• Home and Gardening

    Sometimes Flowers Need Extra Protection

    Written by: Ez Biz Niz  While gardening generally requires a good amount of persistence and patience, gardens might need extra care and attention during the winter season. Some tender plants might unfortunately be at risk even in the lightest frost. Some plants might also require additional support to be able to grow properly. Fortunately there are several ways in which plants can be protected from the cold and wind. Wrapping In order to protect your plants from the adverse effects of winter wind and temperature, you might consider wrapping them gently. This will protect flowering plants and their delicate flowers especially. Potting Flowers You might also consider keeping your plants potted…

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    How to “Carefully” Shop Online for Furniture

    Summary: Shopping for furniture online is extremely easy when it’s all said and done. But, it’s crucial that you buy from a reputable site. Furniture is expensive, no question about it. But, with the surge of online shopping becoming today’s trend, there are now a wide variety of options to choose from instead of your local brick & mortar. Here are some of the best tips on how you can go about choosing an online shop for your next furniture piece. Research Ahead of Time The Internet tends to operate as a sort of open marketplace, with reliability being somewhat of an issue with the thousands of furniture stores out…

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  • Garden,  Home and Gardening,  Pets

    How to Keep Your Dog Away From Your Flower Beds

    Summary: Dogs tend to let their curiosity take over when it comes to playing outside. This could end up with you seeing your beloved plants trampled and destroyed. Are you searching for a solution that’ll prevent your garden from being destroyed by your furry friend? Here are some tips that’ll protect your beloved garden from being “doghandled” while you’re away. Block Off Your Garden Area Flower beds tend to be an alternate resting spot for your pup. Simply drive some small, stubby stakes into the ground throughout the flower bed and they’ll essentially deter them away from your garden. Additionally, if you want your dog to stay out of freshly…

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  • Home and Gardening

    How to Revamp Your Backyard Patio

    Summary: A chic patio is something every homeowner wants. This guide can help you get there. Is your patio lacking the aesthetic appeal that you’ve been longing for? This guide is designed to showcase the various types of patio furniture pieces that you can add to your backyard to make it a visually-stunning area that’ll be the envy of all of your friends. Clean, Clean, Clean Start by clearing out all your old furniture pieces that are worn and weathered. While they may still have a year or two left on them, if they look out of place and have a now “vintage” feel to them, you might want to…

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  • Home and Gardening

    Rethink your lawn and garden strategy

    Article Written by: California Mailboxes Rain has been a problem for many parts of the country. The West Coast, especially California, faced one of the driest years in recorded history. The East coast is facing floods and other disasters. Those who are living in the West Coast may not be able to maintain their East Coast English Garden style any more. Severe drought in the West, especially in California, has caused water suppliers to cut water supplies and increase rates they charge for water. Reducing the amount of lawn or eliminating them altogether is one option to save much sought after water. Instead people who live on the West Coast…

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    Protect Your Animals with an Electric Fence

    By Farm Supply Store If you own any type of animal that needs to get outside, it’s probably a good idea to install a fence. Whether you have dogs or cows, fences are necessary for letting your animal get outside, run around and even eat without needing your constant attention. That being said, there are a ton of options out there to choose from. Of all of them, an electric dog fence is probably the way to go. Even if you’re using it for some other type of animal, this version is bound to give you the best results. For one thing, obviously, this type of a fence is going…

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  • Home and Gardening,  home-improvement

    The Different Door Material Types

    When purchasing a new entry door, there are a variety of materials to choose from. Some of the most popular include: wood, fiberglass, and steel. Each of these materials are unique in their own way in that they each have selective characteristics that differentiate from each other. One thing that all of them do have in common however, are that they are all commonly used as an entry door due to their sturdiness and aesthetically pleasing looks. Wood Wooden doors are a common option for homes because of their grainy look to them. Beautiful to the eye, wooden doors can withstand lots of damage to them while also giving your…

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  • Home and Gardening,  home-improvement

    Density Matters for Foam Seat Cushions

    When it comes to selecting the right foam for a replacement sofa cushion, density matters. Choose a foam that will stand up to the constant pressure of people sitting on it in order to have cushions that will last. Written by the Foam Factory, Inc. Replacing the foam in your sofa cushions is a great way to breathe new life into an older piece of furniture. With a small investment of time and money, you can get your couch to feel as comfortable as it did when it was first purchased. However, not just any foam will do. You need to make sure that you are buying the right cushion…

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    The Benefits of an Electric Fence

    By Farm Supply Store Most people would love to have a fence for their homes. Most people would also imagine the same type of fence too. It would be wooden or chain-linked. However, not everyone has the same needs. If you live in a rural area, an electric fence wire probably makes a lot more sense. You probably want to increase your property value, which fences are great for, but you probably also have a number of animals in the area that you’d like to keep out. Those of you living on a farm also want to keep your animals in place too. This is why an electric fence installation…

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  • Home and Gardening

    Add a Fence for a Better Yard

    By Farm Supply Store Every house has a backyard. Although it may not be the most prominent feature—being behind the house, after all—it’s still one you should pay attention to. For one thing, it may still be plenty visible to many. If nothing else, you see it all the time and what about when you have guests over? On nice days, a lot of people enjoy sitting out on their deck or patio and enjoying a view that involves the backyard. There are a number of ways you can go about making your backyard look much better. You can add a garden. You could build a patio or even a…

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