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Planting Vegetables: How To Prepare Your Garden In Spring

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Planting vegetables can be fun. However, you must prepare your garden in the spring. In fact, preparing is the hardest part of gardening. Because starting a new garden can be challenging, I'm sharing five easy steps to help you start your garden. STEP ONE: SELECT A LOCATION AND BREAK THE SOIL Start by selecting a location. Because your garden needs sunlight...

30 best ideas for backyard fireplace and pergolas

Outdoor fireplaces help create the feeling of an additional room, and are a perfect place to entertain on a chilly evening. We bring you the best ideas around fireplaces and pergolas with seating area. From fancy to rustic, portable to permanent, find an outdoor fireplace design to suit your home’s architecture and your living style. Check the selected images below! ...

Backyard Fire Pits That Heat Up Your Landscape

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Outdoor fire pits are a great way to add ambiance and warmth to your backyard.  They can last for many seasons, playing a large role in your backyard décor and entertaining.  There are pre-made portable fire pits and those that are custom designed for your landscape.  For the do-it-yourselfer, the fire pit is a relatively easy weekend project.  Backyard fire pits add...

Indoor Swimming Pools to Inspire

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Many of us are aware of the benefits of swimming and dream of the luxury of having our own swimming pool.  However, choosing between an indoor and outdoor pool can be a tough decision.  Here are the benefits and drawbacks of an indoor pool and photos of luxury home swimming pools to inspire you. The major benefit of an indoor swimming pool...

Outdoor Decoration

We all love it when we spend time outdoors with our loved ones. What makes outdoors more fun is when the decoration is gorgeous and you can make some amazing memories by sipping your coffee and tea in your backyard and enjoy the Mother Nature. Little Romance Layer different types of lighting like pendant lights, candle lights, fairy lights and lanterns....

48 ideas for recycling old pallets, tires and even the whole cars

Pallets are trending now-a-day as it’s a cheap material that you could find easily for free and that can be used for many Do-It-Yourself projects for your house or garden. Repurposed pallets in your garden   Recycle also your old tires Recycling ideas using car tyres in the garden...from ponds to outdoor furniture. Ever wonder what to do with those old tires? Do you want...

Unique Shrubbery Designs

Every once in a while you may find yourself driving up to your house and taking a glance around. After all the hard work you've put into making the interior of your house and the outer walls beautiful, you've noticed that you neglected the plants and shrubbery that surround it. Or, for those that tend to pay more attention...

Here are a few pro tips for choosing the perfect awning!

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Houses are no longer as simple as they used to be a few decades back. With the advent of time and development of a stronger grip over technological advancement, humans have modified a simple house structure in every way possible to maximize the sense of protection and comfort. Every little thing you see in a building today have special...

Garden Benches to Enhance Your Outdoor Space

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If you enjoy gardening and spending time outdoors to take advantage of your hard work, a garden bench is the perfect addition for you.  Understated or grand, do-it-yourself or purchased, garden benches are a simple way to add charm and functionality to your garden space. Depending on your garden style, choose a bench that accents the space just as you...

Pet dangers Lurking in your Backyard

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Our pets are our best friends. Most of us couldn’t imagine our day without spending some quality time with our beloved little friends, taking our dog out for a walk or playing with our cats. However, as good friends and owners to our pets, we should also know that our love isn’t the only thing that our furry friends...

Indoor House Plants and Their Many Benefits

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In addition to adding a bit of green to your home, house plants are very important as they filter the air in your home and provide you with fresh oxygen. This keeps carbon dioxide levels regulated as well as lowers the risk of Sick Building Syndrome, stagnant air, and mold. Aloe Aloe grows to be 3ft high x 3 ft wide...

How to make your home and garden more earth friendly

Global warming is no longer a myth. Its implications and affects are more immediate and evident for everyone to see and feel than previously imagined. The question remains however how can we as individuals help the earth feel happier. A lot of people are now opting for a "Green" lifestyle which not only helps the environment around them but...

Awesome Treehouse Designs for your Backyard

Treehouses are often thought of as a child's playroom. With TV shows out like Treehouse Masters, this view is quickly being shattered. They are proving that treehouses can also be for adult too, and they also don't have to come in a one-size-fits-all, one-room 'house'. In fact, when built correctly, they can have multiple rooms and stories, complete with running...

Raised Beds for Easy, Low-Maintenance Backyard Gardens

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If you are new to gardening, have limited space or if your soil is poor, raised beds are an easy, low-maintenance option for your backyard garden.  You can easily make wood raised beds yourself or purchase them at garden stores.  You can also use stone and other border types to create this garden style. Raised beds along the fence make...

10 Shady Spot Plants That Will Survive & Thrive In A Shady Yard

These 10 shady spot plants will not only survive...they will thrive in a shady yard. You probably googled this topic because you have a shady yard. So you may be having challenges finding plants that will flourish. Don't worry, we are sharing this list of 10 shady spot plants that are easy to care for, require the shade, and will...

Fantastic Flower Bed Ideas

Lawns are sometimes the most forgotten aspects of someone's house. Homeowners tend to get caught up in having a grand house with wonderful exteriors and exquisite interiors, forgetting that their lawn is the first (or second) items visitors see when coming to your home. In fact, a beautiful house can be brought down by an ill-cared for lawn, as...

She Sheds to Inspire

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We've all heard of the man cave and even perhaps the diva den.  Now we enter the era of the she shed.  It is generally the man that takes over the garage and calls it his own.  Now women can have their own space detached somewhat from the home.  Introducing the She Shed; the answer to the Man Cave. ...

Utilizing Your Lawn To Create A Lasting First Impression

You know what they say about first impressions: they’re everything. This is especially true when you’re trying to sell your home. Think about it this way, putting your home on the market is essentially setting your home up for lots of “interviews” with potential buyers. You would dress your best for an important interview, why not make your home...
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