When Should You Move Plants Inside?

Early fall is the best time to bring plants inside in most climates. Some homeowners even bring their plants indoors as early as August. It’s a great idea to bring many of your plants inside once the low temperature reaches 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

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8 Tips To Downsize From A House To An Apartment

Let’s face it: your future apartment won’t likely have as much space as your current house. There may not be enough space for all the clutter in your house, and most of the clutter isn’t even necessary. Decluttering not only lightens your load, but also streamlines your life.

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Tips To Make Moving With Pets Easier

By now, you’ve probably noticed that your pets can tell something is going on. Cats and dogs are perceptive, and the packing process may pique their interest. That’s one of the reasons why you must wait to pack your pet’s things until right before you move.

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Tips To Help You Grow A Bonsai Tree In Your Home

There are tons of different types of bonsai trees. Just about any tree can be altered into a bonsai form. Therefore, there is not a universal growing condition that bonsais enjoy. There are, however, a few challenges to growing bonsai indoors.

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Here’s What You Should Know Before Buying A Fish Tank

Sadly, not all fish can live in harmony in a tank. Sometimes it’s because of behavior patterns, and other times it’s because of dietary and water temperature requirements. For example, you shouldn’t put aggressive fish in tanks with mellow fish that can’t defend themselves.

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Tips To Stop Cats From Spreading Litter Throughout The House

Less is often more when it comes to filling a litter box. Of course, you should use enough litter to adequately absorb waste, but going overboard can be messy. You only typically need to pour litter 2” deep in most cases.

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What To Do With Your Fish Tank When You Move

You should never move a fish tank with water in it. A fish tank with water, decorations, equipment, and substrate is quite heavy. The combined weight of everything can crack the glass and create a huge, dangerous mess. Moving a tank with fish in it can also cause physical trauma, and they may even die.

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When Is The Best Time To Cut Down A Tree?

Anytime between December and March is ideal for cutting down trees. That’s because trees go dormant during this time in many parts of the United States. This makes it easier to cut down trees, especially if they are as dry as possible.

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Six Different Low-Cost Container Garden Ideas

One of the best places to find cheap or free materials is by searching online marketplaces. Places like Facebook and Craigslist are wonderful resources for those looking for dirt-cheap or even free garden containers.

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11 Things To Pack When Taking An Impromptu Summer Picnic

Apart from the food, a good blanket is the most important item to bring to a summer picnic. You can use all sorts of blankets on a picnic, but some are better than others. The first consideration you need to make is the blanket size. In most circumstances, bigger is better. Remember, you need room not only for you and your guests, but also for your spread of food, and maybe other belongings. You should also choose a blanket that is durable and thick. Thin blankets can allow grass to sneak through and tend to be less comfortable.

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How To Make Your Home Feel More Like A Beach House

One of the best and easiest ways to make your home look more like a beach house is to add seashells. There are tons of ways you can add seashells to your decor. Some people like to fill glass jars or bowls with shells.

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Can A Lawn Recover From Leatherjackets?

If you have many leatherjackets in your yard, it’s likely because of the big local crane fly population. Crane flies lay larvae that people refer to as leatherjackets. They typically spawn the larvae near areas with lots of soil, and it goes on to wreak havoc.

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What To Do About Ticks In Your Yard

Ticks are attracted to debris, dense grass, trees, heat, and moisture. Yards with tall trees and grass are most likely to have ticks, even if you can’t see them. The Midwest and West Coast parts of the country are especially prone to tick problems.

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How To Keep Bugs Out Of Your Pool

Many plants contain citronella, such as lemongrass and citronella geraniums, and it’s a great way to keep bugs out of your pool. This powerful essential oil smells strong enough to repel bugs, even if it smells great to humans. Plants that contain citronella can keep bugs away, but oils and citronella candles are more powerful.

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Why Does My Lawn Look So Bad?

Lawns can be fickle, and it’s all too easy to overwater or underwater your grass. Grass becomes straw-like when it gets too little water. Overwatering can damage your lawn’s root system, and that’s hard to come back from.

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Top Vegetables That You Can Easily Grow In Pots

One great perk of growing your favorite vegetables in pots is that you can always place them in the perfect sunlight conditions. As time passes, shadows change and so does the angle of the sun. If you have your vegetables in pots and containers, you can shift them seasonally to ensure they are always getting the appropriate amount of light.

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