Gardening & Landscaping

Best pool test strips – How to use them properly

Testing strips

The joy a pool can give a homeowner makes the installation worth it, but maintaining a pool does require some work. One thing you need to do is have your water tested regularly by checking pH levels, alkalinity, calcium content, and combined chlorine. You will need to find the best pool test strips to check

Outdoor patio covers: What type most closely fits your home?

patio covers

Outdoor patio covers can provide you with the opportunity to enhance the good looks of your outdoor patio while providing enhanced protection to them. At the time of purchasing outdoor patio covers, you will notice that numerous options are available in the market to go ahead with. You must carefully analyze those different options available

Improve soil quality for better growth

soil quality

I felt it was just about time to share some of my thoughts on some of the gardening best practices that concern soil. Some of them seem logical, but this makes them easier to overlook. One thing is certain, though: you can’t enjoy successful crops year after year in the absence of high-quality soil. Let’s

How to create stunning patio with porcelain paving

porcelain paving

Porcelain may not be the first material that springs to mind when you think about patios, but it actually makes surprisingly durable paving slabs that are non-porous and virtually maintenance free – not to mention great to look at! Read on to learn more about this amazingly versatile material… The article below was originally published

Things you may not know your garden center carries

garden centre

Whether you love to spend an entire weekend browsing through a nursery, getting inspired to update your landscape, build a retaining wall, or add fun features like an outdoor fireplace or a fountain, a garden center is often filled with landscape elements you didn’t know existed… things that make your landscape even better than you

How masonry contractors can enhance the look & functionality of outdoor living spaces

landscaping

If you have been feeling frustrated with the lack of functionality in your landscape, a masonry contractor may have some ideas on making your outdoor living spaces more usable and connected. The right masonry expert can introduce ways that you can move effortlessly from one space to another. Address Navigation Issues Because masonry contractors understand

What flowers bloom all year?

flowers

The followers bloom all the year called Annual flowers. The annual flowers are actually grow and bloom for the whole year. You can say these flowers can live for the whole a year and can die in the start of the next year. These types of flowers gives you the opportunity to try new plants

Top tips to prepare your garden for Spring from local gardeners

Spring gardeners

The winter months don’t necessarily mean it is time to pack up your gardening tools until temperatures rise. On the contrary, it’s the perfect time to start preparing your garden for spring. Maintaining your yard now will save you both time and money, and best of all, you’ll be able to enjoy your blooms all

4 reasons to grow your own food

Growing your own

If you have a garden or an allotment, the option of growing your food might have already crossed your mind. For new gardeners, this can be a little daunting, but there’s nothing quite like freshly grown organic fruit and vegetables. Growing your own fruit and veg is actually relatively straight forward, contrary to many people’s