New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

  • Tips for Choosing Sprinklers for Your New Irrigation System

    Before you start breaking ground to place the new irrigation system in your yard, you have several decisions you need to make. One of the most important choices you'll have to make is what kind of sprinkler heads you want to use. There are many different styles and types available, and sometimes the most efficient irrigation system has a combination of them, allowing for the best style for each area of the yard.

  • 4 Steps To A Beautiful Garden Pathway

    Even if your yard is small, a garden pathway is an ideal addition. It creates a sense of transition between spaces. Such a walkway also encourages visitors to appreciate your landscaping. A garden path can even make your yard seem larger. Install a walkway into your garden that increases the beauty and use of the space. Plan Out the Path The first step in planning your walkway is devising its actual path.

  • 4 Signs That One Of Your Trees Is Severely Diseased

    If you have several trees in your yard, you may become concerned that one of them has contracted a disease. If so, look for one or more of the signs below that you have a tree that is severely diseased. Leaves Are Spotted And Discolored One of the first signs of tree disease is often a discoloration in the leaves. They may have black spots, and the green leaves may become yellow or brown.

  • Water, Water Everywhere! 3 Ways to Manage a Soggy Yard

    If you perpetually fight with soggy spots in your lawn, there are basically two choices in how to handle them: try to dry them up or embrace the sogginess. While most homeowners spend time and money fighting swampy areas, it can be better and less expensive to work with the yard instead. Here are three ways to manage a wet yard. Bog Garden A bog garden needs to be perpetually wet to support plants that thrive in swampy soil, so it is perfect for a natural depression or next to existing water sources.

  • Grounds Maintenance Advice For Businesses

    Keeping your business landscaping in top shape increases the curb appeal, so that your business seems more welcoming to potential customers. The following tips can help you create a good landscaping design combined with a working grounds maintenance plan so that the exterior of your business is always well maintained. Tip #1: Keep everything trimmed Trees on islands in the parking lot can provide a welcome bit of shade and greenery to a hot parking lot, but you also want to make sure that customers perceive the lot as safe for both themselves and their vehicles.

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New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

As a child and teenager, I watched my mother garden, although I wasn't interested in it at the time. I later learned that I had missed out on learning the craft because before I planted my first garden, I thought it would be so easy! Once I finally had a yard of my own, I was eager to plant some beautiful flowers in the yard and do other landscaping work. Unfortunately, I learned a hard lesson and none of things I planted survived more than a few weeks, even though I watered them daily. I gave my mother a call and asked her what could have gone wrong, and I learned that plants have to be chosen carefully. Check out this blog to learn more landscaping plant tips.