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Protect Yourself From the Sun

By | May 8th, 2012|Categories: Gazebos|Tags: , , |

Australians know a lot about skin cancer and tend to be a very sun smart lot. We apply our sunscreen, wear the right clothes, and generally try to protect ourselves as much as possible from the dangerous UV radiation. General studies and surveys have found, however, that we are not quite as sun smart in [...]

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Do it for the Kids

By | March 14th, 2012|Categories: Pergolas|Tags: , , |

Playing outdoors is a great part of growing up. Kids today especially need to be able to be kids and explore the great outdoors. At the same time, the media today warns us about all the dangers of UV rays and the dangers of spending too much time in the sun. Kids cannot always be relied upon to [...]

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Bring the Outdoors In

By | February 10th, 2012|Categories: Pergolas|Tags: , , |

Being an Aussie pretty much means that you are going to love the outdoors. We have such gorgeous weather that it would really be a shame to waste it. Of course, the summer sun does seem to be a little harsher here and you do need to protect yourself from it. This does not mean [...]

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Inviting the Birds with Pergola-Style Bird Feeders

By | January 24th, 2012|Categories: Equestrian Gazebos|Tags: , |

One very interesting thing to do with your backyard is to invite free flying birds to eat and play. The added company of birds in the garden will surely make the area more enjoyable, relaxing and fascinating. This invitation can be done by putting up a bird feeder in the garden. These bird feeders do [...]

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Have a Fun Australia Day

By | December 21st, 2011|Categories: Gazebos|Tags: , |

What are you and your family planning for Australia Day? I’d be willing to bet that you are going to be enjoying the day around the pool and having a great BBQ. Nationally, most Australians find that Australia Day is a great day to get some serious relaxation time. Whether you are lounging around the [...]

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A summerhouse by any other name …

By | September 19th, 2011|Categories: Sydney Gazebos|Tags: , |

Many people might not be familiar with the term ‘gazebo’. However, throughout the ages it has been, and still is, known under several guises—summerhouse, pavilion, belvedere, folly, pergola and garden house, to name a few. This structure, which is usually made of wood, might conjure up visions of Chinese or Persian scenes but gazebos are [...]

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Summer Living

By | September 5th, 2011|Categories: Sydney Gazebos|Tags: , , |

It would seem that gazebos were made with the Australian climate in mind. Low open walls make these little summerhouses the ideal place to enjoy your garden whilst being protected from the glare of the sun. They are a practical way to take full advantage of summer breezes in the garden. Enjoy the sights and [...]

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Gazebos Making Your Backyard Better

By | August 22nd, 2011|Categories: Sydney Gazebos|Tags: , , , |

If you have a backyard chances are you are planning to create or already have a beautiful garden. Adding a gazebo to your backyard can bring many benefits and enjoyment to your lifestyle. The bonuses to be gained are both aesthetic and practical. A gazebo is a wonderful functional area in your yard that will [...]

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