It is imperative to integrate the outdoor room with your home to create strong flow and fusion, to unify the elements, enhance your lifestyle and, ultimately, add resale value to your property.
A Total Concept Landscape Architects specialises in designing beautiful outdoor spaces. The company takes into account the lifestyle of the owner, the style of the house and all aesthetic and functional considerations.
The initial concept needs to consider the property as an entirety so that individual areas do not feel disjointed. One major cause of a home feeling disconnected is a substantial level change between the house and garden. Careful design will ensure the outdoor room appears united and doesn’t seem to be built as an afterthought.
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Two outdoor rooms for the price of one
Step into this divine outdoor space and you’d be forgiven for thinking you were in a luxury boutique resort
This six-acre horse property in Sydney’s northern suburbs is a definite showstopper
Here’s one highly nutritious fruit you can grow in the smallest of spaces, even a pot on a balcony
Go with THE FLOW
With a generous dash of luxury, coupled with careful attention to detail, this contemporary outdoor living space is a winner
Create flow and fusion between your outdoor room and home
My Favourite 5… Tomatoes
When you grow your own tomatoes, you’re rewarded with the tastiest fruit possible as you can pick them at their sweetest and sun-ripened best. Many won’t make it back into the kitchen!
The Gift That Keeps On Giving
Grow your own food, improve your mental health and connect with nature
When the weekend rolls around, there’s nothing quite like chilling out with your friends and an ice-cold brew while you fire up the outdoor cooker
Garden Spruce Up Time!
Grab your sun hat and gardening gear and give your outdoor spaces a little tender loving care. It’s surprising what a dramatic difference a little pruning, cleaning and clearing can make. Before long, you’ll be sitting under a shady tree with a long cool drink enjoying the fruits of your labour
LONG LIVE THE KING
JEAN LE CAM WAS ALREADY A LEGEND, NOW HE’S THE UNDISPUTED HERO OF THE VENDÉE GLOBE, WRITES ED GORMAN
ARE YOU BLUEWATER READY?
WHAT ARE THE SKILLS YOU NEED BEFORE CASTING OFF ON A TRANSOCEAN OR BLUEWATER ADVENTURE? OFFSHORE TRAINING SKIPPERS SHARE THEIR ADVICE
Keanu & Alexandra's - EXCELLENT DOUBLE DATE!
Whoa! Keanu Reeves’ girlfriend Alexandra Grant has a fan in his Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure costar Alex Winter.
PUBLISHING AMID A PANDEMIC: How Board Games Survived and Thrived in 2020
COVID’s lasting impacts on our health and economy are still far from being understood. It will take many of us years, perhaps even a decade, to unravel what has changed in the last year. But some patterns are emerging, at least in the board gaming hobby, that indicate many publishers were well ahead of the curve even before the threat of a pandemic affected their supply chains worldwide. As the world began locking itself down to quell the threat of COVID-19, people continued to find solace in hobbies. Soon, the business journals and magazines of the world began tracking the increase of sales across a wide swath of interests as people did anything and everything to take their minds away from the weight of a pandemic circling the globe. Turns out, everything from toys, guitars, crafts, and board games were selling well despite a deflated economy. Report Linker’s “Board Games Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026” estimates that sales in the hobby will grow by 13 percent in the next five years, even with continued lockdowns. But what about the hobby as a whole? This article examines how 2020 affected the board gaming industry through three facets — big box stores, local board gaming cafes and stores, and the digital space — and how the pandemic has shaped them in the interim as well as moving forward. Is this projected forecast of its growth still as rosy?
John F. Martin – The Early '70s Manhattan
"This series was shot around Manhattan in the early '70s. I was using a Pentax Spotmatic loaded with Tri-X film. I processed the film and printed it. These are scans from the prints and negatives".
A Wee Dram
There’s more to love about Scotland’s favorite libation once you discover the magic
SLIDING FOR ADVENTURE
For the last 25 years I’ve been riding off road on everything from a 450cc lightweight to a heavily laden 1200cc adventure motorcycle. Although I was usually able to handle anything through rough terrain at slower speeds, I struggled at higher speeds on loose surfaces. And the biggest pucker moments occurred while approaching tight turns on gravel roads at high speed—barely navigating them safely.
Plini – Voices in The Sky
PLINI — the guy Steve Vai once called “the future of exceptional guitar playing” — discusses the perils of “guitar fame,” the challenges of a modern prog-rocker and his breathtaking new album, Impulse Voices
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
The usurper has come
THE MAKING OF PEARL
JANIS JOPLIN IN 1970: A NEW B AND AND THE MAKING OF HER CLASSIC ALBUM, PEARL.