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Landscape Design Ideas

Just like me I am sure you have noticed the yards in front of different houses you drive by. Maybe you see them every morning on your commute to work, or perhaps you live across ...

How to Preserve Fresh Flowers in Glass

The oldest examples of preserved flowers date back to ancient Egypt where people were buried with floral wreaths and garlands, which dried over time. The deliberate preservation of flowers for art originated in Japan, and became popular in Victorian England. Preserved flowers are used for cataloging

Decorating Ideas for a Wall Planter

Step outside of the box and enjoy some new decorating ideas for a wall planter. Use a standard wall planter in a variety of interesting ways, and impress your guests. Wall planters, designed to hold a plant and its soil and, typically, to keep the water from leaking, usually overflow with trailing f

Kids Asthma - Caused By Dust Mites In Mattress?

The Health Promotion Board Singapore website has reported that 20% Singaporean children are suffering from asthma. Common symptoms of asthma are shortness of breath, wheezing or noisy breathing together with persistent coughs, especially at night. According to Professor Hugo Van Bever, Head of Pedia

How to Plant Soilless Potatoes

Potatoes form as tubers underground. Some potatoes usually are lost during harvest when digging them pierces the tubers and damages them. Potatoes grown in soil also are difficult to clean and may suffer from soil-borne diseases. Growing soilless potatoes in straw makes harvesting simpler and protec

About Liriope As Ground Cover

Traditionally, liriope, or "monkey grass," has been used as a border for lawns and gardens, but it can create a lovely, practical ground cover. It spreads easily, is drought tolerant and requires little care.

Tips on Painting Vinyl Siding

There are many reasons homeowners choose to install vinyl siding. The primary reasons being appearance, low maintenance, and energy efficiency. However, When installing vinyl siding, it's very important to understand the importance of color choice because painting vinyl siding after it's i

Design And Make Your Own Window Coverings

If you are currently in the process of decorating your home's interior, you already know that it can be an overwhelming and expensive task.In fact, most items for your new home will have to be pre-manufactured and installed by professionals.Wouldn't it be nice if there were certain things

What Are White Bumps on Garden Potatoes?

The pores on the garden potato, known as lenticels, become swollen and white. This gives the potato the appearance of having white bumps on its skin. The condition occurs when the potato is in the ground or after it has been stored.

Patio Umbrellas And Sun Fade

Patio umbrellas enhance the comfort and appeal of outdoor areas. But if you're considering the purchase of an umbrella for your home or business, you might be wondering about sun fade. Although you ca

Cultivating the Azara and the Bamboo

The Azara are hardy evergreen shrubs.Only one species of azara is of much importance from the gardener's standpoint, and this is Azara micro-phylla, an evergreen shrub or small tree which is usually g