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What is a Landscape Berm? How to Make a Berm

You’ve seen them everywhere. Mounds of dirt jutting up from the ground level covered with multiple shrubs, trees and flowers. Why would someone want to create such a thing and how do you form one? Read on to learn what a landscape berm is, why you might need one, and how to create it. (Some […]

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Flower Gardening Tips – Maintenance in Mid-Summer

Mid-summer is a wonderful time of year to continue reaping benefits from your flower garden. However, most gardens begin to look a little dingy and spent by mid-July. The long growing season, sun, lack of water (or too much water) has taken a toll on your beautiful oasis. Here are some essential flower gardening tips […]

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Very Small Garden Ideas – Bigger is NOT Always Better!

If you are one of the fortunate ones who have a very small yard, hooray for you! Many people think they need a huge area to create a lavish garden, but that isn’t true. Small yards can be turned into a welcoming, tranquil area. All it takes is a little vision and some basic knowledge. […]

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Unique Garden Ideas – How To Decorate A Garden

Decorations are to gardens as ornaments are to a Christmas tree. They give it life, uniqueness, a theme and character. By embellishing your garden with unusual trinkets, you add another dimension to the area. Garden ornaments can dictate the feel and use of your garden. They can make it feel whimsical or mysterious, and always […]

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How To Decorate A Balcony – Tips For Beginners

Everyone is looking for their own outdoor space. Calm and serenity settles in when you’re sitting on a balcony overlooking a beautiful vista. But what if you don’t have a beautiful vista? Here are some ways to spruce up a balcony and make it your perfect hideaway oasis. Learn how to decorate a balcony using […]

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Gorgeous Garden Window Boxes – Added Beauty

Many people dream of having window boxes filled with beautiful, overflowing flowers that cascade to the ground. Window boxes add charm and grace to any home or building. I love traveling through European towns and experiencing the elegance of the buildings sprinkled with gorgeous flowers. In this post you will learn how to create the […]

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Beautiful Shade Garden Ideas – Think Texture and Color

Many people think shade gardens are dull and boring. I definitely do not agree. Shade gardens can be your secret garden and special spot. A place where you can spend time under the canopy of cooling trees having a glass of lemonade or crisp white wine. Created with thought, shade gardens can set the mood […]

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Gardening Gifts For Mom – Time Well Spent!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. It’s time to start thinking about that special gift for that special someone, your mom. I have gardened most of my life. After I became a mom of 4, my children often gave me a garden gift on Mother’s Day. However, I usually received a flat of flowers […]

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Outdoor Container Garden Ideas – Creating a Patio Oasis

  When my husband and I moved to our third house, we acquired one and two third acres of land. It was previously part of a farmer’s field so there were no existing trees, shrubs, or flowers. Everything had to be created. It took us close to 10 years to finally complete the look I […]

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Gardening Ideas for Beginners: I Think I can!!

Anyone can create a garden, it just takes a little forethought, imagination, and vision. Before you know it you’re on the road to creating a lovely garden. It’s best to begin by contemplating which kind of garden you’d like to construct. Some gardening ideas for beginners include a beautiful flower garden full of zinnias or […]

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