Getting Your Garden Winter Ready

How To Protect Your Trees From Woodpecker Damage

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Protect Your Trees From Woodpecker Damage

The knock of a woodpecker can be one of the lovely sounds of nature when you’re walking in the woods, but it can cause some worry if you hear it on your own property. That’s because woodpeckers can damage your landscape trees as they bore for insects. This damage can weaken trees, leaving them open to disease and insect infestation. The following guide can help you prevent this damage to your trees. Perform a Tree Health Check A woodpecker hammering on your tree’s trunk can sometimes indicate that there’s an insect...

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2 Ways You Can Embrace Aromatherapy When You Have Sensitive Skin

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Ways You Can Embrace Aromatherapy When You Have Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin, then you know all-too-well that one type of ingredient you must typically avoid in skincare products and even your laundry detergent is scent. Your sensitive skin may keep you from being able to apply that great, uplifting citrus body lotion or use that relaxing lavender bath-bomb in your evening bath, but don’t think it has to keep you away from great scents and aromatherapy altogether. Using alternative solutions to fill the room and hit your nose with great-smelling and mood-altering scents may lead to you...

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What You Should Know about Pruning Trees

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What You Should Know about Pruning Trees

If you have trees in your backyard, whether they are meant for decoration, shade, or harvesting, you should learn how to trim trees. Part of trimming trees includes pruning, which helps to improve the healthy and vitality of your trees. Here are some tips for pruning your trees. Reasons to Prune Your Trees It can first help to know exactly why you need to prune your trees. Here are the most important reasons for pruning trees: Personal safety – The first reason you might want to prune your trees is for safety reasons. Some branches might be...

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3 Tips To Prevent Tree Damage To Your Home During Hurricane Season

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you live in an area that is affected by hurricanes in the late summer and early fall, you probably worry about your home being affected by tree damage. Most people who live in hurricane-prone areas have seen at least a few houses and structures that were damaged by trees, and you probably want to do what you can to prevent this from happening on your property. Luckily, following these tips before hurricane season strikes can help you protect your home and your family: 1. Cut Down Weak or Dead Trees Overly weak or dead trees are an accident...

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An Easy Way To Make Cheap Candle Lanterns

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you would like to add lighting to your backyard without spending a fortune, you could make your own candle lanterns to hang. This option is not only affordable, but it is also easy to do. Homemade candle lanterns can be made from things you probably have on hand, and they are easy enough for anyone to make. While there are many different ways to make your own candle lanterns, here is a great idea if you are new to crafts. The materials you will need Making your own candle lanterns is easy and cheap if you make them with old tin cans. These...

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4 Ways To Greatly Improve The Exterior Of Your Home

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you’re struggling to sell your home or just aren’t happy with your home’s look, it can be difficult to improve your home if you don’t know where to begin. The good news is that there are some steps that you can take to make the exterior of your home look amazing. Take a look at the following tips to learn more about what you can do.  Hire a Landscaping Team Taking care of your lawn can be a daunting task, especially if it’s been overgrown for a long time. With help from a professional landscaping...

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Bed Bugs In A Home: What You Should Know

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Do you seem to have itchy areas on your body each time you wake up? The itchiness may stem from bed bugs, especially if you are in the habit of doing a lot of traveling. Below, you will learn all you need to know about bed bugs, including how much it will cost to get your home exterminated to get rid of them. What Should a Homeowner Know About Bed Bugs? Bed bugs are parasitic insects that can reside in your mattress in the smallest spaces. They can also be found living in furniture like nightstands, headboards and other areas surrounding your...

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How To Get Rid Of Mice

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

No matter how clean you keep your house on a regular basis, there is always a chance that it will succumb to a mice infestation. Fortunately, there are many things you can to do deal with these pests. This is especially true if you try to get rid of the mice as soon as you discover their presence. Here are a few tips that will help you get rid of the mice and rats living in your home. Feeding Sites The first thing you should do to get rid of mice is eliminate all possible feeding sites. If mice can’t find food within your home, they...

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What To Look For When Buying Furniture

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When your are looking to buy wooden furniture, you need to look for signs of quality. While you can save some money upfront by buying discount furniture, you may end up paying more in the end to replace your furniture simply because it breaks down too soon. Avoid the hassle by purchasing  quality furniture. Although you will be out more money initially, you will save money in the end and may even have furniture that you can pass on to your children some day.  Use these two signs to identify quality furniture.  Dovetailing There...

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Brain-Boosting Candles: Study-Enhancing Scents For Your Child

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You want your children’s study time to be as fruitful as possible. And believe it or not, you can enhance your children’s study room by getting the right aromatic scented candles.  Peppermint Mental-Kick You should consider purchasing a few peppermint-scented candles for your little ones. Peppermint contains several active ingredients like menthol that stimulate the hippocampus area in your brain. This area helps increase your blood circulation, especially the circulation to your brain. Your blood provides oxygen to your...

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