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Creative Outdoor Garden Lights

Creative Outdoor Garden Lights

Creative garden lighting concentrates on subtle schemes that create atmosphere and enhance the planting, garden features, and architecture. Suitable lighting serves many purposes. A garden that has been “designed” – one with focal points, structured layout, good planting and a sense of perspective are more likely to bring out the best from lighting design but any outdoor space is benefited by suitable lighting. The creative use of light and shadow is the key to achieving…

Creating A Side Yard Garden

Creating A Side Yard Garden

Side yards are normally overlooked by the homeowners and gardeners.You will easily spot the “side yards” with their tall fences or dense-growing evergreen screens between homes as some of the most underutilized areas in the landscape. Side yards are those tricky areas between a house and its property line. Most of us use these areas merely as passageways between the front and back yards, a place for the air-conditioning unit or the storage of trash…

Planting A Pollinator-Friendly Garden

Planting A Pollinator-Friendly Garden

Gardeners and homeowners should be aware that bees — both managed colonies of honeybees and wild bees alike — are in real danger simply because of Colony Collapse Disorderand other environmental factors. Research shows that wild honeybee populations have dropped 25 percent since 1990, and more than 50 pollinator species are threatened or endangered. Planting a pollinator-friendly garden may be one of the best ways to help these beneficial insects, say experts in Penn State’s…

Summer Tree Pruning Practices

Summer Tree Pruning Practices

Most homeowners give little thought to their landscapes in the winter. As spring arrives and outdoor chores ramp up, they again notice pruning needs left undone from the previous season. Low-hanging branches brushing their caps as they mow, branches and leaves brushing against structures or dead branches that were not noticeable while trees were in dormancy are commonly noted this time of year. Fortunately, most tree species can be pruned during the growing season without concern…

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