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Home & Garden
by Mary
6 years ago
Hosta Halcyon

Hosta Halcyon is one of the most popular of the Blue Hostas. It is the 10th most popular Hosta according to the American Hosta Society. It won the best blue leaf award in 1992. Hosta Halcyon is a medium sized Hosta. This variety grows to 16 inches tall...

Home & Garden
by Mary
6 years ago
Trillium catesbaei in the Shade Garden

Trillium catesbaei is a perennial native to the U.S.  You can find this plant growing in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.  Although marketed as a rare plant, in reality, it is not that rare.  It simply has a small native range, and as far as I...

Entertainment
by Mary
6 years ago
Reasons to Use Bamboo Yarn

Bamboo yarn is becoming a popular alternative to traditional yarn.  You can use this yarn for any craft that would calls for yarn.  The recent popularity of bamboo in all its forms has this type of thread surging in popularity. Bamboo grows like a weed in many places. ...

Home & Garden
by Mary
6 years ago
Pruning Tomato Plants the Right Way - How, Why, and Where to Prune

Growing tomato plants is easy if you follow a few simple steps.  One of those steps is pruning.  If you plant an indeterminate tomato plant, you will need to prune a few times during the growing and ripening cycle.  The first pruning comes before you ever put the plant...

Home & Garden
by Mary
7 years ago
Hosta Sieboldiana Frances Williams Plants - Size, Care, and other Information

Hosta Sieboldiana ‘Frances Williams’ is a large hosta with blue/grey heart shaped leaves with a wide creamy yellow border. This shade loving plant is a commonly grown perennial that is at home in any well drained yet well watered garden.   Although Hosta...

Home & Garden
by Mary
6 years ago
Mulching the Flower Garden

Mulching the flower garden helps to protect the plants and can improve the looks of your garden.  Nature uses mulch all the time by way of fallen leaves, animal droppings, and dead plant material laying about the forest floor.  What nature does well, we try to improve on.  By...

Home & Garden
by Mary
6 years ago
Cheap Mulch Options

When it comes to mulch – more is better and cheap is the best.  If you want to skip the fluff and jump straight into the cheap mulch options I won’t be insulted.  When I say more is better I don’t mean you should pile 6 feet of bark...

Technology
by Mary
6 years ago
MyLinkVault

My Link Vault is a bookmarking site. It doesn’t seem to be a social site in any way but it’s easy and quick to use. This site has about 2,000 pages indexed with Google. All the pages (except for the front page) are the user pages. That is what...

Technology
by Mary
7 years ago
Backlinks for the Anti-Social Blogger

I'll tell you right now I hate to get backlinks. I wish Al Gore would reinvent the internet so that it is not a link based entity, but guess what? He ain't listening to me. What I like about the internet is that it is quiet...

Technology
by Mary
7 years ago
She Told Me

She Told Me is one of the many bookmarking sites available on the internet. Its main theoretical purpose is to show others where the BESTEST and most WONDERFULLEST articles, pages, and information can be found online. Reality intrudes a bit and that rosy bubble is burst when folks...

Home & Garden
by Mary
7 years ago
Organic Vegetable Soil

If you are interested in organic gardening learning how to create organic vegetable soil is the first step. Nature takes many years to develop topsoil naturally and speeding up the process is necessary if you do not want to wait until you are 86 for your...

Home & Garden
by Mary
7 years ago
Raised Garden Vegetable Beds

Before building your raised bed a few bits of information are needed. Have you picked the location for your home garden? Once you have a potential location for your garden you need to watch it for a day and make sure it gets a lot of...

Home & Garden
by Mary
6 years ago
Mulch

Mulch is anything that protects the soil.  Mulch is created in nature by trees and plants.  As trees and plants shed their leaves or die the dead organic material that is left behind slowly rots away and enriches the soil.  Some trees shed their leaves every year.  This creates...

Home & Garden
by Mary
7 years ago
Landscape Garden Edging

Choosing the right landscape garden edging for your raised garden bed is a fun chore. When you do not feel like digging, weeding, watering, or pruning just sit down and start looking at the pretty pictures.

If your back is stronger than...

Environment
by Mary
6 years ago
Using Plant Waste as an Organic Mulch

Most homeowners and gardeners have an excess of plant waste.  Each season will give you a different type of waste to deal with.  Fall is famous for its leaves, spring gives you weed sprouts, and in the summer you have to deal with the overgrown stuff that you missed...

Home & Garden
by Mary
6 years ago
Vegetable Gardens for Apartment Living

Apartment dwellers that want to have a vegetable garden have special conditions to deal with.  They do not have a yard to dig up and have to get a little creative with their gardening.  You can grow healthy vegetables in an apartment.  You just have to work with what...

Home & Garden
by Mary
6 years ago
Aquilegia canadensis - Eastern Red Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis is a showy perennial that is native to the eastern U.S. and Canada.  This flowering perennial plant is known by several common names including Eastern Red Columbine, Wild Columbine, and Canadian Columbine.  Aquilegia hardy from zones 2 – 9.  Growing plants native to your area is...

Entertainment
by Mary
7 years ago
Chest of Drawers

A chest of drawers is a handy place to hold your clothes. You may take it for granted until you are keeping your clothes in the linen closet but let's not get into that. It's a long story. They are normally used to hold undergarments and things that you...

Home & Garden
by Mary
7 years ago
Soil for a Raised Bed

I like to get my soil for a raised bed before I start building it. It just seems to get done faster if I do this part before the building.

When choosing the soil you need to decide if you want to...

Technology
by Mary
7 years ago
Social Bookmarking Sites

Social Bookmarking Sites are mass collaboration sites where members can save and share their bookmarks (favorite web pages) either privately or collectively. There are a large number of these sites available to choose from and they have functions which are similar to each other as well as unique features. ...

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