Summer is almost here, and there is never a better time to start improving your home. You’ll likely want to spend a lot of time outside, so this means fixing up your yard – and for those times where it’s just too hot – making the inside a bit more enjoyable as well. Below are 5 things you can do to improve your home, just in time for summer, that are sure to make your next few months better.
Spring is in the air and if you’re thinking of putting your house or flat on the market soon, then you might also be thinking of ways to renovate or freshen it up without spending a fortune.
The winter can be a heavy season, especially when it comes to gardening. The cold temperatures, combined with strong winds, heavy snow and rain can cause your garden to become a dull space that’s in need of some TLC. In order to get your garden into good condition in time for your spring projects, here are a few tips on giving some life back to get your garden ready for spring!
If you have recently opened your linen closet and sighed with defeat at the towels and sheets that are now too worn out to be used and are only eating half of your storage space, we have recycling ideas waiting for you. With just a little innovation and some free time on your clock, those sheets and towels can be reused in myriad ways. Here are some great ways to reuse your old sheets and towels.
A very prominent feature of modern houses is a garden window, which is also known as a green window. All the new house constructions are coming up with these windows. To talk about its design, a garden window is a frame that projects out of the main wall; it is an elongated frame designed to capture maximum sunlight. You will find the design of a green window to be similar like a bay window; however, the difference lies in their sizes, as a bay window is bigger in size.
So you’ve got the perfect garden laid out and it is absolutely
thriving too. But simply putting in a heady mix of plants and shrubs isn’t enough
to punch up your garden décor. To truly transform your garden into a perfect
outdoor living space, you’d need to throw in some the following décor bits too.
If you are completely clueless about garden décor, just walk
into a gardening store and head on the ornaments aisle. Gnomes and animal
ornaments generally work best for all kinds of gardens.
Creating a beautiful Japanese garden doesn’t need you to have a lot of space in your backyard. By incorporating a few key elements, you can create a stunning and peaceful and distinctly Japanese themed garden in no time.
1. Rock Gardens
Sand and rock gardens without water help create river and mountain view inspired gardenscapes. These are very populara and widely used in Japanese themed gardens and can be very easily maintained too.
Water gardens are all the vogue with gardeners who are
looking to expand the beauty of their backyards. Most plants used for water gardens
need only the minimal care which makes them excellent for older gardeners as
well as inexperienced ones. Here are the 7 best plants for any water garden.
Scientific name: Nelumbo selections
Conditions needed: submerged in water with full sun
Maximum size: up to 6 feet tall
The gorgeous blue-green leaves of lotuses provide perfect
contrast to elegant pink, deep pink or white blooms.
Vertical garden are all the rage in indoor gardening these
days. These gardens can enhance both the exterior and interior look of your house. Here are some amazing and easy to install vertical garden ideas.
1. Woolly Pockets by
Wooly pockets are basically pockets made of fabric that can
be used to house small plants. When hung on a wall, they present a low tech yet
spectacular visual effect.