Category Archives: "Garden sitting"

cut energy bills
7 Jul, 2021

Cut energy bills – Top tips for homeowners

If you own a property you will likely be liable for the costs. Therefore like most homeowners you will always be looking for ways to cut energy bills. If you are a snowbird homeowner and leave home in the Winter, a live in housesitter can be hugely beneficial. Read on to learn some top tips […]

home gardening safety
2 Jul, 2021

Home gardening safety tips – Green thumb 101

Many home owners also have access to gardens, which can be a great joy. Gardens and backyards need tending on a regular basis and this can be fun for some but not to others. Whether you enjoy working in the garden or not, consider these home gardening safety tips to stay safe. Green Thumb 101: […]

improve your home gardening
31 May, 2021

Improve your home gardening – 3 Top tips

Many homeowners grow to love gardening, whether or not you start with any home gardening experience. Learning to improve can be a pleasurable pass time outdoors in the fresh air. Here are out top 3 tips on how to improve your home gardening to deliver better and more productive results. 3 Ways to Become Better […]

essential garden tools
30 May, 2021

Essential garden tools – The garden hose reel

If you’re a homeowner with a garden, or manage a plot of land like an allotment you’ll have tools. The essential garden tools can be a personal list, however, there are few items that are really helpful. The garden hose reel can be overlooked, but living without it is literally a drag. Here are some […]

Home gardening
13 Mar, 2021

Home Gardening to Save Money – 7 Top Tips

If you are a homeowner with your very own garden you may be harbouring deep unrequited yearnings to grow your own fruit and vegetables. You may have resisted over the years thinking it’s simply cheaper and  efficient to shop at the local farmers market or cooperative supermarket. Well, don’t give up that dream. Here are […]

trim trees
22 Feb, 2021

How to trim trees – Timing and method

If you own property then you know that the responsibility for the care and maintenance of the land is yours. That means that as the homeowner and presumably landowner you either need to have certain skills to maintain your home or buy in those skills. One of the less well known skills is how to […]

aquaponics
8 Feb, 2021

Curious about Aquaponics? Here’s what you need to know

Many of our homeowners at HousesitMatch.com have gardens and love gardening.  Increasingly we hear about the growing trend in aquaponics as a means to grow produce in a larger scale.  Does aquaponics, or hydroponics as it is also known, interest you? Then read on. While it may not suit your post lockdown home garden, aquaponics […]

home energy saving
3 Feb, 2021

Home energy saving tips for Winter

With chilling winds blowing around your property, especially in Winter, you feel all the cracks and faults in your property. Every homeowner knows that preparation for Winter is best done early so that you can prepare to fix those faults and save energy. If you are a Snowbird homeowner and leave home every winter or […]