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Twenty Four Tips for attracting more Wildlife into your Garden

Many people think of wildlife as being something that is only found in the countryside, woodlands and other wild areas of the world but even if you live in the busiest cities and towns there is a vast array of wild animals and birds to be found living among us. Some of these such as butterflies, pigeons and snails will be well known to most people and easy to spot but there are many more creatures to look out for, enjoy, interact with and offer help to. Garden wildlife, such…

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Growing and Maintaining Hedging Plants

You can easily surround your property with hedge plants and make the scenery around your place a lot greener. What’s great about hedging plants is they don’t cost must and are quite easy to plant. Also, the hedges will contribute to the structure of your garden by forming a natural boundary. When to Plant a Hedge? It all depends on what type of hedge you want to plant. For instance, it is best to plant deciduous types of hedges such as hornbeam, hawthorn, and beech from the middle of autumn…

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Buying the Best Wood Stove or Pellet Stove

How to Choose a Wood Stove or Pellet Stove So, you’ve read up on the cost-saving benefits of wood or pellet stoves or fireplace inserts – everything from the savings on fuel to the federal tax credits for up to 30% the cost of your stove. Now you’re ready to install a wood stove or pellet stove in your home. Except, now you’re wondering, how do I choose which stove brand and model is right for my home and lifestyle? Well, don’t pull out your wallet quite yet – there’s…

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4 Practical Ways To Get Rid Of Gophers

The gopher–or more accurately, the pocket gopher–is one of the most common and destructive rodents here in the USA, killing plants and large trees by eating roots as they tunnel underground. I am from central California, and for three or four years I was employed by an almond farmer to eradicate the gophers that were killing his trees. I thought it would be interesting and helpful for those whose landscaping or crops are being ruined by these little pests to document my experiences, and what has worked the best for…

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Which Ergonomic Stand Up Work Desk is Best for You? Read the Reviews!

An ergonomic stand up work desk has many health benefits. Standing at your desk gets you up and moving, reducing pressure on your back and can reduce straining on your wrists and shoulders with better positioning while working at an office desk. Ideally, your monitor should be at eye level and positioned so you don’t have to bend your neck up or down to look at it. The keyboard position should allow you to type with your elbows forming a 90-degree angle. Health Benefits of a Standing Desk Lose weight…

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My Pros and Cons of Owning a Roomba Vacuum

I’m the type of person who likes to look for ways to make life a little bit easier. Finding a more efficient way of doing something and the convenience of me not actually having to do something, is precisely the reason for me investing in an iRobot Roomba vacuum. I have a rather large, open kitchen and dining area. I also have a large dog who sheds, a lot. Because the summer months around here can be rather brutal, my dog sheds even more. He also likes to camp out…

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Forever my sister, Always my Friend.

wo sisters, plus five Growing up, I have had the privilege of many wonderful memories through the years, growing up in a large family is like that. My siblings include six sisters and two brothers. There have been many conflicts, and yet many good times to cherish. Since I am a positive thinker, I choose this route. I am the seventh child of a total of nine children, my sister Tina, is next to me in age being three years younger than myself. She is in the black and white…

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How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Now and For Good! Use Diatomaceous Earth

Is it safe for me to publicly state that I successfully got rid of BED BUGS for good? I think YES! It has been 183 days and not a single sign of them. Woohoo! Whirlwind Experience This whole episode has wiped me out mentally, physically and emotionally. I am going to share how we got rid of bed bugs and you can do the same. I am convinced! I CAN help you. Do Not Give Up! First off, Do Not give up. We had professional exterminators (Arrow Exterminator Company) come…

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