Organic Recycling

Organic Recycling Any seasoned gardener will tell you that healthy soil is the foundation of a productive garden. When soil is improved with compost it becomes alive with beneficial worms and microorganisms. Compost is an essential ingredient for creating rich, friable soil while also increasing its ability to retain water.   Composting is a simple way to turn organic waste into rich fertiliser for your garden. The two most common
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Elegant Outdoor Dining

Elegant Outdoor Dining   The face of outdoor dining has changed drastically in the last few years.  Gone are the days of faded plastic chairs, sun damaged tables, and paper cups. Thanks to ongoing product developments outdoor furniture is now manufactured using a wide range of UV and water resistant materials.     Tables and chairs feature powder coated aluminium frames, seating is fashioned using synthetic wicker and made more
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Aquaponics

Aquaponics Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics. Aquaculture is the raising of fish and other small aquatic creatures, whilst hydroponics is the growing of plants using a water-based system in place of traditional soil. Aquaponics is an incredible system that has seen huge growth in popularity all over the world, with Australia taking the lead in the commercial industry.   The magical thing about aquaponics is that it
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Sun Protection Made Easy

Sun Protection Made Easy with Creative Living   Most of us enjoy the sun, the bright and warm days of summer and even the cooler sunshine of winter. But the sun isn’t always so kind and UV protection is something that we all need to be very aware of. Dangers such as skin cancer are very real and, as such, we have decided to give you some tips on how
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Water-wise Gardening

Water-wise Gardening with Creative Living Xeriscaping – “the art of landscaping or gardening that reduces or eliminates the need for supplemental water from irrigation.” Water-wise gardening, or Xeriscaping, is probably something you’ve heard of before but, unless you’re an avid gardener, have probably not thought that much about. Most people wouldn’t think that gardening could have such an effect on water consumption, but it definitely can. With the current droughts
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Child Friendly Garden Ideas

Many of the older generations have wonderful memories of running around outside, covered in mud, building forts and playing pretend among the magical plants and flowers. The newer generations are sadly spending far too much time in front of screens, a detriment to their health and development. It’s time to allow our kids to explore and play in nature again and we’re here to help you create a child friendly
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Blanco Eco Furniture – Made from recycled materials

Made from recycled materials is the ever popular Blanco Eco Furniture range. Autumn is settling in, which means amber leaves litter the floor, the air gets a little cooler, and the time for outdoor gatherings gravitates towards bonfires, cosy outdoor braai’s and red wine sipped on the patio. Here at Creative Living we offer a range of outdoor furniture to suit your needs, including the Blanco eco furniture range made
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Time to Get Egg-cited – Easter is Here!

Time to Get Egg-cited – Easter is Here! With Easter around the corner, Autumn is hot on its heels! During this time of year, it’s important to make the most of every glorious sunny day. While the gift of Autumn is slightly cooler weather that brings some relief to the sweltering heat of summer, it stills remains warm enough to host the perfect outdoor event and perhaps establish some new
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Lazy Summer Days with Our Heritage Patio Set

As the days lengthen and the weather warms up, the great outdoors beckon. A small outdoor space can still be big fun if paired with the perfect outdoor furniture. Our Heritage Balcony set is compact without compromising on comfort. It’s perfect for a small balcony, the dappled shade cast by your favourite tree, or that awkward space between the pool and a boundary wall. Is your patio or outdoor space
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Outdoor Bar How-To

Outdoor living areas are all the rage in a country that shines in the summer months and what better way to make the most of the long, sunny days than with an outdoor bar. It seems to be the thing to do, basking in the summer, sipping ice cold drinks and catching up with good friends. Even established venues know the lure of an outdoor bar area, big or small,
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