Category: Outdoors

How to Get as Off the Grid as Possible

To go off the grid is a term that simply means to separate yourself from all external and government controlled sources of water and power and become as self sufficient as possible. This is mainly done by people that have strong environmental beliefs and concerns, and want to use as little energy as possible in […]

The Two Types of Solar Batteries

Solar batteries, or deep cycle batteries provide electrical storage in solar energy systems. They’re essential when you want to use the electricity anytime when the system is not producing it. In other words, all of the power your panels harness during the day, require batteries in order to be used when the sun goes down. […]

Relaxing Outdoors: Extend Your Interior Comfort to the Exterior

Now that warm days are ahead, it’s time to give your outdoor space some boost décor-wise. Since the trends as of late focus on the outdoors equally as the indoors, making the most of outdoor space is all about comfort, relaxation, and enjoyment – the place designed for you to unwind. The spring breeze is […]

Advantages of Solar Electric Gate Openers

If you live in the country side and have a big property which features a gate, then an electric gate opener is something you might want to consider. Electric gate openers are a great way to make entering and exiting your property convenient, eliminating the need for a person to physically open it and close […]

Self Watering Pots – Why They Never Get the Nots

Container gardening can be the best solution for first-time gardeners. It’s ideal for growing fresh produce in a small spaces, be it the balcony, patio or a tiny backyard. Many vegetable crops and herbs can thrive in containers, such as tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, salad leaves, onions, basil, thyme and chives, to name a few. Container […]

Brush Cutters: Things to Consider Before Buying One of These Versatile Tools

You’ve probably seen groundskeepers around public places using a machine to cut the grass that doesn’t resemble the traditional lawn mowers. Well, that piece of equipment is called a brush cutter, also known as a strimmer. This piece of equipment can be used to cut large areas of grass, cut brushes, small trees and undergrowth. […]

The Right Set of Equipment Can Save a Camping Trip

Ah, the breath of fresh air and morning walks in nature! I can’t say I’d be a fan of living in the countryside because I’ve lived in cities all my life, but the concrete jungle has certainly had its share of being the reason for my stress which is what made me rethink the frequency […]

Pop Up Tents Make for a Hassle Free Camping Experience

No matter how much technology seems to have changed the world, and the tendency to turn us into slaves to electronics because it’s present in every aspect of life, there’s still the undeniable connection between humans and nature. Being part of the hustle and bustle of overcrowded cities wakes the urge for escape in greenery […]

Shabby Chic: How to Give Your Patio a Year-Round Appeal

It’s kind of an architectural bliss to have a patio; you get to welcome spring (and autumn for that matter) sitting on a comfy outdoor chair with a cup of coffee or tea, or a glass of rose, soaking up that sun while you present yourself as a detail-oriented host for your guests. Not to […]

Tailor Your Yard to Get High on the Beauty of the Outside

We live in a society where most people spend their time in these isolated bubbles staring at plasma screens, admiring HD images of nature, when all we have to do is just spend a little time outdoors and gaze at the sky to realize that we are living on this amazing planet hurtling through space […]