Outdoor living

Relaxing Japanese Style Garden

A Simple And Relaxing Japanese Style Garden For A Small Space

Unlike other gardens, a Japanese style or Zen garden is based on certain principles rather than a planting plan. I’m not saying that there aren’t specific plants that are traditionally used, but it’s almost as if they are secondary to the principles themselves. Happily, such principles are what makes such[…]

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Thinking of Adding a Stable to Your Garden?

Thinking of Adding a Stable to Your Garden?

If you are thinking about adding a stable to your garden, there is a lot that needs to be considered. Of course, you have the size and the appearance of your garden to think about, but there are also more serious aspects, such as planning permission. This can make it[…]

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Selecting Suitable Seating For A Sedate Summer Sitdown

Selecting Suitable Seating For A Sedate Summer Sitdown

If you’re a keen gardener, then you’ve probably already spent hundreds of quality hours creating the perfect view to enjoy. After all of that hard work, it’s important you can really enjoy. You don’t have to restrict yourself to admiring your planting and landscaping from the living room window. Instead,[…]

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How To Prevent Your Backyard From Damaging Your Home

How To Prevent Your Backyard From Damaging Your Home

You might not think that your backyard or garden could cause much damage to your home. However, there are thousands of cases in which people encounter thousands of dollars worth of repairs because they didn’t keep on top of garden maintenance. With that in mind, just consider some of the[…]

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Keeping Chickens: Cluck At All These Benefits

Keeping Chickens: Cluck At All These Benefits

Enthusiastic gardeners will want to make the best possible use of their outdoor space. For that reason, many individuals consider keeping animals like chickens outside. That is a fantastic idea because there are lots of benefits your family will encounter. Some of the best ones get a mention in this[…]

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Protect your garden during winter

Protecting Your Garden This Winter

Now that the cold weather is setting in, the leaves are falling of the trees and nights grow longer… it’s time to stop mowing the lawn, and start protecting your garden ready for the harsh conditions of winter. Planning what you will do ahead of time is essential in case[…]

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Incorporating the Four Elements into Your Backyard

Incorporating the Four Elements into Your Backyard

For a perfectly balanced backyard, you should try your best to ensure that each of the four elements is present: air, earth, water, and fire. Now, air is pretty self-explanatory and is going to be profuse in any outdoor space. But for most people, the other three elements can require[…]

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How to enjoy your garden at night

How to Enjoy Your Garden at Night

Gardens can be a great place for you and your family members, guests, and friends to relax in, however, it is hard to enjoy the fresh air and scenery when it gets dark and cold outside. You want to make the most out of your space, share it with loved[…]

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Creating a respectful garden

Creating a Respectful Garden

It is important to be respectful when it comes to creating your garden. It is important to be respectful to your neighbours and their own gardens. It is important to be respectful to the wildlife that uses your garden and calls it their home. And it is important to be[…]

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