Category Archives: Garden Ideas

Outdoor Kitchen Design

Outdoor Kitchen Design An outdoor kitchen could be a very good choice to enjoy cooking while watching the outdoor nuance. You can also have a kitchen in your patio so that you can serve an outdoor party easily. There are a lot of outdoor kitchen design that you can have. It will help you to…
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Carpet Grass for Lawns

Carpet Grass for Lawns A sturdy, warm season grass, carpet grass (Axonopus fissifolius) is disease- and insect-resistant, fills in quickly and creates a dense, wear-resistant mat. It prefers acidic, well-drained soil and regular watering. Carpet grass is a Gulf Coast, heat-loving native that can't tolerate freezing temperatures. It does well in sun or shade and…
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10 Tips for Growing Citrus Trees in any Climate

Have you ever dreamed of growing your own citrus fruits? Or just having a gorgeous lemon tree in your kitchen to enjoy throughout the seasons? Even if you don't live in the ideal climate, you can still achieve success with growing citrus trees if you follow these handy guidelines. What you need to know about growing…
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Awesome Outdoor Kitchen Designs and Ideas

You know, not too long ago the only spaces in your home that you had to worry about designing were those that are inside. But, that’s simply not the case anymore. Even in the coldest climates, homeowners are paying an increasing amount of attention to the design of their outdoor living spaces. Truthfully, it’s for…
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DIY – Easy Cedar Wall Planter

This simple cedar wall planter is great for herbs or spring flowers. TOOLS Pocket Hole Jig Drill Miter Saw Tape Measure Pencil Safety Glasses Hearing Protection MATERIALS 3x 1 x 8 x 8′ Cedar Boards 1-1/4″ Pocket Hole Screws 1-1/4″ Brad Nails DIMENSIONS INSTRUCTIONS Cut List: Cut the boards as shown in the cut list using…
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15 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Love being outdoors but sick of those annoying blood-sucking mosquitoes? Put down the sprays and nets, here are fifteen different plants you can grow that’ll help keep the mosquitoes away. Bug zappers are also annoying, and leave you sitting among insect parts. Moreover, you may not be in the mood for smoky candles or incense. However, this…
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Geranium – Growing Guide

An easy-to-grow perennial, geranium is often used in borders, rock gardens, and as a ground cover. Another common name is cranesbill. About Geranium Geranium is a diverse group containing types that grow in a range of conditions, from full sun to shade. Flower colors include pink, blue, white, and purple. Most geraniums blooms in midsummer,…
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The Water Garden – Care & Feeding of Pond Fish

Keeping fish is a natural part of having a water garden. In addition to their appeal as pets they are a part of your pond's ecosystem. In order to maintain the health of your fish some basic precautions are necessary. It is important to keep the right amount of fish for the pond size, feed…
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Get Rid of Ants with this Borax Recipe

Get rid of ants with this natural ant killer . This homemade ant bait can be prepared quickly and help you  get rid of ants around your home and garden for up to year. Get Rid Of Ants Springtime brings beautiful weather and the arrival of ant season. There are a large variety of ants that invade our homes…
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Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden

DIY Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden With winter now firmly behind us, some homeowners are busy tending to their revitalized garden and shaping it for warmer seasons ahead. But there are many others who do not have the joy of a lovely green garden due to obvious lack of space or being trapped in…
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Lawn Mowing Tips – How To Mow a Diamond Grass Pattern

Mowing your yard in a pattern can enhance curb appeal and upgrade your lawn to beautiful. The most common path is to either mow straight lines or mow around the perimeter finishing in the center of the yard. But with a little extra time, you can create diamond pattern in your grass that stand out…
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Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Long before there was the social media phenomenon called "Twitter," there were avian wonders called hummingbirds, who chase each other through the air, happily "tweeting" at each other. If you would like to "follow" the antics of these charming little creatures, you don't need a computer, a smart phone or a Twitter account. You just…
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22 Pepper Growing Success Tips

1. Peppers prefer deep, aged-compost–rich soil. If your soil is heavy with clay, grow peppers in a raised bed, adding loam and sand. 2. Growing peppers in your native soil: add at least 2 inches of aged compost across the planting bed and sprinkle with 5-10-10 organic fertilizer, then turn the soil to at least…
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Green Landscape Techniques

Landscaping adds curb appeal and can boost a home’s value but it also takes its toll on the environment. On a global level, magazine-worthy landscaping efforts require seven billion gallons of water per day and three million tons of fertilizer annually, not to mention the herbicides to control weeds and pesticides to keep roses, peonies,…
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Common Spinach Growing Problems

Grow spinach in cool weather. Sow it in the garden as early as the ground can be worked in spring. Make succession sowings every 10 days for a continuous harvest of young tasty leaves. Continue sowing spinach until just a few weeks before the start of summer. Sow spinach again in late summer for a…
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All About Barrel Cactus

The barrel cactus are associates belonging to two different genera, namely Ferocactus and Echinocactus. These cacti are seen in the desert regions of Southwest regions of North America. Barrel Cactus History This cactus belongs to the America’s group of plant; they are not indigenous to the European, Australian or African continents.  We have limited knowledge regarding…
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