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How to Grow Crocus for Spring Color
How to Grow Crocus for Spring Color

Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. In most areas of the country, crocuses provide the first pop of color in the spring. They have even been known to grow and flower in the snow.What are Crocus?Crocus (Crocus vernus) are perennial plants that are native to the Mediterranean, Middle East and Southern Asia.

How to Remove Sticker Residue From a T-Shirt or Other Clothes
How to Remove Sticker Residue From a T-Shirt or Other Clothes

After leaving a sticker on my favorite shirt for three weeks, I feared it would be sticky forever. Luckily, I found a solution! The picture above shows my favorite shirt with the NYC & 34;I Voted& 34; sticker on it. Usually, this wouldn& 39;t be a problem. However, having left that sticker on this shirt for an entire three weeks, it is now stuck to my favorite shirt like cement.

Using a Nilfisk Pressure Washer in My Garden
Using a Nilfisk Pressure Washer in My Garden

My ethos in garden landscaping is for a natural look (lichen on rocks). So cleaning/maintenance e.g. decking, is minimalist and for safety. My Methodology for Choosing a ProductBefore buying any new product I always spend time researching and comparing. The questions I ask myself before doing any research includes:What’s my budgetWhat are my requirements, andHow frequently will the product get usedAnswering these questions will help me to determine whether I want a level entry, mid-range or high end product; sometimes described as amateur, semi-professional or professional level.

Let’s Talk About: Ohio’s Oak Tree Diseases
Let’s Talk About: Ohio’s Oak Tree Diseases

Teri Silver is a journalist, commercial copywriter, editor, broadcast anchor, and Public Relations Specialist who enjoys studying flora.Oak trees (Quercus spp.), although among the sturdiest species growing in Ohio, are still susceptible to diseases that can damage or destroy them. Two groups of oak trees grow in Ohio’s USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5 and 6; red and white.

Clearing out 2020 Items in 2020
Clearing out 2020 Items in 2020

Minimalism is catching on, and I& 39;m excited about streamlining. I& 39;m sharing what I& 39;ve learned about decluttering and simplifying our lives. The Challenge of Clearing Out ClutterI joined a Facebook group that has the goal of clearing out 2020 items of clutter from your home in 2020. Wow! Many of us really need this kind of inspiration.

Brilliant Bathroom Lighting Ideas
Brilliant Bathroom Lighting Ideas

Linda is hands-on involved in home improvement projects, organization, storage and house cleaning tips and ideas. Are you in the dark or do you know how to properly light your bathroom? Whether you’re looking to improve vanity lighting or want to create a calming spa-like atmosphere it’s pretty easy to achieve.

How to Build Raised Garden Beds Using Free Materials From Nature
How to Build Raised Garden Beds Using Free Materials From Nature

I have been building raised garden beds for over five years, mainly to grow vegetables. I recently branched out to build ornamental beds. Raised Garden Bed BasicsRaised garden beds do the following:allow you to engineer your own high-quality soilpartition growing areas clearly while protecting plants from getting walked onhelp prevent soil compactiondrain more efficientlywarm more quickly and retain warmth longer than ground-level plotsChoice of materials is as wide as your imagination and resources.

What Are the Best Tomato Varieties to Grow for Making Sauces?
What Are the Best Tomato Varieties to Grow for Making Sauces?

You can grow food anywhere, from making the most of small spaces available to you, to larger growing projects such as managing an allotment. A popular plant for any kitchen garden, tomatoes come in all different varieties. The most common to obtain are those used raw in salads, but of course different varieties are available from those that are delicious sliced and fried, to those that are used to create tasty soups and sauce bases.

PVC as a Flooring Material
PVC as a Flooring Material

Andrew is a professional carpenter who has over 15 years of experience.In terms of surface hardness, the PVC flooring material is somewhere between stone and rug, which makes it perfect for anyone looking for something in between. And even though it& 39;s much easier to install a PVC flooring than wood or ceramic plates, you still need to be precise and take your time getting it right.

Lesser-Known Aspects of Tile and Grout: Spacing, Cleaning and More
Lesser-Known Aspects of Tile and Grout: Spacing, Cleaning and More

Jason Mackenzie is the proprietor of Perth Home Cleaners, a reputed and reliable firm that specializes in cleaning carpets and rugs. Tile and Grout: A Lifelong RelationshipTiling accrues multiple benefits in the long run, such as style, durability and cleanliness. That said, there is another factor that has made a significant contribution to the growing popularity of tiles and it is that of versatility.

How to Build a Pallet Wood Patio
How to Build a Pallet Wood Patio

Shawn is an Airstream enthusiast and outdoor adventurer. He lives full time in the 1973 Airstream that he remodeled.Repurposing used wooden pallets is fun, and the possibilities are endless. I have seen so many crafty creations and great ideas. But my favorite has to be the patio I built for Gusto the Airstream.

How to Deal With a Plumbing Emergency
How to Deal With a Plumbing Emergency

Since leaving college, Paul has worked in a variety of roles, including: painter and decorator, general handyman, and freelance writer. If you haven& 39;t dealt with a plumbing emergency yet, then you almost certainly will, as unfortunately they are surprisingly common occurrences. I& 39;ve dealt with numerous examples in my time, both in the course of managing properties, as well as in my own home.