if ( function_exists('register_sidebars') ) register_sidebars(2); ?> garden | INSIGHT CRIZ


applying love in our life

Archive for the ‘garden’ Category


Written by crizlai on May 19th, 2013 | Filed under: garden, hobby, home, ideas, product


Most homeowners, especially those with younger kids at home, would always be on alert unnecessarily when their garden has all the potential dangerous equipments left exposed in the open. Firstly, those equipments might even wear off faster under the direct heat from the sun or the wetness from the rain. Other than being an eye sore when the equipments are left haphazardly everywhere, it might also cause injuries to the kids at home. After all, kids are kids and they are always having that curiosity when left unattended to.

The ideal way to rectify these issues would be by constructing a handy shed to keep those equipments away from the sight of adult visitors as well as kids. Your preferred shed could come in many shapes and size based on your budget with options of Vinyl Sheds, Metal Sheds, Plastic Sheds, Wood Sheds, DuraMax Sheds, Arrow Sheds, Lifetime Sheds or even Suncast Sheds.

As for me, I love to have the materials to blend in with the nature within my garden. I chose the extra wide, pre-hung lockable double doors Wood Shed. The wonderful thing about purchasing this American made product is that it would come with a 10 Year Limited Warranty. Moreover, it would be delivered to your doorstep free and without any sales tax. Everything would be pre-cut and ready for assembly just like how you would assemble your kid’s LEGO® set. You just need to refer to the accompanied manual with clear illustrations which would be easily understood by anyone without any carpentry skills. You would also be assured of long term of usage as the materials had been treated professionally to prevent fungal decay and insect infestation. Now that you have a proper storage place with the necessary security features, you can live your life more worry free.

I'm thirsty for a drink now. Would you be kind enough to treat me?


Written by crizlai on Apr 14th, 2009 | Filed under: awareness, body, garden, health, home, life, lifestyle, product, rant, tips


How often did you hear someone telling you not to skip breakfast as it is the most important meal of the day? You might be wondering what the heck it has to do with you as you could save up a certain sum of money by skipping the meal. You are truly wrong about this misperception as breakfast is surely the most important meal of the day not because of anything else but for your health reason. Can you imagine yourself trying to start your car on an empty fuel tank? How would you expect the car to move without any fuel? The same principle applies to your body. It would not have the necessary energy to sustain your concentration and stamina for the rest of the day.

You might not realize the side effect of skipping breakfast which is going to make your body functions quite chaotic. You tend to eat more frequent and most of the time it would be food that would not contain the necessary nutrients to stay healthy. There are no fixed rules that breakfast must consist of cereal and bread. It could well be fruits or any leftovers. As long as you get your stomach filled prior to going out in the morning, you would be way safe with your “car engine”. You won’t get breakdowns or inconsistent filling up throughout the day. Thus, you would be more attentive and alert towards you daily duties.

Most of the time, I would have bread for breakfast but it’s getting really unhealthy with all those hidden ingredients. Can you imagine the long term consumption of those preservative filled fruit jams or even peanut butter? I would need something fresh, something that I could grow easily and have access to them conveniently. I was thinking of the hardy Blackberry plants which would easily grow on any type of soil. Won’t it be nice have fresh blackberries with cereals, fresh blackberry jams or even blackberry pies for breakfast? I’m anxiously waiting to purchase those yummy fruit plants now.

I'm thirsty for a drink now. Would you be kind enough to treat me?


Written by crizlai on Apr 22nd, 2008 | Filed under: garden, home, life, rant









had just been informed that I would be joining a few of my former schoolmates a couple hundred of miles away for a gathering at the end of next month. This has come as a thrill to me as I have not been meeting up with any of them for ages since everyone has been busy with their own lives. What made me more excited is that we will be putting up in one of my schoolmate’s castle-like bungalow. I have been there once and the whole place truly amazed me with his tasteful choice of interior as well as the exterior decorations. This former schoolmate of mine sure knows how to make his house fit to be lived by a king. After all, that is his expertise for being one of the top interior designers in the country.

Although the built-up area of the bungalow is not as big as I had exaggerated, he managed to utilize the available spaces and turned each and every corner of his house into style and beauty. In fact, he made his whole garden into such a clean and environmental friendly area that you can practically make it into your outdoor room. As you walk into the terracotta tiled pathway into the house, you can see a mini lily pond with a roman statue pouring a jug of water into it, a rattan swing with awnings, tasteful patio furniture designs, and some neatly arranged potted plants. The whole garden has been transformed into a sanctuary without any dull and tired corners. There is even a mini BBQ area with beautiful pastel shade deck chairs to laze about.

With the nice and ingenious way in creating such an appealing and functional garden, I do not think I will need to elaborate further on how beautiful the interior of his house is. The whole house is filled with ceramics and antiques which he had gathered during his trips throughout the world. I just could not wait for the gathering and I am sure I will be the first to be in his Jacuzzi bath for hours.

I'm thirsty for a drink now. Would you be kind enough to treat me?

Blog Widget by LinkWithin