The surge in buying plants during pandemic lockdowns was well-documented since, for many of us, our trees and houseplants became constant companions and sources of comfort during a difficult time. Here at Trees.com, we want to find out how many recent and lifelong plant-owners share our tendency for chatting with the greenery. Could talking with your plants even help them grow stronger?
82% of Americans plan to buy at least one pumpkin this fall
If you’re keen to recycle and help out the environment by repurposing your old belongings that no longer have any use, then you might be interested in learning about the many ways you can re-use old tires to help decorate, your garden. This is a fun and thrifty craft that you can complete by yourself or engage in with children. It gets the creative juices flowing and also gives you an excuse to spend more time outside with loved ones.
There was a time when there was a very limited choice when it came to backyard ponds, but nowadays, there are so many options for creating a pond or water feature in your garden that you can be sure there is a style and maintenance type that will suit anyone.
If you're looking for an alternative to a solid fence or wall around the boundary of your property, then lattice panels could be a good option. These have the advantage of being less expensive than most fence or brick options, and because they are not solidly constructed, they allow light through their gaps and enable you to see through to the spaces beyond. If this sounds like something that could work in your situation, consider these following lattice fence ideas to help rouse your imagination.
Shaded areas can also add a decorative element to your patio or deck and make you feel like you've gained an extra outdoor room to your property. For a range of ideas for how you could shade your deck or patio, read on.
Walkways in your back yard or approaching the front of your property are both functional and visual in purpose. They help to guide people along the path you have chosen and kept them away from other areas, as well as create attractive features to boost the curb appeal and overall look of your home. Whether you're looking to update your existing walkway or create a whole new path on your property, these 30 walkway ideas will be sure to offer some inspiration and guidance.
Garden gnomes are among the most common garden decorations in the West. We encounter them nonchalantly scattered across the lawns, in the gardens and yards from North America to Greece. Gnomes are shaped as ornamental figurines of various sizes depicting males of a small, mythological humanoid race that lives underground.
Ah, a treehouse. Is there anything that symbolizes the joy, freedom, and magic of childhood better than this iconic structure? It brings kids and adults closer together and closer to nature. Over time, with the ever-increasing interest and the better accessibility of power-tools, treehouses have evolved form simple tree decks to elaborate, two-story buildings with many creative solutions.
A greenhouse is a brilliant addition to a garden as a place where you can get a head start on sowing seeds, seedlings, and small plants, as well as an ideal place to propagate new plants and overwinter more tender plants. For the keen gardener, a greenhouse is essential.
Decks are a versatile way to create new areas in your garden and define spaces. If you’re looking for inspiration that you could translate into a real-life deck in your own garden, these 15 decking ideas are a good place to start.