Your free travel guide for Queenstown

If you’re planning a trip to Queenstown, but don’t want to waste endless time on putting an itinerary together, why not use a free travel guide? They take all the hassle out of the prepwork.

Did you know that you can let someone else put together the perfect travel itinerary for your next visit to Queenstown – entirely for free? I quite enjoyed writing this blog post for Concierge Queenstown and would love to go on another adventure to the South Island.

You can head over to their website and find out how they work and why it won’t cost you a cent to use their services.

Have you been to Queenstown before? I would love to know what your favourite thing to do has been! Please feel free to share your travel experiences in the comments below.

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How shade sails can enhance your outdoor space

Shade sails are a great way to make your outdoor space more livable in the summer time. They provide shade and protection from the sun, are versatile and easy to store away.

Does your backyard or deck get really hot in the summer, making it almost impossible to host BBQs or letting the kids play safely outside? You might need to look at getting a shade sail.

They are not only extremely versatile and easy to install. They also give you protection from the elements, including 100% protection from cancer-causing UV rays.

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The benefits of retractable awnings

If you have a business that needs a bit of extra flair, coverage or space for outdoor events, a retractable awning might be the perfect solution for you.

benefits of retractable awnings

One thing I love about blogging is that you always learn something new. When I got asked to write 600 words on retractable awnings I seriously had to get my dictionary out, because I had no idea what on earth an awning is.

However, researching facts and pictures, of course I had an idea of what they were, and learning a bit more about them was quite interesting.

I don’t own a business that needs a retractable awning, but I’m sure if you are a business owner and you’re looking for something that creates more flair or gives you extra coverage or space for outdoor events, a retractable awning might be the perfect solution for you.

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Choosing the right colour for your roof

Whether you’re building a new house or whether your current roof needs a bit of TLC. When it comes to painting your roof your want to get it right the first time, and choosing the right colour for your roof is not as easy as you may think.

choosing the right colour for your roof

When you’re picking out shingles or tiles for your roof, or when you’re renovating and wanting to repaint your roof, choosing the right colour is not as easy as you think.

Depending on the kind of roof, your options can be limited. You also have to consider the existing colour scheme of your exterior walls, of your pipes and the gutter system.

I have compiled a list of things that will help you choose the right colour for your roof, depending on your needs and your budget.

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How to attract TUI to your garden

Tui are not only beautiful birds with a very unique melody. They also help spread seeds of trees and flowers, playing an important role in New Zealand wildlife and ensuring that native shrubs and trees keep thriving.

how to attract tui to your garden

The tui is one of New Zealand’s most iconic birds. It looks stunning, has a song that can melt your heart – and it also plays a vital role in New Zealand’s eco system.

Tui are very busy spreading seed pods and flower pods around to ensure that threes and shrubs continue to thrive.

These birds are known to fly more than 10 kilometers to feast, and if you want to attract them to your garden, you can do so by planting a certain variety of trees that tui simply can’t resist.

If you would like to find out which they are, please follow the link below.

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How to protect tree roots

If you have lots of trees in your garden, you will be familiar with regular maintenance to ensure they stay healthy. However, are you also looking after the tree roots? Here is what you can and should to if you want to keep your trees happy.

how to protect tree roots

I have been busy these summer holidays and have worked on a few blogs for local businesses. Today’s article is about tree roots and why it is important to protect them.

Learn in a few simple steps how to ensure your tree stays happy and healthy, and why a tree’s root system is so super important for its overall wellbeing.

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