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Setting up a Drip System for Your Garden? 4 Tips to Help You Out

Posted by Global Garden Friends on May 13, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

If you’re new to gardening, providing water to the garden is essential for its survival. If you are one that often forgets about watering the garden, there is an option for you. A drop system for your garden can provide regular water to your garden. A drip irrigation system is a lower pressure water system that can deliver water to home landscapes using a stream, spray, or drip system. It can be concealed and set on a timer so there is no more forgetting about watering the plants. The system helps keep the roots moist and not soaked compared to some other methods. An easier method to water your Read more [...]

Tips for Keeping Unwanted Pests Out of Your Garden This Summer

Posted by Global Garden Friends on May 7, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

As we head into the growing season, it's time to start planning your garden. After preparing the soil, you will be ready to plant seeds. As the seedlings sprout, you will have to tackle the weeds. Eventually, pests may come to eat and damage the flowers and vegetables that you have spent so much time cultivating. To get a jump on those anticipated insects and critters, here are a few tips to keep in mind. Install a fence If you want to keep deer, rabbits, raccoons, and other wildlife away, put a fence around your garden. You could use stakes with chicken wire or a simple wooden fence. No Read more [...]

How to Design a Colorful Shade Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Apr 30, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Vibrant shade gardens may be hard to create. We always assume that it’s hard to grow something in the shade. But it’s possible to convert a dull shade garden into a colorful and exciting paradise throughout the seasons. You only need to pick up some simple design concepts to get started.   Is your lawn being choked by shady grass or languishing under shady trees? Worry no more. You can still make a fantastic shade garden in those dark sites. You can use different shade garden design ideas to revamp your garden and give it a new look.  You only need to keep your shade garden clean and Read more [...]

Which Insects Are Good for Your Garden and Which Do You Need to Get Rid of ASAP?

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

Some gardeners get nervous at the first sign of bugs in the garden. However, while there are bad insects that can damage your garden plants, there are also good insects that can help rid the garden of damaging pests. Getting rid of pests and attracting good insects is the best way to have a healthy garden. Helpful Insects in the Garden Having good insects in the garden is one of the best pest control methods for keeping the bad insects out. Two of the best types of insects for pest control in the garden are parasitic wasps and ladybugs. Parasitic wasps are one of the most beneficial of Read more [...]

How to Build the Perfect Lounging Area in Your Backyard

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

Setting up a recreational area in your backyard can give your family a fun and convenient place to relax when the weather is nice. Although every home is different in terms of the space and layout of its yard, there are a few general elements that should go into any outdoor space. Here's how you can build the perfect lounging area in your backyard. Start With the Surface The first element you'll have to decide on is the surface of the area itself. Many patio areas use brick or paving blocks as their base. If you want something that looks a little more elegant, you might also consider using Read more [...]

How to Treat Your Trees Now That Spring Has Sprung

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Apr 13, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

When Joyce Kilmer wrote his now famous poem, “Trees,” in 1913, the words he wrote enchanted all arborists and lovers of trees. There really is nothing lovelier than a tree when it has been treated with tender loving care. Your trees braved the cold, harsh winds, ice and snow in the colder climates. Climate Matters Even in warmer climates the winter months can drench trees with too much humidity and moisture. By the time spring has sprung your trees look tired, colorless, and exhausted of vital nutrients that make trees look their best. The younger the age of the tree, the more in need Read more [...]

When and How Should You Transplant a Tree in Your Yard?

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Apr 7, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Transplanting a tree is similar to moving into a new home. You need to choose the right location first, making sure that it provides for safe, stable living. Then, pack and move all of your personal belongings and unpack everything in the new location. Relocating a tree is done in a similar manner. So, decide the right time and tools to use for moving a tree in your yard.   When to Transplant a Tree in Your Yard The ideal time of year to plant depends on the tree species. Early spring is the healthiest time to plant when the soil is restored after a harsh winter. Fall is another great Read more [...]

How to Get Your Lawn to Look Fresh and Green This Spring

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Mar 30, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Spring features episodes of snow, which requires you to care for your lawn. With the summer approaching, it is usual for grass to overgrow. Therefore, tender care is a factor you may want to consider. If you are wondering how to make your lawn fresh and attractive this spring, here are recommendations you can utilize. Clear All Debris From the Lawn You cannot meet your objectives with the winter debris covering your grass. Debris, especially the bigger ones, can easily cause irreversible damage to your lawn if left unattended. They prevent water and sunlight from getting to the grass effectively, Read more [...]

How to Make Your Backyard More Private for the Family

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Mar 26, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Backyards are a lot of fun, but it can be awkward enjoying yourself when your neighbors have a clear sightline right into your private space. Sunbathing, exercising, and dancing around with your headphones in aren’t nearly as relaxing when you’re worried about being seen. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to make your backyard more private without ruining the general aesthetic of the space. Here are four tried and trusted methods for keeping your neighbors’ eyes off your backyard. Install a Fence In order to block the sightlines into your yard, you’re going to need to install some Read more [...]

What You’ll Need to Do to Complete Your Newly Built Home’s Landscaping

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Mar 19, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

You just purchased a newly built home, and you are excited to move in. The house is absolutely gorgeous. You and your family are going to be happy for many years to come. As you are moving in and getting settled, there are a few things you need to do to make sure your landscaping is ready to go. The following are the four things you should do to complete your newly built home’s landscaping. Pressure Wash Driveways and Porches Many times builders will rush the installation of new plants and sod when getting a house ready. Typically, this is one of the last items completed before a new Read more [...]
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