Inspired Outdoors

VEGETABLE GARDENING TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

Vegetable gardening can be a very rewarding project! Even more so when you are able to provide your household with fresh produce directly from your garden as and when needed.   Getting started may, however, seem a little intimidating but with a few tips on Vegetable Gardening and the reward it brings, is so worth the effort.  Here are Vegetable Gardening Tips for Beginners: CHOOSING THE BEST SPOT The location
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8 AUTUMN FLOWERS FOR AUTUMN GARDENS

Many consider autumn the change between spring and winter, nothing more. Leaves begin to change colour and fall and plants lose their vibrancy as the nights become colder.   However, the beauty of flowering plants and lush gardens need not end with the change of season. Here are 8 autumn flowering plants to enhance your garden keeping it bright and beautiful during the autumn season. ASTER  Asters flower near the end
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GARDENS OF THE WORLD: CANADA

Our Gardens of the World series returns with snowy Canada. The North American country boasts an array of unique ecosystems. Mainly these ecosystems include forests, wetlands, grasslands, tundra, lakes, rivers, and coastal areas. Within Canada’s striking landscapes, you can also find a number of equally unique public gardens. And while it may be a little while before you can enjoy the outside freely due to the current restrictions, we have
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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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