I guess most people are attracted to see butterflies in the garden. Aside from that, they are also good pollinators for your flower. Did you know that you can attract butterflies when you have butterfly feeders in your garden? Although you can buy them in any garden stores, you can also make your own version. That’s why I like this DIY butterfly feeders in 6 easy steps. You can access the entire steps in this blog: https://brightnest.com/posts/attract-butterflies-by-making-a-diy-feeder-in-6-simple-steps
There is no reason why you can’t do gardening. There are five types for you to choose from. You can either choose to have all of them in your garden, particularly if you have a big space. Or, you can only choose the one that best fit your lifestyle, needs, as well as your preferences. Because of this, it makes gardening a rewarding hobby.
One of the most important parts in your garden is your lawn. Aside from taking care of your flowers and plants, you should also maintain your lawn, particularly the growing grasses. But as much as possible, you should try to use the organic ways so that it would be friendlier for the environment.
You should think of your soil as alive. They also need to eat food through fertilizers and to drink water. If you will think this way, you will be able to provide what your soil needs. You may get used of spreading lime. But be careful on this as there are some precautions which you need to take.
You can visit thedailygreen.com for the complete list of these tips.
If you don’t have a good soil in your garden, the best option that you can have is the raised bed garden. Instead of planting your vegetables, flowers, and other types of plants on the ground, you would build above ground which gives you more control and access on the soil and plants. Below are tips which you may apply when making a raised bed garden:
In gardening, you need to spend money, especially if you have to buy the plants from the nursery store. Aside from that, you also need to pay for the maintenance. I am fortunate that I have found this useful article which is written by Julia Scott from mint.com. First, instead of buying planters and containers for your plants, you may try to make your own. There are lots of things inside your house which you can use as your DIY planters. In fact you can use old plastic bottles, soda bottles, and even tires as your planters. You can just design them with colorful paintings. Instead of you will buy plants and seeds, try to make a swap with other gardeners. Do not buy weed killers from the supermarket because you can also make your own. It is more natural, environment friendly, and safe for you.
A few people often neglect the value of having a garden shed. I am one of them before. But later on, the more I acquire many things in my house, the more I realize that I need more storage space. But since my garage is already filled, I need to look for another alternative. This is where I found out about garden sheds. It shouldn’t be an eyesore in your garden since you can have a design that would look great and unique. I have researched some of these unique sheds and here they are below:
Parkside garden: ivy-covered garden office
One of the best things that you can do in your garden is to have succulents. Carrie, who is an author from makinglemonadeblog.com, has stated the different creative ways to use succulents. First, you should use a unique container. The container plays an important role when it regards to how the plants will grow and appear. One of the examples she uses is the seashell. You should try vertical garden. Succulent is best for vertical garden since it does not need so much soil and water. Lastly, you can use glass containers. You can even recycle your old glasses. This can also be perfect as a centerpiece in your table. Check out the other ways here.
Not all garden or even garden owners will love the idea of having a raised bed garden. Of course, if you really want to be successful, you need have a proper plan before implementing it. Some of the gardeners may fail because of being impulsive when it regards to decision making. However, if you will become successful to this one, you will also enjoy the benefits and the harvest.
Accessories in your garden are also important although your garden may still be established without them. They have the power to attract not just your guests or neighbors’ attention; but they can also attract birds and other beneficial insects. Stefania Del Zotto has beautifully presented the 15 cool accessories for any garden. First is the egg bird house which really looks unique. The second one is the digging dog garden ornament. Most probably, you will be fooled because it looks real. Last but not the least is the solar flower lights. These are great additional in your garden especially at night. The rest of these cool accessories can be accessed here: http://blog.interflora.co.uk/top-15-cool-accessories-for-your-garden/
Did you know that you can eat different flowers? This only proves that flowers are not just for decorations only. But not all flowers are edible. There are still others which aren’t. That’s why you still need to make sure that you are eating the right flowers. Another thing which you need to think about is that, some flowers are contaminated with harmful pesticides and chemicals. So, it is still better to sure and to be safe.