Archive for the 'Gardening' Category

The Benefits of Gazebos

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Gazebos have a number of benefits that make them a popular addition to many home gardens throughout the year. Whether you prefer a wooden gazebo or a less permanent one, a gazebo can add that extra something special to an otherwise boring outdoor area. Gazebos will usually last for a long time when maintained and [...]

How to Build a Patio Wall

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Building a low brick wall to edge the patio requires slightly higher than average DIY skills. But it’s hardly the stuff of architects and other experts. When the sun arrives, few of us want to be indoors painting, decorating or plastering: constructing a garden wall is an ideal summer job. Begin with the foundation, or [...]

Tips for Your Wooden Gazebo

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Wooden gazebos can create a stunning centrepiece for any size of garden or outdoor area. As they are meant to be long lasting it is important that they are cared for properly in order to prevent wasted time and money. Think carefully about where you will erect a wooden gazebo, because once the garden gazebo [...]

Gazebos – creating a focal point for your garden

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

To ensure years of enjoyment from your garden gazebo, it is important that it is cared for and maintained properly.  Of course, it depends what material your gazebo is made from. If your gazebo is made from vinyl then all that is required is an occasional wash with soap and water.  Vinyl gazebos are the [...]

Wooden gazebos – ideal for any garden

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Purchasing a garden gazebo is a sound investment if you want to have a spot in your garden where you can go to relax. A gazebo sited in a spot, out of sight of the house and with a beautiful aspect is the perfect place to escape the stresses of modern living.  Hidden from prying [...]

What to know about garden gazebos

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Purchasing a gazebo is not the same as buying a little piece of furniture. There are many factors to consider in choosing the perfect gazebo. Thankfully, the African thatch Company is here to help you. Wooden Gazebos are available in a range of different materials. You can choose from Western Red Cedar, Southern Yellow Pine [...]

How to Choose a Landscape Architect

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Making drastic changes to a property will often use up a lot of time and money if the right professionals are not drafted in. Choosing the right landscape architects is important because they can offer the best possible advice on what would suit your property. Here are a few things to follow to help you [...]

Gardening without taking any health risks

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Gardening has become one of the important pastimes for most of us. People are taking up this activity in such a big way due to many reasons. One of the most influencing factors especially in recent times is that it helps save money when you grow your own vegetables, with many people preferring the taste [...]

Why to choose a metal gazebo?

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Gazebos are one of the best places to relax in a garden, patio or a backyard. Metal gazebos have high durability, so you and your family can enjoy them for many decades. Erecting gazebos also increases the value of your home. There are a lot of styles available for garden gazebos from which you can [...]

Tips on how to do the gardening

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

You don’t need to pay a gardener to maintain the look of your garden. Many simple do-it-yourself (DIY) methods are suitable even for the most uninitiated that allow you to cut down on your maintenance costs while enjoying the fresh air, warm sun, and lush greenery of your garden. Actually, it’s a job that virtually [...]