Landscaping

Why You Should Plant Trees in Your Garden

Planting trees in your yard, garden, and landscape not only lends a different type of additional beauty, but it gives you many environmental benefits. Read the rest of this entry »

Treescaping

Treescaping is a broadly used term that encompasses a variety of definitions and ideas: 1. The art of choosing or designing a specific land area with trees. This may sound silly or strange but the concept is new and cutting edge. In today‚Äôs society, how often have you seen trees marked for destruction? They have the orange or yellow ribbons tied around them to signify whether they stay or go on the construction site. The sad truth is most builders and architects find it far easier to rip out the trees in order to build and replace them with smaller ones or bushes because it is more cost effective. What Treescaping means in terms of new construction is designing the building around the trees or keeping as many trees as possible. In other words, making the building design be eco-friendly rather than an eco-destroyer. Read the rest of this entry »

Tree Planting Tips

Not only do trees provide you with even more beauty, color and texture for your yard and garden, but they also provide your home with shade from the sun during the summer, they provide a wonderful gathering place for backyard barbecues, and they help keep the air around your home cleaner too. Read the rest of this entry »

Pruning and Shaping Trees

Many inexperienced gardeners are hesitant to prune or clip back branches on the trees and bushes in their yards, because they don't know it's quite easy to do, and they don't realize it's very helpful for the grow and vitality of the plants. Read the rest of this entry »

Creating Scented Garden Paths and Walkways

Creating a garden path or walkway which is filled with wonderful scents is fairly easy to do, and you'll love the end results! There are actually several ways to create scented walkways and garden paths, so here we'll look at each... Read the rest of this entry »

Rose Garden Tips

Rose gardens are not as difficult to care for and maintain as many people seem to think. In fact, roses tend to be one of the easier plant species to grow. This is due in large part to the excellent plant stock that growers are now offering for sale. Read the rest of this entry »

Rose Gardening

Creating a garden full of beautiful blooming rose bushes, plants or vines is the dream of many gardeners. Roses symbolize love, hope, passion, and a wide variety of other feelings which make these flowers loved by almost everyone. Read the rest of this entry »

Raised Garden Beds

Creating raised garden beds is a wonderful way to get a garden started easily. When you plant your flowers or vegetables in raised garden beds, you don't have to pull weeds first, turn soil, or dig out a lot of rocks and other debris. Instead, you simply choose the location you want your garden bed to be, lay down your bed retainer walls, and fill it with dirt. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for Pruning Trees and Bushes

Pruning and trimming a bush or tree will help it stay healthier. In fact, many bushes and trees will start growing like crazy after they've been pruned well, and if they produce flowers you may find that you're getting many more blooms than usual after a trim too. Read the rest of this entry »

Plan Ahead with Perennials

Perennial flowers are a wonderful investment for anyone who wants to have blooms and greenery many years in a row. Where as annuals only last for one season, perennials will come back on their own several years in a row. Read the rest of this entry »