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Three Smart Functional Ideas To Make To Your Home

Three Smart Functional Ideas To Make To Your Home

Smart functional ideas are what every home renovation needs. However, you don’t have to be doing full-scale renovations to your home to benefit from these smart + functional ideas. Making big changes in your home should come with benefits. So if you’re planing to invest in your home and stay there for a while, it makes sense to consider smart functional ideas. Your home should be your place of comfort, somewhere you enjoy being outside of your schedule. Sometimes investing a little extra is what it takes to achieve that. Vegetable Gardens Are Smart + Functional Gardens are something that…

3 Easy Crops You Can Grow Right At Home

3 Easy Crops You Can Grow Right At Home

Now has never been a better time to grow easy crops at your own home. Whether you have a small balcony or a large garden, these 3 easy crops will provide you with taste sensations for your cooking… easily. About 4.7 million green thumbs prefer to plant their own foods for consumption. Is this truly worth your while? Of course! Homegrown easy crops like vegetables and fruits contain more nutrients than store-bought ones. Furthermore, you can control how many chemicals you need for your home-grown produce, thereby protecting the environment from harmful toxins. Have you always dreamed of having a…

Sustainable Home Life… and how to get it

Sustainable Home Life… and how to get it

Having a sustainable home can take a little time to adapt to. However, we’re all more than capable of making it happen. As we progress further into the 21st century, the protection of our planet and sustainable living has become paramount. Here are some ways to create a more sustainable home and to help the environment as well. A Sustainable Home Will Have Solar Panels Solar panels are a great way to be more sustainable because you can end up using your own energy supplies without relying on the national grid for it. That means you’re contributing more and wasting…

Property Maintenance for Older Home Owners

Property Maintenance for Older Home Owners

Property maintenance is a little like body maintenance. As we get older, things may take a little longer. But consistency and safety are the key for a healthier body… and a healthier home. Often, as we get a little older, strenuous physical activities and property maintenance can be harder to complete. Of course, it’s entirely possible to scale down our workouts. However, when it comes to the home, there are still things that need to be done. Luckily, I have some advice on the options that are available to you in that situation. Property Maintenance: Keeping Up The Garden First…

Vegetable Garden Mistakes To Avoid

Vegetable Garden Mistakes To Avoid

Vegetable garden mistakes can be common if you don’t fully understand what you’re doing. It’s not a case of plant them and they will grow. You do need some expert advice on avoiding common vegetable garden mistakes. So are you planning on growing your own vegetables? Not only is it very rewarding, but you will find that home-grown vegetables taste more delicious than the ones you buy from the supermarket if you plant them properly. With that in mind, no matter whether you are an experienced gardener or not, read on to discover some of the most common vegetable garden…

How to Properly Use Earthworm Castings in Your Garden

How to Properly Use Earthworm Castings in Your Garden

One of the popular things that most gardeners use to grow their plants beautifully is by using earthworm castings. What exactly are worm castings? In a nutshell, earthworm castings are worm manure or worm dung. If we are to compare worm dung to the usual manure from cows or horses, worm manure doesn’t give off the same offensive smell. It is also safe to carry around and isn’t a threat to the environment, unlike synthetic fertilizers. You also don’t need to use as much of it as compared to horse manure wherein you need a fertilizer spreader.   How to…

Three Simple Garden Makeover Ideas for a Scintillating Summer

Three Simple Garden Makeover Ideas for a Scintillating Summer

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.

Backyard Blitz : Top Tips from Expert Jason Hodges

Backyard Blitz : Top Tips from Expert Jason Hodges

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…

Great Australian Backyard Survey

Great Australian Backyard Survey

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…

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…