Going off the grid - a practical guide
25 May 2016
Many of us sometimes contemplate going off the grid and becoming self sufficient. Here are some things to contemplate installing in your home if you want to be totally self sufficient.
Solar panels with batteries
Australia is blessed with a lot of fine weather, making it a great place to use solar panels. Unfortunately solar panels operate best during the middle of the day when it's sunniest but much of our desire from power comes at night when people tend to want to use light and entertainment devices inside.
Safety measures to keep in mind when hiring a skip bin
9 November 2015
One of the easiest and quickest methods of getting rid of garden waste is to hire a skip bin. You don't have to worry about fitting everything into small bags and struggling to stop them from tearing. You can simply pile up all your clippings and other waste materials, use a wheelbarrow to transport the material to the skip, and simply dump the contents into the bin. It's as easy as that.
The Advantages of 4 Different Kinds of Lawn Mowers
18 June 2015
There is a huge array of lawn mowers and one may find it very difficult to choose one if he or she has no prior experience with mowers. This article discusses some advantages of different kinds of mowers. Use this information to select the most appropriate kind of mower for your needs.
Push Lawn Mowers
This the most basic type of lawn mower. It relies on the strength of the user to propel it during the mowing process.
How to Create an Edible Flower Bed
2 June 2015
Vegetable beds are a practical addition to your garden, but your neighbours might not be very pleased if you decided to plant rows of carrots and broccoli in your front garden. Creating an edible flower bed in the front garden gives you a source of food and your neighbours will be none the wiser. Here's how:
Prepare Your Flower Bed
Firstly, select the area in your front garden for your new flower bed and measure out your desired shape and size.