Gardening

Working in a garden is one of many ways to unwind through nature. As an added benefit, it can be a shared family experience that contributes to their well being. Not only does it teach kids of the natural growth cycle first hand, it provides that sense of satisfaction that comes from taking care of something and accomplishing a task on your own. Gardening is a great way to learn and improve important life skills while raising environmental awareness.


Removing A Fence?

From termites and wood rot, to loose soil and wind damage, there could be any number of reasons why it may be time to remove your fence. If it’s any of the reasons we listed, chances are the fence isn’t even doing its job and is only being help up by the stronger posts. Now, you may be saying to yourself, “sure, it looks less presentable, but it still defines the property boundaries”. While this is true, the real issue is the safety hazard the damaged fence poses. Removing your fence may not be a difficult job, but it can be time consuming. Here are some steps to make this process faster and less strenuous.


Installing a fence

It can save you money, provide a sense of accomplishment, and bring your backyard to life! If you’re going the DIY route, make sure you are doing it properly. Consider these steps to ensure that the first time you build your fence will be the only time!


When you think of being out on your deck, what comes to mind? Relaxing with a book in the shade? Sharing a meal with your family? You’d think decks are supposed to be relaxing, and they can be. But if the deck isn’t properly protected, you’ll find it can actually require a lot more maintenance than your interior. Generally speaking, decks need more maintenance than fences or sheds because they are more exposed to direct sunlight, water absorption, and wear from shoes and furniture. If you want to reduce the amount of stress your deck takes, it’s important to keep it safe.


So you’ve built a new deck and you want to show if off? Now that you have the extra space, maybe its time to bring out the barbeque. Who doesn’t enjoy a good BBQ? Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, or refining your culinary skills, it’s a great- and delicious, way of bringing friends, family, and even some stray neighbours together. Don’t bring those steaks out just yet! If you’re planning a big summer cookout, there are a few things you should consider if you want to protect your deck, your grill, and most importantly, yourself.