Category: Landscaping Ideas

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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Has Edible Landscaping Gone Greedy?

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Has Edible Landscaping Gone Greedy?

Edible landscaping is a trend that’s gained traction over the past decade with many home gardeners. Its popularity can be attributed to spiraling produce prices and shrinking property sizes. Selecting plants that achieve edible produce, rewards gardeners who opt to use their limited space. Rather than plant non-producing ornamentals, gardeners are making proactive, edible choices. […]

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Sugar Cane Mulch Could Be The Mulch of the Decade

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Sugar Cane Mulch Could Be The Mulch of the Decade

Like most gardeners I’ve tried a plethora of mulches in my garden. Some have been purely for their aesthetic value, others for their ability to control weeds and still others to offer a feeding solution. But I’ve never been impressed with any mulch to offer all three options – until I began using sugar cane […]

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How To Create a Flagstone Patio

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How To Create a Flagstone Patio

Creating a flagstone patio is a relatively easy do-it-yourself project that can usually be tackled and completed in a weekend. While some patios call for tricky, involved concrete pours, this patio uses only water and sand to create. There is very little maintenance for flagstones, as it does not shift or crack and damaged stones […]

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Landscaping Projects That Went Horribly Wrong

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Landscaping Projects That Went Horribly Wrong

Admit it: You’ve had at least one, maybe more, landscaping projects go terribly wrong, haven’t you? It happens to every gardener eventually. What’s important is having a good sense of humour about it. Like the hair on your head that you cut too short or dyed an unflattering colour, even the most complicated landscaping projects […]

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