How To Clean And Care For Metal Furniture

How To Clean And Care For Metal Furniture
Considered the most durable material for outdoor furniture, metal can last a lifetime if you take care of it properly. Most metal outdoor furniture is finished with paint, varnish, or powder coating to prevent rust. And, while aluminum doesn’t rust–hence its recommended use in areas near salt water–it can oxidize (which causes pitting and dulls... 
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How To Design A Herb Garden Yourself

How To Design A Herb Garden Yourself
A well-designed herb garden is a thing of beauty that will serve you well for years to come. The first thing you need to do is find a sunny, well-drained, location in your yard. Although there are some herbs that do well in the shade, most herbs prefer plenty of sunlight to keep them happy.... 
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How To Grow Grapes For Home Winemaking

How To Grow Grapes For Home Winemaking
To say there are lots of wine grape varieties is an understatement. These include grapes that ripen early in the season, those that are early to mid-ripening, mid to late ripening and, of course, the late-ripening grapes. Growing wine grape varieties is a long-term investment. Select a cutting to propagate a new vine, taking one... 
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DIY Modern Faux Floral Monogram Wreath

DIY Modern Faux Floral Monogram Wreath
Flowers aren’t for long, so why not go for faux flower décor? This cool monogram wreath will decorate your front door for a long time. The supplies are a large wreath frame, assorted large and small faux flowers in your colors and a few silk greenery stems, Krylon Short Cuts in Gold Leaf, a large... 
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10 Most Beneficial Garden Insects You Should Avoid Killing

10 Most Beneficial Garden Insects You Should Avoid Killing
Some of these insects pollinate flowers for you and some like to kill insects and harmful garden and yard pests, so you should kill them, vice versa you should attract them to your garden. Praying Mantis. It is capable of removing your pesky garden pests instantly. Praying mantis like to eat grubs, bugs, aphids, grasshoppers,... 
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How To Grow Spinach In Pots And Containers

How To Grow Spinach In Pots And Containers
Spinach is one of the healthiest and tastiest vegetables ever, and growing spinach in containers is easy, you can even grow it indoors on a windowsill. Sow seeds 1/2 inches deep directly in containers or in a seed tray. Seedlings will germinate in 5-14 days depending on the variety and growing conditions. If you have... 
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How To Grow Shallots In Your Vegetable Garden

How To Grow Shallots In Your Vegetable Garden
Shallots have a mild, subtle onion flavor that makes them very popular with chefs. How can you grow it yourself? You can cut some of the green tops to use as green onions, but leave some to feed the plants. Fall planted shallots will be ready to harvest early the following summer. Spring planted shallots should... 
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Cleaning Your Garden For Spring: 9 Clever Tips

Cleaning Your Garden For Spring: 9 Clever Tips
Spring is here and it’s high time to clean your garden and order and buy everything you’ll need this season. Here are some points to put your garden in order. Flower garden spring clean-up. Remove and compost any dead annual plants that remained over winter. Begin removing winter mulch and pruning perennials down to ground... 
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How To Grow And Care For Aloe Vera

How To Grow And Care For Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is a very useful plant: if you burn yourself that soothing fresh gel contained in the leaves is right there waiting for you. Here are some tips for growing and taking care of it. In the garden, you want your Aloe vera to get 2 or 3 hours of sun a day. Indoors,... 
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