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How to Care for Fruit Trees During the Winter

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

How to Care for Fruit Trees During the Winter
Fruit trees provide an abundance of healthy and fresh food for you and your family throughout the warmer months. When the weather turns colder, however, it's time to turn your attention to proper care of your trees so that they can start producing again in the spring. When done correctly, winter care of fruit trees doesn't have to be complicated or time-consuming. With a few simple tips, you'll have healthy fruit trees that produce for years to come. Keep Them Clean Just because you're done with your tree for the season doesn't mean bacteria and pests will miss out on a chance to destroy Read more [...] Read More

Finishing Touches for your Outdoor Living Space

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 24, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Finishing Touches for your Outdoor Living Space
If you are avoiding completing your landscape projects, but you still want to enjoy the luxury of a well-planned outdoor living space, it might be time to add some finishing touches that are sure to please. Here are a few ways to customize and curate a fabulous area that you and your family can enjoy for years to come. 1. Spruce Things up With Planters Planters, as well as container gardens, make a natural, yet visually-appealing addition to your outdoor space. You just need to be more creative than simply sticking with tried-and-true clay pots. Instead, choose curvy urns, cylindrical Read more [...] Read More

5 Tips to Keep Your Yard Pest Free

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 23, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

5 Tips to Keep Your Yard Pest Free
The best way to keep pests out of your yard is to use natural pest control methods. These include planting flowers known for repelling certain insects, using insecticides that are safe for humans and pets, and maintaining healthy soil in your yard, which will prevent many types of bugs from being attracted there in the first place. Here are five tips you can use to make sure your yard stays pest-free. Plant Flowers that Repel Specific Insects If you know which insects are causing problems in your yard, planting flowers designed to repel those specific bugs is the best way to keep them out. Read more [...] Read More

How to Keep Your Irrigation System in Working Order

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 14, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

How to Keep Your Irrigation System in Working Order
The average homeowner expects their irrigation system to work flawlessly for years, if not decades. Nevertheless, just like every other piece of machinery, irrigation system maintenance will be required at some point. Keep your watering system in great shape, and it will reward you with years of effective watering that saves water and money. Here are some useful irrigation system maintenance tips. Regularly Check-up the System Examine your irrigation system a couple of times every season. The first inspection should be performed at the beginning of the season as you prepare to switch on the Read more [...] Read More

How To Build An Eco-Friendly Zen Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Dec 3, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

How To Build An Eco-Friendly Zen Garden
Designing a sustainable Zen garden is worthwhile, especially if you are passionate about gardening and looking for an opportunity that connects you more with nature. It is an eco-initiative with tranquility aspects, whose design works on your mental health and allows you to improve the environment. The best part is that it can fit any space as the size mainly depends on your preference. For it to accomplish its purpose, it is vital to ensure the garden brings out meaning. Therefore, how do you build a meaningful, eco-friendly Zen garden? 1. Plan Your Garden The first step and perhaps the Read more [...] Read More

Why Every Homeowner Should Plant Trees in Their Yard

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 29, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Why Every Homeowner Should Plant Trees in Their Yard
Every homeowner should plant trees in their yard. This is becoming quite a trendy thing to do among the environmentally-conscious crowd, since trees can act as carbon sinks that help slow down or prevent climate change. However, there are specific benefits that homeowners can enjoy directly on top of that. Shade The biggest benefit that trees might offer is their shade. If it gets really hot where you live in the summer, then the shade that trees provide is immeasurable in value. The right canopy coverage can drop the ambient temperature of your yard by several degrees. Your house and air Read more [...] Read More

Best Ways to Get Your Yard Looking New

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 28, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Best Ways to Get Your Yard Looking New
A beautiful yard can give the rest of your home a great impression, and a few simple updates can improve the look of your yard. By performing any of these tasks or hiring landscapers to do the work for you, your yard can look new once again. Care for Your Lawn Fresh green grass in your yard can help breathe life into the rest of your property. In addition to regular mowing and watering to help ensure healthier grass growth, fertilizer should be applied to make your grass even greener and stronger. It’s also important to check your grass regularly for any bugs, diseases, or parasites that Read more [...] Read More

Sick Plant Baby? Here Are 3 Diagnoses and Remedies

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 25, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Sick Plant Baby? Here Are 3 Diagnoses and Remedies
Taking care of your sick plant baby is not supposed to be challenging, but there are days when you will feel at a loss. Not having solutions to the issue can leave you devastated because your plant keeps dying no matter what you do. Often, the problem your plant has is because you missed out on something, or it is a condition that can be fixed. Despite all this, there is still hope for you. The first thing you need to do is figure out what the issue is then you can get on to treating it. Here are the common diagnoses and their treatment plans. Photo from Pexels Moldy Plants Mold is one of Read more [...] Read More

Best Farming Tools: Top 8 Essentials for Sustainability

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 22, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Best Farming Tools: Top 8 Essentials for Sustainability
What are the best tools for sustainable farming? This is a question that has been asked by farmers for decades. The answer to this question depends on your needs, but in general, there are eight essentials that every farmer should have. These include: Soil probes Soil probes are a tool that can help you find out how deep your soil is. This is important because the deeper your soil, the more likely it is to have nutrients and water. Soil probes are important because they can give you a lot of information that will help you understand how much water and fertilizer your land needs. Soil buckets Another Read more [...] Read More

How to Go From A Plant Killer to a Green Thumb Veteran

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 14, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

How to Go From A Plant Killer to a Green Thumb Veteran
Do you know some people who just happen to grow the most beautiful indoor plants and outdoor gardens with ease? How do they do that? Well, you can, too, with a few basic, grow-it-green rules. It may seem intimidating at first, but anyone can master the art of having a green thumb. Once you begin to see these gorgeous plants thriving and adding texture and lushness to your home and property, you'll be excited to keep on going and adding new plants of interest. Our green thumb experts are sharing some of their favorite inside/outside gardening tips. Not Too Much H20 When it comes to house plants, Read more [...] Read More

Hardscaping Ideas for Your Backyard

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Nov 8, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Hardscaping Ideas for Your Backyard
Landscaping is the most common method of updating backyards. A new hedge or a new garden shouldn't be your only finishing touch. Add the word "hardscape" to your vocabulary and see what new opportunities open up. First, a definition. "Hardscapes" are structural improvements such as patios or walls. These boundaries contain and enhance your greenery rather than restricting them. Water Features Yes, even the fluidity of water is a hardscape. Think fountains, pools, or ponds. Water features provide tranquility to your backyard. The gentle, soothing sound is great background noise. Add fish to Read more [...] Read More

Stop Killing Your Plants: Use These 6 Botany Tips

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 31, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Stop Killing Your Plants: Use These 6 Botany Tips
If you've recently purchased some houseplants, you might want to learn how to take care of them. Fortunately, growing plants is pretty easy. As long as you give them what they need, they'll thrive. Here are a few tips that ought to help you avoid common mistakes. Water Them According to Their Needs Everybody knows that you've got to water your plants frequently. However, did you know, not all plants need the same amount of water? That's right. Sometimes, plants don't need much water at all. Taking care of a bunch of succulents is different from growing biennials. Research the plants that Read more [...] Read More

How to Take Care of Your Lawn This Winter

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 20, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

How to Take Care of Your Lawn This Winter
Many of us associate lawns with spring and summer: green expanses ready for Frisbee games and tanning. Maintaining your lawn the rest of the year will keep it healthy for those warmer days of fun. The winter is a particularly critical time because plants are delicate during cold snaps. Aeration Your lawn needs to breathe. Regular aeration helps it to do so. It's easy to think that you can achieve aeration by just sticking random holes in your lawn. That approach might be sufficient for average thatch cases, but if your lawn is really suffocating, consider renting an actual aerator. They feature Read more [...] Read More

Spotting Signs of Disease in Your Trees

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 17, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Spotting Signs of Disease in Your Trees
No matter what steps you take to keep your trees healthy, they can still become diseased at any point. That is why it is so important for all homeowners to keep their eyes out for any signs that their trees are diseased and need to be treated by an arborist or removed entirely. Sudden Changes to the Leaves There are many different reasons why the leaves on your trees might change, and that includes some type of disease. Armillaria root rot is a particularly common problem that can kill a tree within just a few seasons. If you notice that the leaves have become brown or completely fall out Read more [...] Read More

How Brick and Tile Can Spice Up Your Yard

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 12, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

How Brick and Tile Can Spice Up Your Yard
With the proper design and amenities, a good yard can be the perfect travel-free alternative to a weekend getaway. Depending on the size and shape of your yard, there are many creative ways that you can transform your yard into a beautiful addition to your home. In this article, we will discuss how brick and tile can spice up your backyard. So, let’s get started. Build a Mini Brick or Tile Wall around Your Garden Beds If you have a raised bed of seasonal vegetables, an in-ground flower bed, or a shade tree in your yard. Then install brick or tile edging around it to create a more prominent Read more [...] Read More

What You Need to Know Before Installing a Sprinkler System

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Oct 4, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

What You Need to Know Before Installing a Sprinkler System
Installing a sprinkler system can help you water your lawn and keep it looking great during those hot summer months. There are some things that you will need to know before you get a sprinkler system. How Much Does A Sprinkler System Cost? The price of sprinkler installation will vary in several different ways. These include: The type of system. The quality of the system. The size of your property. Your soil condition. The slope of your property. The number of zones that will need to be installed. Generally, you can expect to pay anywhere from $2,000 to $4,500. You will want Read more [...] Read More
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