Do you have enough space to relax in your garden? With gardens tools occupying more space and children spending more time outside playing, there sure will be a space crunch in the garden, porch and patio areas. Outdoor storage containers can do double duty as benches and ottomans for nice and comfy seating as well as to store things handy and ready. You can store garden tools, seeds, fertilisers and water hoses. You may keep seasonally used personal effects like raincoats and gumshoes, and children’s playthings and sports goods. Most of the times, they can be used as dumping place for whatever we think as clutter or extra inside the house.
Spring is great for a lot of reasons, but if you are lucky enough to have a patio you can access, it is the season where you can emerge from the confines of your house and finally begin using it again. As soon as the sun starts shining each year, it’s time to get your patio in shape. Our simple but effective tips are guaranteed to get it looking as good as new – you’ll be desperate to get out there with a good book and a glass of red!
The best thing a plant lover living in high-rise buildings and condos is a balcony garden. A balcony garden can be an excellent retreat for urban gardeners. Fortunately, you do not have to be a master gardener to have a nice balcony garden in your apartment.
The first thing to do of course is examine your balcony. What size is it, how much space do you wish to use for chairs and table, how much for plants? Then there is the matter of growing conditions. Is the railing open or closed, in which direction does the balcony face, is it shaded by buildings or trees, how high up is it? All of these factors will regulate the amount of light available.
You will soon be stopped by your neighbors who will comment on the stunning display of summer hanging flowers you have created in a simple container garden! All it takes is:
If dressing up your patio isn’t enough and you really want to get some patio furniture on a tight budget, there are some places that you can shop where you can get great bargains on high quality patio furniture. The answer is that you have to think outside the box and expand your patio furniture horizons. Here are some locations to get good buys on furniture that you probably never even thought of.
If you and your family like to spend a lot of time on your patio, you probably want to have a good atmosphere while you enjoy your time there. You wish for some warm air outdoors, clear sky and good decoration to keep you comfortable. Sometimes we can’t get all of this, or even none of it, but outdoor curtains for patio may help a lot. How? Let me explain. You can use a lot of different window treatments in your home, there are many draperies that will improve the look of your home and allow you to have your own privacy. But what about all those draperies that offer a bit more than just decoration? Good looks are not everything and you can find practical drapes that will show you a different use for all window curtains.
These cool upholstered chairs Husk by B&B Italia recently made their appearance at the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair, and we like what we see! Designed by Patricia Urquiola – a fixture on the furniture scene – the chair features a unique upholstery pattern resting in a stylized shell, giving it an entirely revamped shape that is as inviting in looks as it is in fee. And supporting it all, the base plays more of a starring role. Available in different styles, it adds a hard edge to the plush, cozy seat. Contemporary style and comfort characterize this cool chair design.