Many of us stick to the same vegetables we know to eat and grow. If you fancy trying something a little different, and surprising your guests at your next dinner party give one of these 6 unusual vegetables a go!
With the herald of spring just around the corner and the promise of bright, sunny and crisp days on the horizon, your thoughts may now be turning to your garden and its imminent awakening from winter hibernation.
As one of the perennial plants group of flowers, African violets grow and develop naturally in some areas of East Africa and some countries such as Kenya and Tanzania. It is quite easy to grow these violets at your home as long as you provide them with the right environment, nutrients, and medium to be able to develop well. In addition, if they receive all necessary factors, African violets also become beautiful purple flowers around the year even in cold days.
Posted in Gardening on Feb 26, 2018
Americans spend more than 90 percent of their time indoors, so it’s no surprise that 33 percent of adults are obese and that antidepressants are among the most popular drugs in the U.S. If you’ve been pondering a way to improve your physical and mental health, consider adding gardening to your list. Not only is this hands-on activity rewarding, but it’s also been proven to be beneficial for your mind, body and soul.
Posted in Homeowners on Feb 16, 2018
Wheelbarrow tires come in different shapes and sizes because different types of wheelbarrows are used for different purposes. Frame wheelbarrow materials can consist of either steel or hardwood or a combination of both materials. If you wish to buy wheelbarrows, you must know the purpose of your use of it and the amount of weight you are going to be moving.
It’s a hard sell for any pest control company to say we won’t kill that pest. I mean they’re literally called pests, and we want to control them so they stay away from our homes. But the best pest control companies have a list of pests that they just won’t kill, because they do some pretty important things. This is so important, especially in bigger cities like London where the ecosystem needs to be protected.
There is just something about digging your hands into the earth's soil and preparing it for your garden. Prior to planting, I get myself a few pounds of coffee grounds for the soil and I work it in evenly. I use my hands to determine if my soil to fertilizer ratio is right. It sounds weird, but like a good chef in a kitchen, I have a feel for the balance of my ingredients in my soil.
Garden tool storage units are a necessity if you have a garden that you often work on. The storage units make it easier to find all the tools you need when you need them. They also allow you to have all of tools set down in an orderly fashion.
Posted in Homeowners on Jan 18, 2018
When you decide on building your home, the biggest challenge you might face will be in finding a reliable builder. Given that real estate is a billion dollar industry, you will come across many shady builders who might try to scam you off your hard earned money. To ensure that you only hire a trustworthy builder to handle your construction project, follow the tips below.
We all love to save money by fixing things ourselves. Things like painting or cleaning can be done safely with no professional help. However, the most important part of a home which is the electricity - needs a professional help to fix power problems. Taking chances to do it yourself can be incredibly risky and fatal at extreme cases.