Inviting Pollinators to your Garden

Inviting pollinators into your garden is good for everyone. Keeping the bee populations strong and the benefits to the flowers and plants from the pollination.

Recent Decline of Pollinators

In the most recent decades, many pollinator populations are considered to be in decline and some (such as several varieties of bees) are even in danger of extinction. This is not only devastating for the fact that we are losing an entire species from our planet, but this could bring forth dire circumstances for global food webs and human health.

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How You Can Help

One of the best ways gardeners can help pollinators is by planting a garden.  Continue reading “Inviting Pollinators to your Garden”

Plant A Miniature Fairy Garden

Plant A Miniature Fairy Garden

Place your miniature garden in an easily accessible location. Here, the village runs along the top of a knee-high block wall that elevates it for good viewing and makes it easy to reach into and putter with. Then, form hills and valleys to vary the landscapes by mounding or excavating soil, or creating terraces that add dimension.

Combining drought-tolerant succulents, Cotswold cottages, and elevated beds will lend easy inspection of the wee landscaping of a miniature garden.

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Beautiful & Relaxing Front Porch Ideas

Looking for expert insight and the best ideas for front porches? Follow these simple steps to help boost the design and style of your outdoor living spaces.

If you want to change the design and style of your front porch but are unsure where to start, help has arrived. These six surefire strategies take you from start to finish with our best ideas for front porches that are inviting and functional, too. Continue reading “Beautiful & Relaxing Front Porch Ideas”