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For the Love of Water: Growing Papyrus
For the Love of Water: Growing Papyrus

Kim has been gardening and growing her own food for over 27 years. She is a Master Gardener and loves to explore agricultural challenges. More Houseplants . .I adopt plants—not intentionally; it just happens. Sometimes my clients buy something they end up not liking, or they find out it doesn& 39;t really grow here and give it up.

How to Get Rid of Scale
How to Get Rid of Scale

Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. What Is Scale?Scale is actually a catch-all term for a group of insects that are covered with either a soft or hard shell and parasitize your plants. They pierce the plant tissue and feed on the sap, literally sucking the life out of the plants.

Eight Ways to Add Color and Flair to a Modern Room
Eight Ways to Add Color and Flair to a Modern Room

There is something so timeless and chic about a modern living room. The minimalist approach adds extra space, the black and white furniture pieces can coordinate perfectly with anything, and everything always seems to have a nice, clean look.Those crisp lines can easily become cold and unfeeling, though.

Down and Dirty Spring Cleaning Tips
Down and Dirty Spring Cleaning Tips

Linda is hands-on involved in home improvement projects, organization, storage and house cleaning tips and ideas. Seasonal house cleaning is beneficial for your family’s health and well-being. Trouble is, you probably don’t have time to turn the entire place inside out. Make your home sparkle with these simple spring cleaning techniques.

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs: A Low-Cost DIY Extermination Without Toxic Poisons
How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs: A Low-Cost DIY Extermination Without Toxic Poisons

Don& 39;t Panic!I know the panic, the dread, the embarrassment. This was a horrible experience for me! After trying others& 39; advice and spending months battling these horrible little critters, I FINALLY got my house back! I want to share with you how I did it so that you can do it too! This article describes how to get rid of bed bugs yourself, without using toxic pesticides or paying thousands of dollars on exterminators!

How to Attract Toads to Your Garden
How to Attract Toads to Your Garden

Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. I love finding toads in my garden. It means that my soil is healthy and bugs won’t be bothering my plants.What are Toads?Toads (Bufo bufo) are just another kind of frog!

How to Build a Fire Pit
How to Build a Fire Pit

Lockridge is an avid reader who enjoys learning about beautiful garden plants. Among other things, she has worked with a florist. How to Get StartedAlthough there are several different ways to create a fire pit in your yard, this article will focus on one method. Regardless of the specific things you use to construct your fire pit, you’ll need to follow a few basic guidelines.

Review of the Vogek Grow Light
Review of the Vogek Grow Light

Walter Shillington writes about products he is familiar with. His articles focus on healthcare, electronics, watches, and household items. One cold December evening, several years ago, I stopped at a snow-covered lot and purchased a Christmas tree. Anxious to promote his business as green, the vendor also supplied a plastic bag containing a tiny sapling.

Easter Lily Care
Easter Lily Care

Lockridge is an avid reader who enjoys learning about beautiful garden plants. Among other things, she has worked with a florist. Background of Easter LiliesNot only is the Easter lily a symbol of the resurrection of Christ, but they are also often referred to in the Bible.Lilies are also linked with fertility and motherhood, which is why they make great gifts for Mother’s Day.

Stylish Shade Ideas for Your Patio
Stylish Shade Ideas for Your Patio

Linda is a seasoned writer and home-decorating authority. She loves sharing design trends, decor ideas, and useful tips with her readers. We all love to spend time outside during the summer or parts of the country that have a temperate year-round climate. What’s more fun than an afternoon backyard barbecue, cocktails al fresco or a fancy garden party?

Tropical Taste of Hawaii: The Peculiar Peanut Butter Fruit
Tropical Taste of Hawaii: The Peculiar Peanut Butter Fruit

The author lives in a quiet seaside community in lower Puna on the Big Island. He& 39;s an avid gardener, traveler, and photographer. Peanut butter fruit (botanical name Bunchosia grandulifera) is a small tropical fruit tree native to South America. It is grown in gardens and farms in Hawaii, mainly as an attractive ornamental plant.

How Do Ant Traps Work and How to Use Them
How Do Ant Traps Work and How to Use Them

In my childhood, I adopted a puppy that changed my life and attitude towards animals—I have since become a lifelong animal lover. Ants are the picture of industriousness. They are often used to teach good habits to children, so it& 39;s hard to see them as pests.But ants can become pests, especially when they infest your home and become a problem.