tips & tools

FENG-SHUI TIP 1

A light, mirrors, bright basket of flowers or wind chime can attract attention to your front door and make it seem more welcoming.

Garden Tip 1

Pruning and Deadheading: Regularly prune plants to encourage healthy growth and shape. Deadhead flowers to promote continuous blooming and prevent self-seeding.

Lawn Care Tip 1

Proper Watering: Water deeply and infrequently rather than shallow and often. Use a soaker hose or drip irrigation to minimize water on foliage and reduce the risk of diseases.

FENG-SHUI TIP 2

It’s best to have a winding pathway to your front door, not a straight one. Visual diversions such as flowers, bird baths or gazing balls can be placed along a straight path in order to create more positive energy.

Garden Tip 2

Appropriate Plant Selection: Choose plants that are well-suited to your climate, soil, and sunlight conditions. This reduces the need for excessive maintenance and helps plants thrive naturally.

Lawn Care Tip 2

Garden Edging: Maintain clean and defined edges around flower beds and pathways. This creates a polished look and helps prevent the encroachment of grass into garden spaces.

FENG-SHUI TIP 3

In Feng-Shui, five elements need to be balanced in your home, garden or landscape: fire, wood, earth, metal and water.

Garden Tip 3

Proper Plant Spacing: Follow recommended spacing guidelines when planting to avoid overcrowding. Adequate spacing allows for proper air circulation and reduces the risk of diseases.

Lawn Care Tip 3

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FENG-SHUI TIP 4

Do not plant thorny pointy shrubs, trees or roses near your front door. Plants that are softer are encouraged.

Garden Tip 3

Apply a layer of mulch to your trees, shrubs, and flower beds. Mulch helps retain soil moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature.

Lawn Care Tip 3

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FENG-SHUI TIP 5

Attention to your front entrance is most important when in comes to attracting positive energy (Chi) to your home. If you must enter your home from your garage, hang a picture on the garage wall near the door, keep the garage clean and tidy, or conceal unsightly objects to create a more welcoming feeling.

Garden Tip 4

Seasonal Planting: Consider seasonal plants for added color and interest throughout the year.

Garden Tip 5

Enjoy the Process: Gardening is not just about the end result; enjoy the process of nurturing and watching your garden grow. Take time to relax and appreciate the beauty of your outdoor space.

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