Design

How to create a beautiful spring landscape in 10 easy steps

Now that spring is back garden tasks increase and depending on your geographical location, type of soil in your garden and native flowers you can start making arrangements landscaping, so we give you 10 tips that you should take into account to fix your garden and enjoy the spring. 1. Know your climate: Before you get too excited, question the ...

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What furniture to use for garden and terraces

The materials from which garden and terrace furniture are manufactured varies. If you want to achieve continuity between the interior of your home, decorate the terrace with the same style. If you want to save space purchase folding or stackable furniture. Wood Wood furniture brings rusticity and warmth. Teak is one of the most suitable for outdoor use. Disadvantage: the ...

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Considerations on garden design. Ideas and implementation of gardens

Look at the environment: landscape, how are the views, the surrounding neighbors, etc. Scan climate and microclimates of plot: light and shadow, highlight differences, prevailing winds, large trees and shade, orientation (north, south, east and west). Know the characteristics of the soil: clay, poor in organic matter, calcareous, etc. Measure the ground to make a plan or sketch if you ...

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How to proper use rockery in the garden

A rockery is neither more nor less than a composition of plants and rocks. They are suitable for most gardens. The ideal is to use a slope or grade, but can also be done in a mound created for the rockery providing land. Make sure that the pebbles are in a place with more sun. Good drainage and is always ...

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10 ideas to combine vegetables and ornamental plants

The latest trend in gardening is a garden with ornamental plants. You will have a beautiful garden full of color, smell and taste. – At one time it was common to mix flowers, vegetables and herbs. – It is known that plants protect each other. – Some herbs have medicinal uses. – Serve vegetable containers and planters, located on the ...

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How to reduce your garden’s water consumption

Check your water flow. If it is tight, design a garden of low water consumption. Reduce the turf, which is who consumes more water in a garden. Choose drought resistant plants; there are many who live almost without irrigation, for example, indigenous and originating in desert areas. Protect the garden from the wind; it dries the soil. Also create sun ...

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BEAUTIFUL BACKYARD POND IDEAS FOR ALL BUDGETS

FORMAL RAISED POND WITH PAVING STONES I think the secret to how great this pond looks is the use of pavers, and having it against the brick wall. SMALL WHISKEY BARREL WATER FEATURE These whiskey barrel ponds with liners can be purchased as kits. If you can wait until the end of the season, you might be able to find ...

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Visually striking pond design ideas for your backyard

Just like indoor aquariums, fish ponds are not for the faint of heart. They take a lot of time and effort, love and care. They can be time consuming to keep clean and budget draining. But as with most difficult things in life, the payoff is worth it. Deeper ponds have their advantages. Fish will grow only in relation to ...

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Small ponds turning your backyard landscaping into tranquil retreats

Attractive garden accessories and plants are important elements of garden designs with or without a pond. Green plants set the tone for an inviting, pleasant and peaceful outdoor atmosphere, dramatically transforming your front yard or backyard landscaping. Combined with a small pond, rocks and garden decorations, they create a beautiful and tranquil retreat. The gallery of backyard pictures with small ...

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How to build your backyard goldfish pond

The biggest decision when planning a pond is the one you want to spend the most time thinking about: where to put it? Obviously, changing your mind and redigging a big hole in your yard isn’t fun for anybody, but there are other things to consider besides aesthetics. So you picked your spot, bought your supplies, and made sure there’s ...

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