Doing A Landscaping Project? Here’s What You Might Need

The constant feeling of regret caused by neglecting your backyard or garden can start to intensify, forcing you to take proper measures to create a beautiful project. You should know that the first impression anyone has of your home is probably based on the appearance of your exterior; however, it isn’t only important for impressing others, but it also helps you feel better about your home. When you’re still planning a landscaping project or a revamp, trying to decide where to begin can be an … [Read more...]

How to Get Your Kids Playing Outside

Outdoor play is crucial for the overall development of children since it helps them remain active. The environment outside is refreshing, and it stimulates the kids’ sense of learning different things about nature. Through playing outdoors, kids can improve their imagination, and explore different things about the environment and their surroundings, which promotes learning.   However, some kids are fascinated by certain indoor activities, such as watching television and playing … [Read more...]

The Health Benefits of Getting Outside Everyday

The importance of regularly getting outdoors is becoming a hotly talked about topic, with examples such as the Duchess of Cambridge’s “Back To Nature Garden”, which she designed for the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show inspired by her belief in the importance of nature and the outdoors in the development of children into happy, healthy adults. With the internet, social media, televisions and streaming services, people simply don’t go out as much as they used to. Whilst it is especially tempting in … [Read more...]

Spring Lawn Treatments That Keep Your Lawn Green Year-round

This year, Groundhog Day and the Big Game overlapped — so you might not have noticed that Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, predicting an early spring. For many, that is excellent news; who would be mad at sunnier days, warmer temperatures and a few more weeks of good weather? However, for you lawn owners, an early spring means that you need to kick your lawn care into high gear. The spring is a crucial season for your lawn, especially if you live in an area that experiences freezing … [Read more...]

Summer Home Improvement Projects to Start Now

There's a wide range of reasons to start making home improvements from safety or new lifestyle accommodations to the simple fact that you enjoy projects. It never hurts if these projects increase the value of your home, but the most important thing is that you enjoy the additions you make. There's little point if the time and money spent aren't improving your quality of life, even if you aren't planning to stay for much longer. Adding more space, renovating rooms, or adding safety and … [Read more...]

Tips For Selecting a Hot Tub

A spa or a hot tub is a lot more than just an outdoor recreational facility. If you’re thinking of installing one, you will need to do research so that you’re getting the right product. A hot tub can set the mood for a romantic night. They have also been shown to have health benefits.  Selecting the tub can be a fun experience provided you’re getting it right. There are some tips that will come in handy when selecting a hot tub and we’re going to highlight some of them. Budget As … [Read more...]

Rainy or Snowy Day? Think Pop-Up Canopies!

Although a lot of people’s thoughts this time of the year have turned towards indoor activities, roaring fires, and stockings hung with care, we’re here to tell you--there are times and places pop-up canopies come in handy! In the winter, no matter where you live in the US, we all have to shoulder through winter precipitation. In some states, that means snow, while in others, that means rain. How do you keep dry? We have some suggestions.  Pop-Up Canopies Help Out at Fairs and … [Read more...]

The Art of Gardening – How to Turn Your Backyard Into a Sanctuary

When one thinks of our backyard, how many of us picture a large space of lawn, a clothesline and the back fence? Worse still, the lawn begins to dry up. On the other hand, perhaps you have a small space that you’re not sure what to work with? Our backyards should be an extension of our homes. It should be that of a place where we can enjoy nature and our free time, both as a relaxing space for ourselves and that being one to enjoy with family and friends. Therefore, whether you’re a … [Read more...]