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4 Helpful Maintenance Tips for Every Backyard and Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Sep 12, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

4 Helpful Maintenance Tips for Every Backyard and Garden
Having a nice backyard and garden makes inviting friends and neighbors easy and fun. So many memories are created in the backyards of those we love. However, yard care is also intensive. It takes a lot of time, energy, and dedication. Luckily, there are a few best practices to make your outdoor tasks more efficient and get your yard looking better than ever. Control the Weeds As Soon As Possible While it’s tempting to wait until the problem gets out of hand when exterminating weeds, it is best practice to start before it gets out of hand. While you can ignore the situation in the fall and winter Read more [...] Read More

Real-Life Fairy Garden: How to Create a Truly Magical Backyard

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

Real-Life Fairy Garden: How to Create a Truly Magical Backyard
Your backyard holds the potential to be anything you want it to be, including a real-life fairy garden. Fill your backyard with old-fashioned flowers, miniature abodes, as well as other ideas to make your backyard a mystical place for fairies to call home. First, Arrange Rocks and Wood Stumps Into Natural Crevices Fairies are attracted to the rocky slopes of the forest. Recreating this type of environment is sure to attract fairies. Nestling miniature cottages and homes amongst these nooks and crannies will certainly be appreciated by the fairies. You can build these tiny houses yourself, or Read more [...] Read More

4 Landscaping Features To Accent Your Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 31, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

4 Landscaping Features To Accent Your Garden
Do you have a garden that you are proud of? If not, now is the time to start planning one. A beautiful garden can be the perfect accent to your home, and there are many landscaping features that you can use to create the perfect look. Many people choose to use plants and flowers as their main accent, but there are other options as well. Here are four landscaping features that you can use to accent your garden. Try a DIY Water Feature A water feature is a great way to add interest and dimension to your garden. You can find many different tutorials online for creating your own DIY water feature. Read more [...] Read More

Signs It’s Time to Call a Tree Specialist

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 31, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Signs It’s Time to Call a Tree Specialist
If you have a tree in your yard, you’ll want to give it the best care possible so that it continues to grow healthy without becoming a safety hazard. You can handle many tree care tasks on your own, but you may need to call a tree specialist for help if you notice any of these four problems that may require more advanced methods to solve. A Lopsided Trunk You may notice that the trunk of a tree looks lopsided, and this often occurs as the tree starts to lean. Not all leaning trees are dangerous or are on the verge of falling over, but you should call a tree specialist to come and look at the Read more [...] Read More

Ways to Use Natural Stone in Your Landscaping Design

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 30, 2022 in Press | 1 comment

Ways to Use Natural Stone in Your Landscaping Design
Natural stone is a material that can be used in a variety of ways to enhance your landscaping design. It can be used for borders, edging, pathways, patios, and more. Here are some ways you can use natural stone in your landscaping design. Borders Borders are one of the most versatile and popular ways to use natural stone in your landscaping design. A border is simply a line that marks the edge or boundary of something. In landscape design, borders are often used to define areas within the yard, such as planting beds, lawns, and pathways. Borders accentuate features like ponds and fountains. Best Read more [...] Read More

Creating a Unique Garden in Your Backyard? How to Perfect It

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 17, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Creating a Unique Garden in Your Backyard? How to Perfect It
Your backyard garden can be transformed into a unique outdoor space that suits your lifestyle perfectly. In just a few short steps, you can outline the steps needed to perfect your dream backyard garden. Outline What You Want to Accomplish Your backyard can serve nearly any purpose that your lifestyle needs. For example, an active young family might want to include a playground for the kids. Or, if you crave the peace and quiet of nature, you might want to create a zen meditation garden. Do you want to use your backyard to: Create a play space for your children Entertain friends and family Grow Read more [...] Read More

How to Spruce Up Your Yard With Plants

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 17, 2022 in Press | 1 comment

How to Spruce Up Your Yard With Plants
If your yard is feeling a bit bare, it's time to jazz it up. The good news is that it's easier than you might think to transform outdoor spaces — especially if you opt for all-natural design elements like plants. Here are just a few ways to use plants in exterior landscaping, gardening, and decorating. Grow a Garden This is the easiest way to get more greenery in your yard, and the possibilities are endless. Flower gardens will be beautiful and fragrant. Vegetable gardens will add color to your yard and nutrition to your dinner table. You can also opt for themed gardens to be vibrant, creative, Read more [...] Read More

5 Common Gardening Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 15, 2022 in Press | 1 comment

5 Common Gardening Mistakes & How to Avoid Them
  Gardening is a wonderful hobby that can provide you with fresh produce, relaxation, and a sense of accomplishment. However, if you are not careful, you can make common mistakes that can ruin your garden and cause frustration. This blog post will discuss five of the most common gardening mistakes and how to avoid them! 1. Not Preparing The Soil One of the most common gardening mistakes is not preparing the soil before planting. The soil is the foundation of your garden, and if it is not healthy, your plants will not be either. To prepare the soil, you should till it (if you have a large garden), Read more [...] Read More

4 Ways to Make Your Fruit Trees Produce More Every Season

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 12, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

4 Ways to Make Your Fruit Trees Produce More Every Season
Few things are more satisfying to a gardener than a healthy tree full of fruit, whether it be apples, cherries, pears or peaches. IF you don’t think that your fruit trees are producing the way they could, there are ways to encourage them to produce more every season. Here are four of them. Prune Pruning fruit trees while they're young helps them to be strong enough to both nourish and support the fruit that they bear. Ideally, a fruit tree should have a central trunk and the side branches should be evenly spaced and not crossing or touching. They should all be able to get plenty of sunlight. Fruit Read more [...] Read More

Waterfalls, Koi Ponds, And More: Backyard Designs That Will Blow You Out Of The Water

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 3, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Waterfalls, Koi Ponds, And More: Backyard Designs That Will Blow You Out Of The Water
If you want to take your backyard to the next level, there are few things that will be better than incorporating water. Along with creating a very unique look in your backyard, water is a great way to attract birds and other wildlife to your space. In addition, water features can also be very soothing areas where you can de-stress after a long day at the office or just be alone with your thoughts. As to which designs will blow you out of the water, here are some of the most popular backyard water feature ideas.   Garden Creek Nothing says serenity more than a small, backyard creek. To create Read more [...] Read More

Bordering Your Garden? How to Put Up a Fence in Your Yard

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Aug 1, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Bordering Your Garden? How to Put Up a Fence in Your Yard
There are many reasons why you may want to put a fence around your garden; fencing can add decorative charm, privacy, and protect your garden from animals.   We'll explore several types of fencing that are both decorative and able to protect your garden from deer and rodents. Decorative Metal Fencing Today's metal fencing is available in lightweight, recycled aluminum. Aluminum fencing can mimic the look of wrought iron, for a fraction of the cost. Moreover, aluminum fencing is much more corrosion resistant, compared to wrought iron. In addition to black, aluminum fencing can be found in shades Read more [...] Read More

Storm Damage Fixups: How to Maintain Your Greenhouse Roof

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

Storm Damage Fixups: How to Maintain Your Greenhouse Roof
Greenhouses are usually fragile, so they should be one of the first things you check after a storm. Wind can blow away sections of a greenhouse roof that must be replaced while snow can cause it to collapse and require rebuilding. How you deal with greenhouse roof hail damage depends on how the structure is constructed and how severe the damage is. Here's some advice on maintaining your greenhouse roof that will help you recover after the next storm.   For Polycarbonate Greenhouses Polycarbonate greenhouses are sometimes made of large sheets or panels that cover the top and sides of a wooden Read more [...] Read More

How To Handle Green Waste From Your Garden

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jul 21, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

How To Handle Green Waste From Your Garden

The dead stems, fallen leaves, and other green waste from your garden could create a big mess and interfere with your gardening work. By learning how to manage your green waste effectively, you’ll have less difficulty keeping your garden clean. This may also improve the growing conditions for your plants and flowers.

Use the Waste as Compost
You can place much of your green waste into a compost bin so that the waste can be transformed into compost material to use as garden fertilizer. You can also add kitchen scraps and other household waste to your compost bin to create an even richer Read more [...]

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4 Permanent Ways to Make Your Garden Area More Magical

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

4 Permanent Ways to Make Your Garden Area More Magical

Your garden is lovely, and you put a lot of hard work into it to make it as pretty as it is. It’s where you go to relax and to entertain your friends. Some plants offer flowers for arrangements, others offer fruit and vegetables to eat. But what if you could make your garden even more magical?

Here are four ideas to consider:
Water Feature
Your water feature can be as simple as an urn fitted with a bubbler or large as a pond that covers a couple of acres. Most people go for something more modest. Some construct a much smaller pond and fill it with koi and aquatic plants such as water lilies. Read more [...]

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Pets, Privacy, and More: How To Choose a Fence Based on Your Needs

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Jul 19, 2022 in Press | 0 comments

Pets, Privacy, and More: How To Choose a Fence Based on Your Needs

If you are a homeowner, you have no doubt heard the adage: "Good fences make good neighbors." The right type of fence can be invaluable for your property, providing you with vital privacy and beauty. Knowing the specifics of your needs, however, can play a massive role in the type of fence that you choose. Whether you have pets or close neighbors, consider some of the following options for your yard.

Wood Fences
There are many different types of wood fences, such as the picket fence, privacy fence, and shadow box fence. Wood fences can be made from various types of wood, including cedar, Read more [...]

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Beginner’s Guide to Starting an Indoor Garden

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

Beginner’s Guide to Starting an Indoor Garden

You are about to embark on an exciting new journey: gardening. Perhaps you are driven by a need to remain at home or want to eat more organic vegetables without tripling your food expenditure. You may recall a backyard garden from your youth. Perhaps the abundance of your neighbor's garden inspires you to cultivate your own. Regardless of your motive, you are about to begin a potential lifetime endeavor that will provide you with several benefits. Even if you live in an apartment, you can still enjoy indoor gardening and cultivate herbs and vegetables with minimum indoor gardening tools and some Read more [...]

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