Spring Haven Gardens

Finding The Perfect Tree For Your Landscaped Garden

Mimosa trees beautiful foliage

There is no better way to spruce up a new home, or an old one for that matter than to use a landscaping tree or two. These trees can add so much to your home, in fact, they can even add to the value of your home for when it comes time to sell. There are many different kinds of tree that are ideal when landscaping your garden, so the choice is all yours. And once the tree is established there is very little in the way of maintenance of the tree except getting an arborist out periodically to check the tree for any diseases and maybe trim a few branches. Read More

7 Elements of Organic Container Gardening

Simple patio garden

There are seven different, basic elements that are going to be required when you are beginning an organic container garden of any time. These seven elements are:

  1. Plants
  2. Water
  3. Sunlight
  4. Temperature
  5. Fertilizers or nutrients
  6. Planning
  7. Patience

1. Plants

Plants are obviously one of the more obvious basic elements because they are what is going to be planted, grown and harvested. This is what organic gardening is all about. You should be choosing plants that you are interested in growing and harvesting in order to get the most out of your garden space. You can grow anything you want in containers, and the plants will stay adequately sized for the containers because the roots will be properly contained. Determine the types of plants or crops you are interested in growing and make sure to use them properly. Read More

A Good Reason to Try Raised Bed Gardening

raised bed garden

There are several advantages to raised bed gardening. Not only is a raised bed less compact and much better for many types of plants but it’s also easier on the gardener who no longer has to reach the ground to weed and tend plants. It’s much better for many people to bend over and tend plants in a raised bed than it is to try to get on the ground to do the same. And with all of the advantages of gardening in raised beds, the only disadvantages seem to be how difficult it is to build them and then take them apart later. Read More

Using Trees to Beautify Your Landscaping

Gingko Biloba

A home with a beautiful landscaping makes lasting impressions. If you are avid design fan, and you want to leave an artistic touch to your home, consider to invest in beautifying your yard landscapes.

If you want to make a signature plant, a tree is one of the best options to accentuate what you want to offer to your guests. First, you can place rectangular stones in front of it. Make sure it has enough room, and enough depth to grow by dumping mulch around the circle created to ensure a higher level of soil. The stones will secure the mulch in place. Read More

Clear the Dead Trees and Prevent Accidents

According to OSHA, nearly 100 deaths occur every year from tree fall-related injuries. People such as arborists and manual labors who work near huge old trees have the highest risk of getting affected by these type of injuries.

After years of research, it was concluded that dead trees are one of the most common causes of these kinds of accidents.

Identifying the problem in trees

To our naked eye, a tree may look fine but upon deep investigation, you may find there are some defects within the tree which may lead to major accidents Read More