Category: Landscaping Ideas

Rockeries and Alpine Plants | A Summer Project

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Rockeries and Alpine Plants | A Summer Project

Summer is upon us, and that often means spending a lot more time enjoying your garden. It also provides more opportunities to work in it. It may be a good time to start a fun and interesting new garden design project. One that will add some stunning floral beauty to your garden. A rockery can […]

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Tis been too long – but Spring has sprung.

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Tis been too long - but Spring has sprung.

The self-imposed hiatus has not been for lack of desire. Oddly it’s due to the lack of garden. For the past 12 months, or so, our attention has been directed to renovations: a self-contained studio for our eldest son – eventually guests, kitchen makeover, home theater for the teenagers and more to come. But our […]

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RotoTiller Rental | Buying vs Hiring

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RotoTiller Rental | Buying vs Hiring

Should you consider a Rototiller rental or “bite the bullet” and buy one outright? Hopefully after reading this post you should have considered all the pertinent factors and make the right decision. Hard, compacted soil is the bane of gardening projects. In order to thrive, plants need rich, fertile and well-turned soil. Turning the soil […]

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Landscape Fabric | 5 Weed Barrier Options to Consider

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Landscape Fabric | 5 Weed Barrier Options to Consider

The idea behind landscape fabric is to provide a barrier against weeds and to protect your precious topsoil. In effect, the most natural way to keep your topsoil intact is to allow weed coverage. But if you intend planting an area out in the future the last thing you want to do is weed an […]

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Ever Wondered What It Takes To Be A Garden Judge

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Ever Wondered What It Takes To Be A Garden Judge

To judge a garden, and enjoy it at the same time, is certainly an art. Controlling your mind so that it can analyse certain elements and structure over allowing the senses to revel in a landscape takes a certain amount of discipline and self control – surely. Photo Credit: bfick via Compfight And to remain […]

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