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Forget A Lawn – Get A Bowling Green Instead

Forget A Lawn – Get A Bowling Green Instead

Crown Green Bowls might be for pensioners, but the old timers know how to maintain a lawn. A bowling green is like a carpet, and gardeners are often envious. “Why can’t I get my lawn like that?” jealous homeowners fire back. Grass grows everywhere, yet the patch at the back[…]

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Relaxing Japanese Style Garden

A Simple And Relaxing Japanese Style Garden For A Small Space

Unlike other gardens, a Japanese style or Zen garden is based on certain principles rather than a planting plan. I’m not saying that there aren’t specific plants that are traditionally used, but it’s almost as if they are secondary to the principles themselves. Happily, such principles are what makes such[…]

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Thinking of Adding a Stable to Your Garden?

Thinking of Adding a Stable to Your Garden?

If you are thinking about adding a stable to your garden, there is a lot that needs to be considered. Of course, you have the size and the appearance of your garden to think about, but there are also more serious aspects, such as planning permission. This can make it[…]

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Selecting Suitable Seating For A Sedate Summer Sitdown

Selecting Suitable Seating For A Sedate Summer Sitdown

If you’re a keen gardener, then you’ve probably already spent hundreds of quality hours creating the perfect view to enjoy. After all of that hard work, it’s important you can really enjoy. You don’t have to restrict yourself to admiring your planting and landscaping from the living room window. Instead,[…]

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How To Prevent Your Backyard From Damaging Your Home

How To Prevent Your Backyard From Damaging Your Home

You might not think that your backyard or garden could cause much damage to your home. However, there are thousands of cases in which people encounter thousands of dollars worth of repairs because they didn’t keep on top of garden maintenance. With that in mind, just consider some of the[…]

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5 Essentials Every Large Garden Deserves

5 Essentials Every Large Garden Deserves

If you are lucky enough to own a large garden, then you might already have some great ideas on how to use it. You might dream of entertaining out there and hosting a large party in the summer. Your garden is effectively a large room and is to be considered[…]

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Protect your garden during winter

Protecting Your Garden This Winter

Now that the cold weather is setting in, the leaves are falling of the trees and nights grow longer… it’s time to stop mowing the lawn, and start protecting your garden ready for the harsh conditions of winter. Planning what you will do ahead of time is essential in case[…]

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Incorporating the Four Elements into Your Backyard

Incorporating the Four Elements into Your Backyard

For a perfectly balanced backyard, you should try your best to ensure that each of the four elements is present: air, earth, water, and fire. Now, air is pretty self-explanatory and is going to be profuse in any outdoor space. But for most people, the other three elements can require[…]

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