Turn your garden into a beautiful sanctuary with these simple landscaping tips. This article will allow you to create that gorgeous scenery you see in home and garden magazines—even if you don’t have big trees or expensive plants. Even just a few bushes and artfully arranged potted plants will turn your backyard into a feast for the eyes and a haven for the spirit. [Read more…]
Imagine how wonderful lit would be to have all the herbs you need for dinner growing just a few steps away from your kitchen. Feel like having pesto and angel hair pasta? You’ve got basil. Craving for a perfectly roasted chicken? All you need is rosemary.
Here are some tips on growing Italian herbs in your garden. Many are easy to grow and will flourish with very little maintenance. [Read more…]
Shopping for draperies? Read this simple guide to help you find out more about your options and what works best for your room. This will save you from wasting time looking at draperies that won’t fit your window, and also help you answer the sales representative’s questions so he can immediately lead you to your options. Or, if you’re not sure what draperies you want, this article can help you see what’s out there. [Read more…]
There are many benefits to growing a vegetable garden: you beautify your surroundings, and have a regular supply of fresh, organic vegetables just a few steps away from your kitchen. But what if you don’t have a lot of space?
Grow a vertical vegetable garden! Instead of planting across plots of farmland, you plant upwards. It’s very popular among urban vegetable gardeners and has proven to be very effective and not as hard as people think. Here are some tips. [Read more…]
Chemical pesticides can contaminate your garden soil, making plants weaker, while the insects you try to kill become more resistant to it. You can remove pesticide residue by adding organic matter to your soil, lowering the concentration of pesticides and activating the soil’s natural ability to heal itself (and release pesticide residue over time).