8 Ways to Create a Backyard Getaway

If your backyard is more blah than you’d like, then spice it up this year with some simple upgrades. These ideas will help you be able to create the perfect outdoor oasis. 1. Remodel Your Deck Create different zones of activity on your deck or patio. Have a...

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5 Creative Garden Gnome Ideas

If you love decorating your garden, then there’s a good chance you have considered a gnome. These cute guys (and gals) are beloved by most, offering protection, love, and harmony for your planted fruits and vegetables. Of course, most garden gnomes are created to a specific stereotype. They...

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To Gnome or Not to Gnome: That Is the Gardening Question

You will find many mysterious, strange elements to our universe. Garden gnomes are indeed one of them. It is only natural that someone might have questions about whether or not to include them in a gardening plan. Here are some of the necessary answers to the questions you...

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The 12 Days of Christmas Trees

During the 12 days of Christmas, someone’s true love is in the mood to give a lot of gifts. Who needs 5 golden rings anyway? What you may not have known is that there are also 12 common species of tree that are sold at Christmas tree farms...

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How Fast Does a Christmas Tree Grow?

Almost any evergreen tree offers the possibility of becoming a Christmas tree. Since the beginning of this holiday tradition, even before it became part of a Christian holiday, Fir trees were used to celebrate the various festivals that came about at the end of the year. Cherry trees,...

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How to Plan a Proper Garden

If you’re thinking about planting a garden this year or next, then you’re likely asking yourself questions like these. What fruits and vegetables should I plant? How much should I be planting? Where should I plant my garden? The process of planning a garden can feel overwhelming even...

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Mums for Moms and All Other Flower Lovers

If you love Autumn flowers, then Chrysanthemums are the bloomers that you’ll want to have in your garden. Often shortened in name to just “mums,” these flowers are unique because they can be both annuals and perennials. When shopping for flowers that Mom (or anyone else) will love,...

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How to Grow Healthier Houseplants

With a houseplant, you gain the opportunity to bring a bit of nature indoors with you. Touches of color, matched against the sharp light lines of a home or office, create a softer environment for us to enjoy. Houseplants can even filter the air we breathe. To do...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Houseplants

If you are thinking about growing a houseplant or caring for one, then there are some considerations you must take into account. This guide will take you through each critical point, one by one, to ensure you have the best chances for success. 1. Light Your houseplants need...

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Embracing the Fun of Garden Gnomes

If you look at the gardens of Europe and North America with a close eye, you might see someone staring back at you. From Germany to Washington State, the gartenzwerg, or the “garden gnome,” has become a fixture in gardens, both large and small. The first gnomes began...

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