Though winter will be upon us shortly, it’s not to early to begin thinking about what you’ll do with your property once the weather warms up and spring begins to bloom. With that in mind, you may want to consider allocating part of your backyard for a new garden design. Perhaps you simply need to renovate the landscaping in front of your home.
In fact, the recent recession has helped to contribute to a growing culture of garden design for one’s own home. Nearly 29% of American residences have their own gardens or lawns. Perhaps it is because it is relatively inexpensive to invest in the cultivating and proper upkeep of plants and shrubs you already own. Additionally, the act of gardening can be very conducive to reducing stress and encouraging one to relax more.
With this in mind, you may want to visit gardening centers in your area to find the proper tools and materials to effectively landscape your property or build your own plant nursery. Here are some interesting statistics regarding gardening culture. The typical gardener will work on his or her plot of land for five hours weekly. Of all gardeners in the United States, 54% are women.
If you have additional questions, comments or tips to pass along regarding either gardening or landscaping, be sure to share your thoughts and opinions in the forum below.