Gardens are great places for dogs, as they stimulate them and enable them to play out in the great outdoors. However, dogs can cause a lot of damage to gardens from urinating over your vegetable patches to digging unsightly holes in your lawn. In turn, gardens can be dangerous for dogs, with various hazards such as sharp objects, harmful chemicals and poisonous plants that can be harmful to dogs.
For many people, moving into the country is a dream. They want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and have their space to unwind. The trouble is, is that moving to the country isn't as easy as you may think it is. Just as many people who love the idea of it, will also not be sure how to go about it, or whether they can even afford it. So, with this in mind, we have put together our guide not only to move to the country, but also the ups and downs of relocating.
Posted in Homeowners on Dec 19, 2017
Hot tubs can be a lovely addition to the garden and also can be beneficial to health and lifestyle. Here is what you need to know before purchasing one.
Posted in Homeowners on Dec 14, 2017
On a beautiful day (looking ahead because it's December and I do not live in Florida) many of us enjoy going outside and working in landscape and flower gardens along our driveways and pathways, or maintaining our natural areas. We carefully trim our smaller plants and prune our trees.
If your patio is covered with dirt, debris, or other materials, a pressure washer can help. The patio material really doesn't matter; this product works well on wood, concrete, pavers and brick. You do not need to put additives in the pressure washer, although for tough stains, you can try including a detergent in the solution.
lan is a gentleman in his early fifties and was in need of a guarantor loan to make improvements to his garden. The improvements to his garden were important to ensure he remained independent after experiencing a hip operation.
Posted in Homeowners on Nov 28, 2017
Many people who own a backpack leaf blower are unaware as to how to use it correctly. And this inefficient use of the machine can not only lead to accidents but also increased air and sound pollution. Below, we look at five tips that can help you use the blower the right way and enable you to avoid such potential problems.
Posted in Gardening on Nov 20, 2017
Plants have a lot of uses. They produce food for humans and animals to eat. They give off oxygen which makes it safe for humans and animals to breathe. Most plants can also be used as medicines. One particular use of plants which is not that popular but also important is that they can be used to drive away pests.
Posted in Homeowners on Nov 06, 2017
Today's homes are as much about outdoor living as they are about the interior space. Having a beautifully designed garden and driveway can create the perfect space for relaxing or entertaining. Whether you keep it relatively simple or add water features, pathways, sculptures, or other design elements, it is important to choose the right lighting for your garden.
Cutting down a tree in your yard should be a last resort, and in many areas there's laws preventing you from doing so. A common reasons why it may be absolutely necessary is that the tree is dying and could fall and injury people or property. Cutting down a tree can be extremely dangerous. Because of that, it is usually a good idea to hire a professional to do it for you. If you are thinking of doing it yourself, however, you need to invest in the right equipment for the job.