How To Prevent Mold In A Terrarium

Mold forms in terrariums because of excessive moisture and poor airflow. You can also accidentally introduce mold to your terrarium via contaminated rocks, plants, and decorations from a pet store. Mold is especially common in dark, stagnant terrariums that don’t get enough attention.

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11 Easiest Herbs To Grow At Home

Lavender is an enduring herb that’s easy to grow if you provide enough sunlight. Plant lavender in an unobstructed area where it can get up to 8 hours of sunlight each day. That said, lavender can handle partial shade in hot climates, as that stops the soil from drying out.

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How To Move Plants Without Killing Them

Early spring and fall are the best times to move plants because of the weather and growth conditions. Plants are rarely in bloom during early spring and fall, so you are unlikely to harm them. Flowers are much more likely to go into shock and even die if you move them during the peak of spring and summer.

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What Is A Good Gift To Give Your Neighbor?

If your neighbor just moved in, there’s a good chance they haven’t settled in and made their house feel lively yet. In that case, you can help inject their house with personality if you give them a houseplant or two. That said, the last thing your neighbor wants is a houseplant that’s demanding and hard to take care of.

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Organizing Mistakes To Avoid If You Want To See Results

Maybe you’re not sure if you even want to organize your home. Perhaps you’re fine with things just as they are, with piles of paper sliding off the kitchen counters and clothes strewn across the bedroom floor. But there’s no denying that organization has its perks, including increased productivity, better time management, and an overall calmer living environment.

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The Best And Worst Types Of Mulch For Your Garden

One major benefit to mulch is it is great at preventing weeds from sprouting in your garden. Mulch keeps the soil protected from the sun, which also keeps weeds from having the light they need to survive and peek through the layers of mulch.

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What To Do If A Future Houseguest Is Allergic To Your Pet

If your home has a guest room, then there is a good chance your houseguest will spend the majority of time in this room. Therefore, the bulk of your energy should be focused on making this a pet-hair and dander-free area.

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Why Won’t My Bulbs Flower?

Nothing is worse for bulbs than soggy soil. Soil can become soggy due to overwatering and excessive rain, but it’s often a drainage issue. Some soil simply retains too much water and drains it too slowly.

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How To Make Money Off My Garden

The best way to make money gardening is to propagate your plants and sell cuttings. Gardening has become more popular in the last 4-5 years, and people love to obtain rare plants. Monsteras and philodendrons are especially popular right now, and they are big sellers.

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10 Ways To Buy Furniture And Home Decor On A Budget

When you envision how amazing your room will look after giving it a fresh face, it’s easy to get swept up in redecorating madness. Suddenly, you’re buying paint, new curtains, furniture, accessories, and artwork as if it’s all going to disappear from the universe. But what’s the rush?

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What Type Of Privacy Hedges Grow Quickly?

One of the most popular, resilient, and fastest-growing hedge plants is the English laurel. What makes English laurel such a popular choice is its size and growth rate. This plant can tower over your head, and grow three feet in a single year. This makes it ideal for those who want privacy fast.

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How To Keep Mosquito Larvae Out Of Your Bird Bath

Mosquitoes are attracted to light, and they also love water. A glistening water feature in full sun, like a bird bath, is a mosquito's paradise. It has many of the ideal conditions for these pests to lay their eggs, so a bird bath will quickly attract them.

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Cleaning Checklist For Moving Out

The simple answer is that you should clean everything when you move out, but it’s more complicated than that. We’ve put together a cleaning checklist for moving out that isn’t meant to be done in any specific order. Instead, you can use this checklist as a guideline to clean up and get your deposit back at your pace, depending on your move-out schedule.

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How To Set Up A Rehearsal Room At Home

The last thing you want to do is to disturb your housemates and neighbors with an overly loud rehearsal room. You can avoid this altogether if you simply soundproof the room. Not only does this stop sound from spilling out of your band practice room, but it will also make the music sound better in the room.

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Tips For Building A Cheap And Safe Fire Pit In Your Yard

The most important question you need to ask yourself before building a fire pit is “What are the local laws and regulations about outdoor fire features?” This question is so critical, because it will likely dictate a lot about your fire pit, including its size and location.

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What Household Chores Burn The Most Calories?

If you have a lot of floor space in your home, then you might have a great way to burn calories without even knowing it. Mopping the floors can burn anywhere from 100 to 300 calories in an hour. Mopping is an activity you do standing up, and uses many of your muscle groups, from your lower body to your core, and especially your upper body.

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