The creeping Günsel brings magical splashes of color to the lawn, but if he spreads too much, you won't be able to control him anymore. Read here about the methods with which it can be removed. © etfoto - Fotolia.com The creeping Günsel has a pretty blossom and with its shiny, evergreen foliage is an ornament for every garden even in winter.
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There are also weatherproof lanterns. The garden should also look good in the dark. The right lighting is important so that you can spend a long time there on warm summer evenings. On the one hand, of course, this means creating light wherever you are, i.e. on the terrace or in the pavilion.
Beautiful lighting in the garden is great, but if it bothers the neighbor, you have to act. Subdued light does not bother the neighbors. You probably know this from your own garden: If you are creative, flowers and plants are often not enough, and accessories and, of course, lighting in the garden are also required.
A sandpit built by Papa is something very special for children. Read here how to build a sandpit yourself and what you should consider in advance. Children have a lot of fun in a sandpit There is hardly a child who does not like to play in the sandpit. Building castles, baking cakes, moths and building streets for the play cars - a sandpit is a real play paradise for children.
Digging the beds is one of the first and last tasks of a gardening season. But does that really have to be? No! We would like to explain in more detail why it can even be harmful. © Ingo Bartussek - Fotolia.com The same processes every year: Before the plants could be placed in the beds, the bed had to be completely dug up.
Children prefer to play in the garden, but they also like to help with work. You can find out what you can expect from the little ones and tips for the play area here. The fact that a garden, if it is run as a pure utility garden, can definitely be seen as a source of self-sufficiency has been mentioned several times in our various articles.
Buying a sandpit can cost a lot. So our tip: just build a sandpit out of a tractor tire. It is much cheaper. Implemented quickly and easily: the tractor tire sandpit There is probably no child who does not like to play in the sandpit. No wonder, because building sand castles and baking “cakes” out of sand is really fun for every child.
Chinese lanterns: a beautiful eye-catcher! A garden is not only used during the day, but is also an eye-catcher at dusk and in the dark if you work with different light sources. Only an illuminated terrace is boring and even a simple lamp on the house wall does not really showcase the garden.
If leaves gather again when raking, you do not have to dispose of them. You can also use it to make valuable fertilizer. You don't even need much for that. Composted foliage works well as a fertilizer: Autumn in itself is a beautiful time of year, especially because of the colorful foliage that hangs so picturesquely on the trees every year.
To prepare the garden for the new season, loosen the soil with a cultivator or digging fork and fertilize it. Digging around is taboo. Before sowing in the garden, loosen and fertilize the soil. After the winter break, the gardens are lively again in March. A new gardening season has begun.
Fertilizer from the trade or prefer to use compost? Neither one! Better improve your garden soil with green manuring. We show how to do it. Plants can also be a good fertilizer The use of a chemical fertilizer should always be absolutely taboo in the garden. You should prefer to use compost or improve your garden soil in a completely different way - namely by green manuring.
If you have a garden, you should also have a composter. But why buy it expensive when you can build one out of wood yourself? Here is a guide. Wood composter If you compost kitchen and garden waste such as green waste and leaves on your own property, this has two major advantages: on the one hand, you no longer have to pay as much garbage fees and, on the other hand, you produce a high-quality and completely natural fertilizer for yours Garden.
A nutrient-rich soil is the basis for tasty vegetables and beautifully flowering plants. Terra Preta and Bokashi can be the key to gardener's success. © schulzie - Fotolia.com Nature works in optimized cycles, of which we humans can learn a lot.
Clay soils are good because they store water and are rich in nutrients. But not all plants like this heavy soil. However, these perennials love him. High flame flower A loamy soil is often more suitable for herbaceous plants than a too sandy and dry subsoil. Loamy soils store the water and are usually rich in nutrients.
Whoever wants to compost in the garden is usually faced with a question: where is the perfect location for this? After all, compost shouldn't be everywhere. A partially shaded place is perfect. Composting your waste in the garden has many advantages. You can e.g. recycle some of the garden waste and thus save the money for expensive fertilizers.
Fertilize your garden organically. This invigorates the garden floor, protects the environment and your own health. The classic organic fertilizer: manure - © pureshot - Fotolia.com If you fertilize organically in your garden, you have the edge. It protects nature, its own health and contributes to natural plant development.
If you want to create a playground in the garden, think carefully about what can be done in terms of space. The age of the child must also be taken into account. Play tent; Image source: vertbaudet.de For garden owners with children, their own garden is the perfect place to let the children play freely, easily and safely.
Whether for garden design, as a remedy for weeds or for soil protection: bark mulch simply cannot be missing in any garden. We explain how to apply it correctly. Bark mulch has many advantages. Bark mulch is made from shredded tree bark. And this is exactly what offers many advantages.
The condition of the soil in the garden plays one of the most important roles for the flourishing of the plants. So here's how you determine the garden floor. Examine your soil Most plants have a certain soil requirement. So you only thrive if you plant them in the right soil.