Features of a Good Birdhouse- Give a Bird a Home
A birdhouse is such a great addition to any garden and it’s a really fun DIY project to tackle. This infographic from Capital Garden Services looks at how to build the perfect birdhouse so maybe it’s time to bring one to your garden?
If you are building one, build a good one as otherwise you’re short-changing our feathered friends! You should use untreated wood and galvanised screws as remember this will need to last throughout the year in all weather conditions.
You also need to make sure your birdhouse is protected from predators and some of the most common are chipmunks, raccoons, and cats. A stovepipe is generally considered the best protection against climbing predators.
If you don’t want to build a birdhouse there are other things you can do. Things like install a feeder o attract the local neighbourhood birds! Make sure to have good quality seeds for them when they come to visit. Check out the full infographic now!
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There is a famous quote, “Plants give us oxygen for the lungs and for the soul.” And we couldn’t agree more!! Apart from providing fresh air to breathe, plants enhance the décor of the house, fill the garden with colors and bring positivity to life. The gorgeous flowers blooming in the garden make a visual treat for the eyes that fills the heart with happiness.
There are different outdoor plants that you can grow in your garden to enhance its beauty and fill with fragrance.
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If you’re interested in testing out your green thumb, but don’t have the space to do so, a DIY terrarium is just what you need. These mini tabletop gardens are fun to create and are a great way to perk up your indoor space.
In addition to being enjoyable and decorative, terrariums are also easy to care for and simply beautiful. It’s a DIY win-win. Whether you’re looking for a decor element to bring the outdoors in or a unique gift idea, consider making a DIY terrarium.
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The Yucca plant – care for this versatile indoor and outdoor plant is flexible, easy care, easy to maintain – and being on of the top air cleaning indoor plants is just another benefit.
The yucca plant is a drought tolerant evergreen native to the hot, dry areas of the Americas and the Caribbean. Lately, these unusual plants have become very popular as garden additions in the northern parts of the US, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
With 40 plus species and two dozen subspecies, this interesting and useful plant comes in a wide variety of sizes, appearances, and shapes that have adapted to an impressive range of climates.
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Let’s face it…
Gardening is a tough hobby to get into. There’s so much you have to know – how to start seeds, transplant, troubleshoot pest and disease issues, and much, much more.
As a gardener, shouldn’t you make use of tools that make your job easier? After all, there’s enough work to be done as it is!
In this article, we’ll look at some of the most useful and common tools you’ll need in the garden. Of course, this isn’t an exhaustive list, but if you get started with these six items, you’ll be off to a strong start in the garden.
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