Landscaping in the Winter – The benefits

While most gardeners dream of all the fun projects to be accomplished during the seasons of sun while sipping luscious hot beverages all winter long, some savvy gardeners are anticipating the cool season all summer long with equal fervor. One might ask – Why? They know that winter is the optimal time to accomplish broad […]

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The art of living green

Small eco-friendly changes made in the home may often seem not to amount to very much but, if enough people implement them, they will have a cumulative effect and will make a huge difference to the wellbeing of the environment. This is the way things are heading, with people power having a very real impact […]

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Natural Wood for Classic and Lasting Furniture Design

Every design choice used in the construction of home furnishings reflects our cultural values. To see the expensive pieces available through antique dealers, one would think that the people of 200 years ago all bought furniture built to last forever. That isn’t entirely true. Only some of them did, and everybody else’s stuff fell apart. […]

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Top Tips for Dealing with Unwanted Garden Guests

The majority of people are animal lovers and love to have wildlife wandering into their gardens. Whether it’s birds, hedgehogs or squirrels, we all tend to find them cute and love to see them wandering around looking for food and then heading off into the undergrowth to their nests.   There sometimes reaches a point […]

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Pros and Cons of Wood Casement Windows

Have you ever considered using the wood casement style of window in your home? Instead of having a handle that you can lift up, this type of window is hinged at the side and it will crank outward. These types of windows are usually installed over appliances, sinks and counter tops – but they can […]

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