Monday, April 4, 2016

Garden Maintenance: Dealing with Weed Overgrowth

Being a long-term danger on many gardens, weed overgrowth starts with the first weed where its species reproduce quickly. It won’t take long before they take over your entire lawn or yard, leaving your well-trimmed grass, shrubs, and trees without ample soil nutrients. Here’s how to combat or remedy weed issues.

Spotting Weed Infestations Ahead of Time

There are multiple ways to kill weeds before they sprout, provided that you spot them early on. Watering deeply and infrequently discourages most weeds, for example. It is equally important to thoroughly inspect your garden regularly and spot weeds to know if an infestation is on the horizon. This way, you can take action whilst things are still manageable.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Garden Maintenance Tips for a Flourishing Flower Garden

Have you ever looked with envy at your neighbour’s well-polished flower garden and think to yourself, “I wish I had a beautiful flower garden too.”? Actually, you can, with some good garden planning, commitment to regular garden maintenance, and professional help and advice when necessary.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Essential Tools for Carrying Out Garden Maintenance Tasks

It is commonplace knowledge that having the right tools for garden maintenance is vital. The perfect tools will make your life a lot easier and allow you to keep a higher quality in your work during any task and it is no different when gardening. It is also important to remember that when you are gardening you are dealing with living things, so the right tools will allow the care and light touch that is often required to get the best results from your plants, bushes and trees.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Garden Maintenance Tips: How to Protect Your Plants during Wintertime

The winter months may bring with them beautiful scenes of frost and snow-covered landscapes, but when it comes to your garden, the harsh weather can ruin the hard work you put in all summer long. The thought of carrying out garden maintenance in wet, cold and windy conditions may seem daunting, but it is a necessary undertaking if you want your garden to survive the winter.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Garden Maintenance: How to Keep Vines and Climbing Plants in Order

Vines and climbing plants are often perceived as a nuisance, but cared for correctly they can be a beautiful addition to your garden. Alongside covering up unsightly structures, they can give shade to a seated area when draped over an arbour or trellis.