Monthly Archives: January 2018

6 ways to embrace the epic Australian lifestyle in your own backyard

Written on January 24, 2018 at 2:10 pm, by

When we asked a group to picture the quintessential Australian lifestyle, thoughts turned to bush, sun, sand and sea. But recent studies suggest that the things we hold dear to the typical Aussie lifestyle are actually not so typical anymore. BBQs and bushwalks are being replaced by Netflix, couches and air-conditioning. Smaller lot sizes are…

10 ways to nail your backyard BBQ this Australia Day

Written on January 19, 2018 at 11:11 am, by

Once again, we have been gifted an absolutely glorious long weekend for the Australia Day festivities; cheers to not worrying about working with a sore head the next day! If you’re planning a backyard BBQ, find out how to take your event from “ugh, mate…” to “oh, maaaate!”.   Just chuck it on the barbie!…

The backyard fencing solution fighting for your privacy as lot sizes continue to shrink

Written on January 18, 2018 at 8:42 am, by

We can’t deny it and we can’t ignore it; blocks are shrinking. But one backyard fence is evolving alongside modern backyards, fighting for privacy and serenity at every step. A recent article on realestate.com reported that “the average lot size in Melbourne’s new housing market fell 20sqm to 400sqm in the last recorded year.” The…

Stay in ‘Holiday Mode’ with Your Own Resort Style Backyard Oasis

Written on January 12, 2018 at 11:11 am, by

Do you dream of sleek poolsides in polished hotels, or the lush jungles of Colombian rain forests? Would you rather a beach side cabana in the Bahamas, or the crisp, tranquil gardens of Japan in bloom? What if we told you that you could live your ‘best life’ right here in your own backyard? Create…

20 Holiday DIY Projects For A Fresh Backyard This New Year

Written on January 1, 2018 at 5:00 am, by

Fresh new year, fresh new yard! These holiday DIY projects are the perfect way to rejuvenate your outdoor space or increase property value while you have some time off.   1. Fresh lick of paint Nothing changes a space more drastically than a fresh coat of paint. Change up your colour scheme or simply refresh…