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Agro Trend 2012 at Bundaberg Lifestyle Centre

AGRO trend 2012 is Bigger and Better this year at the Bundaberg Home & Lifestyle Centre. Delivering to visitors and past clients to Innovative solutions as they arrive. Robert at  Jeff Lennox Homes has bought together some new business to enhance the displays with “Custombuilt Furnishers” delivering Impressive cabinet works, “Complete Barrier Solutions” display a premium quality range and Bundaberg made balustrading and pool fencing solutions, again “Glasstech” is here with everything Glass, “Sunvest” energy solutions for reducing your power bills, “Lifestyle Solutions Centre” alfresco living solutions with everything under the one roof for pool, landscaping a outdoor living we all enjoy, “Tradelink” plumbing supplies, for kitchen and Bathroom fittings and accessories.

Right beside this display and part of the “Lifestyle Solutions Centre” display you will find “Lifestyle Spa” range to show you what you re missing if you haven’t considered a Spa, “Fraser Coast Woodfire Ovens” to complete the outdoor experience cooking pizzas to roasts, to bread to almost any thing you are game enough to give a crack. Matthew from “Sunbender Patios” bring great ideas to custom design your  outdoor area including composite & natural Timber decking, Premium quality Commercial Sealers from “DRY- TREAT”  with 10-15 year written warranty on pavers tiles, stone and even Glass. “Barefoot floors” display with Glass crystal finishes for tired old concrete, exposed agg or even tiles… Synthetic turf.. install your own putting green, no more mowing, trimming watering ever..right at the back door.

This is only a taste of what you will find so there is something for everyone. Be sure to drop in, to sites Blue 14 &  BLUE 16 and ORANGE 15 at AGRO TREND, Bundaberg April 12-14 2012

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Woodfire Pizza oven Cooking Demo in Bundaberg

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Great opportunity for those who are  thinking about purchasing a Woodfire pizza oven or those who already have taken that step & want to learn more about the foods you can cook in a wood fire oven…more than pizzas that’s … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Solutions Centre OPEN DAY is on the 26th November 2011 at 78 Mt Perry Road in North Bundaberg. Starting at 8:00am on Saturday you will see a Cooking Demonstration for  Wood fire Pizza oven, Joel will be there to … Continue reading

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synthetic Turf for landscapes in Bundaberg

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Synthetic turf is fast becoming popular with residents in Bundaberg. Often choosing to use synthetic turf in shady areas, areas where normal turf just wont handle the traffic, or tired of mowing the lawn every week or two. Then your … Continue reading

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Pool and landscaping project designs in Bundaberg

Hello again its a wet saturday here in Bundaberg so its back in the office today… great opportunity to catchup with clients who are flat out during the week, running here and there and just dont have the time.. You … Continue reading

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Best practise for Pool copings in Bundaberg Pools

Ever noticed how the pavers of a pool are loose, drummy…not fixed to the pool shell. noticed the grout is pitted and eaten away. Often there are simple methods to use to solve these issues by following closely the Best … Continue reading

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Architects of your lifestyle

SO much going on at “Lifestyle solutions centre” in recent times to enhance the experience clients receive when they visit the Lifestyle Solutions Centre. Only last week  on site cooking demonstrations with “Woodfire Ovens” were planned on a  soon to … Continue reading

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Top 5 Rules for Professional Looking landscaping in Bundaberg

Top  5 Rules for Professional Looking landscaping in Bundaberg Planning a new  landscape or adding an outdoor space to the  design or style of your home its important to make the theme flow from inside to outside. These are to … Continue reading

Red spider Mites in Azaleas and Roses, Bundaberg landscaping

Azaleas and roses are susceptible to Red spider mite or Double spotted Mites when the weather is hot and Dry. It’s May and quite cool in Bundaberg and yet we still see plenty of the pests about. Look for dusty dirty look to the top of the leaves and on the under side you will see under a magnifying glass hundred of tiny spider looking insects running about. You will also notice thousands of brown dots which are the eggs then grow rapidly to adults in about a week.

On a foggy morning & in extreme situations you will see masses of tiny webs on your Roses and azaleas and even Tomatoes which is another tell tale sign they are about and will suck the living daylights out of your plants, starving them and even killing plants in extreme situations.

Control of Red spider or Double spotted mite… natural control.

They really dont like water so overhead watering can significantly reduce the numbers bearing in mind their life cycle this will need to be repeated over at least a week to cover the life cycle, so even 20-25mm of rain will achieve the same result. Yates produce a product called “Natrasoap” which suffocates the mites , they dry out and fall of with a repeat every 5-7 days also required.

Be careful not to kill the old Lady bird beetle as they are a natural predator to the pesky little mites. There are other natural predators that are used commercially which are not available for residential use.

Chemical Control..

Kelthane is often use but should not be over used to avoid a build up in resistance..Mites are related to spiders as they have four pairs of legs. Tiny pinkish-red mites cluster on the underside of leaves often producing fine webbing in extreme situations. by Peter Moller

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LED pool and landscape Lighting, Bundaberg

Led lighting has changed the way we look at pool and landscape lighting. So many reasons to choose LED when you consider the energy efficiency often using 90 % less energy to operate, quality lenses’ life expectancy of 15-20 years, and when being low voltage makes their use far simpler for easy installation.

Another great advantage of LED lighting is operating with very little heat, great to use around all the family, pets and wildlife all make good sense. Often overlooked is the fact LED’s do not emit UV light  ever annoying insects are not attracted to light fittings .

LED’s are available in white, warm white, blue green, cyan, amber and red to cover most lighting requirements, lenses are also waterproof for use in many applications. LED’s can also be wired to 12/ 24 volt Battery systems, even Solar panels or mains power through transformers.

Just to summarise, there are so many ways LED’s can be used in a wide range of situations and the energy efficiency provides long term savings to reward your investment. There are also range of positive sealing jointing systems that provide positive and waterproof long term connections, remote controls and touch pad controls provide a complete & efficient lighting solution.

So when you are designing your next project remember the advantages of LED lighting in your project.

by Peter Moller, Lifestyle Solutions Centre, 78 Mt Perry Road, Nth Bundaberg. http://www.lifestylesolutions.net.au