autumn

Is Unhealthy Soil Ruining Your Garden?

Is Unhealthy Soil Ruining Your Garden?

Could unhealthy soil be ruining your garden? Does everything you plant always dies in a matter of weeks? Maybe you just aren’t a natural gardener and you should consider looking for simpler plants to grow. Or maybe it’s the soil. In some cases, people are not great at keeping up with watering. Or they don’t understand the care needs of their plants, so they end up dying. If you are not willing to look after your plants in the right way, maybe gardening isn’t for you. But what if you are doing everything right and your plants still don’t survive? …

Is Your Living Room Ready To Fight The Chill?

Is Your Living Room Ready To Fight The Chill?

Is your living room ready to fight the good fight against winter chills? Autumn is coming to an end for some of our readers. And with that comes wind, rain and, most of all, the cold. It’s time to batten down the hatches, put on the woolly protective gear and prepare for a battle against winter. Being living room ready means beating the winter blues and having a wonderfully warm and cozy time. Your living room is going to be your headquarters throughout the gloom, so here’s how you get it in fighting condition. Being Living Room Ready #1: Reinforce…

Autumn Bedroom Inspiration You’ll Love

Autumn Bedroom Inspiration You’ll Love

Autumn bedroom inspiration offers decor that’s warm, cosy, and comfortable. Colours are warm, the lighting is gentle, and the feeling is glowing. So how can you be inspired when Autumn hits? I knew it was time for some autumn bedroom inspiration because guess what? Our central heating came on, on its own last night! The shops are full of Halloween decorations and, for some readers, the leaves on the trees are starting to go a reddy-brown. That can only mean one thing, Autumn is on its way! Of course, you’ll want to make sure that your home decor keeps up…

In The Night Garden: 4 Essentials For Enjoyable Evenings

In The Night Garden: 4 Essentials For Enjoyable Evenings

A delicious night garden is the perfect venue for entertaining friends in the months from spring to autumn. So is your garden night time ready? With the weather heating up, you may be looking for ways to get the most from your outdoor space. In particular, to maximise the use of your garden as a beautiful night garden in which to cool off during those long summer evenings. The guide below will offer the best results for a delicious night garden. #1 Shelter and Privacy While you may not be too bothered about shelter overhead while it’s warm, having some…

Forget ‘Fall Season’ Inspiration: Your Home Needs All-Season Decorating

Forget ‘Fall Season’ Inspiration: Your Home Needs All-Season Decorating

Isn’t it fun to redecorate your home for each season? No? Well, perhaps you don’t have to. Fall may be here and you want your home to have that autumnal vibe. But you also don’t want to redecorate for winter, spring, summer, and then fall again. It becomes a never-ending cycle if you’re not careful, and you won’t get a moment’s rest in your humble abode without thinking about the next interior design project. See our article on ‘Your Unique Home: Buy, Convert, Renovate or Decorate‘ If you decide, instead, to decorate your home in a way which fits EVERY…

Nude Gardening Safety Tips (Yes, You’ll Need Them)

Nude Gardening Safety Tips (Yes, You’ll Need Them)

Nude gardening is a wonderful way to commune with nature, grow beautiful flowers, and sustain life by growing your own fruit and vegies. But nude gardening does come with some warnings and not just privacy issues. May 6, 2017, is World Naked Gardening Day with people across the globe nude gardening. Now that can be nakedly tending a flower box from the privacy of your fifth-floor apartment. Or it can be a community-friendly public park cleanup, sans clothing. I have been nude gardening for years, in the complete privacy of my own property. There are numerous benefits including no tan…

Autumn Home Styling With A Difference: Hygge (hue-gah)

Autumn Home Styling With A Difference: Hygge (hue-gah)

Autumn home styling isn’t simply about adding leafy motifs to your decor and putting throws on the sofa. Far from it, actually. Now that we in Australia are in the full swing of autumn, it’s time to start thinking about changing your home decor to suit the season. In the warm weather, we tend to declutter with spring cleaning opening all the doors and windows to refresh the air. Whereas in autumn and winter we seek the warmth of interior home comforts. After all, with the weather turning cooler more of us want to enjoy the great indoors rather than…

Your Outdoor Summer Autumn Transition

Your Outdoor Summer Autumn Transition

Australians choose to spend as much time as they can outdoors. So make the most of the summer autumn transition with some great ideas for entertaining at home and ways to psycologically enjoy the change of seasons. Whether it’s a balcony, courtyard or garden Australians will cook in it, lie in it, dig in it, entertain friends in it, play cricket in it… you name it. Home lovers want the use of outdoor areas to last for as many months as possible. So why is an outdoor summer autumn transition so important? Well, it’s about enjoying your outdoors as much…