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Gardening is Good For The Soul

By on August 16, 2017 in Gardening with 0 Comments

If you are serious about enjoying life outside, then you can add an attractive landscape addition that will privacy and defines the garden area by using elevated garden beds. They are usually made from naturally rot-resistant cedar and have rustproof corners made of aluminium.

You can bring your garden up to a whole new level just by raising the garden bed. It also offers creative landscaping opportunities. When you set up one or more of these rectangular elevated beds it can offer privacy as well as allowing the homeowner to have a flourishing garden.

fresh herbs

These elevated garden beds are usually made from cedar with aluminium corners and often have marine ply on the bottom with holes drilled in it for drainage and vents in the side to allow air to circulate and excess moisture to evaporate. With plenty of depth this allows plenty of root space for flowers and vegetables.

Elevated beds that are raised allow you the pleasure of gardening without having those back spasms you are used to. The planter can be put up right outside the kitchen door at a comfortable height.

Put you standing garden in direct sunlight and is the perfect size for an herbal tea garden. Make sure you check your water regularly to make sure the soil doesn’t dry out. Also you will need to fertilize your garden every four to six weeks.

Listed below are some herbs that grow real well in a garden with other plants

  • Summer savoury
  • Garden thyme
  • Salad burnet
  • Parsley
  • Lemon thyme
  • Mint
  • Onion chives
  • Spicy globe basil
  • Cilantro
  • Chervil
  • Peppermint
  • Thai Basil

If you are in lawn care trade, then you know how big the business is and that it services millions of people. People who don’t have the time to care for their lawn can hire a number of landscaping experts that can help with those needs and actually take over completely.

Just look in the yellow pages under landscaping or lawn for a list of qualified tradespeople. They can provide you with an instant quote over the phone when you give them your detailed information.

Life is about growth, whether it be from the pain of loss or fear or whether it is a bud poking its head up from the earth, it’s the nature of the growth that always gets us.

In the winter when the ground is frozen, as the earth is preparing for spring and the buds for all the flowers are preparing to bloom.

If you are planting individual plants you will need to give it plenty of room to grow, without overcrowding the garden bed. Temperature, light, water, air, nutrients and time are all vital needs to be considered for plants. All of these combinations need to be given for the plants as they go into the beds, whether they are herbs or flowers.

For the herbs just set them outside the kitchen and they will pretty much take care of themselves as they grow and just think how excited it will be to get fresh herbs for that spaghetti sauce or that lasagne. Just plant, water and watch them grow.

However be mindful of the weather conditions and care for your plants accordingly.

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