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4 Ways to Install a Thriving Bog Garden in Your Own Backyard

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Feb 17, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

A bog garden can make a wondrous addition to an outdoor property. If you want to install a bog garden that’s the portrait of wellness, there are numerous actions you can take. Bog gardens can be excellent for people who are interested in high-quality filtration. There are quite a few striking plants that exclusively grow within soil that remains moist at all times. If that thought strikes your fancy, you should get started with bog garden installation today. Follow All of the Appropriate Steps Diligent and detail-oriented people can install these kinds of gardens with confidence. The process Read more [...]

4 Pieces of Equipment You Need for a Garden Makeover

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Feb 7, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

It’s never the wrong time to be thinking about how to improve your garden. If you’ve been considering giving your garden a makeover, here are some tools and equipment that can help you with any gardening improvements you want to complete. EasyBloom Plant Sensor Plants, like all other living things, require specific conditions in order to grow such as specific amounts of sunlight, soil nutrients, and levels of moisture. EasyBloom is an electronic piece of gardening equipment that you place in the soil which you plan to cultivate into your garden. It will detect the sunlight received in Read more [...]

Best Indoor Herbs to Grow This Winter

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

As the days grow shorter and the nights get colder, those fresh herbs from your backyard still have a chance if you bring them indoors to a sunny windowsill. To get enough light, herbs need at least four to six hours of sunlight from south or southwest-facing windows. Windows that face east and west can work, although not as well, and north-facing windows are usually too dark. The following three herbs are some of the easiest to start and grow during the winter season.   Chives One of the easiest herbs to grow inside is chives. Used in garnishes, soups, sauces, egg dishes, and potatoes, Read more [...]

5 Pests to Look Out for in Your Garden

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

No matter what you’re growing, most people put a lot of work into their gardens and take pride in what they’re able to produce. The last thing you want is to find the end result ravaged by pests. But the inevitable fact is that a host of bugs want to feed on your plants, too, and local wildlife may come scrounging around even in the dead of winter to feed on stalks and dig up winter bulbs. Here are some common garden pests and how to manage them.     Slugs and Snails These are the most common and persistent pests, especially during wet weather or in well-watered gardens. Read more [...]

Keeping Your Yard Green and Clean: 5 Steps to Great Lawn Care

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 28, 2017 in Press | 0 comments

It is everyone’s dream to have a home that is functional, comfortable and beautiful. When it comes to the aesthetics of the home, most homeowners will spare no effort in ensuring that their home looks great. Your lawn plays an important part in enhancing the appearance of your property and helping to increase its value. This is why you should keep your garden green and clean at all times through proper lawn care. Great lawn care will involve taking the following steps. Mow Grass Appropriately Mowing grass appropriately will go a long way in helping you keep your lawn green and clean. By Read more [...]

4 Ideas to Make Your Patio and Garden More Inviting

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 26, 2017 in Press | 0 comments

A patio or garden area presents a great opportunity. It can become a lush sanctuary and a nexus for entertaining guests. It’s place where you can quietly sip coffee and unwind the knots of anxiety and stress. With a bit of care, you can transform outdoor spaces into an inviting haven for both you and local wildlife. Below are just a few ideas.   Lights Lighting can turn a dark and dreary space into a warm and tranquil area for rest, work and play. Lamps can be installed to give you enough illumination to tend to your garden at night. The tinkling, soft glow of holiday lights can Read more [...]

How to Make Your Backyard a Veritable Oasis of Relaxation

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 19, 2017 in Press | 0 comments

Your backyard should be a haven where you can escape from the busy world and have some much-needed rest and relaxation. You can easily make your backyard into an oasis with just a few easy projects. Read on to learn how to get the most out of your backyard and make it a place where you can get some peace and quiet.   Sitting Areas Creating a backyard oasis is all about creating luxurious and comfortable places to sit. You will want to have two or three sitting areas around your backyard. On the porch, you may consider a swing or a comfortable wicker set. For the ultimate escape, you Read more [...]

3 Ways To Keep Enjoying Your Yard In The Winter

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 9, 2017 in Press | 0 comments

When the winds of winter start howling around your home and the thermostat drops, there is a temptation to hide indoors huddled under the blankets. At this point, many people winterize their yard and abandon it until spring. However, just because the temperature has dropped and snow is on its way doesn't mean that you have to become a hermit. By adding a fun fire pit, soaking up winter scenery in a warm hot tub and transforming your backyard into a skater's paradise, your backyard can still provide you with hours of fun and relaxation even in the dead of winter.   Catching Fire Few cold-weather Read more [...]

5 Air-Purifying Plants to Keep You Healthy at Home

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 23, 2017 in Press | 0 comments

With most people spending over 90% of their time indoors, the quality of your indoor air matters. There are many sources of indoor air pollution. Synthetic building materials, furnishings, cleaning products,and upholstery can emit different toxic compounds such as formaldehyde which is a known carcinogen and can trigger allergies and asthma when in high levels. The sick building syndrome is also associated with indoor pollutants and is characterized by headaches, dizziness, and irritations in the eyes, ears, and nose. Several plants as discussed here can be used in your home for better air purification Read more [...]

Yard Clean Up: How to Get Your Lawn Prepped for Winter

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 19, 2017 in Press | 1 comment

The vigorous summer growth of plants becomes slower during the winter season even when there is not a huge fluctuation in temperatures. The reduction in light levels shortens the time photosynthesis can take place, and even your lawn has the ability to go into dormancy. You may not notice a huge color difference in your lawn between the summer and winter months, but reduction in the need to mow indicates a shift toward dormancy. Here are four tips to get your lawn ready for winter. Monitor the Moisture Level Even when your lawn is growing at a much slower rate in the winter, it is still growing. Read more [...]
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