In the 21st century, who couldn't do with a little more Zen in their lives? If you have your own back garden, you are extremely fortunate, because you can really make it a place of tranquillity that acts as a shelter away from the stresses of contemporary life. Before you get the deck builders in, it could be well worth thinking about how you can transform your patio space into a place of total Zen.
29 March 2016
When starting out in a new garden and landscaping business, you need to have quick and easy access to plants suitable for larger scale jobs. The number one requirement for most householders and business owners these days is low maintenance. Choosing plants that are both hardy and attractive is essential. Follow this easy guide to selecting the top performing plants to help you get off to a flying start. Choose plants that look great and thrive effortlessly for your clients.
8 January 2016
Australia has some of the world's most remote stretches of highway. If you are on a long drive and your car has trouble, you certainly don't want to get stranded on one of these roads. That's why you need an emergency roadside kit. When making your kit, stock it with these essentials that boost your battery and give you light to see the repair: 1. Booster cables and battery jumpers
14 October 2015
You're tired of high energy bills and eager to tap into the power of the sun, but unfortunately, all of the solar panels and solar water heaters you see are too costly. Luckily, there is a solution. There are many low-cost, or even free, ways that you can harness the sun's energy for your needs. Get ready to tap into your DIY skills and take a look at these three projects:
18 June 2015
An estimated 22 million people in Australia are in wheelchairs. If you are in a wheelchair or will soon begin using one, there are things you can do to make your kitchen wheelchair-friendly. Whether you are designing a new kitchen or modifying an existing kitchen, here are five things to consider: 1. Wide passages and doorways To ensure you can reach your kitchen easily and move around in it, you want wide passages and doorways.
12 March 2015
Everybody wants a beautiful home – but when you spend most of your weekend cleaning your home in order to maintain its appearance, you might wonder whether having a home filled with beautiful designs and objects is really worth it after all. But actually, the amount of time you spend cleaning within your home is affected significantly by the design decisions that you make when you plan and furnish the space.
17 February 2015
If you are tired of the Australian summer heat and would love to take advantage of cooling off in a swimming pool before the end of summer, you are in luck! One of the big advantages about installing a fibreglass pool is that you can go from excavation to swimming in the space of just two weeks! However, to keep your pool looking in tip top shape for the summers ahead, you need to know how to take care of it.
27 January 2015
Teak furniture is both stunning and resilient, making it a great choice for both indoor and outdoor use. Teak is infused with natural oils, which allows these trees to survive in the harsh climate of the rainforest, where it grows. Because teak furniture may be more expensive than other woods such as oak, cedar or even redwood, you'll find that it is money very well spent. To help preserve your investment, here are some ways to help keep your furniture looking beautiful for many years to come:
22 September 2014