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How To Use Perlite In Hydroponics

Though there are as many different gardeners as there are gardens in the world, there is a common thread binding them all. Every gardener hopes to raise the perfect specimen – countless hours have been spent inventing new tools and gadgets, and ...

What Is The Best Axe For Chopping Trees

One of the oldest tools known to humankind, the axe has been in use since the Stone Age. They have changed and evolved over the years, every successive generation of axe makers and wielders improving on what came before. Now, at least in the ...

How To Build A Concrete Block Pillar

In this article i will take you through the various steps required to show you how to build a concrete block pillar from start to finish. Positioning your pillars First thing you need to do is mark out the ground where you want your pillars ...

Best hatchet for bushcraft: how to choose

Many outdoors enthusiasts have a host of modern tools and gadgets they can use when preparing to go into the wilderness. Although many of these top survival tools include high tech modern equipment, speciality knives and GPS machines, one of the ...

Easiest flowers to grow in pots: and to maintain.

Flowers are ornamental plants used in designing landscapes, interiors and exterior areas of our houses. They add life and colour to our rooms and buildings and they also release oxygen and soothing smells. Many of us love flowers, we want them ...

How To Prune An Apple Tree In Winter

In this article we are going to talk about how to prune an apple tree in winter and what are the important steps to be followed and if there any issues to be aware of. Winter pruning apple trees It is important to carry out any pruning the ...

Caring for Coral Cactus

What do you call a cactus that isn’t a cactus? Sometimes known as the candelabra plant, the crested euphorbia, or the crested elkhorn, the coral cactus is actually a melding of two succulent varieties. The grafted plant resembles an unusual coral, ...

What Are Spider Plants Good For

Chlorophytumcomosum has many common names: Airplane plant, St. Bernard’s lily, Spider ivy, Ribbon plant, and Hen and chickens. But we know it best as the Spider plant – not because they attract or harbour spiders, but rather because ...

How To Cut Long Grass By Hand

This article is titled how to cut long grass by hand. It is an unusual title because in this day and age people usually use engine driven equipment for labour intensive tasks. If you have long grass and by long I mean more than a foot long, there ...

Explaining Hydroponics Systems

What are hydroponics? Simply put, hydroponics is a method of growing plants that uses a nutrient-rich, water-based solution instead of soil to support plant growth.The root system is placed in an inert medium – usually clay pellets, peat moss, ...

Best Outdoor Lighting For Salt Air: Which lights perform best in coastal areas?

If you live in coastal areas you will understand the importance of picking your outdoor fixtures carefully, as the salt air can cause havoc with standard grade outdoor fittings, leading to premature rusting and failure. The best outdoor lights for ...

Epsom Salt Lawn Tonic

Though it may not seem like it right now, spring is just around the corner. And homeowners everywhere will be looking for a tried-and-true method for a greener, healthier lawn – fast. Epsom salt is a well-known home remedy – used for soaking sore ...

Best Mosquito Repellent For Camping: Which to choose and why

Mosquitos are the worlds most dangerous animal with a reported 700,000 deaths each year. Although it is not the insect which kills you rather it is the infection it carries - with Malaria counting for 400,000 of these deaths. For the majority of ...

Can You Eat Crabapples?

Yes you can eat crabapples, although they have a very sharp, bitter taste if you were to eat them raw and if you ate too many of them they would cause you to have an upset stomach, but they would not poison you. Cooking Crabapples Crabapples ...

Wind Powered Water Pump For Pond: land drainage

Windmill water pumps, which is actually an incorrect term for them - A "windmill" is something which harnesses the power of the wind to drive a grain mill - so the correct term is a "windpump" although we tend to get call anything which has blades ...