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
Do you have a bird aviary at home? Whether you place it inside or outside the house, the best way to decorate it and to entertain your birds is to add plants. However, you cannot just add any other plants. Make sure that they are safe for your birds.
This is good in both outdoor and indoor aviary. In fact, it is best for indoor aviary because it can improve the air circulation around the house for more refreshing air. Here are the green plants which you can add:
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.
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.
One of the best benefits that you can have from your garden is the chance to create aquaponics. In this way, the water from the fish tank which is rich in nutrients will still be useful. From gardenercommunity.blogspot.com, a diagram of how aquaponic works is illustrated. First, is the water from the fish tank will go to the grow bed. What happens in the grow bed is that the bacteria will be cultured. Thus, clean water will be produced which will eventually go back to the fish tank to benefit the fishes.
Check out the diagram here: http://gardenercommunity.blogspot.com/2013/03/how-aquaponics-works.html?fb_ref=.UTVBkF4V6fY.send&fb_source=message
Growing in containers is just similar with raised bed gardening. In raised bed gardening, the soil is higher than the surface. Thus, the plants will be able to go deeper down the ground. You will find lots of advantages and disadvantages in raised bed gardening.
Herbs are great to have in your house. You can plant them indoor or outdoor. They can do lots of benefits for you. What I love about having them is that they are very flexible and useful. Below are some of the reasons why you should plant your own herbs in your garden:
They are cook’s best friends
Isn’t it that herbs can do lots of things when you cook? If you love to cook food, most probably, you don’t want cook without adding herbs. Different herbs can make your food tastes delicious and smells food. Aside from that, they are also nutritious to be added to any kinds of meals. Below are the common herbs which are used to add flavor to foods:
It doesn’t mean that you are busy; you will no longer have time to enjoy your garden. By having an evening garden, you will have the chance to appreciate the entire place no matter how late at night it is, unless you are still working by that time. Having an evening garden is easy since there are many plants to choose from, and these plants are not difficult to maintain. If you don’t know how to start having your own evening garden, try to read the tips below:
Create a Plan
Planning is really important when you want to make your evening garden perfect. Without proper planning, you may not be able to achieve the garden that you dream of having. Try to spare a little time outside. Envision your garden. How would you like it to look? Where you will put your plants? What type of plants you want to have? How will you arrange them? These are just a few questions which you need to think about when planning. In fact, it can be useful if you will put all your thoughts in a piece of paper so that you won’t forget. If you think you don’t know what to do, you can ask for help from an expert.
Did you know that there are invasive plants which can harm the other plants which you have planted in your garden? From mnn.com, an article written by Networx.com, there are 5 invasive plants which you should look for in your garden. By doing this, you will be able to protect the plants which are precious to you. First, you should be aware of the English Ivy. It may spread widely which hinders other plants from receiving adequate sunlight. If you choose to have the English Ivy, you should make sure that it is properly trimmed and regularly pruned. You should also be careful when you have bush honeysuckles in your garden. These plants are native to Asia. It is much better to choose honeysuckle vines than the bush. To know more of these plants, kindly visit this site: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/organic-farming-gardening/stories/5-invasive-plants-to-keep-out-of-your-garden