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  • Ornamental plants and de-icing salt

    Winter has made its way in the world. The roads are white, temperatures are low and really, all you feel like doing is sitting close to the fireplace while drinking a hot chocolate. Surely, the last thing on your mind is the garden that is now covered in snow. While the back yard might be anxiously awaiting spring, the front garden has to face up to a challenge. As you know year after year the city council has to sprinkle[…]

  • Fun Outdoor Chores for the Children

    Today, children play outside about half as much as their parents did. Instead, they prefer playing highly entertaining computer games, watching television and, in some cases even do their homework. These fun outdoor chores for the children will get them out of the house in no time.

  • When to Plant Trees

    Trees do not need a big hole when they are planted, the average hole should be about three times as wide as the root ball and shallower. After you have placed the tree in the ground take a few steps back and make sure the plant is not leaning.

  • The Best Flowers to Grow in Full Sun

    The palette of flowers that grow in full sun is very wide. Before you start planting the flowers make a plan on where you are going to put them. Another important thing is to read on the label to which height they will grow in order to plant the sort plants in the front and the taller plant in the back. This type of flower needs a lot of sun, up to 8 hours per day of full sun.

  • Pruning ornamental grasses

    Ornamental grasses create a beautiful landscape full of colour and texture. Some of these grasses can provide interest all year long, even if it dries and the leaves and seed fall, they still can be an attraction for the fall and winter seasons. The ornamental grass needs pruning once or twice a year so that it may look at its best and to encourage the growth of new ones. Spring pruning means that you should ground your grass before new[…]

What does it take to qualify for military mortgage?

Posted by admin On July - 22 - 2015 Comments Off on What does it take to qualify for military mortgage?

In recent years, loan programs have become the only way in which many people can afford to purchase a house anymore. While others may have the necessary financial means in order to do so, others do not and certain professions such as that of serving in the army do not come with lots of financial perks. This is the reason for which the government has implemented special loan programs in order to allow veterans and active military personnel to access[…]

Landscaping your garden for summer  

Posted by admin On July - 22 - 2015 Comments Off on Landscaping your garden for summer  

  As soon as the temperatures start to rise and the sun appears on the sky, everybody will want to spend more time outside the house. If you live in a house not an apartment, you are one of the lucky ones; since you can take advantage of the space you have around and create a pleasant place for everybody to hang out. Even if you are not a fan of sun and heat, you will definitely enjoy some time[…]

Hosting an amazing summer garden party

Posted by admin On June - 29 - 2015 Comments Off on Hosting an amazing summer garden party

Surely, now that high temperatures have taken over the world, the thought of hosting a beautiful, enchanting garden party has crossed your mind. The good news is that anyone can put together a party of this kind. Just to be sure that each and every guest will enjoy your event as much as possible, you might be interested in reading and putting into practice some of the following decorating tips. You might just be surprised of how ribbons can be[…]

Hosting a beautiful garden party

Posted by admin On June - 3 - 2015 Comments Off on Hosting a beautiful garden party

Now that summer has arrived, there is really nothing more appropriate than a garden party. If you like spending time with your friends and family, then you will certainly enjoy throwing garden parties. As you most likely know, planning such a party is not difficult, not as long as you know exactly how things should look. If not, then the following ideas come to your rescue. With a few beautiful, simple ribbons that can be easily ordered from http://theribbonroom.co.uk/everyday.html/, you[…]

The importance of home inspection

Posted by admin On May - 27 - 2015 Comments Off on The importance of home inspection

Whether you want to buy or to sell a house, you should take into consideration that the real estate market has some standards most people do not know, so the best thing you could do is seek specialized consultancy. Most real estate or mortgage companies include in their offer a home inspection, during which potential buyers can see with their own eyes the property they will be investing in. Those who work in the Canadian Military have a lot of[…]

Garden party decorations for unforgettable events

Posted by admin On April - 29 - 2015 Comments Off on Garden party decorations for unforgettable events

Garden parties are always a blast with or without the pool. Whether we talk about a birthday party where the main purpose of the host is to make everyone get drunk as fast as possible or a small party between neighbors that is seen more as an opportunity for everyone to relax, open space is the best. Besides the fact that clean air and the green space will make your guests feel wonderful, you will also get the chance of[…]

Boost the value of your house with a nice garden

Posted by admin On March - 31 - 2015 Comments Off on Boost the value of your house with a nice garden

In case you have ever bought a property, you know how even the most unexpected aspects, that you would not normally consider important, can raise the initial value of a house. Solid roofs and ceilings, clean walls and qualitative wooden floors can boost the price in a manner that you cannot imagine, so if you have never made a deal on the real estate market, this may take you by surprise. However, these will also apply when you are the[…]

Buy small ribbons and embellish your garden!

Posted by admin On March - 19 - 2015 Comments Off on Buy small ribbons and embellish your garden!

Are you a fan of gardening? Do you simply adore taking care after your plants and spending time in the backyard with family and friends? If you are one of those persons who couldn’t imagine living in an apartment without a piece of land or greeneries around them, then it’s time we taught you how to take your garden to the next level! Buy small ribbons and start placing them ingeniously throughout the patio, back garden or any place you[…]

Inviting Garden Nap Spots

Posted by Aura On March - 1 - 2015 Comments Off on Inviting Garden Nap Spots

Nothing compares to having a peaceful and relaxing place in your garden where you can fully relax or even take a nap after a long day at work. It’s therefore important to choose well the colors, furniture or other elements mainly related to design, so you can turn your garden into an oasis of relaxation.

Garden parties: simple decorating ideas

Posted by admin On February - 25 - 2015 Comments Off on Garden parties: simple decorating ideas

Garden parties are simply a delight. There are the ideal ways to celebrate an event, whatever its nature might be. When you think about garden parties, you automatically imagine a wedding or an event held in the evening. However, even though it appears very simple to organize a party in the backyard, you might want to know that the reality is different. Planning a garden party is rather difficult, more complicated than one would imagine. There are so many things[…]

The garden: more than an aesthetic treasure

Posted by admin On February - 10 - 2015 Comments Off on The garden: more than an aesthetic treasure

When you hear of gardening, you instantly think of beauty, of the aesthetic part of this hobby. It is true that most people use their backyard to plant colourful flowers that do not serve any other purpose than that of looking good. There is nothing wrong in this way of thinking. In fact, it is due to well cared for garden that some properties sell for a bigger price than others. Moreover, gardening is a highly relaxing activity that manages[…]

Finding professional Ottawa stucco contractors

Posted by admin On January - 30 - 2015 Comments Off on Finding professional Ottawa stucco contractors

Most individuals take great pride in their homes and gardens, because they have put a lot of effort in decorating them. As you might have noticed, there is a significant number of options on the specialized market and quite a few decisions have to be made. Apparently, more and more individuals prefer stucco, a material applied on the interior and exterior surface of the building. What is interesting about this material is the fact that it is quite varied in[…]

De icing salt for your garden

Posted by admin On January - 21 - 2015 Comments Off on De icing salt for your garden

Having a back yard or a garden is a beautiful asset, as it gives you and your family the chance to breathe fresh air and enjoy the sun rays of the summer, but when the winter comes, a lot of people tend to forget about their gardens, which is not wise. Even if you have nothing planted in the garden and it’s just grass, as winter comes and ice starts to form, it is not wise to leave it as[…]

Ideas for decorating your garden

Posted by admin On January - 21 - 2015 Comments Off on Ideas for decorating your garden

Home decoration is an extremely well developed field, as most people are highly interested in decorating their home in order to look its best and there are many options when it comes to decorating trends and ideas for one’s home. However, fewer people are equally interested in decorating their garden, although gardening and landscaping are also quite developed areas. But when it comes to actual decorations, such as tree lights or birdcages or garden gnomes, not that many people are[…]

Why use vinyl siding for outdoor kitchens

Posted by admin On December - 30 - 2014 Comments Off on Why use vinyl siding for outdoor kitchens

Outdoor kitchens are a great addition to any garden, as it allows homeowners to relax and admire their beautiful green corner during the summer, while enjoying a cold snack and a refreshing cocktail. More and more people are starting to see the advantages of having an outdoor kitchen during the hottest days of July, but the view is also magnificent during winter, when you can get a beautiful Christmas tree and outdoors decorations and enjoy a hot drink on the[…]

Gardening tips for your new home

Posted by admin On December - 29 - 2014 Comments Off on Gardening tips for your new home

Purchasing a new house is considered one of the most important investments in your life, which is why the choice must be done after evaluating many possibilities. Nowadays, there are many alternative for buying a property, which is why it has stopped from being a problem to many families. Nick Kaaki, for example is professional mortgage broker, who will help you make an informed decision on the real estate market. After the struggle of purchasing your dream house, the actual[…]

Ornamental plants and de-icing salt

Posted by admin On December - 20 - 2014 Comments Off on Ornamental plants and de-icing salt

Winter has made its way in the world. The roads are white, temperatures are low and really, all you feel like doing is sitting close to the fireplace while drinking a hot chocolate. Surely, the last thing on your mind is the garden that is now covered in snow. While the back yard might be anxiously awaiting spring, the front garden has to face up to a challenge. As you know year after year the city council has to sprinkle[…]

Caring for your garden in the winter

Posted by admin On December - 19 - 2014 Comments Off on Caring for your garden in the winter

Having a garden, or even just a small back yard, is a great asset for a home, especially for a family, with kids and pets. Any garden, however, whether you wish to plant things or just keep the grass green for the children to play, requires a lot of work and maintenance, from having sods installed to cutting the grass or taking care of flowers or trees or plants. Most of this job is done in the spring and autumn,[…]

Buying a trendy home in Canada nowadays

Posted by admin On November - 28 - 2014 Comments Off on Buying a trendy home in Canada nowadays

Purchasing a new house in Canada and not only nowadays has stopped being a problem since there are many financing solutions and options available on the market for those who cannot afford to pay in cash. However, if you want to benefit from a gorgeous home with all of the modern trends and tendencies, then you must consider that the cost will rise and you will probably need to seek out the best funding solution possible. Contact an expert in[…]

The beauty of stucco garden walls

Posted by admin On November - 28 - 2014 Comments Off on The beauty of stucco garden walls

Stucco has always been a popular home siding choice among home owners for very good reasons. Besides the fact that this material is quire inexpensive and has a very high durability, it also looks good, which is also the reason why it is used for garden walls to increase the beauty of the garden. It is needless to mention that its water and wind resistance are probably the top two reasons why people have chosen stucco as siding material for[…]