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Flowers For Add Colour To Your Garden

Flowers can add color to your garden and make it more attractive. It is something that most people want, but they are not sure about the types of flowers to add to your garden. In some cases, where water is in place or people are too busy to keep their gardens may be necessary to find flowers that require little water.

Here are some types of flowers to add to your garden.


Coneflowers: These daisy-like flowers come in a variety of colors like pink, purple, orange, yellow, burgundy, red and white. You can plant a color or colors to enhance your garden. They can also survive with little water.

Coreopsis: These are daisy-like flowers but are shining brightly in color and have distinctly shaped petals. They are available in pink, red, yellow, and light color. If you have a lot of them together, they can add a touch of color to your garden. They are the perfect summer flowers and requires little maintenance. The bright yellow reminiscent of summer and makes you feel happy inside when you see them.

Bergenia: These flowers are bell-shaped and purple with large glossy leaves. These are the beautiful winter flowers that can withstand the cold. They require regular water, but they can still survive in low tide.

Sunset Strain: It is a light pink or orange flower with white bestowed on her. Evokes feelings of calm and a sense of happiness is installed. The leaves are evergreen and require little water to grow.

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Salvia: This is a beautiful purple flower that has a lot of green leaves at the base. They are part of the family of sage and require little water to survive. Be sure to cut down occasionally to keep them under control and orderly.

Verbascums: These are the dramatic vertical flowers that give a nice color to your garden and can grow up to one meter high. They can be found in purple, red, pink and white. They are long-lived producers during the winter too.

You can place these flowers along cobbled paths to create a colorful and peaceful garden. You can also place behind a water source such as a pond. Alternatively, you can place them on a feature wall is covered with stone cladding to create a dramatic contrast between the stone and flowers.

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This entry was posted on December 27, 2015, in Garden and tagged .

Why Are Concrete Planters Very Popular Today?

Plants. They are the reason the world is still green. Every time you see them in life. Green is the color of life & plants they provide. Wherever you go, you can see the concrete. The industrialization of a place is a good thing, but somehow, it also gives out the color of life away. But there are concrete also naturally attractive and has its appeal for most people. It is the rough surface roughness and give it a rugged look and feel. This particular look and feel are very appropriate in the gardens where everything is green. That is why concrete planters are very popular today.

What is a Concrete Planter?
It is a pot made of concrete; As simple as that. We are used to seeing planters made of clay; these things are easily broken. Concrete is a difficult thing. So you need not worry about breaking. It is made by pouring concrete into molds for finished and solidified. There are many different shapes and sizes, all you have to do is choose the one that fits your facility. There are giant garden urns, modern baths and other types that can be placed in your garden.

These types of planters are slightly larger than regular pot traditional flowers of mud. You can also meet young trees of medium size if desired. A gentle reminder, but for all of you out there who are planning to buy this: Make sure you choose the place where you put the first drill before pouring onto the floor. If poured down, it would be almost impossible to carry and move them elsewhere. Concrete planters are very heavy because of the special component materials, so make sure that’s where it’s supposed to before pouring down a little dirt.

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However, any other material on this planet, would not everyone likes. There are some people who prefer crooks more of these because it is more “natural” than concrete. Fortunately, there are new concrete planters are so realistic or “flower pot – that” you will not be able to see the difference. Prices range from less than $ 200 and there are different manufacturers who produce this type of planter.

Imagine having a rugged and beautiful planter that is durable, strong enough to withstand the ravages of time and weather resistant. You can be sure that these things will not go down easily. Looking at …

This entry was posted on December 18, 2015, in Garden and tagged .

Build Your Hanging Strawberry Planter In Eight Level


Who says do you need a large yard to have a garden? The construction of a hanging pot rain gutters are allowed to grow fruit and vegetables that you want, keep your garden or patio space free and clear.

Level 1
Start by cutting the gutter in three separate parts that are 40 inches each, using the reciprocating saw with a metal blade.

Level 2
One covers channel ends of the batteries, to implement some sealant between the end caps and gutters to keep them in place. Fixing manhole covers for gutters applying a piece of sealant between the end caps and ramps to keep in place.

Level 3
Choose a spot in full sun are to fix the eye hooks, because it’s strawberries need to be developed. Placement eye hooks require a very sturdy wooden beam (two of four or larger). Use the drill and a 7/32 bit to drill two pilot holes in the beam. Space the holes about 27 inches away and screw eye hooks for hands. Arriving too much resistance, you can use a wrench to turn the eye hooks even deeper.

Level 4
Use 1/8 bit to drill holes in the cable channel runs through and drain holes for water to escape. For cable glands, which measures 4 1/2 inches from each side of the trench and drill three holes. The two outer holes are for the wire to pass through while the middle hole will be used for a tap-hole. Between the sets of openings in each channel, three drill holes equally spaced along the length of the average channel for drainage.

Level 5
Take a cable and thread through the two outer holes on one side of the trench, with the two ends of the wire coming from below the chute. When the thread passes through, make sure that the ends are also by keeping them together. Do the same with the other wire on the other side of the ditch.


Measure 16 inches from the base of the chute on each wire and put a clamp on each cable – you should have four wire clamp. Clips act as a “platform” where the second culvert will sit, so make sure each clip is tight.

Level 6
Chain cables through the outer holes of another chute Similarly chute remaining four clamps. Now measure 16 inches up to other cables and attach four clamps. …

This entry was posted on December 6, 2015, in Garden and tagged .