With better weather you are probably heading out into the garden to prepare for the growing season. If you're fairly new to this pastime you may be considering how to use specific ingredients to achieve better results. Maybe you're considering the use of mulch and want to know what to look out for and what types to consider. Why Is Mulch a Good Idea? Mulch is a crucial component due to the benefits it provides the soil and your newly installed plants.
- Garden parties are the epitome of contemporary hospitality and entertainment. Popularity of these alfresco events has sky rocketed in recent times due to the simplicity of their organisation and the desired laid back and welcoming atmosphere. They can be adapted and themed for any occasion from birthdays to new year celebrations, and although there will be slight variations in decorations or design, a few common components remain the same. Follow these hints and tips to ensure your garden party is a success and the envy of all your guests.
- Setting up turf over your garden bed is a quick way to get a lush green lawn without having to wait for seed to grow into grass. With turf, you can get a beautiful new lawn instantly, which is a huge incentive for homeowners with small kids who don't want to wait weeks for grass growth. This commentary equips you with some vigilant efforts to make your garden turf ready.
- A very important part of the landscape contractors' kit is a ride-on or push lawn mower. Mowers are expensive to buy and replace so you'll want to make sure yours lasts you a long time and continues to work efficiently. In addition, downtime during the summer season can be costly. Here are some top tips to help your mower stay reliable and last longer. Fuel Using the wrong fuel in your mower can kill the carburettor very quickly.
- A concrete bird bath makes an attractive garden monument and can be a real feature of interest in your landscape, not to mention a magnet for thirsty birds during the hot, summer months. However, time and the elements can take their toll on the structure and minor damage can occur. Fortunately, small areas of damage and cracks can be repaired quite easily with a little time and effort. Here's how to repair minor cracks and dings to your feathered friends' spa!