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  • How To Use Raccoon Repellent

    Home owners find raccoons to be pests that can cause real damage. The masked bandit will overturn trashcans. It will raid gardens. It gets into pet food that has been...
  • How To Use Raccoon Removal Products

    How do I know if I have a raccoon problem? Well usually its pretty obvious, and the solutions are usually the same whether its raccoon, skunk, or possum.
  • How To Fix a Container Garden Design

    Every gardener, amateur, or otherwise, dreams of having a perfect garden. It does not matter what kind of garden they have—water garden, English garden, herb garden,...
  • How To Artificially Age Concrete Garden Ornaments

    Some gardeners prefer their concrete garden ornaments to have an aged look, even from new -- I'm not talking about a coating of algae, this can be achieved by...
  • How To Use Hummingbird Feeders

    The hummingbird is perhaps one of the most beautiful and mesmerizing birds in North America. If you're tempted to lure it to your backyard for your viewing pleasure,...
  • How To Dig Post Holes

    A posthole is a necessity when you're planning to get the perimeters of your home fenced, or you need to build a deck or patio around the house. Digging postholes is...
  • How To Make Stepping Stones

    Learning how to make your own stepping stones can be a wonderful and creative project for one to undertake and enjoy as opposed to spending a load of money purchasing...
  • How To Test Chemicals in Swimming Pool Water

    There is nothing like a good, clean pool to get into, in the heat of summer. Indeed, if there are children around, keeping them away from a pool is near impossible....
  • How To Clean a Pool

    Oh! What bliss is a pool on a summer's day! But is your pool a safe place or will it give you more than you bargained for? It could - a lot of infections - if it has...
  • How To Use a Pool Test Kit

    There are a multitude of test kits for checking the quality of the water in your swimming pool; it is a good idea to check with your pool builder for a reliable...
  • How To Give Your Paving Slabs a New Lease on Life

    The great advantage of this process is that it can be applied to slabs that have already been laid, as well as un-laid slabs.
  • How To Decorate Concrete Gnomes and Other Garden Ornaments

    This article will show you how to customize your concrete ornament in such a way that it will be exclusive to you, because store bought concrete ornaments are never...
  • How To Turn Concrete Pots and Ornaments into Terra Cotta

    Here is a method for making dull, gray concrete pots and ornaments look exactly like terra cotta.
  • Give Your Garden That Mediterranean Feel

    Is the dull colour of your concrete urns or plastic flower pots letting your garden down? Make your Urns and flower pots as bright and colourful as the flowers in them.
  • How To Compare Lawn Mowers

    So you’ve pulled and pulled on the old lawnmower and it still won’t start. Or maybe you want to buy a new mower, and were amazed at the wide variety that was on...
  • How To Clean Teak Wood Furniture

    Did you fall in love with a teak wood patio set? You just had to have the set but now that you've gotten it home you have no idea how to care for it. If this is your...
  • How To Clean Aluminum Patio Furniture

    Aluminum patio furniture can begin to look dull with use and oxidation. If you've notice the sheen has dwindled from your aluminum patio furniture then it's time to...
  • How To Clean Outdoor Wicker Furniture

    Wicker furniture looks great outside until you notice how dirty it can get. When looking at outdoor wicker you might notice that dust and dirt seems trapped in the...
  • How To Clean Plastic Outdoor Furniture

    Outdoor furniture can take a beating in any season. If the furniture that used to decorate your patio has become a mess or an eyesore, it is time to clean the...
  • How To Clean Wrought Iron Patio Furniture

    Wrought iron patio furniture takes on a patina with age that makes it look classic and stylish. It doesn't have to be dirty or grungy, however. Instead you can clean...
  • Building a Gazebo

    Gazebos are an integral part of any garden, allowing for moments of quiet relaxation and availing the much required peace of mind. There is nothing quite like being...
  • How To Set Up Hammocks

    Swinging the afternoon away with a good book in the backyard hammock is the image that comes to mind when talking about the good life. Millions of Americans have set...
  • How To Hang Bird Feeders

    You can make your very own nature entertainment in your backyard or front yard. Maybe you have never given it much thought, but the birds that you enjoy watching so...
  • How To Make a Soaker Hose

    A good soaker hose can be a gardener's friend. These hoses can act as a garden irrigation system for much less than a formal system would cost. Gather your materials...
  • How To Lay Sod

    So, you have been trying to grow grass in your yard for the last few years. Each time summer passes and a winter comes around you hope that spring will bring a green,...
  • How To Maintain Cedar

    The cedar tree is one of the most magnificent of trees; cedars can grow to a height of 200 feet with a spread of 150 feet. All evergreen trees are not cedars; we...
  • How To Create a Stork Sign

    Announce the birth of a new little one with a colorful stork sign that can be mounted in the front lawn. It is possible to let the world know about your new bundle of...
  • How To Maintain a Garden

    Nothing tastes better than home grown vegetables. Nothing is more satisfying than planting, caring for, and harvesting those same vegetables.The vegetable garden is a...
  • How To Maintain Bamboo

    Bamboo is the fastest growing woody plant in the world. The rate of growth has been clocked at up to 47 inches in 24 hours; however they can only maintain this rate of...
  • How To Measure Rainfall

    How much is an inch of rain? A one-inch rainfall is fairly unusual, and it is a lot of water. Why do you need to know how to measure rainfall? The weatherman can tell...
  • How To Measure a Tree

    There are four common methods of measuring the height of a tree, the shadow method, the pencil method, angle of elevation method, and the fixed angle of elevation...
  • How To Maintain Orchids

    Raising orchids in your home can be fun and rewarding, and they are not as difficult to grow as you may think. Orchids are suited to most of the current conditions in...
  • How To Maintain Grass

    Maintaining a beautiful lawn is a year round endeavor. Maintenance of your lawn begins with good soil, and selecting the best grass for your region of the country....
  • How To Trim a Christmas Cactus

    The Christmas Cactus is a beautiful plant for the holiday season. The flowers have a wide range of color including white, salmon, pink, yellow, and fuschia, or any...
  • How To Choose the Right Lawn Mower

    It is the great American pastime - mowing the lawn! Most of us have a love-hate relationship with our lawn. We love the way it looks when it is trimmed, but hate the...
  • How To Grow Your Own Tomatoes

    Tomato, tomotoe, fruit, or vegetable--which is correct? Could the questions and mystery surrounding this article of food be the reasons for its popularity?The...
  • How To Make a Zen Garden

    The Zen garden or karesansui originated in Japan in the early 1300s. Muso Soseki, a Zen priest and poet, is believed to be the father of the Zen rock garden. These...
  • How To Espalier

    Espalier is the art of grafting and pruning trees to create a two-dimensional or single plane pattern. The practice dates back to the Middle Ages, and possibly even to...
  • How To Kill Garden Pests

    Pests can drive a gardener batty. If insects and other pests have been attacking your garden making your plants ill or even killing them, there is something you can...
  • How To Grow Grass

    Do you ever wish that your lawn was as beautiful and green as your neighbor's? If you think the grass is really greener "on the other side", it may be time...
  • How To Cut Down a Tree

    Cutting down a tree for no reason at all is a strict no-no. However, in the most extreme of circumstances, it may become necessary to cut down a tree - the tree is...
  • How To Make Soil Acidic for Plants

    Acidic soil has a pH lower than 7.0 and is beneficial for the growth of plants such as blueberries, blackberries, rhododendrons and weeping willows. When taking care...
  • How To Plant Grass

    If your yard has been overrun with weeds or you've lost your green ground covering, don't fret, you can plant replacement grass. Caring for your lawn requires that you...
  • How To Plant a Tree in Your Yard

    Trees are a great way to decorate the landscape around your home. By taking the time to properly plant the tree you can ensure that it will grow strong and healthy...
  • How To Remove Tree Sap

    Are you having a problem with sticky tree sap? This sticky mess can adhere to your vehicle, clothes and even your hands. Unfortunately tree sap won’t wash off with...
  • How To Have a Great Garden in 8 Steps

    Follow the world-renowned Dr. Jacob Mittleider's sure-fire techniques to enjoy the best garden you've ever had. With these gardening methods, even a child can grow a...
  • How To Make a Good Rabbit Trap

    People look at rabbits as cute and cuddly creatures. This is the impression that cartoons and storybooks portray. But you and I know the truth behind these bothersome...
  • How To Take Care of Tulips

    Tulips are a happy, spring flower that draws attention far and wide. These simple buds seem like they would be easy to grow but this is not always true. Plant the...
  • How To Keep Roses Fresh

    There may be nothing worse than fresh flowers that start to turn brown and wilt days or even hours after you receive them. If this happens to you, know that you don't...
  • How To Care for a Fuchsia Over the Winter

    Fuchsias come in several varieties, and the type of fuchsia that you have will impact the type of care that it requires during the winter months. Some hardier types of...