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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

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

Tips for Keeping Unwanted Pests Out of Your Garden This Summer
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 [...] Read More

How to Design a Colorful Shade Garden

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

How to Design a Colorful Shade Garden
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 [...] 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

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

How to Build the Perfect Lounging Area in Your Backyard
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 [...] 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

How to Treat Your Trees Now That Spring Has Sprung
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 [...] 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

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

How to Get Your Lawn to Look Fresh and Green This Spring
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 [...] 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

How to Make Your Backyard More Private for the Family
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 [...] 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

What You’ll Need to Do to Complete Your Newly Built Home’s Landscaping
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 [...] Read More

Backyard Canopy: 4 Tips to Help Trim and Manicure Your Trees

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

Backyard Canopy: 4 Tips to Help Trim and Manicure Your Trees
Having perfect, healthy, and well-shaped trees is every person’s desire. To get the beautiful backyard canopy, you must ensure that you have trimmed the trees to get your desired shape. Trimming is where you remove unwanted branches from a tree or shrub to give it an attractive look or hedge a perfect shape. Trimming small trees and shrubs is easy, and anyone can do it. When you need to trim huge trees, you need to involve a professional. When you want to trim the trees on your own, here are the tips to help you DIY. Prepare You must ensure that you have the required trimming tools in your Read more [...] Read More

Innovative Backyard Concrete Solutions for Savvy Gardeners

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Feb 27, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Innovative Backyard Concrete Solutions for Savvy Gardeners
There’s a reason concrete has long been one of the most popular materials in construction and landscaping alike. It’s strong, aesthetically-pleasing, and relatively easy to use. If you’re a gardening enthusiast, then you’ve probably used concrete before. Even if you’ve dabbled in this remarkable material, you probably still haven’t taken full advantage of all the possibilities that concrete provides. Here’s how you can make the best use of concrete in your garden.   Make Concrete Paths In order to get the most of your garden, it has to be accessible. You and your guests Read more [...] Read More

How to Transplant a Tree to a New Location in Your Yard

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Feb 27, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

How to Transplant a Tree to a New Location in Your Yard
Not only are trees among the most beautiful aspects of nature, but they’re also key to the sustainability of the planet. If there’s a tree in a bothersome place on your property, you should seriously consider transplanting it rather than removing it altogether. This will allow the tree to live and continue providing countless benefits to humanity and all life on earth. While it takes a little work, transplanting a tree is actually a lot simpler than you might realize. Here’s how you can do it in five simple steps. Dig a Hole in the New Location Before you get ready to remove the tree Read more [...] Read More

How to Prevent Spring Storms From Ruining Your Lawn and Garden

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

How to Prevent Spring Storms From Ruining Your Lawn and Garden
If you're like most people, you're excited when the spring season rolls around. It means getting to enjoy the smell of a freshly cut lawn and planting your garden to flourish in the upcoming summer months. However, you need to take proper measures to prevent those nasty spring storms from ruining your lawn and garden. Ensure Adequate Drainage One of the biggest issues that homeowners experience because of spring storms is flooding. This is a result of inadequate drainage for the property. When there is pooling in areas of your lawn or garden, it can suffocate the grass and other plants. To Read more [...] Read More

Signs That the Old Tree in Your Yard Needs to Go ASAP

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Feb 18, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Signs That the Old Tree in Your Yard Needs to Go ASAP
Old trees lend your yard a certain natural elegance. However, when you notice an aging tree on your property is declining in health and appearance, it is time to take action. By the time a tree is noticeably advanced in poor condition, you will probably need to have it taken down. Here are some signs to watch for that could indicate your tree needs to be removed. Discoloration When a tree's leaves are not the color they should be, that is generally a sign of poor health or overall deterioration. Leaves that should be green but appear brown, dry, or shriveled may indicate a problem. The tree Read more [...] Read More

Already Planning Your Spring Garden? How to Keep It Organic and Pesticide Free

Posted by Global Garden Friends on Feb 15, 2021 in Press | 0 comments

Already Planning Your Spring Garden? How to Keep It Organic and Pesticide Free
While spring is still weeks away, it’s never too early to start planning your vegetable garden. Growing your own veggies is a great way to enjoy some time outdoors and fill your pantry with healthy, organic options. In order for your garden to be truly organic, however, you’ll have to avoid the use of pesticides and other chemicals. This can be difficult (since bugs, weeds, and other pests are a constant nuisance), but it can certainly be done. Here are five organic gardening tips to keep in mind as you plan your garden for the coming spring. Make Your Own Compost   You can avoid Read more [...] Read More
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