My dad is the type of man that does not allow for anything in the house to be thrown away, especially food leftovers, old newspapers and even the shells from peanuts and nuts! The man is a strong believer in recycling and in the fact that everything can be used for something and nothing should go to waste. Holding tightly to that opinion, he managed to create the perfect garden in our backyard; he grows tomatoes and cucumbers and made the most beautiful rose corner in the entire neighbourhood. My mom now gives free rose seeds to her friends who simply can’t understand that the secret to their beauty lies in something else; the soil.
It is common knowledge that if not fed well, soil cannot thrive and cannot support anything that grows on it. Key component here: compost. Quality compost can do wonders for your soil; after all it is its food! You can buy compost, but if you really want to achieve the ‘wow’ effect with your plants like my dad did, you should make it by yourself. Read More →
So you have finally reached that point in your life when you have almost everything you have ever wanted; a handsome husband by your side, a fulfilling job that you never seem to get tired from, a closet full of designer pieces of clothing and a big house. Yes, a dream come true. But having all these comforts at your disposal only make you wanting more and more. And let’s face it, you do not plan to stop here – you did not come so far only to come this far. The next thing on your bucket list – a dreamy pool in the back of your huge yard. I mean, it is meaningless having all that space only to leave it like that covered in grass with nothing especially interesting going on there, right? After careful consideration and making plans for days with your hubby about all the fun you are going to have by the poolside, you have finally chosen the design, the length, width and hired a company to make it happen. But aren’t you forgetting something? Pool lights! You did not think of that did you? While you are still having your amazingly astonishing poolside being built, time to type in “pool lights Australia retailers” and find an offer you cannot refuse. The great array of colours, sizes and variations can make it pretty challenging to choose the ideal combination of lighting options. It is time to get out of the darkness and convert your pool into a glowing paradise. Here’s what to consider.
If you are one of the many people who enjoy gardening, then you know that owning your own garden greenhouse is a dream for many. As most of you know, there are many benefits to owning your own garden greenhouse, some of which include the ability to grow vegetables all year round, the ability to grow exotic plants, and the option to start seeds earlier. First you need to know the basics of running and owning your own garden greenhouse, so below we’ll go over all the important information you need to make this dream a reality.
The structure of the greenhouse is the first thing you should look at. They come in many different shapes and sizes. Some may or may not include electricity, heat, lighting, shelves and benches. Each of these parts, of course, give you plenty of ways to use the garden greenhouse differently. You should choose what you want based on what you want to get out of having a greenhouse, what you plan to grow and how you will need to grow it. Read More →
Choosing the right type of outdoor light fixtures for your home can be a bit difficult when you don’t know what to look for. There are so many different types and so many different light fixtures for you to choose from, the best way of knowing which ones would be right for your home is by understanding the way they work and what different styles and option you have. Below is a quick guide to understanding outdoor light fixtures including the way they work and the type of lights you should choose based on the weather and more. Read More →
If windows are the eyes of our homes, then the balconies are their guided meditation, in a way. We all dream of zenning out and becoming absorbed in utmost relaxation in a luxurious space we can call our own. Having a beautiful view from the balcony isn’t enough to achieve this sensation, one must work and try to recreate a small piece of heaven. It is not a ‘by the book rule’ that it has to cost you an arm and a leg to transform your balcony into your favourite rectangle in the world. You simply need to get creative and imaginative and let your inner magician do the rest.
Tile floors are beautiful, versatile, durable and pretty easy to clean. With the right care, they can look like new for years. Regardless of the type of tile floor you have in your home, there are ways to keep it shiny and sparkly clean at all times. For that purpose, we have gathered a few simple tips to make the daunting task of cleaning tile floors faster and simpler so that you have more free time to spend with your loved ones. Read on, you can thank me later. Read More →