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best plants for small courtyards or gardens

Best Plants for Small Courtyards or Gardens

No matter the size, a well maintained garden that complements the existing architecture can produce stunning and elegant results. The only catch is that with a small garden, every single choice really needs to be justified in terms of space, aesthetics and practicality. In a tighter space, you’ll notice parts of the garden that don’t

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A225 - Black Slats Fencing Aluminium

Timber Versus Metal Fences: What to Look For

Embarking on a new fencing project is always a sure-fire way to add some dynamic contrast, texture and even value to your property. Flourishes like these are important; common sense holds that first impressions linger, and in most cases it’s the fence that you’ll see first. You could go about a new fencing project in

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How to Improve Soil Quality for a Healthier Garden

Well maintained soil could be the difference between a dreary, suffering garden and vibrant one. Consider soil as much of a living organism as the plant life it supports, because to get the best out of it you’ll need to continually make sure it’s got the right nutrients, moisture levels and even warmth. There’s no

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MW 42 - Front Low Retaining Wall Driveway

Asphalt Driveways Versus Concrete Driveway: What to Look For

One of the most crucial decisions to make when designing a driveway is between materials. Tried and tested, bitumen and concrete have been reliable options for homeowners across the country for decades now. They’re quite different too in terms of their material composition. Bitumen, commonly known as Asphalt around the world, is a petroleum product

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Landscaping Tips To Increase Your Property Value

One of the simplest ways to add a huge return on your property investment is to landscape. Appearances matter and having a beautiful, vibrant garden can be the difference of thousands of dollars (if done right). Gardening and maintenance doesn’t even need to be a chore, because there are simple steps you could be doing

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How To Pour A Concrete Slab For A Shed

Concrete flooring will always be a fantastic option for any outdoor garden shed. Fortunately, this can be a simple, procedural DIY job, provided you follow the right instructions and take all the necessary precautions. This is an undeniably complex job, requiring acute attention to detail and planning in advance. At any stage of this process,

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Using autumn leaves to your advantage

Using Autumn Leaves to Your Advantage

It’s almost universally acknowledged that autumn produces some of the most beautiful, colourful natural scenes a budding homeowner can hope for. With a gorgeous array of overlapping colours and textures, it’s not surprising that some of our fondest earlier memories are of crunching through leaves with a cool chill breezing past. Somewhat intuitively referred to

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how to reseal stamped concrete

How to Reseal Stamped Concrete

Stamped concrete is a stylish and versatile material that really brings out the best in your home and outdoor areas. It’s a real investment that can add plenty of value to your home. However, stamped concrete does need a bit of cleaning and maintenance to keep it looking good as new long into the future.

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Ideas to Give Your Pool Area a Much-Needed Makeover

Ideas to Give Your Pool Area a Much-Needed Makeover

We all love a good swimming pool in Australia. If you are lucky enough to have one in your own yard, you probably know the secret to a great swimming season at home is preparation. By getting a head start with your pool maintenance work, it will be refreshed and ready to be the envy

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How to Choose A Colour for Your Concrete

How to Choose A Colour for Your Concrete

More and more homeowners are opting for concrete pavements and driveways when designing and constructing their properties.  Concrete brings a massive number of advantages. Concrete is durable, low-maintenance, versatile and cost-effective. Thanks to design techniques, concrete can now be much more than just a slab of grey, it can be used as a canvas to

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things to consider when landscaping your yard

Things To Consider When Landscaping Your Yard

Yards are a highly personal thing. Whether it’s the front, back or even side yard that needs landscaping, the result you want is clear: you want it to be an expression of you, but also of your tastes. For many of us, home ownership is a dream; yet too often, when that dream comes true,

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