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How To Grow Your Own Butterflies

Let’s say you have got your live butterfly garden all figured out. You have a long list of plants and shrubs and herbs that are conducive to butterfly visits. You have brainstormed the perfect garden layout, one that’s going to enable your butterflies to set up camp all spring and summer in your front yard (or side yard or back yard – or all three!)

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How Secure Is Your Front Door?

Published on April 04 2010 by GuestPoster in Patio & Garden

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Home security is definitely a concern for many these days. Believe it or not, security experts have found that almost all burglars enter the home through either the front or back doors, not through windows or other entrances, even though in many cases a window is probably easier to break into.

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Custom Patio Chair Cushions

Published on March 29 2010 by GuestPoster in Patio & Garden

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If you are looking for some new patio chair cushions, then you are in the perfect place to do it from – online! There are more selections and better pricing strategies online than anywhere else. Sure, your local brick and mortar outdoor furniture store or home improvement warehouse is a bit quicker, but why waste the money? Well, it isn’t necessarily a waste of money, per se, it is just that you are more likely to pay more for your chair cushions if you go to the store than if you purchase from one of the online retailers. This is especially true of custom cushions.

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Alternate Uses For Leaf Collectors

Lawn sweepers are not just used to pickup leaves as they cannot be that selective, consequently they will pick up any debris is not firmly rooted to your lawn. This fact is often overlooked because people invariably buy a lawn sweeper to just pick up the Autumn leaves that cover their lawn. Removing the leaves from you lawn is obviously an essential task that needs to be carried out in order for you to have a healthy and happy lawn. But removing other bits of debris from your lawn can actually make you have a happier lawn mower… if that’s possible!

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Applying Basic Principles In The Garden

Many trends in architecture and interior design point to uniting the outside with inside and making our gardens living spaces that we can actually use. Landscapes of today invite us outside to take pleasure in our surroundings. Our yards are alternative outdoor rooms of our homes, offering places to sit, eat, wander, and enjoy. A picnic bench table has become a very popular addition to yards for this very reason.

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Hydroponic Nutrients In Hydroponic Herb Gardening

With the right equipment in place, hydroponic herb gardening is not a hard nut to crack. Hydroponic kits ready to use are readily available in the markets that provide the basis of hydroponic herb gardening. These hydroponic kits may be the best suitable for starters.

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Adding Style With Patio Chairs

Published on February 25 2010 by GuestPoster in Patio & Garden

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When it comes to decorating your patio you just cannot do it without a couple of patio chairs to give somewhere to sit down as well as soak up the sun? For anybody with a patio, chairs are a must.

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While the main purpose of an ATV salt spreader is to evenly distribute ice melt, rock salt or sand during winter time, it may have some more uses around the home. For those who enjoy gardening, these may be used for spreading fertilizer and weed killer with much more efficiency than if done by hand.

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Caring For Your Wooden Furniture

The two great enemies of a well-finished wooden surface are heat and moisture. Wood and wooden veneers crack when they dry out too much, so keep your furniture away from radiators and out of direct sunlight. Wet encourages rot, mold and mildew, staining and swelling so, similarly, make sure wooden pieces are kept in reasonably dry conditions. Antiques should be kept in a safe place, protected from spills and generally cossetted. Your outdoor dining table in plantation teak may be more robust but it will still suffer if its feet are always sitting in damp grass.

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Choosing the Right Mini Greenhouse

Published on February 19 2010 by GuestPoster in Patio & Garden

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Choosing the Right Mini Greenhouse

When it comes to gardening, nearly everyone wants their plants to thrive, yet the desire to grow great plants often doesn’t translate into reality for many. The simple fact is that not everyone has a green thumb, and for those that don’t, some assistance is required. I’m not referring to hiring a full time gardener, but instead purchasing a mini greenhouse. Mini greenhouses are the perfect tool if you’re looking to provide the perfect environment for your plants.

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