Gardening is a hobby and practice in which people plant either plants, flowers, shrubs, bushes, or trees in their yard. It is a practice requires a certain amount of physical activity, as there are components of digging, raking, and covering holes that are a part of it. There are many different places to garden and they all may provide benefits.
There are some statistics surrounding the preferences of individuals and their yards. They are in the following section.
- 83% of Americans think having a yard is important and 90% of those with a yard think it is important that it is also well-maintained.
- A new survey by Harris Poll for the National Association of Landscape Professionals conducted among 2,034 U.S. adults (ages 18+), finds that three quarters of Americans (75%) feel that it i Continue Reading
Spring has finally arrived and that means for many areas of the country flowers are going to start peaking out of the grass, trees, bushes plants and shrubs will be returning to green, pinks and reds. All the colors of life will be represented again. This is a busy time of the year for those who enjoy gardening and being outside tending to nature. Those with green thumbs will surely be creating beautiful garden designs and making use of their landscapes with plants and shrubs. This will also be a busy time for garden centers and plant nursery owners. Gardening centers will be filled with customers eager to get their gardens started or lawns landscaped with trees, plants and shrubs, flowers, and yard accessories.
Garden design is somewhat of an art form. Some people enjoy landscaping through flower beds, plants and shrubs, and retaining walls or pavers, while some just enjoy a scattering of flowers and lawn decals to complete their garden design. For some people, it takes skill and knowledge of the natural world to make a beautiful garden design. For others, garden design may mean creating rows of edible and profitable goods. Those who grow their own fruits and vegetables, or grow for the purpose of selling these natural goods stand to do better when they have proper garden design. Some garden design is done by the garden owner, or by professionals with varying expertise.
No matter what your goals are for your yard or landscape this season, be sure to visit your local garden center to stock up on favorite plants and shrubs or trees and shrubs to boost your property’s appeal.