Category: Outdoors

How to Start a Fire with Flint and Steel

According to Greek mythology, Prometheus stole the fire from Olympus and gave it to mankind. But once Zeus found out, he wasn’t too pleased and the thief was chained to a rock, where he spent the rest of his days having his livers feasted on every day by an eagle, forever and ever. Luckily for […]

Creating Instagrammable Café: The One that Brings all the Customers

In a world where technology reigns, most of our choices have become influenced by it, and it all has to do with social networks, like Instagram. This refers to businesses too, including having your own café because if a café is acceptable in terms of social networks, then you can count on success, and lots […]

Choose the Ideal Pool Heat Pump For Your Outdoor Pool

If you have an outdoor pool and want to extend the timeframe within which you can use it before the weather gets too cold to even consider bathing in it, then you might want to consider getting a heat pump. When it comes to buying one, there are three major types to consider – solar, […]

Sharing Experiences – the Great Convenience of Having a Garden Hose Reel

If you live in an area that has dry weather for the better part of the year, or in other words – most of Australia, having a garden hose is more than just a convenience; it’s a necessity for keeping your outdoor space alive. It helps keep your lawn green and healthy, your flower beds […]

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. […]