Are you looking for a yard feature that is both beautiful and impressive but also low-maintenance? A rock garden is just that, and it might be the perfect option for you.
Xeriscaping is a landscaping practice that can reduce water waste by 75% with low-water plants and efficient irrigation.
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Creating a garden is a great opportunity to spend some time outside while crafting a whimsical outdoor space to enjoy. However, it can feel like a lot of work to get your decor just how you’d like it.
Re-using materials that you can find around the house is more sustainable than buying your decorations new and will give your garden its own unique style.
Next time your garden needs a decor refresh, check out what materials you have and try one of these decor ideas for your dream garden.
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When was the last time you reevaluated your lawncare tactics and outdoor plant choices? A low-maintenance landscaping mindset will not only make it more affordable to help your yard blossom this Spring, but also makes it easier and more environmentally friendly. Ultimately, certain plants that don’t require a lot of water can help the planet and lower your utility bill.
Customize your plant selection to be eco-friendly and you’ll save yourself both time and effort while benefitting mother nature in the process. Check out some of the tips and plant recommendations mentioned below to conserve water and create an eco-friendly environment.
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“An important area of emphasis is proper feeder care. This is critical. If you want to feed hummingbirds, you must be committed. This includes daily commitment to the feeder’s care or else birds will leave or be killed.”
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By Nikki Phipps (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)
Originally posted on Gardening Know How
While there are many repellents on the market aimed at keeping these animals at bay, there are no sure-fire results, as each cat responds to repellents differently. Let’s look at how to keep cats out of the yard and how to keep cats out of my garden soil.
How to Keep Cats Out of My Garden Soil
It’s no secret – cats are unpredictable and extremely territorial, so keeping cats out of garden areas can be a bit tricky. They mark their territory by depositing pheromones from scent glands (urinating or otherwise), and will continue to visit as long as their scent remains. Therefore, if an area of your garden has been frequented by a cat, the first thing you must do to keep cats out of the yard is remove any feces along with some of the soil.
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