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The Basics of Designing Gardens

Just like the ad says "Just Do It,"; this is exactly the perspective one needs in getting good at garden designs. You can always move plants around your gardens and as your ideas and taste change, your gardens can grow with you. There are some simple elements of garden design. Think of designing your garden with living art in mind being creative and free to try whatever suits your taste. There are no limitations to the creativity that is within, no comparison or fear of failure. Although gardening successfully requires learning certain skills, when all is said and done a garden's beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Just go for it and let your gardens be the expression of you.Garden design and its principles used may be called by different names. There are three basic concepts when combined together will bring about good garden design. Ultimately your gardens' design is up to you and should reflect your own personality and flare.Order, balance and proportion are the basic structure of the garden. ...

 


Use The Right Composting Accessories To Make Composting More Efficient

Composting is the process of using organic waste to supplement soil. The way that it works is that organic waste like kitchen and yard scraps are put into a pile. They then decompose. That decomposed material can then be added into any soil to amend it. All the nutrients that were in that material can go straight into the soil. Compost is the perfect fertilizer. What makes it even better is that it is something that a person can do on their own. They don't even need to have a lot of space to do it.There are several techniques to composting. Each technique has its own composting accessories and composting tools. Which style of composting a person uses depends on many different things like the amount of space they have, the amount of work they want to put into it, and how quickly they want the compost to be ready.The easiest most basic form of composting is passive composting. This kind of composting doesn't take any composting accessories. Basically this boils down to a big pile of organic waste. The bottom of...

 


Gardening Top Equipment Tips

Nearly every gardener has some type of gardening equipment. In fact, its nearly impossible to have a garden without used gardening equipment. What kind of gardening equipment you use will obviously depend on the size and extent of your garden, what you are able to handle, if you want to spend a lot of time in your garden or get done quickly, and finally, how much money you are willing to spend.While many gardeners do not have expensive or high-tech gardening tools, all of them have some type of gardening equipment for cultivating. Tools for cultivating can include both hand held tools and power tools. What kind you buy depends on how serious of a gardener you are. Hand tools include your everyday items like shovels, spading forks, rakes, trowels, and diggers. These can all be used to get a garden ready for planting and are relatively easy and do not require much strength to use. Other tools include a wheel cultivator, pickax, and mattock.While power tools are a little more expensive than hand tools, th...

 




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