Posted in Gardening on Jan 11, 2020
Having hobbies has been shown to boost both the physical and mental health of seniors and help them extend their life expectancy, according to a study published in the US National Library of Medicine. There are many hobbies that older adults can engage in, but few of them have as many benefits as gardening. Cultivating a garden from scratch is one of the best activities for seniors in summer and spring, particularly if you grow edible plants. It's fun, purposeful, and provides numerous health and other benefits that every senior should be interested in.
Scientific studies have proven that being outside - even if it is in a small backyard, is beneficial for your health. Data from more than 290 million people found that being outdoors lowers your stress levels, having an impact on your blood pressure and cardiovascular health. It reduces the risk of becoming depressed and is good for your overall mental wellbeing. This is why a backyard is an ideal place for a mindful sanctuary, where you can meditate, relax and contemplate on life. It is a special place where you can go when you want to be alone with your thoughts.
Being a gardener starts with planting those tiny little seeds, and ends at having a handful of harvest. But in the meantime, there are countless steps and processes that a gardener has to go through. And needless to say, most of these processes involve some sort of gardening tools. Starting from the pruning knife to the lawn mower, each of these tools requires care and maintenance. But a gardener’s inability to provide the required care often ruins the tool’s purpose or usefulness. In this article, we’ll point out right on that topic. We'll talk about some crucial gardening tool maintenance tips that you may find effective and actionable-
The door lock is important and it is more important to you especially when you are more concern about your home and office. That is why it can be a very useful thing if you know how to install a door lock. Ask me why. To install a door lock you may not need taking the help of carpenter or locksmith always. It is not a difficult task that you cannot handle. If you know the door lock installation process you can set the door lock on the door. So, learn the door lock installation guide step by step and become a door lock DIY expert. Just make sure your buy the best door locks for your home.
Exercising is definitely good for the body and mind, but did you know it’s also good for the environment. Your regular cycling, running or swimming sessions can have a lasting effect on the world that surrounds us. Here’s how your healthy habits can help protect the environment.
We all know just how bad plastic is for the environment. It takes hundreds of years to disappear and our recycling efforts are still not good enough. Plus, there’s just something cheap and impersonal about that colorful plastic. On the other hand, wooden toys are visually and emotionally appealing and they last almost forever! Let’s see the benefits of wooden non-toxic organic toys.
Posted in Gardening on Dec 18, 2019
49% of America homeowners garden at least once throughout the year. Two of the biggest barriers to gardening are seasonal changes and a lack of space, as more people are living in apartments with no yard at all. Fortunately, installing a small greenhouse helps you to garden all year round and mini greenhouses are perfect for balconies, terraces, and the smallest of yards. You can also get portable greenhouses that are ideal for if you’re using someone else’s land to garden on, such as at an allotment or in a community project.
Posted in Sustainability on Dec 14, 2019
We spend one-third of our daily lives in bed without knowing that what we sleep on affects us. Therefore, saying that your mattress is a lifelong investment in your health and comfort isn't an understatement. Many people, on hearing the word 'organic' think of food grown without using harmful pesticides. Not only food can be organic, a mattress can be organic too. The same way you are inspired to consume healthy foods should apply to choosing a mattress.
Do you live in the city but wish you had just a little plot of land to have a garden on? Have you been looking for land to buy near you? Have you seen the prices?! If you have, then you’ll quickly realize that land isn’t cheap, especially in highly populated areas. So how do you satisfy your green thumb itch when it isn’t economically feasible to own land? That is simple...you just rent your garden.
Posted in Gardening on Dec 10, 2019
Before you can start a building project, it is important to know where you are going to live during the self-build or major renovation. One of the most cost-effective options is to live on-site in a mobile home. So, you have a plot you want to self-build or there is a major renovation. You might have sold your existing property so you can get enough funds for your project and you are waiting for the work to start. Unless you plan on moving in with your in-laws, which can end up testing family bonds, or you don’t have enough money to rent locally, then the best option for accommodation is purchasing a mobile home (the most common option is a static mobile home). With this, you are going to live at the site.