Exploring The Exciting World Of Gardening Substrates

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Exploring The Exciting World Of Gardening Substrates

Substrates. What does that word mean to you? For me, that word conveys potential and opportunity for growth. After all, the type of substrate you select for your garden drastically influences plant growth and yield amounts. Whoa, wait a minute. I'm getting ahead of myself here. First things first, how about introductions? My name is Victor Yardley and I'd like to talk to you about gardening setups with a focus on soil production. I'm glad you're visiting my site. Did you know that you can mix up your own soil formulas to suit any type of plant you have in your garden beds? Are you aware of the sheer amount of manure types and add ins you can throw into the mix to improve nutrient amounts and facilitate drainage? Those topics are just a few of the ideas I will discuss on this site each day. Thanks for stopping by.


3 Fantastic Ways To Repurpose A Broken Mirror

Uh-oh, you just broke your mirror. Does this mean that you're doomed to seven years of bad luck? Of course not! At worst, you could end up with a few cuts if you're not careful. But if you are careful, and if you're crafty, you may end up with something really creative to decorate your home with. You may be surprised what you can create with some broken mirror glass, a glass cutter and some glue. Read More 

6 Routine Strategies For Lowering Your Electric Bills When Running The Central Air

You know the drill: When the central air conditioner runs, raise your thermostat a few degrees higher than you normally would and save money. That certainly is an effective strategy, but you can use additional routine methods to make your air conditioning even more efficient and further lower your electric bills. Avoid Using the Range and Oven People may tend to avoid cooking with the stove on a hot day when they don't have air conditioning. Read More 

Looking for New Patio Furniture? 2 Tips for Successful Shopping

After fixing up those flowerbeds and cleaning out your swimming pool, you might be excited to head to the store and buy a new patio furniture set. Unfortunately, if you load the first table and chair set that matches your d├ęcor scheme into your cart, you might find yourself regretting your decision later. Here are two tips for successful outdoor furniture shopping, so that your backyard can be comfortable and functional for the long haul. Read More 

Banish Mice From Your House For Good

Controlling mice is not just about setting a couple traps, especially if you don't want to have to deal with them again. It is important to remove the channels these mice use to infiltrate your home if you don't want to wage a constant war against the mice. Here are a few ways to do just that. The fact that rodents can travel easily through your walls means you will need to ensure the entire house is sealed. Read More 

How to Use Technology to Keep Your Latchkey Children Safe

When your children are at that precious age where they are too old for daycare but too young to be trusted home alone, many worries and concerns come to mind. There's actually a term used for children in this situation: latchkey. Latchkey children let themselves into the home and are supposed to wait there until their parents return home from work. Unfortunately, sometimes children don't always do as they are told, which could result in dangerous situations when they are unsupervised. Read More