A guide to seasonal lawn care

A guide to seasonal lawn care

Do you want your lawn to be the envy of the neighborhood? This is possible, and you can do it all by yourself with the right tips and lawn care! Read on to learn more! It isn’t that hard to tame thin or weedy grass. Tend to your lawn like you would a flower or plant, and you’ll see it flourish before your eyes. Each season is specific. In the fall, it is necessary to fertilize and reseed. Think about sowing grass seed in bare or thin parts of the…

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Use Houseplants to Liven up Your Home

Use Houseplants to Liven up Your Home

Have you ever walked into someone’s house and been impressed by their sense of style, but there was something missing? Something you couldn’t quite put your finger on? What it was likely missing was a taste of the natural world, some indoor house plants can really liven up a home and give it that extra ‘Wow’ factor. But merely choosing any old plant for your home is not likely to work. You need to make sure that you choose plants that are suitable for your type of home and what…

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OVO Energy – powering your world

OVO Energy – powering your world

OVO Energy is an energy provider established relatively recently, in 2009. It has seen a boom in its business in the last few years, and with that, a steady increase of calls has come, understandably. The company is based in the UK. It was founded by Stephen Fitzpatrick. It is widely believed he is the main driving force behind the company’s success – an astute businessman, who knows what clients want even though he does not have an energy background. OVO is an alternative provider to the main ones on…

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Guide to buying a log house for the garden

Guide to buying a log house for the garden

Log houses or log cabins have a lot of benefits when added to the home. Having a log house in your garden can make your garden stand out with so much elegance. It can simply serve as a place to relax and have fun. When you have your friends or family over for lunch, the log house is a good place to hangout. You can simply stay in the log cabin when you need some quiet time to reflect. Because of the kind of materials use in making log houses,…

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A Guide to Roller Blinds

A Guide to Roller Blinds

Blinds offer great versatility while providing many useful functions for a home. Better still, there’s endless options when it comes to styles, colours, and textures, not to mention the fact that blinds are very cost-effective. Whether you need blinds to keep out the sun and offer some privacy or want to enhance the décor of a room, there’s many reasons to invest in a new set of blinds. Knowing what you want to gain from a set of blinds should make choosing them that bit easier, as there are many…

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5 DIY Bathroom Storage Hacks

5 DIY Bathroom Storage Hacks

The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in your house. It is where you go to wash up and get clean, ready for the day or for the night. It should be a relaxing space, that is why you should strive to ensure that it is always clean and clutter free at all times. One of the biggest problems that you might face is having too many things that you use in your bathroom and not enough space to keep all the things that you want. This includes…

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The Importance of Brand Names When Choosing Garden Power Tools

The Importance of Brand Names When Choosing Garden Power Tools

Garden power tools such as grass trimmers (or strimmers) and lawn mowers are just some of the most essential items in a do-it-yourself gardener’s repertoire. Vital when it comes to producing a neat edge and smooth turf, this modern equipment ranges in price and can vary from bargain basement to mind-numbingly over-the-top. Of course, when buying different types of power tools, consumers generally consider many facets. First off, there’s the size of the lawn in question and the width of the trimmer. A rule of thumb, says that the bigger…

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DIY Hanging Garden Basket

DIY Hanging Garden Basket

With the limited landscapes that most homes have, it can be challenging to find space to plant your favorite flowers. But this doesn’t have to be. You can take advantage of a hanging basket to create a welcoming environment in your front porch or backyard. You can even plant some flowers indoors.  This is a great way to combine your garden with your home. Here is how you can get your DIY hanging garden started. Select a basket Choose the basket that you would like to use. When making your…

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DIY Home Insulation Tips

DIY Home Insulation Tips

There are very few home renovations that pay for themselves and boost your home’s value over time: one that does, however, adding attic insulation can accomplish this. It’s not the most beautiful home improvement project, but it’s the best investment. If you’re ready to add some insulation to your home to save on energy bills, you might save even more money by doing it yourself — at least for the attic. Think of attic insulation as a thick blanket over your house that holds in heat in the winter but keeps it out in the…

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A Guide to Gravel Stabilisation

A Guide to Gravel Stabilisation

Gravel is one of the most attractive, economical and versatile surfaces on earth. However it needs work done on it, else it is inclined to move around, creating ridges and ending up where it shouldn’t. There is a perfect solution. The stabilising cellular grids create a naturally porous base into which gravel sits and stays. It’s easy to lay, inexpensive and very attractive. Gravel surfacing is very popular, but there is one major drawback. Gravel may start to shift when frequently trod or driven upon. This may severely degrade the…

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