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.
Although snakes can actually be beneficial for your garden (they often prey on pests that eat your plants, like mice and beetles), they can also be extremely dangerous for your family and your pets. So let’s take a look at some natural ways to keep snakes out of your yard!
Posted in Homeowners on Sep 07, 2017
The rise of online shopping seems relentless but, when it comes to a product as substantial as a garden building, should people visit a physical garden centre - or is choosing a shed, greenhouse or pergola in front of a laptop or mobile phone just as satisfactory?
Posted in Homeowners on Sep 05, 2017
So, this is potentially one of my favorite pallet projects. It is comprised entirely of reclaimed materials including pallets, cushions, pillows, and the fabric that is almost "reclaimed". The fabric is located at the end of the spool remnants, and the cushions were created using used baby mattresses. The pillows are reclaimed pillow material, so it is a very simple item to build.
Having a perfectly striped lawn is something a lot of people want. While acres and acres of grass aren’t environmentally sustainable, a little lawn tucked in between pollinator-friendly perennials and a kitchen garden can improve the value of your home, provide a place for pets and kids to play, and look really nice.
Leaf blowers have been around for decades. You may be surprised to learn that this handy device was invented way back in 1950 by a Brazilian-born engineer named Aldo Vandermolen. In recent years, battery powered leaf blowers have taken over the leaf blowing world. Let's take a look at some of their advantages...
Posted in Homeowners on Jun 26, 2017
The utilization of whole house water filters around the house will help guarantee cleaner water in the shower and good quality water for cooking; the guarantee of safer household water from all the taps. The filtration system should cater to all your household's water filtration needs all handles by one efficient system that manages your water filtrating it as it enters your home before it reaches every tap.
Owning a garden comes with great responsibility of having to ensure it is well maintained. As much as you would love to hire a landscaper or gardener to aid you in maintaining your garden, you will find that it is very costly and takes more of your savings each time. This is more so due to the fact that hedges require regular trimming.
Posted in Homeowners on Jun 13, 2017
When someone arrives at your property, the first thing that they see is the exterior of your home. If you are getting ready to sell your house, it is important to spend some time making your property as attractive as possible from the street. Below are some helpful tips that you can use to improve the curb appeal of your home without spending a fortune in the process.
There’s a lot of pleasure to be had by attracting wildlife of all kinds to your garden. Birds are easy to invite to visit if you have a couple of bird tables and plenty of food for them, and you can also attract the likes of squirrels if you have the right environment for them, and they are great fun to watch. No matter the size of your garden, you can always make sure it is a friendly place for the local fauna, and it is not expensive to do.