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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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Garden and Water Hose Reel and Portable Reel

Garden Hoses are hollow tubes or pipes that are used to carry water from one location to another in gardens or farm houses to water the plants. Hoses are referred as tubes or pipes because there shape is always cylindrical and they have a circular cross section. Generally a hose is more flexible as compared to water pipes.

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Building A Hydroponic Garden

Published on February 13 2010 by GuestPoster in Patio & Garden

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Building A Hydroponic Garden

Setting up a hydroponic garden is not as complicated as it seems to be. The matter is just to find out the right materials and get started with them. If you are a new gardener or want to try it initially you can get some ready to use kit that can be found in stores.

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Using Plastic Garden Netting In Your Garden

One of the most underused items in the garden is garden netting. Garden netting can be a valuable and useful addition to any home garden. Particularly in areas in which problems such as heat, pests, birds, or other distractions to your garden are prevalent. One such type of garden net that is underutilized is garden trellis netting.

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Starting Plug Plants In Your Home

Published on February 05 2010 by GuestPoster in Patio & Garden

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Starting Plug Plants In Your Home

A great way to kick start your garden for the new season is to begin your planting efforts indoors. By using plant plugs, you can begin the plants while the weather outside is either to cold or too unstable to attempt an outdoor planting. It will not only provide your plants a better chance of starting successfully, it may actually make the entire process easier for you overall.

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Organic Lawn Care: Beautiful Lawn Without Polluting

Lawns are literally an obsession for many in the world, especially the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia. One problem in our modern society is the environmental and sometimes financial impacts that the pursuit for the perfect lawn can sustain. Nearly 40 million acres of land in the United States is devoted to grass and Americans spend about $40 billion annually on lawn care products. Close to 70 million pounds of pesticides and herbicides are applied to lawns in the United States every year. That amounts to nearly ten times the product sprayed on farmland. In 2004, it was estimated that 70 million tons of fertilizer was used in the United States on lawns per year. That is insane!

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Mini Put Golf Course

Published on January 27 2010 by GuestPoster in Landscaping, Patio & Garden

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Mini Put Golf Course

You’ve made the decision to build some sort of putting green in backyard for practice rather than a new basketball hoop. You thought that you had solved your major dilemma only to find out that you’ve just acquired yourself a brand new one. Should you go for normal grass or synthetic?

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Beautify Your Home with Outdoor Shower Enclosures

With a lot of people going into surfing these days, it is regular for homes on the beach to be equipped with an outdoor shower enclosure. They are exceptionally helpful for the entire family, in particular whenever they return from swimming, to make use of prior to entering the home. If you’ve contemplated adding an outdoor shower to your home, it should be a satisfying project most especially for daddies that love do-it-yourself projects.

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Fiberglass Provides Attractive Inexpensive Garden Pots That Add To Garden Décor

Fiberglass planters are a great way to add a lot of inexpensive garden pots to a garden décor. While the fiberglass and resin containers of old frankly looked cheap and cheesy, the technology has come a long way. The result is an astonishing variety of handsome garden containers that look very close to concrete and other materials yet are light and easy to move around.

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