I live in a house with very little outdoor space, but I still wanted to grow some of my own food, so I started a container garden on my patio a few years ago. The first year was a steep learning curve with a lot of trial and error, but I've learned a lot about growing vegetables in containers and believe it's a valuable skill for everyone to have. I started this blog to share what I've learned and provide tips for making the most of the outdoor space you have. You'll find posts on a range of topics, such as the nutrients required for healthy vegetable plants, how to prepare your soil, companion planting for natural bug control and succession planting to grow more vegetables in the space you have available. I hope you enjoy my blog.

How to Secure Your Home with Design and Practicality in Mind

21 September 2018
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You may be proud of your home and believe that it is a shining example of good design in your neighbourhood. You may have paid particular attention to its maintenance and have invested heavily to enhance its kerb appeal. Nevertheless, you also understand that security is very important and that you need to add some shutters to provide a deterrent to those "bad guys." These components may not only physically deter some opportunistic criminals, but they can often turn them away at street level, as they see them from a distance. Read More …

Installing Fire Extinguishers in Your Home: 3 Locations to Consider

10 July 2017
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A fire extinguisher plays a key part in any home safety system as they provide you with a way of tackling a small fire before it engulfs your entire home, damaging property and placing the lives of those you love at risk. However, it is important that fire extinguishers are properly located in the right places around your home so they can be easily and quickly accessed in an emergency situation. Read More …