Posts Tagged "home"

Choosing The Best Plants For Your Garden

Guest writer:  Pamela Kazmierczak Many times we buy plants on impulse then find there is nowhere in the garden that really suits them. Before buying plants carefully examine your garden to see how much sun and shade it gets, whether the soil is well drained or waterlogged and whether your aspect is sheltered or windswept. You’ll then be equipped to go and buy the best plants for your situation; shade-loving plants for the sheltered areas,...

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Roof Gardening

Roof gardening is a form of plant cultivation that is done on top of a home or the building’s roof. Terraces and balconies can also be used. Various types of crop growing can be undertaken; flat floor crop growing or flat bed, vertical gardening which makes use of walls by creeping plants and hanging pot gardening. Consider the hanging gardens of Babylon! Why Roof Gardening? As pressure on land keeps on increasing especially in...

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Swimming Pools 101

by Michael Wellingsley Tight budgets are making the move to owning a swimming pool look like a nice alternative for many families. A swimming pool will be with your property for years to come, while a one week vacation for your family could cost just as much as a pool and be done in seven days. Many swimming pool options are now available to fit various financial limitations. photo credit: JasonTromm Some people prefer going to public pools...

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