Do you ever feel kind of stuck when it comes to what to do in your home? Sometimes we want to give a room in our homes a new look without spending a lot of money, and it can be hard to know where to even start.
Preparation is critical for your garden to survive the wilting effects of the Australian Summer. Summer means different things to different gardeners. Some parts of Australia bake in the harsh rays, while other parts are bashed with storms. But for all of us, summer brings common challenges, such as dividing time and effort between keeping our gardens in good shape, and enjoying them during the summer holidays. Below are some tips to help you try and achieve both.
Summer brings a lot of great things our way—more daylight, beautiful gardens and
trips to the beach. But in Australia it also brings considerably warmer temperatures,
particularly inside our homes. Air conditioning is a blessing, but it’s also a significant
amount of energy- and money-grabber and not all of us can afford this luxury. If you
are without an air conditioner do not fret, here are a handful of other suggestions for
cooling your house during those pleasant, but overly warm summer days.
We all value our privacy and our independence, but these shouldn’t come at the expense of our health and well-being. As we age, staying in our own home becomes more difficult because of the rising safety concerns. We tend to spend a lot of time in our kitchens and engage in a variety of potentially risky tasks. Adjustments to our kitchens are particularly important.
The costs of a kitchen renovation can range from small to large; the following list provides some helpful ideas of senior-friendly adjustments.
As the days get longer and warmer, our attention naturally turns toward spring and summer activities, but this is also an ideal time to spruce up your properties exterior with the help of a landscaper. The way in which we landscape our properties has undergone a big shift in the last several years, for a number of reasons. Many homeowners simply don’t have the time to devote to maintaining a yard the way they have done in the past and tighter water restrictions have made it more difficult and expensive to maintain an expansive lawn and as a result, homeowners have begun to reconsider the ways in which they design their yards and gardens. These are a few of our favourite landscaping trends for drier climates…
Yes it’s cold & wet & windy outside and therefore we tend to stay indoors near the heating. But your poor garden doesn't have that luxury - it’s stuck outside in all weather. It’s probably looking at you indoors and…
Gardening is fun and rewarding. With spring right around the corner, it is time to get your garden ready for the peak-growing season. With a few simple preparations for your garden beds before you plant, you will have a blooming…