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    Creating a Wildlife Haven in your Garden Creating a Wildlife Haven in your Garden

    Creating a Wildlife Haven in your Garden

Creating a Wildlife Haven in your Garden

Turn Your Garden Into A Living Landscape

By making your garden environmentally-friendly, you can help to preserve the beautiful and fascinating natural world around you. Plenty of insects, birds, and other creatures are in danger due to land development and it is becoming a concern to naturalists and amateur nature-lovers alike. By making your garden friendly to wildlife, you will have the deep satisfaction of ‘doing good’ and the added bonus of creating a sanctuary of beauty for you and your family. Whether you are starting from scratch or are intending to adapt an existing garden, you will need to make a plan. A lot will depend on the size of your space, but keep in mind that there are a wide variety of features that will fit nicely into any size garden.

Bountiful Boundaries

Fences and walls provide all sorts of benefits- they allow perches for birds and perfect nooks for butterflies to make their cocoons. You can enhance their attractiveness by clothing them with vines and climbers such as Morning Glory, Cardinal Climber, Sweet Pea, and Baltic Ivy.

Birdbaths

Birdbaths are a perfect ornamental piece to bring all types of birds around your garden, enhancing the atmosphere and becoming a focal point […]

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    The Virtues of Veggie Gardening The Virtues of Veggie Gardening

    The Virtues of Veggie Gardening

The Virtues of Veggie Gardening

Gardening with vegetables can be fun and provide delicious and highly nutritious fresh food. Watching and working with plants can add a new dimension of enjoyment to life and bring an awareness of the wonderful world of nature in the backyard. The marvels of nature will have special personal meaning when nurturing a small seedling into a colourful productive plant with your own hands. These accomplishments can be obtained regardless of the size of garden. A few plants or a large plot will give rewarding experiences for both young and old. The path to a successful vegetable garden is not difficult or long. A few carefully taken steps will produce many enjoyable moments and an abundant harvest of fresh vegetables during much of the year.

Location, location, location. First and foremost, select a location with plenty of sunlight. Most vegetables require a minimum exposure to sunlight of six hours per day, but more is better. Don’t plant gardens under or near trees or large shrubs. Aside from the shade factor, their roots will rob fertility and water from your vegetables.

Make a plan. Planning ahead will help avoid problems and make your garden a complement to your landscape. If space is […]