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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: and how to graft your own

What do you call a cactus that isn’t a cactus? Answer - A Euphorbia Lactea. Sometimes known as the candelabra plant, the crested euphorbia, or the crested elkhorn, the coral cactus is actually a combination of two succulent varieties. The grafted ...

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 ...