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4 Tricks To Get Greener Grass

Posted by Global Garden Friends on May 14, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Every homeowner wants a great-looking yard surrounding their house. There's always some inherent competition up and down a street to see who has the best yard. Even if you're not into that, you want to come home to a lush lawn that you can enjoy spending time on, be it reading, relaxing, or playing with kids and pets. Knowing some tricks to get greener grass helps you make this a reality. Water Thoroughly When the Lawn Is Dry When your lawn is really dry is when you should water it the most. A good watering not only keeps the grass alive but also keeps it healthy and lively. Effective water Read more [...]

4 Landscaping Tips for Adding Fantastic Water Features

Posted by Global Garden Friends on May 13, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

From bubbling fountains to serene ponds, if you're looking to add a bit of excitement and visual interest to your landscaping, water features are a great way to do it. However, before you start digging, there are a few things you should keep in mind to make sure your project goes off without a hitch. Make a Plan Decide where you want your water feature to be set up and what kind of look you're going for. Do you want something more functional, like a pond for swimming or a fountain for drinking water? Or are you looking for something purely aesthetic, like a small waterfall or stream? Once Read more [...]

Are You an Amateur Arborist? How to Provide Care for Your Trees

Posted by Global Garden Friends on May 7, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Becoming an arborist is one way of appreciating and protecting nature, but it requires extensive knowledge of trees and plant life. An arborist requires practical experience working with trees and formal education to acquire skills like maintaining, pruning, and fertilizing trees. Nonetheless, the lack of formal education doesn’t prevent you from planting and caring for trees, but the outcome might not be the same with a little knowledge about plant life. As an amateur arborist, you can adopt these practical ideas to provide care for your trees. Hire Professional Tree Care Services Routine Read more [...]

Garden Changes: How to Alter the Appearance of Your Backyard

Posted by Global Garden Friends on May 6, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Many people are not satisfied with the appearance of their backyard, but renovations can seem overwhelming and intimidating. Luckily, there are simple changes that make a massive difference in the layout and ambiance of your backyard. Add Hammock, Chairs, and a Chiminea It is easy to forget that a backyard being aesthetically pleasing comes second to a backyard being an inviting place to hang out with friends. The best way to alter your backyard’s appearance is by making space for a comfortable place to gather. Add lots of lawn chairs and hammocks for outdoor lounging. In the winter months, Read more [...]

Areas of Your Yard That May Need Professional Help

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Apr 30, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

For the most part, maintaining your yard is something you can do yourself. In some cases, though, it makes sense to bring a professional in to ensure that important jobs are done right. Here are four areas of your yard care regimen that may require professional help from time to time. Irrigation Systems If you have a built-in sprinkler system for your grass or a watering system for garden beds, it's usually best to let a professional maintain it. Professional installation and maintenance will help you make sure that your watering system is working properly. This is also a good way to avoid Read more [...]

4 Patio Design Ideas for Your Backyard and Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Apr 30, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

For optimum summer fun at home in nice weather, make the most of your yard to suit your taste and outdoor enjoyment. Here are four ideas to consider when preparing for outside family fun in your yard and garden. Build a Deck A wood deck offers plenty of space for relaxing and enjoying sunny days. You can sunbathe, play with the pets, or take the kids outdoors for fun fresh air and sunshine. A covered deck provides protective shade on hot days or when you want to sit outdoors and listen to the rain without getting wet. You may want to add steps to your deck that lead into the yard or driveway Read more [...]

Gardening Tips: How to Grow Outdoor Plants Successfully

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Apr 25, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Gardening can be one of the most rewarding things you can do in your life. The experience of watching a small plant grow into a stunning addition to your garden can be a rewarding experience. However, successfully growing outdoor plants, vegetables, or ornamental plants can be a hassle if you have no prior knowledge. Despite all that, gardening does not need to be difficult; you can ease into it at your own pace when you break your project down into manageable steps. Here are some gardening tips for creating a beautiful outdoor garden and successfully growing outdoor plants such as Hoya Nummularioides,  Read more [...]

Backyard Problems: How to Fix Your Unlevel Patio and Garden Path

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Apr 23, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Do you have a patio or garden path that is unlevel? This can be a huge problem, as it can cause accidents and make it difficult to walk on. Unlevel patios are also unsightly and can make your whole backyard look unkempt. Luckily, you can do a few things to fix this problem. Use Self-leveling Concrete One option is to use self-leveling concrete. This type of concrete is designed to level itself out, perfect for fixing an unlevel patio or garden path. You need to pour it into the area that needs leveling and then let it dry. It is important to follow the instructions on the package carefully, Read more [...]

Harvest Time! How To Prep Your Garden’s Bounty

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Apr 20, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Gardens can offer your yard many benefits, from something beautiful to look at, cleaner air around your home, and the possibility of drawing in birds and butterflies. However, if you garden for food, then you will eventually have a harvest to deal with. Knowing how to prep your garden's bounty means you make the most of this time. Know Your Harvest Times Know the harvest signs for each plant you have in your garden, and also know when their likely harvest times are in your hardiness zone. Knowing when to harvest them is crucial to getting them inside at just the right moment for maximum taste, Read more [...]

Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetable Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Apr 15, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Gardening can be a good hobby. It is also delightful to grow your crops, which can save you money, but it is also a great feeling to pick fresh produce from your very own garden. However, most people find it quite tricky because their yields are not much when they try. Map out Your Space Once you have chosen a location for your garden, you'll need to create a design plan. This will help you decide what elements to include and where to place them. It will also help you determine how to get from one area to another. A design key will come in handy to label different features and symbols. Read more [...]
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