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Garden Décor: Decorating Your Garden With Garden Accents

Decorating your garden with the correct choice of garden décor can change an average garden into a fabulous one. There are many garden accents available online today, and rather than just clutter their yard or garden up with disconnected 'ornaments', many decide to use a theme. Whether that is an oriental theme, a natural one or you have had your children in mind, when decorating your garden you may wish to include a number of functional items. Items such as garden stools, clocks, thermometers, plant stands and composters might appear mundane, but they can also make a significant contribution to your garden décor. Here are some items that would not be out of place in any garden, irrespective of what other garden accents have been used. 1. Garden Stools Garden stools are regarded by many as being a necessity rather than an item of garden décor. There is a wide range of stools available online that can be used in your garden, such as an oriental garden stool in a classical Chinese style blue and ...

 


Garden Plans For Beginner's - Getting Your Garden Started

This garden plans for beginner's article shows you key success factors for your garden, and how to lay out and build your backyard garden for maximum production and efficiency.Success FactorsThere are a few key success factors that apply to all our (and your) garden plans:Success Factor 1: Organic all the wayThere is really no other option than 'organic' to consider for your home garden, especially if your kids will be helping you. You do not need chemical pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to have a beautiful and productive vegetable garden. Passive and preventative methods of controlling garden pests such as companion planting, row covers, and crop rotation are very effective in avoiding pest problems. Hand picking or benign sprays such as plain water or a soap and water solution can deal with the pests that do appear. You can add grass clippings, leaves and compost to your garden to maintain fertility. So go organic, the planet (and your kids) will thank you.Success Factor 2: Make your bedAll of our gar...

 


Garden Plans For Beginner's - What Should I Grow?

There has never been a better time to be a first-time gardener! You have access to tools and information that makes starting and maintaining a productive and nutritious vegetable garden easier than ever. This article will show you how to quickly and simply plan your own backyard garden. Good gardens begin with good garden plans.Figuring out what to grow is as simple as answering a few questions:Good Garden Plans Question 1: What do I want from my garden?This is the key question to determine the success of your garden. It's easiest for the beginner gardener to concentrate on one kind of garden, rather than growing a bit of everything. You need to decide what you expect from your garden before figuring out 'how' and 'when'. For example: do you want a garden that will provide the maximum amount of nutrition in a given space? Do you want a garden that your kids can help with and enjoy, too? Do you want a garden that will provide the most dollar value of vegetables? Or do you want a vegetable garden that is the...

 




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