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Spring Flowers: A Cheerful Floral Arrangement

Spring has arrived and this floral arrangement celebrates the bright colors and the new growth of the season. The sunny flowers rest in a "basket", in fact, a glass vase full of asparagus and crowned with a willow handle rolled up. Whether it's an outdoor brunch, an Easter dinner or a family barbecue, everyone will see that spring has arrived! ​ What you need? This arrangement...

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What have I done to you?

​"You cut me and make me into different shapes you wished". We cut trees to obtain wood and to shape it as we like. We do this for our benefit. But did we ever think from the other side? Other side in the sense on behalf of the tree? Do we even know how much pain it suffers every time we cut it down? Yes, we need wood for various purposes, but that does't mean that we can cut n number of trees. Not only cutting trees, we as human beings also accomplish many other activities. ​...

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Five most weirdest animals you have ever seen

Let us discuss about the five most weirdest animals you have ever seen.   Indian Purple Frog :  Indian purple frog also known as pignose frog belong to the family Sooglossidae. This species of frog is mostly found in the Western Ghats in India. Adult purple frog are typically dark purple to greyish in colour. Males are about a third of the length of females. Indian purple frog remains underground most of the time and they only spends one to two...

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Incredible benefits of Chicory whole plant

Blue chicory flowers are much confused with cornflower, but these plants are similar apart to flower petals. It is a relative of Chamomile and Calendula, why they are so popular in the application for the treatment of chicory is no more surprising. Description of the plant:  Chicory is a perennial herb, up to 60 cm, with a solid fin, little-branched stem covered at the edges sharp-toothed leaves. Radical chicory leaves form a rosette, and blue flowers are collected in a rear...

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Amazing Facts about Hyena

Let us have some information about hyena. Let's start by increasing your interest towards the environment. Hyena is a carnivorous wild animal and looks like a dog. Hyena is mainly found in forests of Africa and Asia. The number of hyena always comes in mortal mammals, because hyena never hunt, but rather take away the dead creatures of others and use it as their dosage. The scientific name of hyena is Crocuta Crocuta. The size of the hyena is between about 64 to 90 centimeters. They...

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DIY container water garden (pond in a pot)

Are you looking for your garden game? Try a water garden with containers, also called a pond in a pot. Ideal for the inhabitants of the city or people who do not have space in the garden, you will enjoy the benefits of a traditional body of water: soft sounds, wavy water, suspended plants, but with the ease of placing it on your patio or balcony, wherever you want it. Planters with large openings (21" in diameter or more) are ideal for this project as they have more space for plants...

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What is a Substitute for Ebony Wood?

Ebony is known for its use in piano keys.  Ebony, traditionally used for the construction of decorative objects, furniture inserts and certain components of musical instruments. The intense black color makes ebony a rare and expensive wood. Due to cost and relative scarcity, manufacturers and cabinet makers are accustomed to imitating ebony. When looking for a replacement for ebony, it is important to understand the qualities of ebony and the characteristics of the possible alternatives...

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Outdoor Pergola Ideas

The pergolas, built with parallel poles regularly placed with an open roof, add a natural function to an otherwise unobtrusive location. The materials used in the construction of pergolas vary from vinyl to wood and the designs of aluminum pergolas that adapt to any style of house or landscape are as simple as the basic structure of the pergola. Pergola inspired by the Mediterranean Replacing the square corners of the pergola with ornate pillars adds a taste for Rome to the...

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How to Build Birdhouse Easily?

A birdhouse with a flat roof is easy to do and is suitable for small songbirds such as chickadees, wrens house, bluebird, nuthatch, and downy woodpecker. Even if it has nest box base with a pine board cheap timber, such as redwood, cedar or cypress. ​ What you need? • Wood Test-1-or-6-inch thick and 6 feet long • Pencil • Rule Instructions: 1. Buy a plate of 1- to 6-inch thick. Use a hand saw or circular saw to cut the board to a length...

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How Long Does it Take Grass Seed to Grow?

Growing a beautiful lawn to some is as important as brushing their teeth. To others, keeping the lawn mowed is a part of household chores and not that important as long as it doesn't detract from their overall landscaping. We all enjoy well-kept lawns, such as those in parks, and are grateful for the people who work hard to keep the grass nice. ​ Plant Grass Seeds Growing grass in our yards is as natural as ducks swimming in a pond. All you need is a decent...

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Garden Basics

Each garden has a garden spade. A blade is a versatile tool that allows you to dig and move the team. The blades are long sticks of wood or fiberglass and usually have steel blades. Garden spades generally have a rounded edge with a small tip. This will help in the compacted soil, move or create holes. In search of a knife with a small lip on the edge of the sheet. This helps you take the time to walk around the edge and push further into the ground. ​ Garden fork...

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