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Top Five Fun BBQ Accessories

From bean burger buffs to beef patties patrons, everyone loves a good BBQ. How could you beat tucking into that smoky taste in the hot sun? That wasn’t a rhetorical question – how could you make a standard BBQ better? One word: Accessories. It turns out that there are literally hundreds of funny, innovative, and down-right useful add-ons and nick-nacks have been invented to make the BBQ experience even more amazing. Here are my favourite five, and where to find them. Solar Grill The wonders Read more [...]
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5 Cheap and Cheerful Ways to Add Style and Value to Your Garden

Anyone who truly values their garden will tell you just how important it is to keep it looking in the best possible condition. Those who are lucky enough to have a plot of land outside their home are able to grow fruit and vegetables, flowers and trees and even to host garden parties and barbecues for their friends and family during the summer.   Unfortunately, it’s only once you move to a property that doesn’t have a garden when you realise just how much you’d like one; and those Read more [...]
How to Get Started with Gardening

How to Get Started with Gardening

Contrary to popular belief, most people who have a green thumb are not born with it. Much like becoming good at other tasks and activities, gardening takes knowledge and practice. If you want to get started with gardening, there are some tools that you should purchase and some items of importance to go over before starting to plant. Determine the Garden That You Want Gardens can all be different in shape, size, and in plant species. Determine the type of garden that you are interested in Read more [...]

Garden Design Ideas on a Budget

You don’t need to break the bank to turn your garden into a peaceful haven. Your garden should be a space where you can relax and enjoy the fruits of your planting labours, without worrying that you’re not making enough use of your outdoor area. Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty and think outside the box. Often the most creative garden solutions are the cheapest and most effective. DIY Planting Ideas Forget traditional plant pots and embrace a variety of containers for your potted Read more [...]

What a new fence can do for your garden.

If you are considering a new look for your garden, consider installing a new garden fence. A new fence can provide a wide range of advantages in terms of both décor and security. Pet security   If you have a dog, no doubt you give them access to the garden. A fence can provide you with peace of mind by preventing your pets from running free when they go out to exercise. If you’re a DIY enthusiast, there are many ways to construct a pen for your animals that fits onto your fencing. Read more [...]

Five Fabulous Investment Pieces for Your Garden

If your New Year’s resolution is to spend more time in the garden this year, here are five investments that will help you to create a fabulous, functional outdoor space. Weather Proof Furniture High quality, garden furniture is a great investment especially if you want to create a social space in the summer months. Many people don’t want to splash out on a garden furniture set that will only grace their garden for a few months in summer, so investing in Rattan furniture from somewhere like Read more [...]