Garden – All around the house http://allaroundthe.house for all your home needs Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:47:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://i1.wp.com/allaroundthe.house/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cropped-AllaroundtheHouse-1-2.jpg?fit=32%2C32 Garden – All around the house http://allaroundthe.house 32 32 129978467 Build Great Garden Soil the Easy No Dig Way http://allaroundthe.house/no-dig-garden-method/ http://allaroundthe.house/no-dig-garden-method/#comments Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:29:25 +0000 http://allaroundthe.house/?p=3055

Whether you are installing ground covers or planting a new flower garden, soil preparation is often a major hurdle. Not only do you have to eliminate weeds and/or lawn grass, but you also need to spread organic matter over the site and dig it in along with other soil amendments. Spreading compost and digging it […]

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Laying Out and Planting a Vegetable Garden http://allaroundthe.house/vegetable-garden-planning/ http://allaroundthe.house/vegetable-garden-planning/#comments Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:22:31 +0000 http://allaroundthe.house/?p=2699

As you start planting vegetable gardens it’s important to know how the garden will be laid out. The layout of your own garden will depend on what vegetable you want to grow, the planting space and if you would like to opt for companion planting. Here are some helpful tips on how to layout your […]

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3 Steps to Make a Garden Plot http://allaroundthe.house/proper-garden-plot/ Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:52:13 +0000 http://allaroundthe.house/?p=2544 prepare your garden for great yields

Certain steps must be taken in order to successfully make a garden plot, including choosing the correct area and amending the soil before plants can go in. Matching the plants to the area chosen is a crucial, yet often over-looked aspect of garden design many beginners forget about.   3 Important Tips to Making a […]

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Tillers, Turning Bare Ground into Gardens http://allaroundthe.house/tillers-turning-bare-ground-gardens/ Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:21:32 +0000 http://allaroundthe.house/?p=2502 Perfect Garden soil by tilling the ground

Tillers are workhorses that churn through soil, destroying weeds as they break up the ground. Tilling a garden saves the gardener backbreaking work. It would take hours or even days using a shovel to turn a medium garden plot. Tillers do a consistently better job preparing gardens for planting. All models can be used to […]

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Raised Beds for your Garden http://allaroundthe.house/raised-bed-garden/ Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:47:42 +0000 http://allaroundthe.house/?p=2400 raised bed gardens will save you time and money

Raised bed gardening is just what its name implies, plants growing in beds of contained soil, raised above ground level. Besides having an attractive garden with straight, weed-free boxed rows, raised bed gardens save time and money, provide ease of access to garden plants, and promote healthier plant growth. How to Build Raised Beds for […]

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A Summer Garden for All Seasons http://allaroundthe.house/year-round-summer-garden/ http://allaroundthe.house/year-round-summer-garden/#comments Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:01:35 +0000 http://allaroundthe.house/?p=2315

One thing that is often overlooked when planning and creating a beautiful summer garden for homeowners to enjoy is the fact that the garden exists throughout the year. Unfortunately in the vast majority of summer gardens there is a huge hole in the garden for the vast majority of the year. Carefully planning in order […]

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A Little Gardening Know How http://allaroundthe.house/gardening-know-how/ Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:20:15 +0000 http://allaroundthe.house/?p=2177

Over the last few years home gardening has become an increasingly popular past-time and hobby. In fact, studies show that home gardening is at an all time high in America right now. In the United States 8 out of 10 households take part in some type of home gardening activity. Obviously from the number of […]

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Tips for Starting Your Own Garden http://allaroundthe.house/tips-starting-garden/ http://allaroundthe.house/tips-starting-garden/#comments Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:27:09 +0000 http://allaroundthe.house/?p=1898

When thinking of starting your own vegetable garden, it is best that you begin small. Do not make an attempt to plant several vegetables, herbs or fruit plants than you can’t manage. Rather, try to cultivate a few quality vegetables, fruit plants and herbs that you love to eat. Starting your own vegetable garden will […]

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Growing Your First Backyard Vegetable Garden http://allaroundthe.house/growing-first-backyard-vegetable-garden/ http://allaroundthe.house/growing-first-backyard-vegetable-garden/#comments Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:53:32 +0000 http://allaroundthe.house/?p=1878

Many people are trying to grow their own vegetables at home in a backyard garden. This is something that most people in America used to do about 60 years ago. For awhile the practice stopped but many are returning. If you aren’t sure what you are doing, you won’t have very much success. There are […]

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How To Set Up A Backyard Garden http://allaroundthe.house/backyard-garden-tips/ http://allaroundthe.house/backyard-garden-tips/#comments Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:49:09 +0000 http://allaroundthe.house/?p=2128

For every home, a garden is not just an extension of one’s home, but a place to relax, unwind and soak up the nature. A beautifully contoured landscape, blooming flowers and just spending restful hours in the midst of beauty is what every homeowner yearns for. Gardening can definitely become a passion; when you get […]

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