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Why Adding a Deck to Your Backyard Can Make All the Difference for Your Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 19, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

If you are an avid gardener and have a little extra space out in your yard, then you might want to consider building a deck. That outdoor addition could have a huge impact on your hobby as well as the overall functionality of your yard. More Storage Options Many homeowners have decks installed simply because they want to have more outdoor storage space. A deck is going to provide you with a relatively protected area where you can store all of your gardening supplies. You can also use your deck as an outdoor space to grow seedlings, and that could increase the yield of your garden and lengthen Read more [...]

4 Tips for Landscaping a Yard That Has a Pool

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

Think of a normal yard and its typical landscaping features from trees to walkways. When there’s a pool around, it’s ideal to build a landscape that enhances the look and function of a pool. Review these 4 tips to landscape a yard with a pool. Build a Walkway Build a walkway to move easily from the pool to the rest of the yard. After a swim, it’s safer to step onto a paved path instead of directly onto the grass. It’s also cleaner than stepping into dirt and trudging mud all over the yard. One design idea is to build a border that encircles the pool. Build a walkway that extends Read more [...]

4 Instances When You’ll Want a Tree Removed from Your Yard ASAP

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 15, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

In most neighborhoods, trees are the most magnificent natural features to dot the landscape. Therefore, removing a tree should be done only after significant consideration. In some cases, though, removing a tree is essential to protect the safety of a structure or the people who pass nearby. Significant Insect Damage Many different types of insects, including beetles, borers, moths, caterpillars, and others, can do significant harm to trees. The damage that these pests cause can be easy to miss because it grows progressively worse over time. However, once they've had a chance to run their Read more [...]

Top Problems Faced by Your Home’s Trees During the Summer

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 7, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

Having trees around your home can be a great way to keep your home cool naturally, thus reducing energy costs. The same trees that help shade your home from the summer sun, though, themselves face unique problems during warmer months. If you understand these problems, though, you will be better-equipped to fight on behalf of your trees so that they can remain healthy for years to come. Drought Although watering the smaller plants around your home is standard practice, few people give any thought to watering their trees. While it's true that a tree's deep roots make it less susceptible to Read more [...]

Bountiful and Beautiful: How Landscaping Can Enhance Your Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 2, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

No matter how beautiful your house it, it can always benefit from a little boost to its surroundings. A great landscape that enhances the yard will add beauty, value, and function to any home. Here are four ways that landscaping can boost your home’s appearance. Tying in to Nature A natural setting always looks better. Without some landscaping, your home looks like the one unnatural thing in a natural area. The nearby trees and grass seem very separated from your home. By including some trees, shrubs, and flowers, you reduce the perceived distance between your home and the natural world. Read more [...]

4 Steps to Remember Throughout the Summer for a Healthy Lawn

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 26, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

Summer is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities. It also brings more responsibilities, such as keeping your lawn healthy and green. When the days become increasingly hot, your lawn struggles in the heat from the sun. Here are four ways that you can help your lawn stay healthy, even in the hottest part of the year. For more information, try this site. Avoid Scalping Your Lawn Scalping your lawn is when you cut the grass too short. This does not help your yard to look healthy; instead, it becomes weak and vulnerable to the heat, with soil exposed and limited shade. It’s also a place for Read more [...]

4 Ways a Residential Well Can Help Your Garden

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

Growing a garden can be a fun experience for the whole family. Whether your garden is made of flowers, vegetables, or fruit, it will need to be watered regularly. If you have the decision between city water or well water, here are four main reasons you should consider going with residential well water. More Free Water We all want to have a beautiful garden. However, after a couple of months of dry weather, it can be easy to neglect your plants because of a high water bill. It comes down to whether or not your flowers will fit in your budget. When you opt for building a residential well, you Read more [...]

How an Attractive Deck Can Enhance Your Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 19, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

An attractive deck can have quite an impact on your backyard garden, landscaping or outdoor environment. A porch, patio or outdoor deck can provide shade for plants that need it, beautify your garden and provide you with the additional space needed to enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities. With an attractive deck, enhancing your garden or accenting your landscaping layout and design could prove to be much easier than you might think. Shading a Garden or Growing Area While it is true that plants need sunlight in order to thrive, not all plants are hardy enough to withstand prolonged exposure Read more [...]

Installing a Fence: Avoid These Big Mistakes

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

A fence is one of the most basic features of a home's security. It does more than keep unwanted intruders from your premises. A well-constructed fence also ensures that your children do not wander out the dangerous outdoors unattended. In addition to providing the required security of your family and assets, a good fence is also an aesthetic feature that does a lot to improve your home's appearance. A fence also protects your privacy, allowing you to experience the outdoors with a sense of peace of mind. It takes more than a fence to keep unwanted intruders away. A fence should also typically Read more [...]

4 Essential Lawn Care Products for a Beautiful Yard

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 16, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

Everyone wants their lawn to look its best, especially during the summer. That can be challenging due to potentially high temperatures and limited rainfall. However, with proper care and supplemental techniques to offset these difficulties, your yard can be healthy and vibrant for seasonal enjoyment. The following products can help you to cultivate and maintain a gorgeous green lawn. Grass If you home is located on rocky, dry, or sandy soil, grass might not naturally grow to be lush and weed-free. But you can remedy the problem. Pick up some turf supplies to roll out a magical green carpet-like Read more [...]
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