Garden

Gardening Is Good for Your Health in Many Ways

Modern living has driven a concrete wedge between us and the natural world, and many are starting to connect the dots, recognizing that a connection with the land is important for our well-being. Scientists have also concluded gardening provides a number of valuable health benefits, spanning from stress relief to improved brain health, better nutrition, …

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Pollinators: Tips For Attracting More Bees + Butterflies

As summer kicks into full gear, it”;s the best time to step outside and take in the glories of nature. Spending time engulfed in your home”;s outdoor oasis is even better when the garden is full of beautiful flowers and foliage to enhance our enjoyment. If your garden is full of plants that attract butterflies …

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10 Things Nobody Tells You About Basement Well-Being

Your basement is like a pair of shoes: just like a poor-quality, run-down pair will affect things much higher up (like your posture), a run-down, uncared-for basement will affect your whole house. Which is why it”;s time to start thinking of your basement as an important foundation (literally) for a healthy living environment–;not just a …

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Garden decking ideas and designs for plots both large and small

If you”;re looking to carve out a zone for al-fresco dining, a well-designed and covered decking space or roof terrace can offer an all-year-round option. Taking your living space into the outdoors is very on-trend right now, so statement garden furniture coupled with cushions and throws will make the outside as comfortable and personalised as …

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Think Architecture creates minimal hilltop house in Zurich

A cluster of stone and plaster-lined volumes form Think Architecture’s minimalist House in a Park, which sits on a hilltop in Zurich, Switzerland. The house is designed by local studio Think Architecture to “merge with the landscape” of its sloping-parkland site, located beside a forest overlooking Lake Zurich. It has two floors, with one embedded …

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Choosing and Installing House Skylights for a Tiny House

My desire to teach people to build a tiny house comes from the joy and satisfaction I felt designing and building a tiny house for my son and daughter-in-law. Structural integrity is key, but I firmly believe that the home needs to be aesthetically pleasing as well as structurally sound. Open-able skylights (sometimes called “;roof …