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Why Walkway Landscaping Should Be Your First Outdoor Project

Landscaping can be a very intimidating subject to many home owners. Most home owners may feel overwhelmed about how or where to begin when it comes to landscaping their property. Front yard walkway landscape may just be the ideal first landscaping project.

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Should You Clean Your Dryer Vent?

Most of our homes have washers and dryers, they are probably one of the most used and abused appliances that…

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Ornamental Grasses: The Life and Personality of Every Garden

We had a property back in Atlanta having these grasses. One thing you should watch out for though is the time when you need to cut off some portions to make it look fuller. But I guess you won’t even bother cleaning your junk by just looking at how these grasses serve their beautiful purpose.

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Modern Victory Garden Series: How to Grow Heirloom Bush Beans

If you are really determined to make a victory garden that can produce you green harvests after a few months, you should figure out how you will clear the lot first where you are planning to do this project. I actually called for a tree company in Norcross GA to help me accomplish this. I called to also ask them to do some tree trimming and pruning on my back yard. I wanted a clean-looking lot to start with but I did not want to have the old trees totally removed.

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Replace Your Old Medicine Cabinet to Update Your Bathroom

When searching for our first home, it was no surprise that the house we decided to purchase had outdated décor…

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Fertilizing Flower and Vegetable Gardens

Reading the “nutritional information” on a bag of fertilizer is not so mystifying because, thankfully, there are certain rules that…

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Growing Happy Bromeliads in Indoor Pots and Gardens

A common hardy type of gift plant, bromeliads are often tough plants that require little care. However, many types of bromeliads exist, so you have to ensure that you get a hardy variety like the Queen’s Tears bromeliad. Above all, bromeliads are sensitive to overwatering and must be watered according to the needs of each individual type of bromeliad plant.

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What Are Bedding Plants and How to Grow Them

December through March is the time many gardeners begin growing their own bedding plants. This not only gives the gardener…

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How to Build a Simple Triangle Birdhouse

Have you ever enjoyed the cheerful singing of a bird in a nearby tree? Did you wonder how you could entice birds to come into your yard so that you could have that enjoyment more often? The answer is simple: build them a home and they will come.

It’s true. If you build a birdhouse and place it in a safe place, a bird will find it and soon make it its home. In no time at all you will have a happy little bird family living and singing nearby.

Building a birdhouse is easy and can be done with scrap lumber. And it doesn’t require a lot of carpentry skills. After all, the birds aren’t going to complain or criticize the house.