There are a few common mistakes people make when drawing up their own landscape plans. These mistakes are not usually made by landscape contractors, who are trained to avoid them. The first group of mistakes relates to the idea of scale. We have all seen the conifer that has “taken over” a plot of land… Continue reading Designing to scale and considering perspective
This is an overview of a simple gravity drip irrigation system that I have installed in my garden. Fill up the 5 gallon “reservoir bucket” and watch it go! If you have … source
Majority of homeowners need the services of an ideal lawn mower for them to keep their compound in the ideal condition. In case you are having one of these gadgets at home, you must be capable of working on it and repairing it when there is need. Because of that, while working on the backyard,… Continue reading How To Find The Best Lawn Mower
Composting is a great way to create free, nutrient rich fertilizer for your garden while also reducing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. A compost pile is something that is very easy to make and care for and is a very green way of reducing waste and producing a useful produce, in… Continue reading The Basics of Backyard Composting
BlackberryBlackberry Don’t be fooled by the twiggy look: blackberries grow into monster plants A lovely big package arrived on my doorstep the other day, with those magical words “Live Plants” on the side. This never fails to make me go all quivery with anticipation. Inside was a twig, with some roots on the bottom.… Continue reading How to grow Blackberry from Bare-root?