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Popular Types of Bonsai Plants and Its Benefits

Bonsai is the Japanese art of growing artificially dwarfed varieties of shrubs and trees in pots. These Bonsai trees are available online, however, growing it is an overwhelming experience. It can be gifted on any occasion. The recipient would be more than delighted to have this amazing and natural gift.…

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Added by lauren Johnson on April 30, 2016 at 7:38am — No Comments

Small tree stump removal guide

It turned out that the removal of a tree stump is a job which even a woman can do without facing any significant difficulties. With the right tools by hand, you can quickly get rid of the…

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Added by Sasha Middleton on April 28, 2016 at 6:04am — No Comments

Young & Green: Will's Advice for Future Youthmarket Managers

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout NYC with fresh fruits and…

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Added by HOMEGROWN.org on April 26, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

3 Clever Vegetable Garden Design Ideas

I'm a firm believer that gardening is an art. Not only does it take skills to successfully grow fruits and veggies but a garden can be designed and cultivated in a beautiful way. In a sense, gardens feed more than the body, they feed our soul.

When I first started gardening I…

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Added by AliLawrence on April 21, 2016 at 11:10am — No Comments

3 Practical Tips to Improve Your Hardwood Floor Cleaning Process

Maintaining a hardwood floor can be quite the challenge, but seeing the beautiful finish after all of your hard work can make all the hard work worth it. Whether you prefer to use hard floor sweeper or microfiber cloths, the way you use them, as well what products you decide to use, can impact the…

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Added by Sania baker on April 5, 2016 at 2:11am — No Comments

How to care about Plants

Pick the pots.

Make sure there are one or more gaps in the base of your compartment to permit water to stream out unreservedly. Lacking waste can make roots suffocate, and the plant to pass on rashly.

Just about anything can be utilized as a compartment for plants, so what sort of pot you pick relies on your style inclination and spending plan. On the off chance that you lean toward lightweight compartments, which are anything but difficult to move around and can…

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Added by Rai Mirrow on March 22, 2016 at 4:56am — No Comments

Protecting Your Transplants

A broccoli plant protected by a milk carton.

If you have ever transplanted young plants into your garden, you know all of the challenges of keeping those plants alive so they can develop into hardy, mature vegetable plants. Over the years I have tried several ways of protecting the young plants, but the best method I've found so far is to simply place a milk carton around the plant. This was something…

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Added by Matthew Riland on March 15, 2016 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Young & Green: The Best Cooking Duo... Ethan & Joseph!

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout NYC with fresh fruits and…

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Added by HOMEGROWN.org on March 15, 2016 at 11:32am — No Comments

Amazing Ideas For a Happy Kitchen

For many people, the kitchen is one of the main rooms of the house. A pleasant, very much improved kitchen can essentially add to the value of a home in a way that no other room can except bathroom. There's a justifiable reason behind this; it's one of the rooms that gets the most consideration, which you invest the most time in, and which has the greatest effect on the character of the house in general. Hence, it can be well worth rearranging for a kitchen and, by augmentation, a cheerful…

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Added by Shubhi Gupta on March 7, 2016 at 6:13am — No Comments

Fun and Easy-To-Clean: Fuller Brush Fiesta Red Spin Mop

Mopping is a tough and dirty job. Whether it’s the stained grout, the water spots on the tiles, the scent of coffee in your mop, or the endless amount of dirt, dust and dreck accumulating in the corners and by the doorways, keeping a clean floor requires effort, dedication, and time. Most importantly, though, it requires the right tools. …

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Added by Sania baker on March 7, 2016 at 5:27am — No Comments

Young & Green: Advice from Amaya

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout…

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Added by HOMEGROWN.org on March 4, 2016 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Grumblings and updatings

Am going to have a much reduced growing area this year, and everything but garlic and raspberries will be in pots or raised beds (made of old friges, bathtubs, etc.) in part because Dad said so and mostly because I was not the world's best gardener even before my entirely too recent heart attack. I'd just got my new chicks, too! Lost one while I was in the hospital. The rest are being happily noisy since midnight is snack time. And I have 2 little ducks this year too. The city sent out a poll… Continue

Added by Jana Franzen on March 3, 2016 at 2:03am — No Comments

Starting Seeds with Soil Blocks

It’s that time of year again to start thinking about starting your seeds indoors. It’s a great way to get a jump on spring. For the last few years I have been using soil blocks to start my seedlings. They are a great alternative to those plastic seed starting cells. There is a small initial investment in purchasing the soil block molds, but once that’s complete your done. Unlike the plastic cells you need to buy every few years.

If you are considering using soil blocks to start your…

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Added by Matthew Riland on February 27, 2016 at 6:25pm — 1 Comment

The Different Styles for Shop Cabinets

Now, cabinets are the need of the hour for just about any kind of business. It’s not something which is restricted to either residential or commercial. We all have the use of a cabinet or a number of cabinets. They fulfill a multi-dimensional role; from being useful for storage and careful filing to being used for the purpose of display, the purposes are many.…

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Added by Sania baker on February 23, 2016 at 8:15am — No Comments

Important Elements to Consider While Making Modern Kitchen

The interior design of every house symbolizes the importance of presentation and making our homes more than just a living space. No wonder this industry has been thriving in recent years and the modern kitchens have been gaining popularity with every passing day.…

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Added by Sania baker on February 19, 2016 at 2:17am — No Comments

5 tips to stay safe when you live alone

Living alone is very beneficial as it makes a person more independent and responsible. However, living alone is not…

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Added by Anjali Dixit on February 17, 2016 at 3:16am — No Comments

Factors to Consider Before Planning a Kitchen Renovation

Designing a kitchen is no cakewalk. It requires perfect planning before the work can be started. You have to firmly be in control of your budget and be clear about your requirements before you start renovating your kitchen. Whether it is renovating a kitchen at home or choosing a commercial kitchen design, there are many things that have to be sketched out before you can start executing your plan. Kitchen space needs to be handled carefully as it is the right combination of budget, space and…

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Added by Shubhi Gupta on February 15, 2016 at 3:45am — No Comments

Möchten Harmonie zu halten? Wählen Sie die richtigen Kochtechniken.

1. Boiling

Gekochte Lebensmittel schnell und leicht vom Körper aufgenommen, die uns alle nützlichen Spurenelemente erhalten können. Darüber hinaus schließt Absud die Verwendung von Öl, das das Essen weniger Kalorien macht.

Es gibt jedoch einige Nuancen zum Sieden. Beispielsweise fallen die meisten der Produkte auseinander während des Kochens, werden immer weniger knackig, reichen Geschmack zu verlieren. "Darüber hinaus, wenn als Tierprodukten hergestellt, in der…

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Added by Jay Rocket on February 2, 2016 at 6:36am — No Comments

Young & Green: Lisbeth on Zebra Tomatoes and Blue Potatoes

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout NYC with fresh fruits and…

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Added by HOMEGROWN.org on January 29, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Young & Green: Meet Assistant Manager Jhon

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout NYC with fresh fruits and…

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Added by HOMEGROWN.org on January 15, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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