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How to grow colorful flowers in hanging baskets

The soil should drain well and not remain soggy, especially in containers. It should also be moderately fertile to promote best growth. Amend poor soil with ready compost before planting. When to plant petunias It is easiest to buy young plants from a nursery that sells petunias in apartments. Look …

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How to propagate amazing plants in water the easy way

Herbs (mint, oregano, basil, rosemary, lavender and sage) grow quickly in water and will even begin to produce a new leaf each day.   Some houseplants that work well are English ivy, philodendron, tradescantia, purple passion, coleus, and of course that old-is-new-again favorite: lucky bamboo. Finally, if you want to …

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Gorgeous tiny house ideas for a peaceful evening

The average size of a tiny house is between 100 square feet and 400 square feet. By comparison, the average size of new homes built in the United States in 2013 was about 2,600 square feet. A compact living space is attractive to individuals of all ages, including college graduates, …

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How to design your rainbow garden

Ever since its release in 1988, the children’s book Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert has been one of the favorite means for green-thumbed parents to instill a love of gardening and nature in their children.   Undoubtedly numerous rainbow gardens have been started (and some forgotten) by kids eager …

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Inspiring study room designs

You spend exceeding amounts of time in your study room so choose your furniture wisely. A comfortable desk chair, preferably a rotating one with good back support could do wonders to your lumbar area. You can also install bean bags and ottomans with clean edges and designs in modern study …

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How to grow Colorful Lily of the valley from seed

Lily of the valley blooms are bell-shaped and appear as a cluster on one side of a leafless stem and last about three weeks. The leaves are located at the base of the plant. The delicate white or soft pink flowers are very fragrant. Lily of the valley is a …

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Perfect outdoor lighting decoration for your garden

Outdoor landscapes can be transformed from dull and forgetful to beautiful alluring dramatic exteriors with the proper use of fixtures. All interior design elements such as stairs, paths, patios, pools, backyards, etc. can be beautifully highlighted with light. Depending on the purpose and requirements, the lighting can be designed and …

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Add beauty to your backyard with an elegant pergola

You’ll also want to reach out to your local tools before building a pergola. Many backyard do-it-yourselfers have started digging in the ground only to run into gas or electrical lines. This can be dangerous and expensive to fix, so make sure you check with the power companies in your …

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How to plant grow and care for Freesias this spring

Plant freesia tubers straight into the ground in April or May after the risk of frost has almost passed. If planting the previous autumn (undercover) or growing them in pots for the greenhouse, plant 5 tubers in a pot around 11 cm (4 inches). Plant them with pointed ends about …

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