If you’re interested in finding new ways to keep your home and garden well managed, you’ve come to the right place. As listed below are a variety of home and garden tips that you’ll be able to use on a daily basis.
Home and Garden Tips:
Grow your own herbs in your kitchen:
It’s well worth placing mini pots which contain fresh herbs, on your windowsill, that you can use to add flavor to your meals. Especially as fresh herbs taste a lot better than dried herbs which often lose their flavor. Some examples of herbs that you may want to start growing include basil, oregano, thyme, and lemongrass.
Water your garden by hand:
If you are conscious about your impact on the environment and want to work on reducing your water consumption, you may want to start watering your garden using a hose or watering can. Instead of using an automated sprinkler system that will use too much water.
Water your garden first thing in the morning:
You may be surprised to learn that the ideal time to water your garden is early in the morning, from 5:00 am to 9:00 am. This is the perfect time to water your garden as your soil and plants will dry quickly, which will prevent your plants from developing fungal diseases that can be difficult to cure and can spread quickly. It’s also a wise idea to avoid watering your garden during the heat of the day, which can cause your plants to burn.
Make sure to polish your hard wood floors:
If you have hard wood floors, to prevent your floors from becoming marked or scratched it’s a great idea to use a wood polish on your floors once a year. If your wood floors already show scuff marks or scratches, you can also buff them out using wood polish, so that they’re less noticeable.
Use a steam cleaner to remove dirt from your carpets:
Alternatively, if your home features carpeting, you should hire a steam cleaner once a year, to remove excess dirt from your carpets. You may even find that your carpets become several shades lighter than they were. If you find a deal on a steam cleaner, it’s also worth purchasing a steam cleaner. Especially if you or a member of your household, suffers from asthma as dust in your carpets, which can be removed using a steam carpet cleaner can cause asthma.
Place a shoe rack next to your front door:
Another way to protect your carpets is to get visitors to your home to take off their shoes when they enter your home. If you feel awkward about getting friends or family members to remove their shoes, simply place a shoe rack inside your foyer or next to your front door. So that guests to your home will get the message that you expect them to take their shoes off on arrival to protect your flooring.
So if you’re always looking for tips that will help you effectively manage your home and garden, it’s well worth testing out some of the tips listed above, this week. In order to keep your home and garden in great condition.