Monthly Archives: April 2021

‘Constellation Garden’ design unveiled for UNC Charlotte Memorial

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – The developers and design have been revealed for the UNC’s Charlotte Memorial, honoring those who lost their lives and were injured in the shooting at the 2019 campus. A “constellation garden” that follows the orientation of the stars above the Kennedy Building on April 30, 2019 is the basis of the […]

Color in garden design can enhance the enjoyment of your landscape

There are certain garden design principles in a well-designed landscape. Structure, shape, texture, scent, movement and color are all aspects to consider. For most of us, color is probably the most important aspect. While researching for this article, I googled “Using the Color Wheel in Garden Design” and found many articles describing how using the […]

15 gardening tools to get your garden in shape for the summer

It’s officially garden season, and fans of well-seasoned, budding plants get their hands in the soil to get the most out of their pots or patch of land. Homesteader Jessica Sowards, Roots and Refuge Farm host on YouTube, has a new book to inspire and educate beginners: “The Beginner Gardener: Growing Vegetables. Step-by-step instructions and […]

30 best gardening tools in 2021: a nice selection of equipment and hand tools

With the first signs of crocuses and daffodils, gardening season is upon us – it’s time to pack your favorite gardening tools and get to work. For those who have meticulously planned spring and summer gardens, this is a much anticipated time after months of painstaking preparation: placing heirloom seed orders in the fall, growing […]

What are the essential gardening tools?

Starting a garden can feel overwhelming, both on your brain and on your wallet. Knowing where to start and what gardening tools to buy and endlessly researching rabbit burrows on the internet could ruin the process before we could actually put the trowel on the ground, so we reached out to Kaylyn Hewitt, chief floral […]

Best gardening tools for beginners in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. With a few basic tools and supplies, it’s easy to start your own garden. If you’re a gardening newbie looking for affordable equipment, this list details everything you’ll need to get started. See more: The Best Plants for Your First Garden […]

Canvey Island Charedi community leaders slammed for synagogue garden plan

Canvey Island Jewish community leaders have faced criticism from locals after submitting plans to build a small synagogue in a garden. Rabbis from the growing community say the small synagogue is needed because the elderly, the disabled and parents of young children currently have to take a long walk to the existing synagogue on Meppel […]

Get up to 65% off 12 gardening tools, planters and other garden accessories

Now that everyone is starting to emerge into the world again, this may be the first time you’ve really checked the current state of your gardening and landscaping in quite some time. If your instant reaction isn’t that good, maybe now is a good time to roll up your sleeves, gear up, and get to […]

The essential gardening tools you need to start a garden

New (and old) hobbies have been a mainstay throughout the pandemic. Everyone has been hoarding sourdough or jogging around the neighborhood for the first time in years. A hobby that we have been, hum, Digging is one of the most calming things you can do around your home – gardening. We’re not talking about Zen […]

8 Ways To Create Boundaries In Your Garden – Garden Design Ideas

Glorious Gardens, by Country Living | Clive Nichols When it comes to designing your garden to create boundaries and mark off different sections, there are some nifty ways to separate the areas while still maintaining a succinct impression throughout the garden design. Perhaps you would like to create a convivial space, a quiet contemplation space […]

8 design ideas for a woodland garden – garden design tips

Glorious Gardens, by Country Living | Andrea Jones / Garden Exposures Photo Library Woodland garden designs attract and feed wildlife, celebrate nature in all of its haphazard splendor, and may require less maintenance than a more polished formal garden style. Choosing the right ground cover filled with wildflowers, creating narrow paths through wilderness areas, and […]

8 Design Ideas for a Formal Garden – Garden Design Tips

Glorious Gardens, by Country Living | Garden Collection, Jonathan Buckley If you want to recreate a formal garden design, there are a number of things to consider, including ornamental touches, scale, landscaping, and planting. A French garden exudes decadence and exudes an air of well-kept finesse. Adding large eye-catching adornments like a classic urn or […]

10 essential gardening tools and gadgets to buy for spring 2021

Is your garden ready for the planting season? With entertainment options like cinemas and sports stadiums closed during the coronavirus pandemic, gardening has seen a boom in popularity in 2020, and new gardeners across the country are preparing to plant a new crop. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener, a shoot returning for your second season, […]

The 15 gardening tools you should have to get your garden in shape for the summer

It’s National Gardening Day and fans of well-seasoned, budding plants are now putting their hands in the dirt to make the most of a pinch of soil, whether in a pot or a patch of soil. . Homesteader Jessica Sowards, Roots and Refuge Farm host on YouTube, has a new book to inspire and educate […]

The 17 best gardening tools to buy for spring 2021

NY Post may be compensated and / or receive an affiliate commission if you purchase through our links. April showers bring May flowers, but only if your garden is well laid out first. It’s finally warm enough to get the garden back up and running, which also means going back and forth between household items […]

Solving small garden landscaping problems to develop a small garden

We earn commission for products purchased through certain links in this article. What is the secret behind creating a successful small garden? Planning, of course! Working on a detailed layout plan, to scale and taking into account the practicalities of the space, will save you time and money in the long run. This article takes […]

Weekly agenda: Japanese Garden Design, Cherry Blossom Donuts and Anne-Marie McDermott

The Weekly Planner is a roundup of interesting events to come over the next week in the Tysons area. We searched the web for notable events in Tysons, Vienna, Merrifield, McLean and Falls Church. Do you know which ones we missed? Tell us! Tuesday (April 6) Police Chiefs Public Consultation Session (Online) – 7 p.m. […]

Richard Branson Edinburgh Virgin Hotel roof garden plan

A planning application has been filed for a ‘rooftop garden sanctuary’ at the Virgin Hotel of India Buildings on Victoria Street and Cowgate. It is proposed that this be located on level seven in Cowgate. A supporting document for the request read: “The development of a rooftop garden is to provide hotel guests, event attendees, […]