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Gardening With The Best Of Them

After I purchased my first home, I realized that I wanted to spend my spring and summer outside in my garden. After I prepared the soil, I headed to the garden center to buy a few seeds. Unfortunately, after all of my crops were planted, I didn't really know how to keep them alive. I seemed to be overwatering and under nurturing, which was a problem. I had to learn how to garden effectively, but it took a long time to figure everything out. This blog is all about gardening with the best of them, even if you are a novice. Check out this blog for tips that might help you to churn out an incredible crop.

Helpful Tips For Making River Stone Mosaic Tiles For Your Garden

23 May 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

Creating mosaic tiles from colorful river stones is a great project for your garden. River stones are naturally flatter and smoother than other types of stones, which makes them an excellent choice for making a mosaic tile that can be walked on. The project is fairly straightforward: use a mold for the mortar, arrange the stones in the mortar, and wait for the mortar to dry. However, there are a few risks if you don't do it correctly. Read More …

Wood Blinds And Window Toppers: The Fabulous Finishing Touch For A Transitional Style Kitchen

4 May 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

The hottest trend in kitchen design is transitional style – a delightful blend of contemporary and classic furnishings and fixtures. If you love the look of modern finishes like stainless steel, for example, but also adore the visual warmth of stained wood cabinets and richly colored tile floors, this style is for you. Unlike other traditional styles, transitional welcomes the mix of an old-fashioned farmhouse sink with sleek granite counters and funky, modern light fixtures. Read More …

Four Reasons To Get A Boundary Survey For New Home Purchases

26 April 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

Purchasing a new home and piece of land is an exciting event. But while most property lines are natural, in many neighborhoods it may be hard to tell the actual line of property ownership. One way to definitively understand how far your property is extended is with a boundary survey. This type of survey uses land records, maps, and indicators placed on the property to determine the exact boundaries of your home. Read More …

Create Unique and Powerful Looks by Juxtaposing Antique and Contemporary Furniture

10 February 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

Juxtaposition is a powerful concept in interior design that can be used in a variety of ways. For example, you might combine differently sized objects, contrasting colors or dissimilar materials to produce a unique look. Putting pieces of furniture from different eras next to each other can also create singular decors. Here are some tips you can use to juxtapose antique and contemporary furniture with each other to give your home's rooms truly one-of-a-kind looks. Read More …

Want To Make Your Home Irresistible To Buyers? Start With A Beautiful Bathroom

29 January 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Articles

If you're hoping to sell your home quickly and for a handsome price, you're probably considering all kinds of renovations to dazzle the eye and loosen the purse strings, from stone privacy fences to a deluxe backyard pool. But while these eye-catching extras can certainly attract prospective buyers to your open house, it's the beauty and functionality of the home's everyday amenities that actually encourage those visitors to imagine themselves as residents there. Read More …