• How To Protect A Wooden House From Thieves

    According to statistics, at least two million burglaries take place in the United Kingdom each year. With an average of two thousand dollars lost in each occurrence, it is evident that this is a huge problem. And theft does not only take place in the UK but rather, it is extremely widespread. Nobody is safe, be it conventional homes or residential log cabins. You may feel that you are safe as you live in a relatively safe neighborhood but there is no such thing as safe as you could be the one that gets hit each year out of the possible thousands. So instead of hoping that you will not be a target, here are some measures you can take to protect yourself against thieves. Don’t Be the Target This step may feel ambiguous. After all, how can you avoid theft when everybody is a target? Well, ... (More)
  • How To Grow Flowers Garden In A Small Space

    Space is getting harder to come by as land prices soar. As such, people have had to become creative in the way they use what is available to them. Wooden sheds are one way in which you can curb this shortage. They not only enhance the look of your outdoors, they also provide you with extra space. And when you wish to garden, you can use these spaces for this purpose. Here, you can regulate the conditions in which your flowers grow, ensuring that they thrive. Plus, you can use the exterior of the sheds to garden, thus enhancing the look of your outdoors. No matter what you are working with, there is a way to make the most out of it. Here are some great ideas in this regard: Take Stock It is always best to start with a good idea as to what you have working in your favor. Suppose you plan on... (More)
  • Aloe Vera Plant Care – How to Grow an Aloe Plant

    Aloe Vera has healing properties, and owing to this it has become very popular. Plus, it looks good and is sure to enhance the beauty of your home. It also helps that growing this plant is easy. As long as you cater to its water and sunlight needs, you can expect a healthy plant. These plants do best in hot climates and having them in wooden sheds enables you to mimic such conditions. Where you live in a warm area, you can have the plants in the outdoors. With most succulents, you find that propagation takes place by way of leaf cuttings. But with aloe, this is not the case. Instead, you need young clone plants from an adult plant for the propagation. How you handle the young plants will determine how successful the planting process will be. Let’s get started on this rewarding journey. ... (More)
  • The Best Tropical Plants You Can Grow Indoors

    Over time, there has been a reduction in the space available to people. This change has seen people move their plants to the indoors in a bid to keep up with the emerging trends. In so doing, they can regulate the conditions in which the plants grow. Plus, they enhance the look of their homes and purify the air. Log houses are some of the places where people have laid emphasis on indoor planting. There is something about the beauty of wood merging with that of plants. It creates a perfect setting which is at one with nature. To get the most out of indoor planting, you need to get unique plants that will up the aesthetic feel of your home. Also, you should consider the ease of growing said plants and whether you are up to the task. If growing plants indoors is something you would like to do... (More)
  • What is a Forest Garden? Learn about Edible Forest Garden Plants

    Forest gardening is not a new concept as it has been around for thousands of years. This form of gardening revolves around planting gardens such that they look like forests. These gardens exude the structures of forests, thus their name. Whereas in a new garden you would have neat rows of similar species, forest gardening calls for diversity. The plants work to nourish each other by feeding on varying nutrients. They are not in neat rows and this enables you to make the most out of your space. If you want a beautiful backdrop for garden sheds, this is an excellent way to go about it. It is important to note that this type of gardening leaves the soil bare. As such, the preservation of soil carbon is possible. What’s more, it is easier for underground crops to thrive in this way. As such... (More)
  • 10 of the Best Types of Cactus You Can Grow at Home

    Many people are unable to manage houseplants. It could be that you forget about them and they wilt and die. Or maybe you are out of town on so many occasions that keeping up with a regular watering schedule is hard. It could also be that the conditions in your home are unfavorable. For these reasons and more, some people give up on having plants in the house. They thus focus their efforts on outdoor plants, and while this may work, there is another way around this. You can grow cacti. With these plants it does not matter whether you have them in or around wooden houses. Either way, they will thrive, thanks to their hardiness. These plants do well in average room temperatures and will not die when exposed to dry air. All they need is access to sunlight for at least three hours a day. With ... (More)
  • Wooden House Landscaping: How to Plant a Rose Bush

    Wooden houses are attractive on their own. However, you could add a twist to this beauty by having rose bushes in your yard. These traditional and aesthetically appealing flowers are quite the eye-catchers. And what’s more, they leave the outdoors smelling great. A beginner may wonder if these are the flowers for them owing to care practices. While many people may shy away from rose bushes due to high maintenance needs, there is a way around this. It comes down to adequate preparation before planting the bushes. If you ensure that they have sufficient sun and are in well-draining soil, the rest will come easy. So how can you be successful in planting rose bushes? Read on for tips on this: Preparation Much of the landscaping business involves preparation. It is only through this that you... (More)
  • Light Fixtures For Your Wooden Summer House Kitchen Island

    Having a kitchen island in your wooden summer house is a great idea. For one, it serves a lot of purposes as it is quite the multi-functional feature. You can use it for breakfast servings, as a workplace as you work on cakes, as well as a dining area. There is a lot that you can do with this space, which makes it all the more appealing. Having all these possibilities may have you wondering what the best way forward regarding lighting should be. You want something that can efficiently serve all these needs. Thus, it can come in handy when entertaining guests over the holidays. And it will still be eye-catching when making food for your kids along with anything else that you would like to do in the kitchen. As you work on finding versatile lights, you should also ensure that the choice com... (More)
  • Outdoor Dining Garden: How to Create a Cozy Space

    Having a summer house allows you to experiment with a lot of ideas, one of which being an outdoor dining space. When the temperatures are high, and the skies are clear, what better way to bond with your loved ones other than eating out? Having such a space will add to the thrill that you get out of being outdoors. But getting the most out of it will depend on the touches you put in it. Without further ado, here is how you can create such a space with ease: Emphasis on Comfort Being outside may be fun, but it can only last as long as people are comfortable. Thus, everything you put in the space should gear towards making it cozy. A round table is a great idea, it feels warm, and people have an easier time leaning into the conversation. It is much unlike what you would have with a square or... (More)
  • Colorful Flowers in Your Garden Space

    Many people wish to have beautiful flowers in their yard. Not only do they have a positive aesthetic impact on the outdoors, they also increase the value of the home. More so when they are next to garden sheds. This combo is simply out of this world. Nevertheless, there is a problem with all this: some flowers are unable to tolerate the intensity of the sun when it gets hot. Thus, you find that they droop around midday and stay that way for a while. Over time, they could die from exposure, and nobody wants that. What is the answer to this question? Well, planting hardy flowers is your best bet. In this way, you have a beautiful garden year-round. The following list of flowers that will flourish regardless of your region. It is also easy for beginners to successfully plant these flowers. W... (More)

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