We got a question from Tatyana: "How can I grow a butterfly at home? How long does it live in captivity?" Cats, dogs, parrots, reptiles, fish, even spiders and cockroaches ... All these pets at home have long been a rarity. But you want something new, unusual and beautiful! And butterflies will give you just such feelings.
In order to stylishly and unusually design the territory of a personal plot, it is not at all necessary to turn to a landscape designer for professional help. There is nothing easier than defining the boundaries of your own site yourself. And this can be done by erecting a decorative fence, which is commonly called wattle fence.
Practically in any garden plot there are big stumps that remained from the sawn tree or got "as a reward" along with the acquired summer cottage. You need to know how to destroy the stump without uprooting, how to get rid of the root. There are several effective ways to remove old wood.
In the world there are such things that literally every child dreams of. This is not only a game console or a bicycle, the child also wants to have a place where he can feel like a master. Therefore, many kids are always looking for a certain headquarters or game base. So why don't they ease the task? Try to build a tree house for your child, and the joy of the baby will have no boundaries.
Saw is one of the most popular tools in the household. It is used both for gardening and construction. With the help of a saw (or, as it is also called - a hacksaw) many locksmithing works are performed. There are electric saws (circular) and hand saws (hacksaws for wood, metal). Today on the market you can find many varieties of hacksaws.
Pumps have thoroughly entered our lives. Even in an apartment with a central water supply, we use them in a washing machine, heating boiler, etc. If we talk about the water supply of a private house or cottage, here the use of pumps to ensure water supply greatly simplifies life and increases its comfort.
For a long time, wire structures filled with gravel were used in the war to erect redoubts. Nowadays, such containers with stones, called gabions, are used by builders when laying the foundation, as well as landscape designers for various garden structures for decorative purposes. Most often they are bought, and not made with their own hands.
In the country, such a thing as a barbecue is simply necessary. Around him, one might say, the whole idea of a vacation with friends and relatives revolves. Those who do not have a real brazier resort to methods for the manufacture of its substitutes and make home-made designs. The easiest way to make a brazier is to make a masonry of bricks in the shape of a rectangle.
From time to time, people want to update the interior, decor of an apartment or a summer residence. But it happens that there is no money for it, but the house is full of things that are no longer used. Then it’s enough to connect imagination, see examples from the Internet to create a do-it-yourself design from unnecessary things. Do-it-yourself interesting ideas Everything new - well-forgotten old.
The terrace was originally called an outdoor area on a pre-prepared basis. This is a very ancient architectural element, whose roots go back to the time of the birth of agriculture. Over time, it lost this function (although the term agronomists has such a term as terraced farming), but has become an integral part of various architectural ensembles.
Junipers are evergreens perennials from the cypress family. Their genus is very extensive and currently has more than 70 species. All of them grow in the Northern Hemisphere and are found both in the subtropics and in the Arctic zone. The Latin name of the plant is Juniperus, and in some regions it is called heather or juniper.
Many gardeners appreciated the beauty and originality of the hedge. But in order for her to look great at any time of the year, you will have to give her a little attention. In the spring, while all life wakes up after a long winter sleep, your hedge will need a haircut. Pruning a hedge plant greatly affects his well-being.
Hawthorn is a well-known and recognizable plant that helps a lot in the treatment of heart diseases. Berries have a pleasant aroma, which is why they are used to make tinctures. Few people know that a tree can live for several centuries: it is a real long-liver, which helps people to live longer.
Several times we mentioned this topic, and now it's time to talk about the construction of a country house from containers more seriously. Please be attentive to the details! A country house made of containers is not a panacea for expensive construction. Immediately, we also say that to simplify our work, and thus reduce the time to build a country house will not work.
How to make a fountain for a summer residence with your own hands: the choice of type and stages of construction
The decorative garden fountain is an unusual and very modern landscape decoration on the site. Even in the absence of special skills, making such a design with your own hands is quite possible without the high cost of time and money. As a rule, home-made fountains become a real decoration of the cottage and harmoniously complement almost any garden decor.
Landscaping program Punch! not only will help to translate into reality all that you have been dreaming of for several years, but also will delight you with opportunities that you did not even expect. What is necessary for the Punch program to work! on your pc? It turns out that everything is quite simple, and at the moment, everyone can use the software for its intended purpose.
Note that they look simply excellent and very original in any section of the arbor made of polycarbonate. They allow you to significantly transform the appearance of any courtyard or even a garden - this is the creation of coziness and comfort. Just think about how nice it is on a fine day to hide in the shade by going into the garden gazebo!
A wooden fence is a classic version of the fencing of the local area. Decorative and unusual hedges made of wood have not lost their relevance to date. You can make such a design with minimal cost yourself even in the absence of experience. Self-production of a simple wooden fence from boards The simplest and most affordable options for a wooden fence are based on ordinary boards.
The genus of delphiniums includes approximately 400 species of perennial and annual herbaceous plants. For planting on a summer cottage, the best option would be perennials, distinguished by palmate-separated leaves, covered with small hairs. In height, they can reach 2 meters. The inflorescence of delphiniums is a large brush, the height of which is about 70 centimeters.
Landscape compositions are quite diverse. Each of them has its own character and personality. Our article will help you create a unique rockery on your site, which will become a real gem of your garden. Characteristic features of the stone garden Due to the presence of stones that are used to form the rockery, a similar object of personal decor is often confused with an alpine hill.
Landscape compositions that are performed in this style imply a proper arrangement of elements with respect to a particular given or main axis. In addition, the presence of strict geometric elements of the landscape is mandatory here. Trees and shrubs are planted in square, rectangular or checkerboard patterns.