Getting plants to grow in the shade seems something of a misnomer, particularly when plants rely entirely on sunlight for their photosynthetic processes. Still, what can you do in the areas between houses or underneath the shade of trees?
Memories of convivial gatherings around the campfire at dusk, sharing laughter, exchanging stories and jokes are definitely happy memories for so many of us. Whether it was camping in the wild with family, or the nightly gatherings at summer camp, the smell of toasted marshmallows and being wrapped up in a warm rug, gatherings around […]
When we started looking for a security camera system, we knew that we definitely wanted a wire-free solution. We also wanted one that we could DIY and did not require professional installation. It had to have no trailing wires for power nor video feed and definitely no monthly cloud storage subscription fee to pay. Anker’s […]
If you are a self-employed entrepreneur in need of an affordable workspace, or just working from home and wish to create a productive environment, a garden office is just what you need.
A patio is an outdoor space that can become a total reprieve when you need some time to chill or connect with the outdoors. Unfortunately, our lack of viable real estate has ensured that patios have become smaller and smaller over the years.
Indoor water gardens are a gorgeous way to add some luscious greens to your home. It’s an innovative, experimental, and highly unique way to decorate your home, and if you’re wondering if its hard – it’s actually not! It’s really easy!
An outdoor patio is an extension of your home’s interiors, and therefore, it’s finishing and overall aesthetic is just as important. Now, there are many types of flooring options that you can lay down for an outdoor patio, and each one brings a unique flavor to the plate.
A backyard garden is just like any other room in your house. And, just like the interior of the home is revamped and updated to suit your lifestyle, similarly, a garden has to be designed and uplifted to accommodate your outdoor activities.
Summer is right around the corner, and the sweet perfume of spring is already in the air. Now that winter has released its firm grip from the air and the chill is evaporating, it’s time to spruce up your outdoors and get it ready for summer fun.
After watching The Gentlemen by Guy Ritchie, I started looking up tables with BBQ grill built-in on the web for inspiration. I am talking about the scene with Hugh Grant and Raymond Smith in the garden patio. There was a rectangular dining table with a full length grill and chimney in the middle. It got […]
Japanese gardens are famed for their simplicity, peaceful tranquility and enveloping sense of calm for all who visit. It’s not difficult though to introduce and incorporate some of the elements that make a Japanese garden so original in to your own outdoor space.
Indoor flower pots and planters do not come cheap. What if you can make them yourself for next to nothing? In fact, these pots and planters came straight out of the recycling bin. Here are some really easy up-cycling projects with plastic bottles to reduce waste and create plenty of pots and planters for any […]
Third in our series of modern backyard designs, this time we focus on back gardens with fireplace or fire pit. If you are looking for ideas on how to design your backyard garden to incorporate an outdoor fireplace or fire pit, read on.
The second part of our four part series featuring modern backyard design ideas, this time we look at inspiring backyards with water feature and/or decorative pond. Extend your outdoor living space around a water feature or pond as part of your garden landscape if you like the sound of water.
The fourth and final part in our series of modern backyard design ideas, this time we look at inspiring backyard with swimming pool, jacuzzi or hot tub. Extend your living space around the pool, jacuzzi or hot tub with these great ideas.
Extend your living space to the outdoor terrace and backyard with these modern patio garden and landscaping ideas. It doesn’t matter if you have a small, medium or big backyard, pick and choose from the various designs in our biggest list yet.
We covered some really exciting fire pits stateside in our previous article but what about those in the UK. We explore five multi-purpose fire pits, a great centrepiece for the garden that can be used no matter the weather.
An easy way to transform your outdoor space into a mini day spa is simply to add a sun lounger, a side table and a water feature. But, if you have more room, try out these really easy to implement ideas to create your own day spa in your backyard or garden.