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By: Elizabeth Passage
Landscaping: The Concept of Foundation PlantingThe special planting set close to the house is called foundation planting and has great importance since it improves and enhances the proportions of yo (read entire article)
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As Adult Purple Martins begin their migration and start arriving in the southern most parts of the eastern U.S. by mid January. Our thoughts turn to becoming Martin landlords.This migration will cont (read entire article)
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By: Lisa Cole
I have a theory that the contents of cupboards bubble and seethe, spreading out tentacles of tat to their brother cupboards. Their master plan is to engulf the entire house so that no carpet is left u (read entire article)
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By: Kimberly Stevens
If you've done any reading on the subject of marketing, you've certainly heard the term "Unique Selling Proposition" or "USP." As a rem (read entire article)
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By: Paula Straub
If your problem is listed below, a 1031 exchange may or may not be your solution.1. Are you a landlord that doesn't want to manage property an (read entire article)
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By: Marilyn Pokorney
Slugs are major pests of horticultural plants throughout the world. They are destructive pests of home gardens, landscapes, nurseries, greenhouses (read entire article)
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By: Jakob Jelling
Flood insurance is not included in basic home owner's insurance! Interestingly enough, one of the worst natural disasters that could possibly a (read entire article)
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By: Stephanie Yeh
When you read a great inspirational book, prayer, or article, don't you think to yourself, "What a great idea! I should do more daily ritu (read entire article)
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By: Charlotte Laws
Of the 359 homeowners in my area, 112 are running afoul of the law in a deviously blatant way by committing the heinous "fence offence;" in other word (read entire article)
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By: Shaan Randow
While most gardeners consider spring the most serious planting season, and consider planting season over my mid summer this isn't the case. Now there (read entire article)
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By: Terri Greene
Purchasing a hot tub is a big investment and one that should not be taken lightly. Hot tubs cost thousands of dollars and if not maintained properly t (read entire article)
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By: Dave Markel
Milling Lumber:The sawyer is faced with several different options for the way the log is to be cut. Depending on the species of the log and t (read entire article)
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By: Gerry Fung
Introduction So you’ve decided to build your very own backyard water garden. You are in the process of actively planning out your design, an (read entire article)
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By: Ross MacIver
Outdoor Patio HeatersAlmost everybody enjoys spending time outdoors, and that's why most houses have an outdoor terrace or patio. People livin (read entire article)
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By: Garry John
In these days of climate change, the UK summer is believe or not, getting warmer and sunnier. Whilst this gives us opportunity to enjoy more time i (read entire article)
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By: Darlene Dipo
Even though we are still enjoying warm weather and winter seems far away, now is a great time to begin preparing. If you do a bit at a tim (read entire article)
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By: Joey Lewitin
Title: Practical Feng Shui – Debunking the myths and finding out what we can actually learn from the ancients Author: Joey Lewitin (read entire article)
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By: Liz Norman
Poor Man’s Concrete (c)2005If you are looking for a way to build a “concrete” patio or walkway and can’t afford the cost using the traditiona (read entire article)
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By: Lee Dobbins
Blue garden flowers can add a splash of unique color to your yard. You can buy blue and blue purple perennials and annuals to enhance your garden desi (read entire article)
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By: Carole Pagan
Seems like it's a little early to start thinking about next year's garden, doesn't it? But now is the time to survey your gardens and see what (read entire article)
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By: Matthew Anthony
Is your concrete or asphalt driveway an eyesore? Do you need to create an attractive reta (read entire article)
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By: Malcolm Kay
Without a doubt, patios have now become more of an integral part of the house rather than just a concrete pad sitting forlornly in the back yard. But (read entire article)
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By: Mark Mathis
Fixed Rate Mortgage - A mortgage whose interest rate remains constant over the life of the loan. The payments are not necessarily level. (See Graduat (read entire article)
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By: Mark Mathis
The foundation is the first piece of a home to be constructed and creates a base for the rest of a home's components. There are three types of founda (read entire article)
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By: Mark Mathis
Mortgage Broker - A broker who represents numerous lenders and helps consumers find affordable mortgages; the broker charges a fee only if the consum (read entire article)
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By: Debbie Rodgers
Twentieth century American architect Phillip Johnson once said, "I hate vacations. If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?" Mr. (read entire article)
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By: Jakob Jelling
Feng shui indicates some specific guidelines regarding children's spaces and bedrooms. The way we decorate them and the way we distribute (read entire article)
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By: Dean Novosat
When planning your new landscape, the first place to start is by driving around your neighborhood and seeing what other people have done with their l (read entire article)
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By: Howard Watkins
Please don't kill the Utility LinemanIn the last hour before a hurricane there is always a panic rush to purchase the last remaining port (read entire article)
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By: Kevin Snook
The Porch Swing is enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to the latest Home & Garden trend towards building "Garden Rooms". Patio Furniture Retailers (read entire article)
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By: Edward Green
We are working almost daily with stain removal from natural stone surfaces. In fact I would say that in some instances we visit the same house more th (read entire article)
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By: Lukas Rathswohl
Maybe you’re building a house, or you’re remodeling. If you’re like most folks, the toilet probably does not rate very high on your list of prioritie (read entire article)
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By: Marc Rifkin
We previously noted that papers must be sorted before they can be properly filed. Continuing from our last article, your sort has left you with tw (read entire article)
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By: Linda Jenkinson
Snow peas may have been named because in bright sunlight their light green pods look as if they might be tinged with frost. One of the oldest vege (read entire article)
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By: Linda Paquette
How to Grow BlueberriesAlong with lip-smacking sweetness, flower and foliage are also worthy reasons to grow blueberries. White, bell-shaped (read entire article)
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By: Hans Dekker
Today there are sprays, scented candles, plug-ins, and even discs that promise to freshen your air by putting a variety of aromas into you (read entire article)
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By: Hans Dekker
Fruit gardening and vegetable gardening is a very exciting venture. Growing Avocado's was one of the challenges I took on as a hobby fruit (read entire article)
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By: Irvin L. Rozier
I PLANT A GARDEN EVERY YEARI always plant a large garden every yearOnce my watermelons were ate by a deerA bountiful garden comes onc (read entire article)
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By: Tom
If you are chasing the most up-to-date advice relating to bathroom tiles. When you are looking for better-quality information relating to bathroo (read entire article)
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By: Bob Roy
Tale for orchid care the flower. The orchid flower is usually a thing of beauty. When diseases strike it can be tell - r. Like the leaves, the flower (read entire article)
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By: Dean Novosat
Part three in a seriesIn our last article, we helped you layout your new landscape. In this article we’ll explore which plants to put where an (read entire article)
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By: Linda Paquette
Are your making mountains out of your molehills? Although lawn moles are underground creatures, the benefits they add to your garden are clearly visib (read entire article)
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By: Hans Dekker
What type of lawn care tips work best for you depends on the time and money you decide to put into your lawn. If your lawn is your hobby, you can spen (read entire article)
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By: Linda Paquette
Just like people do, plants need breathing room. While most plants can get the air they need from the top, having adequate circulation in the soil is (read entire article)
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By: Chuck Greene
One of the many tools that home owners use regularly is a ladder. Whether you need to change the porch light bulb, clean the gutters or put something (read entire article)
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By: John R. Barker
The Sedona, Arizona real estate market is a small market but full of beautiful, luxury houses Being a first time visitor in Sedona, Arizona is (read entire article)
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By: Donald Grummett
Generally the products offered by appliance producers are rather conservative in design. But every now and then something unusual appears on (read entire article)
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By: Adam White
How do you tap into the network of online advertising without wasting your money on advertising that can bring you little results?Advertising on t (read entire article)
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By: Mike Yeager
Interior Design today is all about customizing your built environment with conceptual planning, aesthetic sense and technical solutions applied (read entire article)
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By: Jacob Farin
HOW TO GROW A FOREST OF CAPE SUNDEWSCape Sundews (Drosera capensis) are native to South Africa, and it is one of the most common carnivorous p (read entire article)
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