019 in Press | 0 comments

Many arborists advise that pruning during the dormant season is the best time to get it done. This is because it can lead to healthier trees during the spring. Here are some tips that you should use if you want to prune safely during the winter months. Consider Weather Conditions It’s best to wait until after the coldest part of the winter before you decide to move forward with your pruning activities. This is because a hard freeze can hurt the sensitive parts of the tree that were exposed. You want to have your trees thrive instead of having to waste energy healing from wounds that were Read more [...]

Organic Gardening: How to Grow Healthy Flowers Herbs and Vegetables

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 28, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

If you have a green thumb, organic gardening offers you an environmentally friendly way to grow your own flowers, herbs and vegetables. It’s important that you follow the right methodology when organic gardening to ensure that everything grows healthy. Here are a few tips to help you along in your organic gardening adventure.   Plant Crops Closely Together As Good Housekeeping explains, it’s best to grow vegetables, cutting flowers or any other crops that you plan to harvest closely together in areas of your garden where you won’t be stepping on so that weeds won’t grow in Read more [...]

Stumped by Your Mature Tree? 4 Helpful Tips

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 26, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

You may be like so many other people and not know how to care for your mature trees. For the most part, mature trees don't require as much care as younger trees, but there are still important steps you must take to ensure its longevity. Here are some of the things you'll want to consider when it comes to the long-term care and health of your older trees. Appropriate Amount of Watering The amount of water that's required for your mature trees will depend on your climate and the species of the tree. For example, shallow rooters are more likely to need frequent watering because of the fact that Read more [...]

Thumb Turning Green? How to Create Your Very First Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 15, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Many people find a passion for gardening later in life. The ability to tend to something with your own hands and see it grow can be therapeutic and calming for many of us. If you are lucky, you might even grow something you can put on the dinner table. But gardening is not as simple as it seems. There are steps you can take to maximize your yields and keep your garden healthy and beautiful. If you find your thumb turning green, here are a few tips to create your very first garden. Determine the Location of Your Garden Just like real estate, planting a garden is all about location. There are Read more [...]

What’s in a Yard? 4 Aspects of Your Backyard Renovation You Need to Plan For

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

Your home is the one place that can express your true personality and allow you to live in comfort and luxury. That is not to mention the increased home value you can enjoy. Many people choose to renovate their yard for optimum property values, comfort, and entertainment. Don’t just change the grass and think you’re done, however. There are many elements that make up a yard, and these are just four of the factors that you want to keep in mind when you’re changing up the appearance of your yard. Patio The first thing people are going to see when they walk out into your backyard is the Read more [...]

The Grass Can be Greener in Your Own Front Yard: Keeping Your Lawn Healthy

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 4, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Taking care of your lawn doesn’t need to be a time-consuming or expensive project. With a little bit of planning and some high-quality products, you will be able to keep your lawn lush and beautiful for years to come. Here are a few landscaping tips and tricks that you can use to promote a healthy lawn.   Rake and Declutter A thin layer of leaves might actually be good for your lawn, but you should make sure that the blades are able to peek through the foliage in order to get some sunlight. You also need to remove any tools or toys that have been sitting on the grass for more than Read more [...]

Want to Eat Fresh? How to Create the Perfect Home Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 23, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Finding ways to eat a healthy and balanced diet is very important. If you are trying to improve your diet, one of the best things that you could do would be to eat fresh veggies and fruit from your own home garden. This reduces your exposure to pesticides as well as encourages the use of vegetables in your daily diet. When you are looking to make a home garden on your property, there are several tips that should be followed to provide you with healthy and fresh produce. Water Correctly  For your garden to be healthy, you will need to make sure that it gets plenty of water. The amount of Read more [...]

Essentials of Oriental Gardens

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 23, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Orient-influenced gardens put much less emphasis on plants and more on how all the different elements of the garden work together. They are characterized by a very precise design composed of carefully placed elements of rock, water, and gravel on one side, and limited greenery made of tightly clipped trees and shrubs on the other. Plants here have another important role – to mask the boundaries of the garden and give the impression of more space by blending seamlessly with the landscape beyond. Let’s look into the essential elements of oriental gardens as well as a few ready-made setups you Read more [...]

Tired of Lawn Maintenance? Use Native Plants to Save You Time

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 21, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Many homeowners spend long hours each week caring for their lawn and gardens. Those who do not make this time commitment often have unattractive yards that appear to be poorly maintained. While this is the experience of many homeowners, yard maintenance does not need to take over your life. By replacing exotic plants and grass with native species, you may save a considerable amount of time and energy on yard maintenance.   Less Frequent Watering  Exotic species may look great, but they are not accustomed to the local climate. For example, some grass species are not drought-tolerant like Read more [...]
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