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7 Creative Ideas to Make Your Next Yard Shed More Appealing

Having a shed in your backyard has so many benefits, but only a few people have yet to install one. Why? Because some people believe it isn’t as appealing as other outdoor spaces. However, a shed is the perfect place to declutter your garden (by moving all your tools and other stuff there), have a comfortable and quiet work space, or even a place where friends and family can be entertained. In this article, we share some creative ideas to…

How To Create A San Diego Cactus Garden

Cactuses, of course, don’t need as much water as most other plants. In San Diego, that’s a good thing given the low amount of rainfall we have here. Cactuses make a wonderful addition to a landscape with their striking figures and often brilliant foliage in any climate where they can be supported. Here’s how you can create a cactus garden that will thrive in the San Diego climate: Step 1. Plan it out. Before you stick a shovel in the…

Home Vegetable Garden Management in Desert Climates

Gardening is all about adaptation. When pests start chewing on your plants, you need quickly find a way to get rid of those pests. When your plants are dying due to disease, you need to figure out a way to treat that disease. Most importantly, you need to react and adapt to the climate that your garden is located in. Managing a garden in desert climates is quite different in practice than managing a garden anywhere else. Desert Climate Gardening…

How Can I Prepare My Garden For The Winter?

Winter is coming. No, we’re not talking about the next season of Game of Thrones. We mean actual winter, which can do a lot of damage to your garden if you aren't ready for it. Your garden is capable of handling the coldest season of the year as long as you make the necessary preparations. Here’s how you can best protect your bulbs, perennials and annual vegetables from winter's low temperatures, wind and other nuisances. Bulbs Bulbs are hardy by…

Rock Garden Landscape Ideas

Interested in establishing a rock garden on your property? There are certainly many reasons to do so, as a rock gardens will make your yard stand out from the usual bland suburban landscaping fare, and maintaining your rock garden provides you with a peaceful, stress-relieving pastime. But where do you even start? It can be a bit overwhelming to try and build your own rock garden when you don’t have any of your own expertise to guide you along the…