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4 Budget Conscious Tips for Buying a Garden Shed

4 Budget Conscious Tips for Buying a Garden Shed

Outdoor storage sheds make every gardening task more convenient, since they keep every tool close by. The problem is that garages and sheds can sometimes be a little bit on the expensive side. That isn’t always the case, so it’s still possible for the gardener on a budget to get a garden shed of their own. It simply takes a little bit of extra work to find the right shed at the right price, and there are a few things to keep in...

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Gazebo Pictures For Inspiration

Gazebo Pictures For Inspiration

A gazebo is a roofed outdoor structure without walls that is used around the world to keep people cool and of course add some style. Yet sometimes when planning where and how to use one it’s easy to get stuck. We all need a little inspiration every once in a while particularly when it comes to designing our outdoor spaces.  Looking at photos for many people is the easiest way to find ideas and even what it is they really prefer.  So here...

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6 Shade Structures To Help You Beat The Heat

6 Shade Structures To Help You Beat The Heat

Keeping cool is extremely important when relaxing outdoors.  Without a shady spot to it can be impossible to get comfortable and really enjoy yourself.  It can even be dangerous as prolonged exposure to strong UV rays has been linked to skin cancer.  So here are your best options for beating the heat and sun. Gazebos While traditionally used in the garden or yard gazebos are also popular on the patio.  Without any walls there is nothing to...

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How to Set Up a Greenhouse in Your Garden

How to Set Up a Greenhouse in Your Garden

Chances are, you’ve been to your local nursery to pick up plants, gardening supplies, and other landscaping materials for your home and yard. While shopping, you may have perused the aisles of flower and vegetable plants in a greenhouse, a large structure made of glass or plastic to hold heat and moisture for optimal growth. Greenhouses create a consistent environment for plants, giving control to the grower and allowing gardening in all...

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Is a Bali Hut the Best Hut?

Is a Bali Hut the Best Hut?

It’s summer, it’s hot, the backyard is backing to a crisp and the aircon is working overtime. It’s times like these that you feel like you should be outside enjoying the warm weather, and in most places you would be. Sometimes though, we end up living in places that just don’t have a reasonable idea of what summer should be. Heat can seem to take on a life of its own, to the point where the asphalt melts and anyone foolish enough to step...

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Everything You Need To Know About Gazebos!

Everything You Need To Know About Gazebos!

A gazebo is a perfect addition and enhancement for any garden or yard. Not only does it provide an attractive feature and focal point to please the eye, but it increases the pleasure you derive from your outdoor space in an almost infinite number of ways. It enables you to expand your home’s living space, and greatly extend your enjoyment of outdoor living to three, or even four, seasons of the year. A gazebo is a free-standing...

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Patio Enclosures Enhance Your Home And Your Life

Patio Enclosures Enhance Your Home And Your Life

Your patio can be a wonderful place to enjoy the garden, relax in your garden furniture on a sunny evening, or entertain friends. Unfortunately, it can also get too hot in the sun, too cold and wet when the sun isn’t there. and too exposed to mosquitoes, flies and all sorts of other pests. Patio enclosures are a perfect way to ensure that you can enjoy your patio in all weathers, insect-free and in comfort. Patio enclosures are...

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Why All Gardens Need Patio Covers

Why All Gardens Need Patio Covers

A patio is a perfect addition to any home, as it gives you the ability to sit down and relax while enjoying your outdoor space. However, no patio is really complete without a patio cover to maximize its use. Patio covers enable you to enjoy being outdoors in all weathers, protected from hot sun or a sudden shower of rain.  Why Would I Want a Patio Cover? Patio covers are structures which can be erected over patios to provide shelter,...

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Outdoor Kitchens Make Life More Fun!

Outdoor Kitchens Make Life More Fun!

The craze for outdoor kitchens is one of the country’s fastest-growing trends, and every year more and more home owners are realizing they too want a piece of this cool lifestyle. Outdoor kitchens are not new — people in the warmer states have been enjoying them for a while. Now people in other parts of the country are deciding there’s no reason why they too can’t join in the fun. Of course, eating outdoors...

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The Complete Guide To Pergolas

The Complete Guide To Pergolas

Used by the ancient Egyptians to beat the heat when walking from building to building and to grow climbing plants like grapes, pergolas are one of the oldest types of garden architecture that have stood the test of time. Today, with advancements in designs and materials they can serve us in a multitude of ways which add beauty, convenience, relaxation, and more to our lives and homes. So Exactly What is a Pergola? Pergolas have a unique...

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