Matt is a professional painter and freelance writer, sharing his knowledge, house-painting tips, and product reviews. Sherwin Williams Fan Deck RedesignI& 39;ve used the Sherwin Williams fan deck throughout my painting career to help my customers choose paint colors for their projects and my own. With a little over two thousand colors to choose from, the fan deck isn& 39;t short of color options.
I love to write about home and the outdoors and hope to help others with my knowledge. There is an increasing worry about potential lead poisoning due to the popular use of crock pots and slow cookers since the 1970s. While crock pots of any age can cause worry, the older the cooker is the more lead-leaching potential it has.
Matt is a professional painter and freelance writer, sharing his knowledge, house-painting tips, and product reviews. Woodscapes Stain vs. PaintWoodscapes is an exterior wood stain made and sold by Sherwin Williams. The solid finish is the only stain I use for staining fences and cedar siding. The stain is available in both an oil-based and waterborne version, but my review is based on the waterborne option.
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!
Lockridge is an avid reader who enjoys learning about beautiful garden plants. Among other things, she has worked with a florist. Growing herbs in a container garden allows you to snip off a sprig at any time to toss into a recipe. Not only is it economical to grow herbs yourself, it’s also a fun hobby.
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 telling the story of the first time that I planted lily of the valley. I carefully planted the pips in the fall before the ground froze, at the correct depth and with the correct spacing between them.
Dorothy is a Master Gardener, former newspaper reporter, and the author of several books. Michael is a landscape/nature photographer in NM.Mexican Evening Primrose Most Will Bloom During the DayAlthough they are called evening primrose (Oenothera biennis), some of these showy pink, yellow or white flowers bloom in the daytime, and butterflies, bees, and birds love them.
I have enjoyed gardening for at least 30 years and enjoy sharing my experience with others. Gardening is my time to meditate and unwind. I love any plant that returns year after year. The perennial geranium will do just that and grow even larger and with more blooms than the year before. Unlike what we usually think of when we hear the name geranium, these plants are true perennials that return every year.
Eugene has a keen interest in DIY and gardening. Over a 30 year period he has also become self taught in garden power tool maintenance. Building a New Garden ShedHave you ever wanted to build your own garden shed? I always have and attempted my first one when I was about 10 years old, but abandoned the project because of lack of materials, skills and tools!
I am a big fan of DIY projects and like to share my tips and success with other hobbyists. Instructions for Making a Latex MoldI recently purchased some liquid latex online to repair an old mold that developed a few holes in it over time. I then decided to try and make a latex mold of my own. I had an old cat ornament lying around, so I figured that would be a good ornament to start with, as it does not have a lot of detail and is very small.
In addition to having a master& 39;s degree in sustainable development, Susette works in water conservation and sustainable landscaping.Tips for Planting and Growing GrassTurf lawns are great additions to a landscape when they are appropriately grown and maintained. They provide a place for kids and pets to run and play, and a way for neighbors to show off their homes.
Matt is a professional painter and freelance writer, sharing his knowledge, house-painting tips, and product reviews. Can You Paint Popcorn Ceilings?Perhaps you& 39;re unhappy with the color of your popcorn ceiling, or the surface is damaged and needs repair. You& 39;ve probably considered removing the cottage-cheese-like texture from your ceiling, but you don& 39;t want to deal with the messy work.