Bringing Your Home and Garden Into the 21st Century

Gina Nguyen

Simple But Important Details to Remember When Choosing a Pergola

A pergola is a very simple outdoor structure made up of four legs and slats that create a roof. These structures are a good choice for use over an outdoor seating area, where you might need some protection from the sun, but don't want to have full shade over that space. Pergolas can also be purely decorative, adding some visual interest to an otherwise "dead" corner o

Learning the Language of Lilies

Of all the flowers to grace the planet, the Lily is one of the most beautiful and sought after. You'll be familiar with the heady fragrance of many varieties of lily. You may even have appreciated their stately beauty on significant occasions such as weddings, anniversaries and funerals, and enjoyed them on other important days like Valentine's Day, Easter and Mother'

A Few Simple Tips for Choosing the Best Shade Sails for Your Property

Shade sails are a great alternative to awnings, as the fabric of sails can soften the look of your home's aluminium siding, as opposed to a large and obtrusive metal or glass awning. Shade sails can also be spread over a pool area more easily than an awning, and have more flexibility for how much shade they offer when they're installed. When you're ready to shop for s

Two affordable ways to improve the look of your property's exterior

If you'd like to improve the look of your property's exterior but money is a bit tight, here are a couple of things you can do which won't break the bank. Deep-clean your carport or garage If you have a carport or a garage, it's worth spending a few hours deep cleaning this structure, as due to its large size, it is probably one of the most noticeable features of your

Exploring Your Options for an Outdoor Shade Feature

A shade feature can help to make your outdoor space much more comfortable than if you had a patio or deck that was completely exposed to the sun. Shade features can also block out a light rain and some wind, so that you can enjoy that outdoor deck or patio even if the weather is not optimal. While each choice of shade feature will have its own pros and cons, there are