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Helping Your Fireplace Add Warmth and Charm to Your Room With Decorative Fire Place Screens

Helping Your Fireplace Add Warmth and Charm to Your Room With Decorative Fire Place Screens

There is nothing nicer on a cold winter's night than the sight and the feel of a roaring fire in the fireplace. Somehow, those dancing flames seem to make the world just a little brighter ...
Try Lawn and Garden Ornaments

Try Lawn and Garden Ornaments

The summer season is the best time to spend your time in your garden and relax. Garden is also the best place to meditate. You can spend countless hours mowing the grass, trimming away the weeds and planting bushes in your garden to make your garden best place
Solar Fountains - Add Some Flair to Your Lawn Without Adding to Your Power Bill

Solar Fountains - Add Some Flair to Your Lawn Without Adding to Your Power Bill

Solar fountains are slowly becoming a popular household exterior decoration. They add a unique twist to the decor of the outside of a home, and they do not use any electricity.
Lawn Care Tips House Owners Should Adhere To

Lawn Care Tips House Owners Should Adhere To

Having a good looking front yard is truly enviable. However, it is not easy to have one. Learn ideas on how to transform your lawn.
How to Refill Above Ground Pools

How to Refill Above Ground Pools

Winter has ended, the warm weather finally approaches again, and the family cannot wait to splash about in the pool; however, there's only one problem with this picture: There's no water in the pool. There are a couple ways you can easily and quickly refill your above ground pool so that your family
Plant Structure: Seeds

Plant Structure: Seeds

Seeds are used in the process of flowering plant reproduction. Non-flowering plants, like ferns, use spores instead of seeds to reproduce. Seeds come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. All seeds contain an embryo at the center that holds all of the genetic material required to grow an enti
Frequently Asked Questions For Lawn Irrigation Systems

Frequently Asked Questions For Lawn Irrigation Systems

Q: Does Installation Cause Damage to My Lawn? A: Techniques have progressed and improved from many years when a lawn looked like a war zone after the installation was completed. Installation of a lawn sprinkler system generally uses pipe pulling technology to avoid disrupting the lawn.
How to Mow Turf Grass

How to Mow Turf Grass

Turf grass has many benefits over regular grass, including the elimination of the need for pesticides and the reduced susceptibility of turf to diseases, pests and drought, according to the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service. Turf grass also is easy to maintain, and mowing this typ
Spring Fence Repair and Maintenance Tips

Spring Fence Repair and Maintenance Tips

Chances are, after the brutal winter, your fence isn't exactly looking its best. You can right away rush to call fence companies for an estimate, or you can see how much of the work you ...
Lawn Sprinkler Repair Services - Keep Your Lawn In Its Best Shape

Lawn Sprinkler Repair Services - Keep Your Lawn In Its Best Shape

If you are fortunate enough to have a home with lawn, consider the lawn as a part of your property and be prepared to take as much care of that as the rest of your home. The most important part of taking care is to ensure adequate delivery of water to ensure greenery of your lawn. A green and well-m
How to Seal Pool Pavers

How to Seal Pool Pavers

Pool pavers are exposed to water constantly. Sealing them prevents mold and weeds from growing and preserves their color longer. You don't need special tools or skills to apply sealant, and doing so makes the pavers easier to maintain. Use a top-quality sealant to reseal the pool pavers every two ye
The Mysteries of Mulch: Choosing the Perfect Mulch for Your Landscape

The Mysteries of Mulch: Choosing the Perfect Mulch for Your Landscape

What's the best type of mulch to use in your landscape? Mulch is a critical part of the landscape and you should weigh your options carefully.
How to Mulch Grass Seed

How to Mulch Grass Seed

Planting a new lawn, or even repairing bare spots in an established lawn, can be a time-consuming and expensive process. Taking the right steps to provide your newly seeded area with a good foundation for growth, however, will speed the process along and result in a much more lush and long-term sol
Native Plants For Your Home Garden

Native Plants For Your Home Garden

Sometimes you may look at your home garden and then feel like you need to change the appearance and get something that is more natural looking, and that being inclined to mean wild as well. It might be because you saw some as you drove by and the thought of having some natural bloomers in your backy
How to Plant Grass Seeds Soaked in Tea

How to Plant Grass Seeds Soaked in Tea

Successful germination is a concern for every homeowner trying to grow grass, because the seeds are most vulnerable to being eaten by birds or getting blown away by wind before they germinate. While maintaining consistent moisture levels is one way to speed germination, there is another way. By soak
How to Landscape the Front Yard Using Pictures & Design Plans

How to Landscape the Front Yard Using Pictures & Design Plans

Using pictures and design plans to landscape helps in visualizing the end product. By borrowing some inspiration from others and laying it out on paper, homeowners are left with a more focused and inspired plan of attack for their landscaping projects. If the actual landscaping is being turned over
Deck Design & Planning Software

Deck Design & Planning Software

Designing your own deck is an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. It can also be frustrating if you don't have the proper tools. Deck design and planning software tools help you lay out your deck, including how it will look and the plans for building it. These tools have libraries of components lik
Why Add Lime to a Garden?

Why Add Lime to a Garden?

Ground, powdered limestone is a soil amendment that raises soil pH. Low pH or acidic soil reduces the availability of key plant nutrients and raises the uptake of metallic micronutrients. Most garden plants require a neutral to basic soil.
Video: Elements of Garden Decorating

Video: Elements of Garden Decorating

Video Transcript Hi, this is Yolanda Vanveen. In this section we're going to talk about how to make your garden more welcoming. When we come back after a hard day at work, there is nothing like walking up to the front steps and seeing your beautiful garden. It just welcomes you home....
How to Build Your Own Inexpensive Compost Tumbler

How to Build Your Own Inexpensive Compost Tumbler

A compost tumbler is a viable alternative to manually turning waste while suffering unpleasant odor and pests. It is a closed bin elevated and supported by frames. To mix the contents, you turn it several times a day, using a handle. You can fill it with garden, kitchen and yard scrap, and mix it to