Do you have moments when you want to breathe new life into your home? Like, take a big fan and just blow away all the cobwebs? You’re not alone. If you’ve been living in your house for a long enough time, it can often feel like you’re not getting the full magical experience that you first got when you moved in. So these three easy tips will think you’ve moved to a new house.
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The environment needs you to plant more trees. Why? Because the environment YOU breathe and live in will be a much better place with more trees on the planet.
Eamon Fennelly is an expert with Capital Garden Services so I asked him to explain, in simple terms, the power of trees and how their life source gives us ours.
Simple garden makeover ideas can easily transform your outdoor space no matter how small it might be. From balcony to courtyard, and beyond, you’ll reclaim those long warm summer evenings for outdoor relaxation and entertainment.
Is your backyard ready for the change of the seasons? When winter comes around, we neglect our gardens completely. You might not know that, in the winter, grass actually stops growing so there’s no need to cut it. We don’t look after the plant life either because we’ll probably catch a seasonal chill. There’s also going to be very little chance to go out in the garden, so there’s no point in keeping it looking stylish. But all that changes once the first signs of spring start to show. It’s never too early to think about how you’re going to make your garden sensational for summer.
Garden security is not something most of us think about when it comes to protection for our home and contents. When it comes to home security, we usually think about the inside of our homes. While you do need to make sure that the inside of your home is protected, don’t forget about your garden security!
Front garden ‘curb appeal’ is very important to the first impression of your home. When designing a home, it’s a key focal point for many people. Many people now see their front garden as a kind of replacement function room – somewhere to entertain and in which to spend time with friends. But with all this focus on back yards and private gardens, the front garden can often end up becoming neglected. To READ MORE please click the title.
Spring cleaning may not be a fave activity but it’s the time of year we associate with new life, fresh chances and the promise of summer. With all of this newness in our minds, spring cleaning has become a regular part of the season. However, when most people talk of spring cleaning, they mean inside the house. Here are some time-saver ideas for outside, so you can enjoy summer more. To READ MORE please click the title.
Minimalist home design isn’t simply sleek, stylish and Scandinavian. It’s a design mindset that can change the way that you live your life.
This is an essential checklist because moving from one state to another is no easy feat. It can be an extremely stressful process, but we’re here to help you make it as easy as possible. So sit back and let us guide you through our top tips to make the transition from your old home to your new home. To READ MORE please click the title.
Your garden will be a hub of social activity come summer time. BBQs, paddling pools, water gun battles. Longer days mean more time for play. The sun brings even the most introverted of us into the great outdoors. If you have a family, it is important to make this space as safe as possible. To READ MORE please click the title
Do you dream of having a healthy garden? Only to find it’s more of a nightmare; from your strawberries refusing to grow to your favorite flowers dying before they’ve had a chance to live. An unhealthy garden can be a nightmare. In this guide, we’ll take a look at how you can have a healthy garden to enjoy all year around. To READ MORE please click the title.
We all love a beautiful garden. But a lot of us are just way too busy to spend time fussing over it. But it is possible to keep a garden looking amazing even when you don’t have a lot of time for it. To find out some simple time-savers and READ MORE please click the title.
AdBri Masonry recently commissioned the Great Australian Backyard Survey and found five things Aussies aspire to have in their outdoor areas. Jason Hodges, AdBri Masonry Brand Ambassador, celebrity landscaper and four-time Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show Gold medallist, has added his top tips to help you maximize these favorite aspects of Aussie backyards. Contemporary Courtyard by Melbourne Architects Bagnato Architects Outdoor dining/entertaining area: Large or small, most Aussie homes have some form of outdoor eating area. It adds a new dimension to entertaining whilst adding great appeal to a home. Outdoor dining allows the host to continue the meal…
The Australian backyard has changed considerably in the last few decades so a Great Australian Backyard Survey was commissioned by AdBri Masonry to get a handle on what’s going on… or in our backyards. Rustic Garden by Sydney Interior Designers & Decorators Luci.D Interiors Contemporary Garden by Sydney Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Dean Herald-Rolling Stone Landscapes Tropical Deck by Sydney Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Harrison’s Landscaping Country Garden by Sydney Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Nicholas Bray Landscapes Beach Style Courtyard It’s hard to know what is a ‘typical’ great Australian backyard anymore because space and lifestyle play…
I inherited the most fabulous French-style metal garden furniture in white; well…it was white. Three elaborate pieces that are totally divine…and totally rust-infused. Sigh. What to do, what to do? I was considering having them powder-coated, but felt that might lose some charm or originality. Until I found Hammerite™ Rust Remover which restores rusting metal furniture, tools and fixtures in hours. Available in both Gel and Dip formulations, Hammerite effectively, and safely, removes rust from vertical surfaces and intricate metal items. I felt sure I was going to find further gardening-related projects perfect for Hammerite. I am one of those…
Are you looking for some easy gardening ideas? Of course you’ll want easy care plants that aren’t too ‘precious’ needing lots of attention (like maidenhair ferns; don’t get me started!). In some areas you’ll be looking for drought-resistant plants, or at least some that won’t die if you don’t water them for a while. Oops. How about a garden in one colour? At least you won’t have to think about which colours to put together. Seriously, monochromatic gardens are quite stunning because people don’t expect a garden to be one colour. And we aren’t talking ONE colour, no. Monochromatic gardens…