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Natural Weed Killers You Should Use in Your Garden

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Reading Time: 4 mins

Ask a gardener of any skill level what the hardest part of having a garden is and they will all tell you the same thing – getting rid of weeds. Invasive plants are everywhere and it’s no wonder why we have so many commercial weed killers on the market. However, synthetic pesticides pose a threat to children and pets if swallowed. Fortunately, there’s quite a lot of ways to…

On Doris and Storm-Proof Fences

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Since Doris blew our expectations for a “windy day” away, here in London the demand for fence panels at our office skyrocketed: Seeing the destruction it has caused we feel slightly obligated to talk some fences and hurricanes. Insurance or a Storm-Proof Fence? There is no hurricane resistant fence. …as you would probably guess from this recent event. Doesn’t matter if it’s a hurricane vinyl fence or a chain-link, they…

Wood Vs Composite Decking – Which Works Better?

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Reading Time: 4 mins

The battle between wood and composite decking materials has been going on for decades with mixed results. While wood decks were clearly winning the bids until some ten years ago, the composite decking materials improved immensely in terms of structure, durability and safety. Nowadays, the choice between both comes down to your own budget and personal preferences. (more…)