~What is the secret to a perfect garden? The answers conjuring in our minds are likely as diverse and imaginative as the gardeners and their gardens themselves. The garden's beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. Is it the majestic trees which provide welcome shade and a haven for local birdlife? Is it the… Continue reading Lawn And Order: 3 Reasons Why Your Lawn Does Not Look As Good As It Should
~ How about a little organic and green project right in your own home? Here is a tried and verified sprouting method that works for me every single time. Home Grown Sprouts 101: It all started with a local purchase of Pea shoot Greens, as a snack. Dawned on me that its best and easy to… Continue reading Grow Your Own Organic Sprouts
~ They say that good things come in small packages, but not every homeowner would agree. If you have a compact garden, you might think that your options are limited. The good news is that there are myriad ways to make a small yard look bigger. Here are some simple tips to help you create… Continue reading From Bijou To Beautiful: Making The Most Of A Small Garden
~ Your outdoor space is something that everyone sees before they step inside your home. Whether you consider yourself a gardener or not, boosting your property’s outdoor appearance can have a number of benefits for your household, including the increase of value it brings to your property. So here are tried and true ways to… Continue reading 8 Ways To Improve Your Property’s Outdoor Appearance
~ Now that we are almost into the Summer months, you are probably thinking about how you can really get the most out of the warm season. You are not alone. After a long Winter spent mostly indoors, it is certainly exciting to get out and spend time outdoors. While enjoying social outings, sometimes, it’s… Continue reading How To Get Your Garden Party Ready This Summer
~ There are so many ways you can improve your back garden, lawn, yard, vegetable patch or patio, that you could completely forget about the very front face of your property. The front of the house welcomes visitors, including the owners, inviting them to feel safe, loved and secure. The curb appeal of the house… Continue reading Curious About Curb Appeal?
~ When we make a decision to grow our own fruit and vegetables, we still have a responsibility to the environment and the ecosystem that surrounds our property. One of the many reasons people chose to grow their own food is to attempt to lessen their carbon footprints on this planet. It is no secret… Continue reading 3 Ways To Improve Your Garden: Water, Natural Herbicides, and Compost
~ Invitation to converse with Mother Earth on Mother's Day. No wonder we call Nature or Earth the “mother” when we consider how much she cares for us and nurtures us, and makes our very lives possible. Like our own mothers, Nature wishes we will do the right thing like she showed us. Today, why not have… Continue reading Mother’s Day Invitation
~ The luscious green lawn is a welcome addition to any home. It really adds on to the exterior, house value and brings your entire garden into a new light. In fact, one of the keys to creating a magnificent garden is ensuring you get your lawn is in check first, then building and adding other… Continue reading Lawn Care 101: Everything You Need To Know
~ Trees are the lungs of the Earth. They absorb huge amounts of carbon dioxide that circulates and purifies the atmosphere. There are countless reasons to ensure that your garden design includes trees. Some are ranging from the fact that our tall tree friends offer excellent protection from sun rays, host shelter for wildlife, provide oxygen… Continue reading Garden Trees: Commonly Asked Questions – Answered!
~ Juicing is a lifestyle choice. If you wish to feel alive, exuberant and face the day in your optimal condition, try hydrating your body cells, as your first step to wellness. The first juicer I experienced was 25 years ago in my parent's kitchen. Observing my Dad pressing juices was weird. I had no… Continue reading Juicing and Wellness
~ Get to work, guys. Your garden is waiting. Here is your ample opportunity to get out outside, roll up your sleeves and start working. And what is work, really if that is your passion anyway? Most likely last season's growth needs cutting away, the lawn asks for fertilizer, and the planter boxes you have… Continue reading How To Prepare A Garden Soil Bed
~ Ancient, but Well-known Medicinal Plant that belongs in everyone’s kitchen today. 🌷Reposting one of my very first posts. This miracle plant has been a staple of my morning routine and this article serves as a gentle reminder to continue on the healing plant-based life path. Native to Africa, Aloe Vera is a hardy succulent… Continue reading Aloe Vera Plant Benefits🌿
~ Cheers to Nature, sunshine, air, water and colorful blooms in the backyard. On the gloomy rainy morning, this post by Yard and Pond cheered my senses up and elevated my spirits. Sharing with my friends to pass on happiness and sunshine. Tulips are one of the first big blasts of colors in the early… Continue reading Spring Tulips
~ The first day of spring is here, and for many unhappy winter dwellers, it’s finally time to embrace the wakeup call of mother nature! Indeed, more and more individuals struggle with seasonal affective disorder during the winter months as a result of decreased exposure to direct sunlight. Consequently, now that the days are getting… Continue reading Time For Spring And Nature Renewal