home--garden

  • Two Tips For Safeguarding Your Tree Farm During A Drought

    Whether you have a large tree and shrub nursery, or just a simple tree lot as part of your landscaping business, you know that water is the most important element for keeping your trees alive. There are special sprinkler systems that provide slow drip hydration to your trees all day long, which can keep you from worrying about whether your trees are getting the water they need. However, when the hot days of summer come, you're going to have to up the ante to protect your investment.
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  • Tiny Houses: Portable, Pure Living

    According to the Canadian Home Builders Association, a recent survey shows that average Canadian homes have dropped in size to 1,900 square feet from an average of 2,300 square feet in the mid-2000s. A growing trend of smaller homes and bigger lifestyles is spreading across Canada and the United States, with people from all walks of life making a move into the very latest version of living the simple life – tiny houses.
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  • 5 Advantages Of Selecting Quartz Countertops

    If you're having a home custom built or are contemplating a major kitchen remodel in your existing home, you are undoubtedly considering various types of stone countertops that are best suited to households that include active children. Interior design trends have placed marble and granite at the forefront of kitchen countertop material choices, but these may not be the best choices outside of homes where careful adult cooks will be the only ones responsible for meal preparation.
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  • 3 Current Bathroom Remodeling Trends For Your Next Project

    Do you have a bathroom remodeling project coming up? It's going to feel good to get that old, boring bathroom out of your house at last and update it with something gorgeous and interesting. It can refresh the whole look of your house and increase its resale value significantly. Buyers love a good looking bathroom. Even if you're not selling your house, getting a new bathroom will make the room, and the whole house, more enjoyable for you.
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  • Bunnies Be Gone! Three Natural Solutions For Rabbits In The Garden

    The cottontail rabbit may be adorable as he hops across the yard, but when he sets his sights on your garden you may suddenly see him with new eyes. These cute little bunnies have a voracious appetite and aren't opposed to chowing down on your garden. Keeping them out can be difficult, but not impossible. Try these natural methods for wildlife control this summer. Fences One of the easiest ways to prevent rabbits from nibbling your veggies is to keep them from getting into the garden in the first place.
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  • 9 Green Flooring Options For Your New Home

    When you are building your new home, there is no longer a need to choose between man-made carpets coated in chemicals and forest-depleting hardwoods. There are now eco-friendly flooring options that are plentiful and beautiful.  1. Wool Carpet: While wool has been used for centuries in rugs, people are now embracing the product for use in wall-to-wall carpeting. Not only is wool a sustainable, renewable material, but it is naturally fire resistant, non-allergenic, and long-lasting.
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