Landscaping Gardening Tips

When a person is trying to improve the look of their backyard they may feel the need to hire a professional landscaper. While they will make the yard look great landscaping services can be expensive. 

These landscape gardening tips will help a person make their backyard or grounds maintenance look great and have a plentiful garden at the same time. Set the Soil This is a very important gardening tip. To put the soil in the best condition for growing plants for beauty or gardens for vegetables it is important that the soil is just right.

 To remove any form of deposits in the soil such as salt or clay there is a simple trick that a person can follow. All the need to do is mix equal parts of white vinegar and rubbing alcohol along with some water. This can be put in a spray bottle and applied to the soil. It can also be applied to the bottom of pots before anything is planted in it to make sure the plants are healthy. 

Use Clay Pots When planting seedlings and little plants or flowers it may be too harsh to plant them in the ground. Planting in clay pots can make sure that young plants do not freeze if there is an overnight frost

Another great thing about clay pots is that they can be painted or decorated in just about any way. Not only are the plants protected but they can add a touch of style. This is a great garden tip for those that are creative. Create Natural Markets When a person wants to remember where they plant a certain type of flower or even a specific vegetable they may want to use a marker. Some markers can be common and plain looking .This no longer has to be the case. 

A person can use stones as markers. They can paint the stone a certain color to represent a specific type of plant. They can also write the name of the plant or flower on the stone and then make it decorative. Not only will this help a person stay organized it will make their landscaping look great as well.

 Help Plants Grow These are several different ways that a person can help the plants in their garden flourish. When they steam or boil vegetables the water that they used should not be thrown out. This water should be cooled and then poured on the garden. This will allow the plants to get an extra dose of minerals and a person will be amazed on how much they grow. There are some tips to help flowers grow as well. Flowers respond well to coffee grounds. 

When a person makes coffee they should save the grounds. Adding a quarter inch of coffee grinds to the soil once a month will help plants grow. These are just some gardening and landscaping tips that can help plants grow. Not only will a person have a plentiful garden they will have a beautiful looking yard as well.

About Socialight

Socialight was formerly a Cigar Club that met to discuss the community while enjoying fine Cigars imported from all over the world. Since the club shut down we thought it would be a shame not to take those discussion and bottle it for future advice the world could rely on.

We will provide good solid advice that can benefit you going forward into the world and also give you good insight into how you can better approach topics and understand things such as credit card management, gardening tips and energy management among many other things we intend to discuss

We may have lost our social club but the Socialight will carry on, shining bright. 

Please contact [email protected] if you wish to get in touch or contribute.

Harry Craddock

Credit card advice with Socialight

Here we discuss our requirements when it comes to credit cards and better travel management, this is meant as a guide and not sound financial advice, you should always consult a professional for that.

Visa and Mastercard credit cards are much cheaper to operate for companies when it comes to managing company accounts. These travel miles credit cards allow the customer to redeem rewards. They also provide discounts and coupons. 

To name a few travel credit cards, here are some prominent travel company cards that are in use today. They are the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express, the Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card, the Barclaycard Arrival Plus and the BankAmericard Travel Rewards Credit Card.

The specifics of the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express, Card Details are as follows. Everyone gets 35,000 bonus to make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months. There are no foreign transaction fees. All enjoy unlimited Wi-Fi on up to four devices at more than 1,000,000 hotspots worldwide upon meeting enrollment requirement. Everyone also gets free nights at over 1,200 hotels and resorts in nearly 100 countries.

The card can be purchased via a $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95 every year. The details for the Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card are as follows: Get a one-time bonus of 40,000 miles upon spending $3,000 on purchases within the first 3 months which is equal to $400 in travel.

You can earn unlimited 2X miles per dollar on every purchase daily, travel when you want, fly any airline and stay at any hotel. There are no foreign transaction fees. The card is available with $0 intro annual fee the first year and $59 after that. The details of the Barclaycard Arrival Plus are as follows: Earn 40,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases in the first 90 days to redeem for a $400 travel statement credit.

Earn 2X miles on all purchases. Get 5% miles back to use toward your next redemption. Card comes installed with Chip card technology for better security. There are no foreign transaction fees. It offers a 0% introductory APR for 12 months for each Balance Transfer within 45 days of the opening of the account. After that a variable APR of 16.24% or 20.24%, applies depending on credit. The card allows access to ready-made online FICO Credit Score. 

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BankAmericard Travel Rewards Credit Card: The card comes with chip technology for enhanced security and protection. Users earn unlimited 1.5 points per $1 spent with no annual fee and no foreign transaction fees. Owners get 20,000 online bonus points upon making a $1,000 in purchases in 90 days. Or a $200 statement credit toward travel purchases. The card offers a 0% Introductory APR for 12 billing cycles then a variable APR 15.24% – 23.24% APR. You can get an additional 10% customer points, which do not expire, on purchases with an active Bank of America checking or savings account.