With summer almost out the door and autumn on the horizon, our gardens are slowly going to fall out of use as the air turns colder and we are less likely to enjoy sitting outdoors unless you have a patio heater or chiminea for warmth. Not only does it close of your garden for use, but if you are someone with a pet you might be half dreading the winter months as they start to bring in the dirt, mud and leaves from the garden on their trips outdoors.… View Post
Everyone loves the thought of having a garden, but how many times have you just realized that you don’t have the time for everything involved with having one? The upkeep, the maintenance….it can all be a ton of time, effort, and work! So many people tend to get caught off guard when it comes to realizing that they get in over their head about the want of having a garden. Truthfully, we’ve all been there. It’s hard not to! With the beautiful images and pictures strewn all about of those picture-perfect gardens, who wouldn’t want to have one of those as their own?… View Post
Summertime means that the majority of your nights will be spent outdoors entertaining and enjoying the company of family and friends. Think ahead to all the nights that you’ll spend laughing, creating memories and staring up at that beautiful night sky. Sounds just about perfect, right?… View Post
Encourage your children to play outside more.’
It’s a statement you’ll often hear – but in the next instance, you’re being warned about ‘stranger danger’ or traffic.
It often feels like a lose/lose situation.
You know your children will benefit from playing outdoors but how do you make sure they’re safe at all times?… View Post
If you want to change your exterior design or welcome more natural sunlight into your outdoor space, you might want to remove an unwanted tree. However, do you have the right or skill to do so? Read the following advice before cutting a tree down in your garden…… View Post
Spring is nearly giving way to summer and that means one thing: enjoying the garden more when the sun shines! You don’t want to spend all summer getting the garden in great shape – take the chance now to make these five easy garden updates.… View Post
Are you feeling a little cooped up? Once spring has sprung, we all think about spending more time getting fresh air. Today’s world of digital devices and constant work also finds us yearning for a natural landscape. However, this doesn’t mean that furniture is out the window. Here’s how you can enjoy your garden more often with the best outdoor furniture.… View Post
So, you just moved in and you’re not sure where to start. That’s alright, it’s pretty typical to be overwhelmed by your new digs. But there is one obvious challenge to tackle first: your lawn.
The first thing your neighbors will see is your lawn. Is it brown? Green? Is the grass cut? The answers to those questions might determine what the neighborhood thinks about the rest of your property. As the focal point of your property, your grass says a lot about you. It is a window into the rest of your home. A good looking yard often times means a well-balanced house with a pride of ownership.… View Post
Many people overlook the importance of outdoor decor in the modern design world. The interior is king, naturally, as we spend all of our time indoors when at home. However, forgetting or foregoing the outdoor is as short-sighted as it is tragic. The outside of your house is the surface seen by the world. It is what you gaze lovingly at from your back or front yard on a warm day in spring, and it is important for these reasons.… View Post