Garden Styles

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Backyard Renovation to Suit Children and Adults

When redoing a home it is important to take into account all aspects, including the indoors and outdoors. Redoing a backyard can be fun for the whole family, because when done right, it can incorporate aesthetic appeal and a beloved playground for the kids. With the right design, a backyard playground can fulfill every kid’s [...]
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Landscaping Your Garden on a Budget

Having a great garden is a really good feature for any home. Not only is it a great place to relax and socialize, having a good garden area is also a key selling point if you are thinking about putting your property on the market. If you’re considering doing up your garden and making some [...]
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Think there’s nothing to do in the October Garden? Oh how wrong you are!

October is a joyous time in an autumn garden, as the colours convert; we mow the lawn for the final phase of the year, and observe as evergreens take on a new vibrancy without having to compete with summer blooms. However, although many plants will begin their hibernation period, there are still an abundance of [...]
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Build Your Own Pergola

If you are thinking of giving your garden a facelift, then the romantic charm of a pergola might be exactly what you need. This simple architectural structure, of Italian origin, is one of the easiest ways to awaken a dull garden. Building such a seemingly complex structure might appear to be difficult, but you would [...]
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Inspiring Gardens from Around the World

If your backyard is looking bare, consider creating a special garden area in the landscape. Adding a garden to your home brings color, texture, and life to an otherwise empty space. Planning a backyard garden isn’t hard, just be mindful of the sun and climate needs of each plant, and if your space will allow [...]
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Make Better Use Of Garden Seating

Not much is better than beautiful scenery, the scent of fresh air, and a fantastic meal enjoyed outdoors. Fun for children and adults alike, it also keeps the mess out of the house. It can be simple and cost effective to create a unique dining experience by making better use of garden seating. Transforming an [...]
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Tips For Keeping Your Yard Pristine

If you have lawn problems, you’re not alone. Keeping your yard pristine isn’t easy, especially when you’re up against shaded areas, grass pests, and nuisance animals. Read on for tips on how to get your yard where you want it to be and keep it that way. Holes Small holes throughout your yard are a [...]
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Spicing Up a Backyard

Entertaining at home can be a great way to save money and show off your beautiful home. Investing in small measures, such as planting an array of flowers or adding a canopy to the backyard can add a lot of personality to a formerly drab space. Try some of these tips for adding some more [...]
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Bird Watching & Wild Bird Feeders

Did you know each species of bird has its own food preference? Each of them, from the American Robin to the sweet Song Sparrow, likes different kinds of seeds, vegetation, and even insects. When you are looking to attract a certain type of bird, this information is helpful for deciding what to put in your [...]
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Fire Pits, Planters, Hanging Baskets, & More For Decorating Your Patio

Is there anything more entrancing than staring into a fire? Most of us have distinct memories of sitting around a campfire or bonfire in the summertime, roasting marshmallows and swapping stories. Gathering around a fire has been a social event going back thousands of years, and for good reason – there’s something about a fire [...]