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Landscape Design: Make Your Own Water Garden
The sight and sound of water, the colourful fish and varied plants water can support,...
Gardening Tips for Dry, Free-Draining Soil
On free-draining soils you can grow a range of plants that are not happy in...
Planning Your Vegetable Patch for Your Garden
Designing your vegetable garden can be a fun and exciting task! Before you get rolling...
How to Grow Strawberries in Your Garden
The most landscape-friendly of fruits, strawberries grow wild in temperate regions across America and Europe....
Garden Tips: Removing Leaves from Your Landscape
Raking may not be everyone's favourite task but it will benefit your landscape and garden...
How to Build a Stylish Gravel Garden For Your Landscape
Gravel gardens are low-maintenance and clean. There's no worry about having to weed it or...
Landscape Design: Adding Rock Plants to Your Garden
With their delicate detail and exquisite form, alpines and other rock plants have a particular...
Landscape Design: Learn About Elegant Espaliers
To practice the centuries-old art of espalier, start with the right plant and train it...
Adding an Arbour or Pergola to Your Garden
Gardeners have used arches, arbours, and pergolas to add interest and height to gardens since...
Landscape Design: Best Plants for Your Deck or Patio
Every summer many of us spend hours upon hours just lounging on our patios and...
Landscaping Tips: Getting Your Patio Furniture Ready for Summer
Nothing beats relaxing on the patio or under a shady tree in a comfortable chair,...
Landscaping Ideas: Making a Beautiful Garden Terrace
Summertime is the season when a terrace comes into its own. Your patio may be...
Types of Plant Beds and Borders for Your Garden Landscape
Beds and borders fall loosely into four categories: single, herbaceous, shrub and mixed. The style...
Choosing the Right Plants for Your Garden Landscape
Interesting as the attributes of any single plant may be, it is the way plants...
How to Add Architectural Plants to Your Garden
Plants come in unlimited shapes and sizes, which you can use to great advantage.Think...
Garden Design From a Florist’s Perspective
The garden of her Surrey home is dotted with pots at every turn: some decorative,...
Tips for Gardening with Children
If you have a child in your life who's interested in growing plants, make a...
Landscaping Tips: Things to Know about Boundary Walls
A boundary wall shelters the garden from strong and cold winds and presents a marvellous...
Landscaping Tips: How to Grow Apples in Your Yard
Apple trees are somewhat slow to become established, but they often bear for many years...
How to Hand Weed Your Garden
Weeding a garden can be one of the most dreaded tasks a gardener faces. Because...
How to Predict the Weather for Your Gardening Chores
Collecting weather data specific to your landscape will help you tailor your gardening chores, improve...
Landscaping Basics: Understanding Your Gardening Soil
A good garden begins with good soil. In order to have a healthy, beautiful garden...
Growing Apples: Problem Signs and Symptoms to Watch for
The majority of apple pests can be controlled with one dormant spray plus the controls...
Growing Plums: Common Plum Problems
There are over a hundred varieties of plums currently growing in Canada. Some of these...
How to Grow Peas in Your Garden
Peas are one of the prime examples of the taste difference between bought and fresh...
Landscape Design: Your Own Japanese Garden
Japanese culture is known for its elegant appreciation for nature and simplicty. If you look...
Make Your Own City Garden
The concrete paving behind her city-centre basement flat is not quite 8m wide and 5.5m...
How to Add Evergreen Trees to Your Landscape
In winter, when most trees are bare, evergreens serve as much-needed columns of green, which...
A Look at the Different Types of Roses
There are a variety of rose types that you can plant in your garden. From...
Landscape and Garden Planning: Where to Put Your Garden for Maximum Yield
Where should you put your garden? It's suggested that you choose a place that gets...
How to Attract Wildlife to Your Landscape
A mere 100 years ago, the greater portion of our landscape was farmland. There were wood...
How to Evaluate a Damaged Lawn
A damaged lawn can be treated with some good old tender, love and care. Here,...