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4 Plants You Shouldn’t Have In Your Yard

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When you start designing your backyard and adding different plants and flowers, you will probably want to add as many plants as you can find. Unfortunately, there are some plant varieties that you shouldn’t have in your yard. This includes plants that are unstable, are troublesome, spread of diseases, or are toxic and can cause rashes. Here are some plants to avoid adding to your yard’s landscape. Sweet Autumn Clematis This may seem like a beautiful plant to have in your yard, especially when it starts to bloom to show clouds...

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Think You Don’t Have The Room For Nice Landscaping? Think Again!

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If you would love to have a pretty back yard, but think it is too small for anything more than a few plants right against the fence, it is time to think again. Even the smallest yard can be designed to look wonderfully landscaped. Consider these tricks, and use them to create the look and feel you want. Color Bright, warm colors draw attention. To make a small yard look bigger, you need to keep the attention on the entryway and perimeters. Plant reds, oranges and yellows along fences and at the base of the house. Be sure to put in a few...

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Learn How To Make A One-Of-A-Kind Checkerboard Out Of A Table

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Finding the perfect gift to give to someone who seems to have everything can be a bit difficult. If you want to ensure that you are able to give someone a gift that you know for sure they do not already own, make one for them. There are many beautiful handmade gifts that you can create to show someone how special they are to you. The following guide will walk you through the process for making a beautiful one-of-a-kind checkerboard for someone. Gather Your Supplies The first thing you need to create the checkerboard is a small side table to...

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Three Reasons To Trim Your Trees On A Regular Basis

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You dread the annual task of tree trimming, but it’s an important part of your tree’s health and well-being. Outlined below are several reasons tree trimming is beneficial for your tree, as well as your yard. Keeps Your Tree Healthy and Strong When you trim your trees on a regular basis, you allow them to grow as they should and distribute water and nutrients to the healthy, living branches, leaves, and fruits. Unhealthy branches can suck the life right out of your tree—literally. They may be receiving the same amount of nutrients...

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Buying A Bed And Have Chronic Back Pain? Here Are 3 Things To Consider

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It is said that people spend about approximately one third of their entire lives on their beds. Therefore, it’s a good idea to make sure your mattress is comfortable and provides support. That is even more important when you have chronic back pain, as the wrong mattress can add to your discomfort. Here are some things to think about as you search for a bed when you have chronic back pain. Think Twice about Firm Mattresses You may have heard that a firm mattress is a good idea when you buy a mattress, particularly if you have back pain....

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Preparing For An Emergency

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Many people wonder what would happen if there was a national emergency where you would be limited on your food and water supply options. Becoming trapped at home, unable to travel until conditions are safe is a scary thought that can be handled by making preparations in case something were to happen. Here are some ways you can prepare yourself for an emergency situation where you would be unable to travel for an extended time. Food Supply Each time you go grocery shopping, grab an item or two that you will set aside in case of an emergency....

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Choosing The Right Window Treatment For Your Home

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When it comes to dressing up your home, window treatments can do just the trick. Not only do they add a bit of aesthetic appeal, but they can also make your home more functional by adding and reducing light. Knowing which type of window treatment to use for each room shouldn’t require you to hire an interior designer. Instead, here are 4 areas of your home that can be improved with the right window treatment.  Bedrooms If you are looking for a window treatment for your bedroom, there are a few things you need to consider. If you...

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Easy Tips For Keeping Fingerprints Off Of Your Stainless Steel Appliances

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You probably love the bright and modern look of stainless steel appliances, but one not-so-pleasant thing that you have probably noticed is the fact that they can become streaked with fingerprints very easily. Short of telling your family members not to touch your appliances at all, you might not think that there’s much that you can do about it. Luckily, however, there are a few tips that you can follow to help prevent fingerprints from appearing in the first place. Follow these tips, and you are sure to love the clean, fingerprint-free...

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Catering To The New Generation Of Furniture Buyers

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For many years, Baby Boomers were the main generation of shoppers in furniture stores. As they’ve aged, retailers have looked to the next generation of consumers, the Boomer’s children and grandchildren. Smart furniture store owners know that the younger generations have different shopping habits compared to their elders, and are adjusting accordingly. Generation X In broad terms, Gen X refers to those born between the early ’60s and the early ’80s. This generation is now fully in the workforce. They’re also...

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Destroying Foxtail Weeds Can Protect Your Pet’s Life

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Weeds are a nuisance that mar the beautiful appearance of lawn, trigger allergies and can get stuck to clothes and hair. But did you know that a specific type of weed, foxtails, can also put your pet’s life at risk? This guide will explain how your pet can be hurt by foxtails, and what you can do about it. Foxtails Foxtails are named for their bushy, tail-like appearance. Foxtails cover the seeds of wild grasses and are designed to easily stick to anything that touches them so the seeds can be spread wherever they’re...

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