Gardening & Landscaping

How to keep wildlife out of your garden

Garden pests

We may enjoy watching wildlife on our big TV screens, however dealing with it in real life can be far from the beautiful imagery we are being shown in nature documentaries. Having a beautiful garden requires a lot of hard work and it is no surprise that no one wants to see his or her

Growing your own superfoods from an urban garden

urban garden

As many of us remain cooped up at home, it’s no surprise to see a growing number of people cultivating their green thumb. Anyone and everyone from first-time gardeners to budding enthusiasts are turning their attention to their gardens in order to grow their own, and by own, we mean superfoods A term that’s continued

The advantages of composite decking

composite decking

Many people have decking from the composite decking in their garden, more specifically, composite decking. Composite decking has proven to be a lot better than most other types of decking. But in what way is it better? we’re going to take a look at this now: It’s Very Low Maintenance Composite decking is incredibly low

Extremely simple landscaping projects for your home this spring

landscaping

With the spring being off to a magnificent start, it’s time to push the TV remote off to one side and head outside to plan a landscaping project for the summer ahead. This is the start of some of the best couple months of the weather of the year so it’s crucial that we have

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