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Fast and fabulous ideas to decorate your Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jan 14, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Whether large or small, your garden is your little place on the planet where you can spend time in nature to relax and recharge your batteries. While creating a beautiful garden can be time-consuming and expensive, if you know how to simply decorate your garden, you will be able to create a little paradise of your own quickly, at a price that won’t put a huge dent in your bank balance!   Following are a few fast and fabulous ideas to decorate your garden with a minimum amount of effort, time, and money, with results that are absolutely stunning! Bamboo wind chimes – add to the Read more [...]

Trees on Your Property Becoming a Hassle? Here’s How to Deal With Them

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jan 8, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Many homeowners love having a wooded lot. They can admire the natural wonders of nature and the practical benefits of shade and aesthetic appeal to their property. But trees can cause problems for various reasons. Some lose branches during storms. They drop leaves all over the yard in autumn. Disease can strike and kill one or several trees. Here are some tips to help you deal with tree issues. Take Care of Them Although trees are generally self-sufficient, they may need occasional human help to survive a bad season to heat, cold, flooding, or drought. Young trees or small ones might need Read more [...]

Why Planning for Spring Gardening During Winter is Advantageous

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 31, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

Even though you can’t plant crops in the wintertime, it can still be an important time of the year for your garden. Winter is the time to plan and prepare for your next growing season so that you can be ready to go when the weather begins to warm. Here are four reasons why planning your spring gardening during the cold months of the year is advantageous. You’ll Have Your Planting Rotations Worked Out in Advance If you’re like most home gardeners working with limited space, chances are you practice some form of rotation planting. If you’re going to rotate crops in and out of your beds Read more [...]

4 Ways to Maintain and Protect an Indoor Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 22, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

Gardening can be a great pastime. However, those without a lot of garden space or who live in an apartment may feel they can’t start a garden. Fortunately, there are ways to enjoy an indoor garden space where you can keep some of the plants that you love having around. Here are some ways to maintain and protect an indoor garden. Use Packing Peanuts Root rot is one of the most common conditions that a household plant faces. You can prevent this condition by simply using packing peanuts in the bottom of your planter. This will provide adequate drainage. You’ll need to use a fabric or mesh Read more [...]

Want to Improve Your Yard? Here are 4 Easy Ways to Start

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 13, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

Your home is your castle, and you’ll want your yard to be in tiptop shape so that your domestic kingdom will look its best. Making certain improvements to your yard can enhance the aesthetic appeal along with the functionality of your outdoor space. Here are four easy ways to improve your yard. Increase the Lighting Adding more light to your yard can give your outdoor setting more appeal. Outdoor light fixtures that are installed around walkways and entranceways to your home can make your space more appealing for you and your guests. Having some of the trees or large bushes cut back or Read more [...]

How to Prepare Before Removing the Grass From Your Lawn for a New Landscape Design

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 12, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

For some people, the perfect lawn is made up of thick, green grass and nothing else. However, if you want to change things up a little, you'll need to remove your existing grass before you can add new landscape elements. The key is to make the proper preparations to make this process as smooth and easy as possible. Water the Grass Since you're going to remove your grass, it seems counterintuitive to water it. However, watering your grass will help make removal much easier because it will soften the soil in which the grass is growing. If it's been a while since you've had rain, you'll want Read more [...]

How to Handle Spider and Wasp Infestations in Your Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 11, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

Finally getting your garden to flourish is a big accomplishment. However, coming outside to find that spiders and wasps have infested your newly acquired garden can be disheartening. Here are some helpful tips that you can employ to get rid of pest infestations so you can get back to enjoying your beautiful garden. Get Rid of Webs One of the best first-line tactics you should use to get rid of spiders in your garden is to regularly remove webs. Try consistently removing the webs for about a week. It’s very likely that, by the end of the week, you’ll notice fewer webs are being respun. Read more [...]

4 Ways to Make Sure Your Young Trees Are Getting the Nutrients They Need to Grow

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 8, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

Planting new trees on your property is a great way to invest in the future. As the trees grow, you will be treated to cleaner air, increased shade, and many more benefits. To get them to a mature state, though, you must make sure that they're getting the nutrients they need to thrive. If you're new to planting trees, here are a few ways that you can be successful in nutrient delivery. Don't Mulch the Typical Way The image of a tree with mulch piled around its base has been so ingrained into many people's minds that they assume this is the proper way to care for a tree. Unfortunately, piling Read more [...]

The Most Irritating Garden Pests and How to Keep Them Out of Your Yard

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 20, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

Anyone with a green thumb understands the love-hate relationship they have with their garden. They love the fact they can grow their own food and flowers but don't enjoy the multitude of unwanted guests that try to take up residence. Getting rid of those pests and keeping them out of your garden long term can be a lot of work. Here's a rundown of the most irritating garden pests and keep them away permanently. Squirrels Squirrels are one of the most common pests you’ll see in a residential neighborhood. They thrive in areas with foliage, and your garden is just another part in their playground. Read more [...]

What Can I Use to Disinfect My Gardening Tools?

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 17, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

There are many gardeners who do not want to use chemical sprays when disinfecting their garden tools. It is a difficult and messy job, not least because the chemicals that are used will damage the tools and they will have to be thrown away or sold on. This is understandable, but there is one solution. How do you keep your garden tools completely germ free when you are done using them? Disinfecting your gardening tools may seem counterproductive, but the reason for doing this is for those who want to grow microgreens. Microgreens are essentially seedlings of edible vegetables and herbs. Their Read more [...]
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