5 tips to make the most of a small outdoor space

With more and more of us living in an urban environment, it’s important to make the most of our outdoor spaces to create an enjoyable and functional area, and the perfect getaway from the everyday. 1. First decide what the area is going to be used for, whether that’s an entertainer’s paradise, a tranquil retreat or a kids play area. This will help you plan and decide how to use the space and what plants to fill it with. Ask yourself questions like, will I need shade, privacy or plenty of sun? Then choose products which are both functional and beautiful — a pretty vine which bears fruit or a shade plant which can double up as a privacy screen. 2. If you’re re-vamping your outdoor space, it’s

How to make natural white vinegar shower cleaner

Looking for a natural shower cleaner that gets rid of mould for good? We’ve got it. Ingredients: 1/4 cup white vinegar 1 cup water Directions: Mix the ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 30 to 60 seconds. Pour into a spray bottle. Spritz onto the shower surfaces and let sit for 3 to 5 minutes. Wipe clean with a microfibre cloth. Why it works The warm liquid softens grime, making it easier to wipe away. Recipe by Debra Johnson, manager of the training program at the Merry Maids cleaning company

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