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7 Ways to Prepare Your Garden for Summer

***Collaborative post*** With summer fast approaching, it is only natural that you will want to venture out into your garden when the rain does stop. Despite a wet and miserable spring, the odd glimpse of the sun in the UK can send us into a BBQ frenzy as we indulge the warm weather whenever it […]

Solar Water Heaters: Best Invention Ever Or Disaster Waiting To Happen?

***Collaborative post*** Solar water heaters have been around for a long time now. But, unfortunately, they haven’t taken off as many had hoped they would. We were all supposed to be getting our water heated by the sun by now, but that’s not how things panned out.  Solar water heaters work differently from solar panels. […]

3 Simple Ways To Enhance The Curb Appeal Of Your Home

Enhance The Curb Appeal Of Your Home When was the last time that you drove past your humble abode and viewed the facade with a critical eye? You want your home to match up to the calibre if not surpass those around it. Ideally, your home should be inviting, welcoming, neat, maybe a little bit […]

Why You Don’t Need Green Fingers To Achieve A Perfect Garden

Ways To Achieve A Perfect Garden You may look through your French doors at the rear of your humble abode and feel your heart sink just a little bit. The outside space that makes up your back garden might be overgrown, full of weeds and jungle-like. You might have dreams of creating a well-coiffed patch […]

Making Your Backyard A Functional Space

 Functional Space Ideas Many of us neglect our backyards. The majority of our focus when it comes to our properties lies on the maintenance and improvement of our interiors. While this makes sense (seeing as we tend to spend more of our time indoors than outdoors), it’s also a shame that we tend to let […]

5 ways to change your garden’s functionality for the better

 5 ways to change your garden’s functionality for the better The more functional your garden is, the more useful it will be. You paid for your home’s outdoor space, so it’s only sensible to want to get the most out of it. If that’s not happening at the moment, it’s time for a few changes. […]

Building A Home: The Best Bits Of Advice

Building A Home: The Best Bits Of Advice If you’re deciding on how to build your home for the first time, there are plenty of things that you should know before getting stuck it. Building is a great alternative to buying because you don’t have to settle for something if you can’t find what you’re […]

Turning outdoor space Into a fun area for the children

Turning outdoor space Into a fun area for the children All parents should think long and hard about the way in which they use their gardens. Some people let the outdoor space overgrow because they just can’t deal with the maintenance. That is a terrible idea that could encourage complaints from the neighbors. Others slab […]

3 essential areas every garden needs

3 essential areas every garden needs Not every home has a lot of outdoor or garden space. That doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of the space you do have. If you have a family and the kids are still at home, your garden might be essential space you can’t do without! Are you […]

Creating the perfect outdoors space

Creating the perfect outdoors space Since moving house 8 months ago we have only just gotten round to looking outdoors. We have been so busy making the indoor space useable and livable. Now the summer months are well and truly upon us we thought now is the best time to start putting our plans to […]

Turn your garden into a multi-functional paradise

Turn your garden into a multi-functional paradise Most of us have gardens that we have no clue what to do with. We usually mow the lawn, add new plants, maybe use the shed and sometimes lounge in the garden, but there are times when it can feel rather dull, empty and frankly a waste of […]

Top tips to save money and still have a great garden

Top tips to save money and still have a great garden Gardening is fast becoming a popular hobby for many people, and there is no shortage of reasons why. You get to spend time outside in the fresh air, which is incredibly good for you, and being outside can give you a sense of freedom. […]