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COMPOSTING FOR BEGINNERS

Composting is one of the easiest ways to reduce household waste. Just where does one begin? Firstly, let’s look at what compost is: Compost is organic material that has decomposed. It is made with green waste such as food waste within a household or industrial kitchen setting, or garden cuttings. Using compost improves the quality of the soil in gardens, horticulture and organic farming. Besides reducing green waste, it has
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POOLSIDE FURNITURE

Poolside furniture is an easy option when keen to convert your pool area into a lavish lounging zone. Creative Living offers you a selection of options! POOL LOUNGERS No poolside is complete without a set of pool loungers for relaxation after a refreshing swim. Creative Living offers a variety of sun loungers for you to choose from. The Bali sun lounger showcases a beautiful brown synthetic wicker, woven around a
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LOW MAINTENANCE PERENNIAL PLANTS

Gorgeous gardens can often be a challenge to maintain for various reasons, one of which is time constraints. Here we have listed some low maintenance perennial plants for your garden that are low maintenance and are sure to enhance your garden making it lush and colourful at all times, every year. CONEFLOWER Also known as Echinacea. Coneflowers are mid-summer blooms come in a variety of colours including pink, gold, red,
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CELEBRATE

With the festive season well upon us, we highlight some great things to celebrate even in these strained economic times. There is no time like the present. We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful country and a little reminder of what we sometimes take for granted is well worth celebration.
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CLASSIC CHRISTMAS COOKIE RECIPES

There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked cookies during the holiday season. With that in mind, we have gathered two classic Christmas Cookie recipes for you to try this holiday season! WHITE CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT PATTIES What would Christmas be without anything peppermint flavoured? These White Chocolate Peppermint Patties will be the highlight of the dessert table. Here’s what you’ll need: 4 c. confectioners’ sugar 1/4 c. (1/2
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SUMMER-TIME STYLE FOR YOUR PATIO

Summer has finally arrived here in sunny South Africa and the holiday season not far behind. What better way to celebrate summer, than by giving your patio a brand new look!
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GARDENS OF THE WORLD: SINGAPORE

Singapore has laboured intensely to transform its Garden City into a City within a Garden. This vision was created by former, Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in the 1960s. Prime Minister Yew sought to soften the look of Singapore's dense concrete environment and improve the quality of life within the city. Thus the beginning of Singapore's journey to becoming one of the greenest countries in the world!
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MAINTAINING METAL PATIO FURNITURE

Metal patio furniture is well known for its sturdy build and elegant aesthetics. However, certain types of metal are prone to a degree of wear and tear. This makes it important to carry out the correct maintenance best suited for each type of metal.
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CREEPY HALLOWEEN COCKTAILS

It’s Spooky Season, everyone! Halloween is soon here and with that in mind, we offer some simple drinks that are frightfully delight-filled!
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BALCONY BASICS: WORKING WITH SMALL SPACES

Arranging your balcony can be rather daunting, especially if space is limited. However, that shouldn’t be a deterrent from enjoying your balcony! For this reason we have a few Balcony Basics for your consideration which is to assist you with the task at hand.
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