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Anna Bosch live near the city and created a garden in your yard self. The effort has paid off grown produce with your hands always know best. The history of this garden on the outskirts of Barcelona begins 2002 when Anna and Joachim decided to convert part of their home field in an organic garden.
He had read much about it and designed it based on the self Horticulturist John Seymour explains Anna. Besides ample vegetables have many fruit trees flowers and herbs and even a cabin and a barnyard with chickens. It falls also in the stream of garden widespread in France which focuses on combining horticulture gardens and flowers very beneficial to avoid pests. Read the rest of this entry »
Artificial grass is made from plastic or rubber filaments and can provide a year-round, healthy and natural-looking lawn no matter how hot your climate. While the grass does heat up under direct sunlight, it is not noticeable if you walk on it. Synthetic grass that has smaller filaments and is softer and denser tends to heat up faster. Temperature control is one of the areas that is under constant research and innovation.
Purchasing a grass with thicker filaments is the best way to avoid the problem but if you have an unusually hot day or need to keep the grass cool for a sports game or tournament there are ways to cool it down. You can keep the grass cool with a sprinkler or brush the grass filaments so they stand upright and absorb less heat. It is best to chat to your installer before you make a purchase so you buy the best product for your climate.
Water drainage takes place through holes in the base of the artificial grass. The perforations are usually placed so that drainage takes place at the same rate as with natural grass.
Before you make a purchase you should compare warranties and ensure that your product is protected against sun damage and fading from UV rays. Some products offer warranties as long as 15 or 20 years so make sure you get the best on the market for the money you spend. The right product for your environment will also ensure you get a longer lifespan if you live in very hot conditions.
Gardening is an exciting activity for most people. However, there are seasons in a year when this gets tricky forcing one to wait until a favorable weather sets in. To make sure you enjoy your hobby throughout the year, you can visit dealers offering discount greenhouses and get one for your home garden. There is always one suitable for everyone despite the size of his or her farm.
There are various designs of online greenhouses today. All these come in different sizes and thus one can choose the most suitable for them. The market has both portable and collapsible structures, made mostly of PVC. This implies that you can always pack the structure once you are done or even when you need to transport it to another location. Read the rest of this entry »
Getting ready to enjoy summer in your garden, terrace or patio, there are many elements that can make our outdoor spaces ideal places to enjoy these hot months ahead. One of the objects that cannot miss are the umbrellas, the allied perfect for protecting you enjoy outdoor sun.
The umbrellas can accommodate spaces too small and even can find some models that are anchored to the wall, enjoying shade in a small corner. In addition, the umbrellas have an advantage especially, and do not take up much floor space. You can buy umbrellas of different types.
One advantage is that umbrellas are available in different shapes: round, rectangular, square, triangular, and hexagonal. Therefore, do not cost much to find a space, however small, to place it. Also, find height adjustable, wall, pendant and, of course, the classical model. What’s more, there are also different closures: crank, lever, pulley, and umbrella and of course, of different sizes. Read the rest of this entry »
Want to know which plants are known for their foliage?
One of the most important decorative features of a plant is the appearance of their foliage. Indoor plants are chosen in response to this aspect are always attractive, since it does not depend entirely on the blooming season. The decorative potential of a plant with foliage stems mainly from the shape of the plant, but also the size, shape, texture and color of its leaves.
Here are the features of some of the most popular plants for the beauty of its foliage:
- Poinsettia: Famous for its fiery red bracts that bloom from fall to spring, although may find pink or white bracts. Known as ‘poinsettia’, is widely used as a centerpiece. Place in a sunny, warm room and keep the soil always moist.
- Ornamental Pepper: The chili is another plant that can serve to add color in winter. It also produces a long fruits ranging from green to yellow to red to pass. You must put in a warm and sunny. Read the rest of this entry »
Plants are a gift of nature that we currently have in our homes that we fill with color, joy and life that all humans need. Who does not like to walk through a flower garden?
But unfortunately, not everyone in the house space and time to have our own garden full of flowers. So if you live in a small interior, the option is to have plants in pots. Pots often of terracotta, clay, metal, plastic or stone that often do not match or fit in our little room.
In this situation, we can make use of developments there in terms of planters and plant containers. If you are looking to incorporate some type of flowers or greenery for the inside of your apartment, check out some interesting models that can serve as inspiration. Read the rest of this entry »
The best decorative solution for acoustic and thermal insulation of buildings, save energy and help the environment. It is another way of looking at art through the growth of plants in their natural state, while being a long-term sealing vertical surfaces.
What is a vertical garden:
More and more common these works of art on facades of cities in arid and very hot. This installation covered with plants of various species gives the appearance of a garden, but vertically.
Their support is usually a metal frame and on it place a second plastic fabric that is set in a waterproof sheet to prevent seepage of water into the facade.
Between the wall and the bearing, leaving a gap to facilitate ventilation and installation. It ends with a double layer of felt to form small pockets where you can insert the roots of the plants chosen. Read the rest of this entry »
What you give to be versus garden taking an ice cream, enjoying the sun and relaxing! Undoubtedly, one of our favorite seasons are summer and this is the reason. In Latin America increasingly less need for the arrival of the season of sun and start preparing is not bad. If you’re so lucky to have a garden at the entrance to the house or perhaps on the terrace, this is the best time to make your shopping list, select the furniture you want to buy and redecorate the house so special.
Conditions for a functional garden:
Whenever you need to buy something, the first thing we think about is your needs. In the case of the grounds not only must consider attractive, green and colors but also factors such as:
– Good weather basic endless spending time in front of nature. There are many accessories that can give you that perfect temperature and we shall see some.
– Comfort: That word as used in the decoration takes place here too. This is to ensure that enough space is comfortable and enjoyable for all who choose to spend time there.
– Maintenance: Nothing nastier than a dead garden, a very important point to make the garden look good is to take extra care with either a master gardener or yourself. Read the rest of this entry »
The Anthurium, is a beautiful tropical plant with glossy green leaves and large inflorescences richly colored. Original of the rainforests Colombia the Anthurium is part of the family Araceae, which also belong to the Calas. There is no doubt that this is a tropical plant of a lustful beauty, with bright green leaves and large inflorescences richly colored.
The colors of the inflorescences, ranging from fiery red to pink, white and even green. One of the most cultivated species is Anthurium scherzeranium and Anthurium andreanum that bloom all year.
The Anthurium are tropical plants, like the Bromeliads, grow on the branches of trees and are very demanding in terms of humidity and ambient heat. For this reason, much appreciated greenhouse cultivation, although they can live and bloom spectacularly in any room of the house, provided they are well placed and receive appropriate care. Read the rest of this entry »
Placed in hallways, stairways, balconies, near windows or even in the bathroom, plants brighten the rooms in the home. When you decide to include plants in decorating the house, most importantly, learn about their basic needs amount of light and temperature, so that you can put the home closest to their natural environment. There are a number of recommendations to follow to get it.
Ideal temperature for plants:
Temperature in each room is different, should be measured for plants to flourish. To determine the right climate, you should follow the following table:
– Low (cool), the minimum temperature is 7 to 10 ° C, is what they need outdoor plants sometimes have indoor par example, azalea, heather, spring, cyclamen, and so on. It is also recommended for some species more typical of interior, as aucuba, aralia or ivy. Read the rest of this entry »