Decking, Paths & Patios

More Living Space With A Patio

Homeowners invest a lot of time and money into their properties because it provides them with the most accessible place to relax. People may enjoy a 2-week break once a year where complete serenity can be truly experienced, but their home should provide them with the space they need to unwind after a long day at work and enjoy spending time with the family. Given the fact that many homeowners wish to invest their money wisely in home improvements that are as practical as they are attractive, patios are a popular choice because they create extra living space. During the summer months when the weather is favourable, people love to spend time outdoors and enjoy the sun with their family. However, when the sun is glaring and UV rays can be damaging, it’s often not easy to relax in a garden for...

The Advantages & Disadvantages of Different Planters

There are many plant containers and pots available for our gardens, porches, decks and indoors. They come in a wide variety of colours, sizes, shapes, materials and prices, so understanding which best fits our needs can be complicated. So how do you choose the best one? Often, gardeners will pick based on taste rather than need. However, to keep plants happy and growing healthy, every gardener needs to consider the plant’s needs and the surrounding environment. The location, climate, aesthetic value and cost are all factors that need to be considered. Ultimately, you want to choose the best suited-planter, so let’s go through the advantages and disadvantages of different planter types. Terracota Terracotta pots are a standard in many gardens due to their traditional look, warm orange colou...

Beautiful suggestions for creating that perfect outdoor patio

Want to create the perfect patio for your garden? Here we provide some excellent advice and tips so that you end up with a patio that is functional and beautiful.

When is a Garden Not Just a Garden?

A look beyond a garden merely being a place for flowers but rather for adventure, entertaining and wildlife. We're here to inspire you for your next gardening project.

Love Entertaining? Then You Need These Garden Items

Entertaining outdoors is a complete joy but if you're going to do it then you'll need to create a garden that's warm, inviting and functional for the task. Here we provide some practical advise to help you make outdoor entertain easier and more enjoyable.

Upgrade Your Concrete Patio with Pavers

Tired of that ugly slab of concrete you call your patio? There is a solution and you’ll be please to know it does NOT involve having to break up the concrete and dispose of it. In the video below you can learn how to lay pavers directly onto your old concrete patio and create a truly delightful patio area that you will want to enjoy spending time on with friends and family.

Cleaning and Sealing Paving Stones

VIDEO - In this video we show you that cleaning and sealing paving stones is a great way to restore your patio or driveway. The video provides step by step instructions.

Prepping a Patio or Walkway Foundation

A well prepared foundation for your patio is crucial and the most important step. The patio base will include two layers: gravel and levelling sand. Check out this video which provides step-by-step instructions on preparing the foundations correctly.

Best Way to Wash, Sand and Stain Decking

In this video you can learn how to restore a deck with easy to follow step by step details on how to wash, sand, and stain the deck.

Time to Rejuvenate Your Decking or Patio

Decking and Patios take a fair amount of punishment from the natural elements and as the years pass your decking and patio area might not look as inviting as they once were. Fear not... take a look at this video by Lowes which gives you some excellent low-cost tips on rejuvenating your decking or patio area quickly and easily.

The Age of the Care-Free Patio

Looking to create a maintenance free patio? Take a look at this article for it gives some great ideas on creating a patio that doesn't require a great amount of effort to look after it.

Top Tips For Winter Garden Survival

Winter Garden - The harsh climate and lack of sunlight at this time of year can make winter a hard time for any gardener. Here are some tips to ensure your garden’s survival throughout the cold season.

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