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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

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

4 Tips for Landscaping a Yard That Has a Pool
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 [...] 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

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

Top Problems Faced by Your Home’s Trees During the Summer
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 [...] Read More

Bountiful and Beautiful: How Landscaping Can Enhance Your Garden

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

Bountiful and Beautiful: How Landscaping Can Enhance Your Garden
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 [...] 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

4 Steps to Remember Throughout the Summer for a Healthy Lawn
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 [...] Read More

4 Ways a Residential Well Can Help Your Garden

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

4 Ways a Residential Well Can Help Your Garden
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 [...] Read More

How an Attractive Deck Can Enhance Your Garden

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

How an Attractive Deck Can Enhance Your Garden
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 [...] Read More

Installing a Fence: Avoid These Big Mistakes

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

Installing a Fence: Avoid These Big Mistakes
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 [...] Read More

4 Essential Lawn Care Products for a Beautiful Yard

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

4 Essential Lawn Care Products for a Beautiful Yard
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 [...] Read More

How to Help a Tree With a Serious Pest Problem

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

How to Help a Tree With a Serious Pest Problem
Trees can attract pests. Not only are pests unsightly, but they can also do serious damage to your trees. The good news is that there are several things that you can do in order to handle a pest problem. Inspect Your Tree The only way that you can know for sure if you have a pest problem is to inspect the tree. Dead wood, slow growth, peeling bark and wilting are some of the signs that indicate you have a pest problem. You may also notice fungus if there is serious decay in the tree. Note anything that may seem abnormal so you can accurately report your tree’s condition to an expert for Read more [...] Read More

3 Problems That May Be Stunting Your Garden’s Growth

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 4, 2020 in Press | 0 comments

3 Problems That May Be Stunting Your Garden’s Growth
Gardening is a rewarding hobby, and a vibrant garden can increase the aesthetic quality of your yard. While you may have had success with your garden in the past, you might now be experiencing issues that are inhibiting the growth of your garden. These three problems to look out for that may be stunting your garden's growth. Too Much Moisture Your plants won’t grow without adequate hydration, so many are careful to water their gardens often. However, you may be watering your plants too much, and the excess water can cause them not to thrive. Your plants need to be able to breathe, and too Read more [...] Read More

Landscape Design: Affordable Renovations for Creating an Appealing Outdoor Space

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

Landscape Design: Affordable Renovations for Creating an Appealing Outdoor Space
A few months more and summer is officially starting. It seems like we will have quite a hot summer again this year which means you will probably spend a lot of time barbecuing, gardening, or simply relaxing in your backyard. That is why it is a great idea to do some outdoor renovations before the summer starts. Not all renovations have to be expensive. In fact, there are many projects you can do, that are easy and cheap. We have singled out a couple of them which might just be what you were looking for. First, build a patio Building a patio is one of the great ways to improve the looks of your Read more [...] Read More

Tips for Managing Larger Plots of Land in the Summer

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

Tips for Managing Larger Plots of Land in the Summer
Owners of large, undeveloped land tracts face a sizable task of land management during the summer months. Mowing, trimming, and treating with pesticides if needed can be time-consuming work. It can also be exhausting if you have large plots of land to care for. Here are some ideas that may help to make the workload more manageable.   Invest in Land Management Equipment Although you might want to use your regular lawn tractor to mow rural acreage, that could take considerable time and be hard on your equipment that is not meant for that type of demanding work. You will likely find the Read more [...] Read More

5 Things You Can Do to Upgrade Your Backyard This Summer

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

5 Things You Can Do to Upgrade Your Backyard This Summer
Dreaming of the perfect backyard to spare you from the extremities of summer can be a refreshing thought. With a well-kept yard, you can host outdoor parties, BBQs, and activities for your family and friends. However, with a few remodeling and tweaks here and there, you can enjoy the benefits of an upgraded backyard this summer. 1. Get a Swimming Pool It's hot, humid, and moods begin to flare up. Keep yourself and your family nice and fresh during the summer with a cozy outdoor pool. Not only is it ideal for the season, but its also a fun activity that can help alleviate stress. More so, Read more [...] Read More

3 Sources of Excess Water That Are Ruining Your Landscaping

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

3 Sources of Excess Water That Are Ruining Your Landscaping
No matter what you do, you may be having issues with your landscaping. You might find that you can't seem to keep your foliage alive or that it keeps growing a fungus. These issues can be caused by too much water. If there's too much moisture in your yard, you will find it nearly impossible for your plants to thrive. Here are three sources of excess water that are ruining your landscaping. Sprinklers That Are On Too Long Many think that you need to water your landscaping a lot, but you might actually be watering it for too much by leaving your sprinklers on too long. Too much water can actually Read more [...] Read More
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