Fences and trees do not always make great neighbors and constructing a fence between trees without comprehending the ways in which trees and fences interact can lead to dead trees and broken fences. If you construct it properly, a fence…..
The plum is just one of the oldest cultivated trees in the world. There are more than 140 varieties of plum offered in the USA. They may be used for hedges and hurdle plantings in addition to fruit or ornamental…..
Your string mop got stinky because you left it in a dark corner — wet — and now it is full of odor-causing bacteria. There are numerous tactics to deodorize the mop, but you need to keep it in a…..
When Mr. Clean Magic Erasers hit on the cleaning-product aisles in 2003, they caused friction — in a favorable way. The sponge’s micro-scrubbers of fine, microscopic mucous lift away scuffs, grunge, wax crayon marks and many other home-offending splotches, stains…..
Shelves made from recycled wood are often treated with formaldehyde and other substances during manufacture. These substances emit foul odors as they off-gas — discharge gases into the atmosphere — when the shelves are new. When the shelves get damp,…..
Dishwashing soap is a light soap designed to loosen the bond between sticky meals and glass, porcelain or ceramic dishes without damaging your fingers. The qualities which make it successful for dishes also make it useful for cleaning walls, but…..
Clethra alnifolia, commonly referred to as summersweet and sweet pepperbush, might be a treasure for wildlife within its perennial range, U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 9. Its aromatic blooms and peppercornlike seeds beckon winged wildlife, attracting…..
In case you’ve got one privet shrub (Ligustrum spp.) Or a hedge composed of these evergreen shrubs, watching leaves begin to turn yellow can be troubling and might be a warning sign of a problem that requires attention. The very…..
Leather is infused with natural oils that provide its natural sheen; while its physical appearance adversely affects upsetting the equilibrium of the oils. That doesn’t mean you need specialty cleaning products, though. You treat stains and can maintain leather. In…..
The arborvitae plant (Thuja spp.) Is a large evergreen shrub or tree using scale-like green leaf arranged on its branches in flattened sprays. This flexible plant is generally dependable and easy-to-grow, so if a newly planted specimen has sections or…..