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Courtyard Garden Design 1
When you need to chill or read, meet friends, entertain or just be alone for a while, what better place to do it all but in your own courtyard. If you have such a space that is plain, unused, or plain ugly and neglected why not spruce it up? Read on for some guiding principles in courtyard design.
Believe it or not but anxiety, and not obesity, is becoming the world’s number one health issue. Much has been written on stress but it seems that more is necessary – as everyone is affected. Why not follow the advice that comes from the 2018 Garden Trends Report from the US Garden Media Group?
Creepers Hide Things!
Containers hide things like ugly walls or utility areas or provide a restful patch. How about setting up a pergola or archway entrance to your patio or front door? Containers are so versatile; one has just got to love their multitasking properties. Add your ideas to use them creatively, read on!
Cut Flowers from Containers
One of the pleasures of your ‘cut’ container garden is to have fresh cut flowers in your home just because or perhaps for a special occasion dinner. And why not? It makes it even more special when you can say that you grew them yourself!
Decor - only Urns
Low maintenance gardening at its best comes in the various shapes of urns – planted up with all sorts of flowering plants, shrubs, cacti or grasses and they make such a lovely statement, offer simple beauty, timeless elegance and are easy for anyone to do, versatility ensured, why not try?
Decor for Doorways
Stand back from any one of your entrances. What do your visitors see? Do you have space for a plant or two? Is yours an entrance that says WELCOME? Front, back, patio entrances? Door from your balcony into your home? Here we explore some good ideas that say ‘Step right in … sit right down’
Decor for Entrances
From a stark space to a sparkle place – that could be the sub-title to this article especially if you seek an entrance that is inviting and very welcoming.You may already have such an entrance – so then is it time for a change of focus or a new idea?
DIY Worm Bin Composter
Worm bin composting is the perfect solution if you have no yard or deck space for a composter or compost pile. All you need is some closet space and your kitchen food scraps to get high quality worm castings for your garden. Here are simple instructions to make your own bin for less than $20.
DIY Hypertufa pots
HYPERTUFA is home-made artificial rock that is versatile, pretty, and fun to use. You can make all sorts of things with it, your imagination rules. Need some custom-made pavers? Want a new bonsai pot? Want to make a Japanese lantern yourself? Here is a medium for great garden projects.
DIY Wooden Planter Box
Easy to follow instructions for making your own wooden planter box for your container garden.
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