Better Homes and Gardens Canning jars
Home / April 25, 2018

Better Homes and Gardens Canning jars

Canning jars, at least as we know them now, have been around since 1868. John L. Mason developed the system of a threaded jar with a lid designed for sealing (he used lead lids with a rubber seal, not exactly the two-piece lid we know now, but very close). The technology hasn’t change much since then. It used to be that there were a number of canning jar manufacturers…

Better Homes and Gardens Sheets
Home / April 22, 2018

Better Homes and Gardens Sheets

Walmart bags are seen in the store in Miami. Photograph by Joe Raedle—Getty Images Wal-Mart Stores was sued on Tuesday on behalf of consumers who said the world s largest retailer sold products falsely labeled 100% Egyptian Cotton from an Indian textile company for many years after it first became suspicious of their origin. According to the complaint, Wal-Mart…

Botanical Gardens Miami
Home And Garden / April 19, 2018

Botanical Gardens Miami

The mission of the Miami Beach Botanical Garden is to promote environmental enjoyment, stewardship and sustainability through education, the arts, and interaction with the natural world. Our garden is a unique, subtropical oasis of beauty and tranquility within an urban setting—a community resource that refreshes, inspires and engages our visitors. In 1962 the City…

Better Homes and Gardens Outdoor Pillows
Home And Garden / April 16, 2018

Better Homes and Gardens Outdoor Pillows

Livable, beautiful, comfortable. Add style and comfort to your outdoor living area with this Better Homes and Gardens outdoor bench cushion. This cushion fits most standard patio benches. Filled with everLUXE Polyester, the latest in fiber technology, it is designed to provide long-lasting comfort while you enjoy your outdoor space. It features a durable woven outdoor…

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Coupons
Home And Garden / April 13, 2018

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Coupons

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, at 6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont, is worth the short 15-minute drive from Charlotte, especially during the Christmas season. From November 18th, 2016, through January 1st, with the exception of Christmas, the light displays will start at 5 p.m. and continue through 9 p.m. The garden itself is open starting at 9 a.m. all those days…

Home Depot Landscape Lighting
Home / April 10, 2018

Home Depot Landscape Lighting

When the sun goes down, nothing makes more of an impact on your home s curb than your choices for outdoor lighting. Whether it s patio lights or porch lights, lighting for outdoor entertainment spaces or landscape lights, we want to help you step your outdoor lighting game up and truly bring out your personal style. Create a luminous vision that truly modernizes and…

Backyard flower garden designs
Flower Garden / April 7, 2018

Backyard flower garden designs

Among the many joys of gardening is that there’s always something new to try and always something new to learn. If you’re ready to try some new ideas in your vegetable garden or flower beds, here are a few suggestions: 1. Try a New Cultivar Every year the seed companies introduce new cultivars (cultivated varieties) of flowers and vegetables, promising bigger blooms…

Cleveland Botanical Gardens
Home And Garden / April 4, 2018

Cleveland Botanical Gardens

Visitors start in a glasshouse dedicated to the spiny desert of Madagascar. It’s dry in here. You’ll see alien-looking Baobab trees, spiny succulents and Sam, the free-roaming chameleon. Check out his Lobster Boy hands and googly eye sockets. Next, the Costa Rican Rainforest house is filled with lush greenery, including a colossal strangler fig and avocado, coffee…

Home Painting Design Ideas
Home And Garden / April 1, 2018

Home Painting Design Ideas

Symmetrical homes evoke a sense of formality, elegance and heritage. Honor tradition with a lighter-colored palette rimmed by darker accents. This home softens into its surroundings, while a bright blue door spotlights the elegant architecture of the entryway. Paint colors: Churchill Hotel Ivory, Betsy s Linen and Lake Breeze by Valspar Aqua + Royal Purple + Crisp…

Garden Pots design ideas
Ideas / March 29, 2018

Garden Pots design ideas

Proven Winners ® Gardening Ideas—Use our recipes to plant a gorgeous outdoor living space The secret is out. Container gardening is fun, easy and rewarding when you use Proven Winners recipes. Think of all the creative possibilities for transforming a watering can, shoe or purse into a plant-able pot! Container gardening is the perfect way to exercise your green thumb…

Andromeda Gardens
Garden / March 26, 2018

Andromeda Gardens

Once a private estate, the Andromeda Botanical Gardens are now open to the public so that all may take in the wonderful sights and explore the extensive grounds. Visitors are sure to enjoy the many plants, flowers, and trees, as well as the equally beautiful birds that make the gardens their home. As a botanical garden, the majority of trails will be lined with flowering…

front entry garden Design
Front Garden / March 23, 2018

front entry garden Design

“I’m delighted with every aspect of the work and thank you for such a pleasant and gratifying experience.” BB “Your design is absolutely breathtaking. You do simply fabulous work.” HM “the new garden that you put in last year is beautiful. My favorite part is the charming little garden on the corner of the house. The “older” garden is stunning.” KO “I wanted to tell…

Botanical Gardens Athens Georgia
Home And Garden / March 20, 2018

Botanical Gardens Athens Georgia

Location and Parking 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30605 The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia is located approximately 70 miles east of Atlanta and is a short drive from downtown Athens. Admission and parking at the garden is free. If you enjoy the garden, we ask that you please consider making a small donation at the visitor’s desk…

Beautiful Homes and Gardens Images
Home / March 17, 2018

Beautiful Homes and Gardens Images

Washington, D.C. is a hot spot for museums, with no shortage of indoor places to visit and explore. But it s summer, which means it s time to get outside. Luckily for those who enjoy a cultural fix along with their sunshine, there are plenty of interesting historic homes that include beautiful estates and gardens in our nation s capital, too. For many of these locations…

flower garden ideas beginners
Flower Garden / March 14, 2018

flower garden ideas beginners

Spring is a good time to begin growing and digging, although planning can take place before the snow melts. Gardeners spend most of the summer watering, weeding, and watching young plants grow. Fall is a good time to plant trees, shrubs, bulbs, and some perennials. 1. Get an idea. Is this going to be a vegetable garden? An herb garden? A flower garden? If you choose…

Cinder blocks Vegetable Garden
Vegetable Garden / March 11, 2018

Cinder blocks Vegetable Garden

By Connie Oswald Stofko Is it safe to use cinder blocks in a raised bed, or might chemicals from the concrete blocks leach out of the blocks to contaminate your soil and food plants you grow there? Can you use pressure treated lumber? Can you grow food plants in the hellstrip, the area between the street and sidewalk? John Farfaglia, extension educator with Cornell…

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