Year: 2019

Dec - 30

How to Care Cut Back & for Your Alternanthera Plant

Alternanthera plants (Alternanthera spp.) Reward gardeners. Two types are widely available: one that’s generally called Joseph’s jacket is approximately 1 foot tall (Alternanthera ficoidea) and comes from cultivars with multi-colored leaves, while the other, sometimes called calico plant (Alternanthera dentata),…

Dec - 27

Could Pumpkins Explode?

Pumpkin “chukking” and physics demonstrations apart, pumpkins (Cucurbita pepo) typically don’t explode unless they’re carelessly dropped from great heights. They do tend to split with some force under certain conditions because of their growth habits. Heavier “giant” pumpkins (Cucurbita maxima)…

Dec - 22

Refinishing a Black Lacquer Oriental Side Table

It could be completed with urushiol if you have an old and precious black oriental side table. That’s a very long shot it’s more likely that your table has been sprayed with nitrocellulose lacquer. This finish is durable, particularly when…

Dec - 20

Do Voles Eat Daylilies?

Voles appear to consume just as much as they dig, and they do consume daylillies. Bulbs and the roots of these plants are vulnerable. If burrowing rodents are decimating your daylillies, you do have choices to dissuade them. Select from…

Dec - 16

Rosemary Topiary Tutorial

Topiaries are trained to form specific shapes, like balls, squares, hearts or cones. Plants like rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) make great topiaries since they have small, closely positioned leaves and respond well to trimming. To get a tabletop Christmas tree, consider…

Dec - 10

When Spurge

Cushion spurge (Euphorbia polychrome) is a herbaceous perennial flower that is a portion of the Euphorbiaceae family, the same family as the Christmas poinsettia. It’s hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through 8. Growing from 1 1/2…

Dec - 08

The Ideal Way to Fix a Pool Crack

Pool cracks are stressful. It takes just a little creativity to worry about your backyard ruined by a pool. Fortunately, surface cracks can be repaired by you until they become problems. Repairs need multiple steps so allow a few times…

Dec - 05

How to Decorate Double Windows

Decorate windows on your house to match your requirements, make a focal point within the room, let in more sunlight, provide some privacy or just whether to showcase a spectacular view. Choose from a number of decorating options — such…

Dec - 02

How to Replace an Entry Door

The door is often the first thing up for inspection by view home buyers. It is likely that your client is going to have a favorable impression of the house from the beginning if the front door looks great. Before…