Tag Archive: back yard

Don’t Give Up On A Lopsided Garden

Contributed Post A sloping garden can be a real pain to deal with. Trying to build a shed or anything on there is out of the question and it can even be dangerous out there if the slope is particularly steep. Most people with a sloping garden just end up letting it go to waste. You can’t sit out there because it’s not level and trying to plant anything is frustrating when you’re on that hill. It often leaves people resenting their garden, but it doesn’t have to be so difficult. A sloping garden isn’t a lost cause, you just need to make some adjustments and learn how to deal with it. Here’s how you can make the most of a mountainous garden. Source Get…
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Entertain Guests With The Perfect Outdoor Seating Area

Garden parties and gatherings are always a very popular way of bringing guests into your home and letting the good times roll. It’s a fabulous idea for people that are perhaps lacking space inside their house, but still, want to entertain their friends and family from time to time. The secret to successfully entertaining guests is a great outdoor seating area for everyone to sit in and have some fun. Today, I’m going to give you a few tips on how you can achieve the perfect seating area and entertainment venue in your back garden. (pixabay: http://bit.ly/2hajTXg) Patio Or Decking The perfect seating area requires you to have a good place to put chairs, tables, and other items. If you put everything down on your…
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Eight Ways To Completely Revamp Your Garden

Contributed Post Nowadays, there’s a lot of focus on remodelling your house, whether that’s changing your decor or adding an extension. However, we don’t tend to talk as much about revamping our gardens. For some people, that’s because maintaining their garden requires constant input from them, whereas others just don’t know where to start. It’s worth looking into, though. Your front garden is the first thing that visitors to your home notice, whereas your back garden is your own personal space. A nice garden can be a great thing to have, as you can have it completely to your own design, it can be a boon to local wildlife, and it gives you somewhere natural and pleasant to enjoy a summer’s evening. What are you…
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The 4 Rules & Tools To Maintain A Pool

Contributed Post Photo credit: pixabay The fact that you have a pool in your backyard is not only glamorous but necessary. Now that it is the summertime, the mercury is going to rise and the cool water will be a Godsend. However, no one wants to take a dip in a dirty pool. Unfortunately, a swimming pool will get polluted from time to time, especially if it is outside. Therefore, it is your responsibility to keep it clean so that you can enjoy the benefits. The good news is that you don’t need to look far for help as underneath are the maintenance tips and tricks every pool owner should know. Check For Leaks The first step is to check for a leak because there…
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Cool Ways To Light A Garden Party

It’s summer; it’s hot and what better way to celebrate than with a garden party? It doesn’t matter what the occasion is; a garden party is always a great idea. The issue with a garden party though is what happens after dark? Make sure you’re covered with the following suggestions for cool ways to light your garden party. Photo: Pexels Fairy lights Fairy lights can create a trendy ambience that looks like something straight out of a Pinterest photo. It doesn’t take much effort (or money) to create something that looks amazing; a few carefully hung lights will work wonders. Fairy lights can be battery operated too so if you’re concerned about additional electricity costs from lighting your garden, you won’t have to worry. You…
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