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In a small garden, where space is at a premium, you’ll want to do what you can to create the illusion of more space. Or at least avoid things that will make your garden look even smaller.
Luckily there a few tricks that will help you do this while making your small garden feel even more inviting.
I was just looking around online the other day and came across this adorable kitty lounge area at Made from scratch. The scrap wood table was originally intended to be an outdoor coffee table but when she decided to add a strip of grass she sealed its fate. Her cats took over the table. She also added some catnip knowing that her cats would like it.
Now’s the time of the year that it will sart to cool down a little. You know what that means….Garden Party!!! Continue reading…
Wordelss Wednesday – And they say you can’t take it (your garden) with you… Continue reading…
I was absolutely amazed the other day when ny husband pointed out that the leek I had planted was actually growing. Normally a growing vegetable doesn’t make me that excited, but this one was special.
We get a lot of visitors to our garden daily, but its generally the usual suspects; birds, butterflies, squirrels and resident lizards. The other day I was sitting on the computer and I hear one of my cats making a fuss behind the couch next to the sliding door. I got up to see what was going on and saw the cutest little critter, it was a baby possum. We’ve seen adult possum before, but never during the day and never a baby.
Buying herb plants at the supermarket or nursery can get expensive; especially the organic ones. The easiest and cheapest way to multiply herb plants is by propagation. You can quickly get endless supply of organic herbs for your garden.
Lacking color insiration for your small garden landscape design project?… You can also use these wonderful color combos for an outdoor room or for any room in your home for that matter. You can find all these and many, many more at design-seeds.com Continue reading…
If you don’t want to spend much money but don’t want to skimp on taste, try making one of these cheap yet stylish DIY bird accessories. Continue reading…
My birdfeeders are a bit worn so I looked online for some more modern ones. Here are the top contenders (I also threw in some baths and nesting boxes that I found): Continue reading…
Watching birds in my garden and photographing them are two things that I love to do. It’s so fun to watch them eat and explore the garden. If you want to attract birds to your small garden it’s really not a difficult thing to do; you just need to follow a few basic guidelines. Continue reading…
If you are like me, you are not a big fan of watering your garden. It takes too much time and wastes too much water. If you want a hassle free garden a great idea is to set up an irrigation system from the beginning. Not only will this save you time in the long run but money as well. When it comes to small gardens there are basically 3 types of irrigation methods; watering by hand, sprinkler systems and drip irrigation systems. Continue reading…
What are the main goals when growing you own food: eating healthy, saving time (not having to run to the grocery store) and most importantly saving money. Something else to consider is that you get more nutrient rich food. Best of all it’s super easy to do and will save you time and money. Continue reading…
You should also think about what elements you want to place in your small garden. An element can be a water feature, a bench, containers, a path, art, table and chairs, etc. The options are endless. The intended use and available space will determine which elements you can use in your small garden. Continue reading…
There are different ways to calculate the amount of plants you’ll need. Using any of these methods will save you time and money. Continue reading…