How To Make Hypertufa-Concrete* Balls This is the first in a series of How To posts inspired by good friend and fellow Tennessee blogger, Gail of Clay and Limestone. She suggested a post be written on how to make the concrete balls that were shown in a recent post about the concrete projects that have been done over the years at the Fairegarden. Click here to read about Fun With Concrete. CrystalWash - A Whole New Clean In two independent studies Crystal Wash was proven to be more effective in washing 4 out of 5 of the most stained colors. The only color Crystal Wash was not ‘More Effective’ was White, however the results were very close… Another additional test showed that on a scale of 1 to 5 in cleaning Whites (1 being the worst stain removing and 5 being the best), that Detergent scored a 4.5 and Crystal Wash scored a 4.0. So you can rest assured Crystal Wash is effective in cleaning all your laundry colors. ***Color Comparison Study Conducted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. ***White Stain Removing Study Conducted by SGS Testing & Control Services.
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4 Homemade Traps to Get Rid of Fruit Flies Fruit flies are the bane of many homeowners existence. They have a crazy short life span, going from egg to adulthood in 8-10 days, which means they reproduce at a ridiculously fast rate. They thrive in moist, damp places, such as sink/garbage disposal drains, and are attracted to fruits and other foods-particularly ones that are fermenting or rotting (they clearly have no taste.) To get rid of the nasty little buggers, try these 5 homemade fruit fly traps & methods to clear out your home. 1. Apple Cider Vinegar Trap
Episode 319: Moss Gardens Moss Gardens and Waterfall Feature What if we told you that there is a plant that requires only a small amount of water, yet stays green all year long? It can be grown as a lawn, but requires no fertilizers, pesticides, clipping, mowing or mulching. This dream plant is also eco-friendly, low maintenance, and incredibly beautiful. 10 Tips for Getting Rid of Fruit Flies If you've ever battled a fruit fly infestation in your home (and who hasn't, really?), you know just how hard it is to get rid of fruit flies. These tiny pests breed quickly, and can survive long after you've disposed of all your suspect fruits and vegetables. Winning the battle against fruit flies requires patience and persistence. I Revived Our Old Garden Fence By Painting Vivid Flowers On It This was a very old fence, around our concrete patio, not much cared for before we bought our house. Show Full Text I decided to paint murals on it, as a backdrop for our real garden in the summer and also to add some color to the landscape during the long drab winter months.
3 Ways to Kill Fruit Flies User Reviewed Three Methods:Making TrapsKeeping Flies AwayKilling Flies QuicklyCommunity Q&A The dog days of summer often bring with them unwanted fruit fly infestations. Curiosity Garden Sculpture - Cat and Butterfly, SPI-San-Pacific-International-All-Products, 33847 - AllSculptures.com Sculptures, Garden Statues & More Home » SPI-Home » SPI-San-Pacific-International-All-Products Zoom
Got Baby Backs? Rib Tips from a BBQ Pro 1. Don’t forget to remove the underbelly membrane. ”You need to do this before anything else,” says Love. ”If you don’t remove it, the smoke won’t penetrate the meat properly on the bottom side of the ribs. Also, the membrane will get caught in your teeth.” Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' - Morning Light Maiden Grass Much of the very narrow blade of Morning Light is white, so it is not able to absorb as much energy from the sun and it therefore takes longer than other Miscanthus to bulk up. It is also a late bloomer but it lovely form and variegated look add interest to the landscape when not in bloom. Description: warm season*; clump forming Foliage is green with white midrib; blade width is .7 cm (1/4"); 75-100 cm (30-40") in height; 90 cm (36") wide Flowers early Sept through frost; 100-150 cm (40-60") Ideal conditions: full sun; moist fertile soil; tolerates a wide range of soil types; moderately drought tolerant; holds up to wind and snow
10 Homemade Laundry Soap Detergent Recipes Here is a nice stack of different recipes for making homemade laundry detergent that I’ve collected over the years. Do they work? Yes, I’ve had good luck with them. Butterfly Bush 'Lochinch' for Sale • Attracts butterflies like no other plant • Drought tolerant • Long blooming period Your morning coffee time will never be the same! Bright, fragrant blooms draw in hoards of butterflies and hummingbirds. Plant the butterfly bush in groupings or in rows for a summer long spectacular show. Butterfly Bush works in the perennial garden and as an accent plant. This deciduous shrub highlights any garden.
Eggshells as Organic Pest Control - Get Busy Gardening 2K+ The flea beetles have been worse than ever this summer, and the Japanese beetles are no fun either. On top of that, the slugs have been turning my hostas into swiss cheese. (Ahhh, the joys of gardening) I need all the help I can get fighting these and other pests in the garden. There is a well known organic pesticide called diatomaceous earth, which is basically the fossilized remains of creatures that are ground into a fine powder.