My blog

Welcome to my gardening blog. I’m Malcolm Forest, and I love everything to do with gardening. I’m using this blog as a bit of a pass time, to share my passion with everyone who happens to come across this blog! I’ll be sharing useful articles and providing my own advice and tips on how to create and maintain the perfect garden for you. I’ll be happy to take any further question through the comments section! I hope you find my blog useful, or at least a good read! Good luck! 

Green Grass Pavers

Grass Pavers have become very popular in the recent years due to an ever increasing awareness of the need to build in a more aesthetic and environmentally friendly manner. Grass pavers affords you this opportunity to build in this manner with a combination of an overall green effect, with less concrete being used in the whole process that the standard paver options available.

The need to have as much green and natural looking building materials has increased due to the urban sprawl and over population that is occurring worldwide. Green areas are disappearing rapidly every year and the the invasion of concrete is underway in every corner of the globe. Keeping your home as natural as possible with as much green and natural growth in the areas of your home that historically were all concrete, helps fight this invasion of concrete and heat producing surfaces.

Grass Pavers allow you to do just this, by providing you with a green alternative to the normal paving selection. Grass Pavers allow natural grass to grow through and give the appearance of a lush green lawn that can support the weight of vehicles and heavy traffic flow. Coupled with fantastic water filtering properties, grass pavers allow water runoff to filter back into the ground and thus preventing soil erosion and unnecessary increase of water flow into our overburdened water systems.

Consider going green when thinking about paving your driveway or patio and allow nature back into the garden. Help reduce the burden we place of our system by using grass pavers, and live in harmony with nature.

Lanscaping ideas and tips

It is the dream of every home owner to live in an ideal serene environment with refreshing and rejuvenating surroundings. Landscaping and ground maintenance is the most important aspect of any structure, whether it’s a residential house or a shopping mall. The beauty of any building is complemented by the landscape that surrounds it. The rich and wealthy like living near the sandy beaches or the woods so as to enjoy what nature has to offer. You can also enjoy the same feeling even if you cannot afford the beaches. In this article, I will discuss some landscaping tips that will help convert your home into your dream home for the ideal living.

#1. Flowers

Top on the landscaping list is always flowers. It feels good to be welcomed by the scent of the lovely flowers in your lawn every morning before leaving for work and when you get back in the evening.

#2. Low lying hedges

If you have enough space in your yard, it’s a brilliant idea to have hedges along the walkways. When the hedges are trimmed, they offer beautiful sceneries.

#3. Grass and trees

The front yard needs to be covered with grass and some beautiful trees such as bottle brush that provide shade for resting during the day.

#4. Fountains and ponds

Fountains are more likely to be found in larger structures such as malls or parks. But that does not mean they are only limited to the park; you can have a fountain in your yard to awe your guests as they drive on your driveway. Ponds are ideal for rearing fishes for beauty while still giving back to nature. You can opt to plant lilies to add on to the beauty.

I hope you find this article informative and will help you to build the house of your dreams.