Theophanes is a New-England-based blogger, traveler, writer, photographer, sculptor, and lover of cats.Gardens can be places of great peace and tranquility or they can be places of endless frustration. It really depends on who you are and what you& 39;re doing. In this article I wanted to approach a topic seldom spoken about, which is using plants to very quietly annoy someone.
Susan prefers to use natural ingredients whenever possible in the home and garden. It is usually cheaper, easier and greener. My Dyson Has Stopped Picking up Dirt ProperlyAll hoovers and vacuums will stop sucking up dirt at some point. With a Dyson, there are a few simple steps that you should follow to make sure it works properly.
Ashley represents an independent and locally owned professional plumbing team.Looking for a new home is a daunting task in itself, but finding the perfect location only to realize it has a septic system can often cause worry in buyers unfamiliar with them. However, this system isn& 39;t quite as complex or scary as it lets on.
My aim with DIY projects around the home is to look for innovative space-saving ideas and save costs on materials by recycling. Maximising Use of SpaceWhile Also Uncluttering the PorchThis was part of a bigger project of a porch makeover. Before doing the major repairs and other improvements to the porch I felt it was important to get the storage space right.
In addition to being a certified herbalist and aromatherapy consultant, Gina finds the unrelenting allure of gardening very strong. You Don& 39;t Need a Large Space to Grow Your Own PotatoesPotatoes are notoriously easy to grow, but you don& 39;t need a huge backyard plot to grow your own. All you really need are:some seed potatoessome potting soila large container, such as a plastic bucket, burlap or sturdy plastic sack, or grow-bagEven urban gardeners with little more than a balcony for outdoor space can have fresh, home-grown potatoes by the time fall rolls around.
Megan is a paraprofessional and freelance writer with an MBA from Alverno College. Her articles often focus on gardening and botany. My daughter could say the word “hydrangea” and properly identify them before she was three years old. She knows they’re my favorite flower, and anytime she sees one she gets just as excited as I do.
Arthur strives to balance aesthetics, functionality, and quality with costs when planning DIY projects in the home and garden. Project ObjectivesThis isn’t about modernising a kitchen or replacing the kitchen cabinets; I did that six years ago when I renovated the kitchen and fitted high-end units with solid wood oak doors.
Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. A popular late spring/early summer flower is the poppy. Or I should say poppies. They come in three different varieties.What are Poppies?The oriental poppy (Papaver orientale) is a perennial most often seen in old-fashioned gardens.
Melody loves how technology can make life better. She is a productivity enthusiast who helps parents worry less about cooking and cleaning. New Kitchen Technology Makes Cleaning EasierEmbracing new ideas and technology can make life better, since our time and energy are priceless. The new clean requires moving into the 21st century.
Arthur strives to balance aesthetics, functionality, and quality with costs when planning DIY projects in the home and garden. In the BeginningMany years ago, when we bought our house the existing porch, which had cute Georgian style windows and an ornate door, was just an uninsulated cold empty shell.
I enjoy keeping my yard clear of trees that are in dangerous places.Trees Bring Value to Your HomeA healthy, mature tree in your yard can add between $1,000 and $10,000 to the value of your home. However, a tree can spell disaster during the strong force winds of a hurricane or a tornado. They can also interfere with electrical lines, and by the time they are cut back, they look terrible.
Arthur strives to balance aesthetics, functionality, and quality with costs when planning DIY projects in the home and garden.Renovated streetlamp in our back garden.On My Wish ListI’ve always fancied a streetlamp in our garden. Ever since we started hard landscaping our back garden many years ago, I could visualise it as a practical design feature.
John is a retired math teacher who is involved in many activities. He writes, builds model ships, gardens, reads, and prospects for gold.Check Out the PossibilitiesThis article is intended to explore a way of looking at recyclables to assess their value for re-purposing. There are plenty of discussions on line offering DIY plans for designs in the toy kitchen.
Ilona has gardened actively for most of her life and has been a writer and webmaster online since 1998. Homeschooled all 10 of her children.Kaufmanniana and Greigii Tulips: A Dependably Good ShowThe Kaufmanniana and Greigii types of tulips grow so well in the garden that they have numerous named varieties, most of which come back year after year.
A graduate in botany, Nithya Venkat enjoys writing about plants that help sustain life on planet Earth.The growth of a tree depends on the prevailing soil and weather conditions. Getting to know the soil type and the conditions in which a tree will thrive help to choose the right tree for your hedge.
Rebecca is an avid reader who enjoys promoting ideas that have merit. The ideas contained in this book are worth promoting. Potatoes are one of the easiest and most abundant foods you can grow. They can be served as a side dish or dressed up to be a complete meal. They also keep pretty well. If you are looking for a simple item to grow that will also bulk up your pantry, potatoes are a great staple.
Heather is a stay-at-home mom who enjoys camping with family, tackling DIY projects with her husband, and watching her kids& 39; soccer games.Before, During, and After Backstory of ProjectWe had rented our home for nearly 14 years, and after our wonderful landlords experienced some family changes, we were given first chance at purchase.
Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. Does your house look empty and dull after you clear away the holiday decorations? Then you need at least one kalanchoe plant! Like poinsettias, they are light sensitive, needing 16 to 18 hours of continuous darkness before they bloom.
A graduate in botany, Nithya Venkat enjoys writing about plants that help sustain life on planet Earth.Hedge plants provide the privacy that you need or form a beautiful border for your garden. It is easy to plant and maintain hedge plants when you choose the right plants based on what you want.Think about what type of hedge plants you want, the effort that you have to put in to maintain the hedge and check whether the soil condition is well suited for the plants to grow, flourish and form a hedge.
My major interests and career include piano tuning, aircraft piloting, and nature walking. My talented wife made the chain-linked armor. Natural Mosquito ControlIn one small US City where I used to live, there was a growing concern about spraying for mosquitoes. A study had been done that showed that many of the handicapped babies born in the town were to parents that happened to live along the canals that were regularity sprayed for mosquitoes.