Patio & Deck

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Add Structure To Your Garden With Heath And Heather Shrubs

Heaths and heathers are shrubs everyday gardeners may not know about. Heaths and heathers are a hardy plant that once established is drought tolerant and is an easy care shrub, providing color and shape to your garden. A mass planting of blooming heaths and heathers is a beautiful addition to any garden. The Difference Between […]
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Fun Ways to “Summer-up” Your Home

Every summer tends to bring with it a sense of excitement. It seems like this summer “energy” started when we were young. I’m sure we can all recall getting out of school for two and a half months of freedom. As a kid there was nothing more exciting than summer vacation. As adults we may […]
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How To Know What Soil Type You Have

The soil in your garden is the foundation in which all your flowers, vegetables and trees are anchored, but it does far more than simply bind their roots. The type of soil dictates which plants will grow and how well they will grow . It insulates the crowns of herbaceous flowers from cold and dry […]
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Suitable Railing Construction Materials for Your Home

A railing installation adds style and a personal stamp of customization to your home which adds to the curb appeal. They are also going to play a serious role in enhancing the security of your property, and in the case of railings used around a swimming pool, they must be effective in stopping unescorted children […]
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Create Perfect Ambience with a Beautiful Outdoor Fireplace

We all are familiar with indoor fireplaces as most of us have a fireplace in our living rooms and, in some cases, bedrooms as well. However, here are some ideas about how you can go about creating that outdoor fireplace in your back garden or yard. Consider Zoning The first thing you want to consider […]
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Get Your Garden Ready for Summer!

As the days start lengthening and the weather warms we realize that summer is beckoning and the garden is starting to call. That’s why it’s time to get out our boots and spades and get the gardening project commenced. Evaluate the Topsoil One of the first things to think about when preparing your garden for […]
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Ergonomic Chairs for Your Patio

Many people are unaware of the vital importance of furniture such as ergonomic chairs. Your posture is affected by every seat that you sleep in and every bed that you lie on. If you use poorly-supported furniture on a regular basis, your spinal structure could suffer as a result, and this in turn could lead […]
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Protecting Your Patio From Pests

Summertime is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy time spent relaxing on the patio. However, common outdoor pests can put a damper on anyone’s outdoor enjoyment. A patio can be beautifully decorated and landscaped, but if pests move in and take over, even the most beautiful patio can turn into a no-man’s land […]
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Illuminate Your Wooden Deck

You’ve spent money on wooden decking and your outdoor living area is looking good, but you want to add an extra touch. First off, winter is a good time to start preparing your patio so that it can be ready and raring to go when spring hits. Second, if you want a n affordable and […]
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Conservatory Decorating Ideas

Conservatories, or sun lounges, are great places to relax. The nature of the construction (usually three walls and a roof made of glass) does make them tricky spaces to decorate. If you’re struggling with décor ideas, try our guide to perfect conservatory interiors. Conservatory Furniture One of the trickiest issues is finding the right furniture […]