Instant Lawn

Instant Lawn

There’s no doubt about it that laying down instant turf from Carabooda Lawn, is the best way to get that lush green front or back yard as quick as a DIY project. And there’s a lot of satisfaction in sitting back after a weekend of digging, raking, levelling and swearing with a cold beer and looking at a beautiful green lawn right in front of you. But you now know that there is a lot of careful preparation required before installing roll on lawn, and that is to be followed up with proper maintenance.

Timing

This is not a job you would have planned for autumn or winter. You need to pick the right time of year. In Spring, a young man’s fancy turns to outdoor BBQ’s and backyard entertainment. In Australia, we have four seasons – even Melbourne boasts four seasons, it’s just that they have it in one day! The best time to be planning this project is very late Winter or early Spring. But any time in Spring is okay if you want to have your lawn for most of summer. Just be aware of water restrictions.

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Wicker-Furniture

Using Wicker Furniture for Your Outdoor Space

When you have created an outdoor space you will need to purchase alfresco furniture to make it comfortable. There are many different types available and some people choose wicker furniture because it is strong, light and attractive option, especially if it is to be moved around much. A lightweight option will save muscle strain and backaches especially if there is only one person available to move it.

The original wicker was made from a variety of plant materials –

  • Bamboo
  • Willow
  • Reed
  • Cane or
  • Rattan

It was popular in days gone by and many people still look for it because they have fond memories of using it when visiting their grandparent’s home. They may not remember in those childhood days just what all the problems were with such furniture. It could not be left outside all the time because it would soon rot. If stored in a damp basements it would quickly go mouldy and be difficult to clean.  Not to mention it was difficult to clean once dirt or dust got into those small crevices. Don’t forget grandma most likely didn’t have a vacuum cleaner or even a hose to help out with cleaning tasks.

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