Your Dream Garden
Have you dreamed about what your garden could look like? Whenever you browse garden catalogs filled with colorful flowers, shrubs, trees and pictures of beautifully landscaped yards, the choices seem endless. Not only are you asking yourself "What type tree should go here?" you also need to consider if ponds and garden sculptures should be considered, and if so, what type! Before investing your money ordering hundreds of plants or giving up because you cannot decide what you really want, here are a few things to consider.
Planting Your Garden
If you read the previous articles on "Planning The Basics" and "Planning The Planting", you will have planned the structural bits of your garden, e.g. the boundary, buildings, climber support and hard landscaping and you will have decided what plants you want to grow. If you have built raised beds, you now have somewhere to put your plants, otherwise, you probably have some earthy bits, with or without weeds so let's make a start.
New Home - Proper Landscaping
In this article we're going to discuss how you can save lots of money on your new home with proper landscaping.
You've got your new home in mind. You've carefully laid out the plans for how you want it to look. You're ready to start building. Then you take a look at the lot where your new dream home is going to be and you're confronted with your worst nightmare. There's hills every ten feet; trees all over the place; shrubs large enough to cover a small cow and overall the area is a mess.
Create That Lovely Garden You've Always Wanted
Are you one of those people that dream about what their yard could look like some day? While you browse through gardening catalogs packed with pictures of beautifully landscaped yards, beautiful trees, flowers and shrubs--complete with ponds and garden sculptures--the options seem to go on forever. But before ordering hundreds of plants or giving up because it's hard to decide what you really want, here are a few things to consider.
Gardening With Spring Trees And Shrubs
Spring is the time when gardening becomes once more of interest to everyone who has any interest in gardening and any size of plot, from a window box to stately acres. In most gardens structure is formed using hard landscaping, trees and shrubs, but they are much more than just shapes. Trees make a functional and beautiful contribution to many gardens.
Using Native Plants in Your Garden
Using native plants in landscaping in an urban setting exudes a certain character and at the same time requires fewer resources; such as water, etc... Here are some things that you should know when planning to embark on this endeavor.