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Beyond Aesthetics: 3 Ways to Cultivate a Kid-Friendly Garden

When designing gardens, people usually consider one thing and one thing alone: aesthetics. The mix and match of colors should be right. The textures should be balanced. The focal points must be on point—all these to achieve a visually-appealing space that people would enjoy. The catch, though, is that there’s one group of people who …

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6 Reasons a Polycarbonate Greenhouse Is Better Than Glass

Glass is the traditional material used for constructing greenhouses. However, it can be easily damaged and has a tendency to break and shatter under extreme conditions. This is the main reason people started looking for a more effective alternative. The most popular alternative material is polycarbonate. Polycarbonate greenhouse panels have become popular in recent years because …

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Visiting the World’s Greatest Gardens

In Search of Paradise: Visiting the World’s Greatest Gardens

The garden holds an important place in cultures across the globe. As civilizations and man-made environments transformed, the garden evolved to have different meanings, as well. The Persians called it the “bridge connecting the worlds of matter and meaning.” Francis Bacon described it as the “purest of human pleasures,” and the greatest refreshment to the …

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Creating a Wildlife Sanctuary in Your Backyard

Featured Image from: Eracaperealty When we think of a wildlife sanctuary, we envision an ancient woodland where all sorts of creatures take up residence in different levels of vegetation. Birds and squirrels gliding from one tree to another, preys and predators hopping about in the understory, fungi and bacteria eating off deadwood and critters and …

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