Best Gardening Gifts for All Occasions

There is nothing nicer than giving one of the best gardening gifts for friends and relatives who love nature and all its beautiful aspects right on their own backyard. The problem you may encounter is choosing the best gift there is for your loved ones. To ensure that your gift will be appreciated by the recipient and also your budget, here are some guidelines you should consider: In choosing the type of gardening gift, consider your budget. When your budget is holding you back from buying the best gift, don’t fret. There are garden accessories and gardening wear that would suit your fund. Gardening gloves, footwear and kneepads, may be bought in a variety of colors, texture, and material. You …

How Garden Art Creates Your Personal Idyll

Word Count: 717 Summary: How to change a weed patch into an idyll where you can retreat and retread? That is the question that this timely article answers for so many homeowners who lust for serenity. Keywords: garden art, art in the garden, gardening, family, home, inner gardens Article Body: “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Thomas Merton quotes. Gardening is of course commonly regarded as a hobby. A hobby which is no doubt, engaging, rewarding and soothing. But can one really go beyond the ordinary process of just taking care of and maintaining a garden and make it look like a work of art with garden art, alone? Why not? All that …

5 Pieces of Equipment Gardeners Can’t Live Without

Gardening is fun and rewarding and may be considered a hobby, talent or both and sometimes it’s just luck. Gardening is not as easy as it looks and involves dedication, time and consistency and many trials and errors. There are many aspects to maintaining a healthy garden, but some aspects are more important than others. An individual who likes to garden can have the knowledge to produce the best garden in the world, but without the right equipment and materials it just wouldn’t be possible. Below you will find a list of the top 5 pieces of equipment which gardeners simply cannot live without: 1. Trowel – A trowel is a shovel-like piece of equipment which is used to dig …

Starting with a Water Garden

Gardening is one of our primordial fascinations. For thousands of years humans have gardened and for most of that time a major part of our diet came out of our gardens. As we became better at feeding ourselves, we also gained the time to indulge in activities that weren’t directly linked to our very survival. Flowers, ornamental shrubs, decorative trees all became a part of gardening for beauty and pleasure. Water is a source of life. We are actually composed of 50 to 70 percent water and without water we can die in hours or a few days – far faster than from lack of food. Throughout history, water has been a necessity, even a source of warfare. We find …