Archives for Care & Maintenance

GO GREEN WITH SOLAR LIGHTING

Solar lighting, a hot new word in the “go green” movement, is taking over outdoor living spaces with their low carbon footprint, stylish new designs, range of colours, and their hassle free approach to lighting up your garden and patio. The recent advancements in solar lighting means that you don’t have to compromise on landscaping or style whilst worrying about underground wiring and expensive installation fees. Read on to learn
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MANDO CORNER SOFA SET

Mando Corner Sofa Set Outdoor style Outdoor spaces are becoming the new hot spots as summer slowly starts to make an appearance. Recent trends lean towards the garden evolving and become a second living room. Advances in technology and style have stepped up to meet this demand, creating beautiful outdoor pieces made from multiple materials such as synthetic wicker and powder coated aluminum which are both water and UV resistant.
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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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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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8 WAYS TO SAVE WATER

Save water – something on the looming day zero that is about to hit cape town and how best to help in trying to avoid it and prepare for it. 8 Ways to Save Water We’ve all read about the water crisis in Cape Town and the looming day zero. There are plenty of news stories on how dire the situation is, with water being absolutely essential for all living
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HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR GARDEN SHED

Garden buildings such as garden sheds can enhance the outdoor space and create extra storage space. It is essential therefore to invest in a good quality garden shed to be able to enjoy the long term benefits. Besides investing in good quality garden shed, it is essential that it is well cared for too. Taking care of the windows and door as well painting or oiling it every few years
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ALL ABOUT OUTDOOR PATIO FURNITURE COVERS

How to Choose the Best Covers When shopping for outdoor furniture covers, you should pay attention to the products’ features. From the kind of material they’re made of to the qualities they possess, not all covers are made equally.  
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HOW TO CARE FOR AND UPDATE YOUR OUTDOOR FURNITURE

Outdoor furniture can give your yard a whole new look, turning a basic patio into a living or dining room. What’s more, these pieces are designed to withstand environmental factors, ensuring you have a stunning outdoor living space for years to come. However, even the heartiest furniture requires care – maintaining your furniture will help it last longer and keep its original beauty. And what about updating the look of your pieces?
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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR OUTDOOR FURNITURE

Outdoor furniture is exposed to many elements such as bright sun, moisture, cold, pollen, and insects, and despite the investment, many owners display furniture outside without thinking about protection. However, keeping your furniture in top condition is not difficult. As a general rule for all types of furniture, keep it clean and shelter it in harsh extremes. You can use these tips to protect your outdoor furniture from the elements.
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A GUIDE TO STYLISH PATIO FURNITURE CARE

Amelia 4 Seater Set from Creative Living Your patio furniture defines your outdoor living space just as your living room furniture defines your interiors. Here are ways to help preserve it for years. Today’s decks and patios have evolved from simple spaces to enjoy a barbeque to comfortable, even sophisticated, outdoor living spaces designed for entertaining or relaxation. And today’s patio furniture has evolved as well, from portable inexpensive aluminum
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