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Trendy outdoor furniture for modern living from Mobelli

  • Posted: Jan 20, 2017
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Trendy outdoor furniture for modern living from Mobelli

Modern outdoor furniture will bring functionality and versatility to any alfresco space. Ideally then, the furniture that you choose should be aesthetically pleasing and durable alike. In order to achieve that ‘form follows function’ effect, it has become customary to strategically mix textures, designs and shapes to achieve that ingenious appearance without compromising on comfort. Mobelli has made this task of unifying the look and feel of your contemporary outdoor area effortless with the introduction of their trendy new range of Italian designed, Net and Bit chairs. These resourceful chairs will complement a patio or dining table of any shape, size or form, and may be used for either main or impromptu seating.

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How to begin a compost heap

  • Posted: Jan 18, 2017
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How to begin a compost heap

The New Year is an excellent time to turn over a new leaf – or an apple peeling… a potato skin … or even
a carrot top. It’s an ideal time to resolve to start a compost heap and make your waste work for you. By starting a compost heap you will make the greatest organic matter you can ever add to your soil. Recycle your garden and kitchen waste and watch nature’s most basic process unfold in your garden.

What you’ll need to start a compost heap:

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Plant a Potager Garden

  • Posted: Jan 11, 2017
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Plant a Potager Garden

Discover how to design a potager garden and recreate the kitchen gardens made popular in Europe right in your own backyard.

The traditional kitchen garden, also known as a potager (in French, jardin potager) is a space separate from the rest of the residential garden. The kitchen garden may serve as the central feature of an ornamental, all-season landscape, or it may be little more than a humble vegetable plot. It is a source of herbs, vegetables and fruits, but it is often also a structured garden space with a design based on repetitive geometric patterns. The kitchen garden has year-round visual appeal and can incorporate permanent perennials or woody shrub plantings around (or among) the annuals.

How to plant your potager garden

When planting your landscaped vegetable garden, dig over the beds, removing weeds and stones and breaking down any lumps. Incorporate generous amounts of compost and a general fertiliser, rake, and then water thoroughly before planting.

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