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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 [...]

Top 10 Herbs that Make Your Brain More Effective

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 11, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

In rare occasions, you’re fully focused and aware of everything happening around you. You’re able to complete all daily tasks without much effort and you even have free time to do some reading and engage in your favorite hobby. But those days are rare. More often, people feel exhausted. That’s because the responsibilities imposed to a person today are much more complex than they ever were. Let’s take a college student as an example. She has to attend classes until late afternoon. Then she has to study and work on a challenging research paper. She has so much pressure on her shoulders Read more [...]

Garden Lighting: How to Display Your Favorite Flowers Day or Night

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 30, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

You don’t have to wonder what your yard looks like just because the sun went down. There are numerous means that you can add some lighting to your flowers in order to enjoy them anytime. Here are some of the more common methods that you can display your flowers in the dark. Wall Accents Wall accent lighting can come in a variety of forms. This could be that you install sconce style lighting on the outside of your home. Another solution is to strategically place the lighting on hardscape features in order to increase the visibility of your yard. There are even temporary solutions that can Read more [...]

Fall Pests: 4 Ways to Keep the Creepy Crawlers out of Your Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 24, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Growing a fall garden is fun and rewarding until pests try to share the after all, you want to keep all the harvest from your hard work for yourself and not share it with wildlife, insects, birds and rodents. Here are some tips that will help keep pests out of your fall garden.     Use Beneficial Insects There are a number of different beneficial insects that you may want to introduce to your garden. Just like pest control companies like American Pest Control Inc. Professionals work to keep pests out of your home, insects can keep pests out of your garden. You may want to introduce Read more [...]

Garden Creation: How Professionals Display Their Favorite Flowers

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 13, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

A lovely garden can fill you with joy. It can make you feel enthusiastic about having guests over to see your outdoor setting, too. If you want to highlight your beloved flowers in a professional manner, these smart approaches can help you do so without a problem. Concentrate on a Designated “Accent” You can make your garden bed come to life by establishing a visual “accent” of sorts. You can give sizable garden beds support with the assistance of boxwood shrubs if you want. You can put these on the sides. You can place a lovely flowering shrub in the center of the bed as you desire, Read more [...]

Happy Trees: How Smart Homeowners Keep Their Trees Healthy

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 5, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

The great thing about a mature tree is that it needs little to no care from you. Maintaining the health of your trees is all about taking care of them smarter instead of harder. Here are some of the things that you’ll need to do in order to keep your trees healthy. Avoid Damaging Activities You may not know that certain things that you’re doing around your trees could be causing them to become damaged. Parking on top of the roots of your trees could be impacting their root base. This is because the soil covering the roots becomes more compacted. Another thing to consider is any construction Read more [...]
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