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Paper Lanterns Are Another Outdoor Lighting Option

Most people like to show off their backyards to their friends and neighbors. They will pour hundreds, if not thousands of dollars into their landscaping but at the end of the day, they realize that they will only be able to have their friends over during the daylight hours. So they look into buying outdoor lighting to illuminate their landscapes. One way of illuminating their landscapes is for them to buy and use outdoor candle lanterns. Outdoor candle lanterns serve a dual purpose for any landscape. They serve a utilitarian and aesthetic function at the same time. Outdoor candle lanterns can illuminate problem areas to improve security and safety. Have a spot in your backyard that is always dark? Install an outdoor candle lantern. Have a spot where steps can trip guests in the moonlight? Then outdoor candle lanterns might do the trick. The aesthetic part of the dual functionality is usually what sells homeowners on the idea of installing outdoor candle lanterns.Most lanterns are made of metal and can be shap...

 


Simple Lawn Care Tips

Caring for your lawn does not have to be difficult. Through careful watering, feeding, and trimming, you can keep your lawn in tip-top shape. PROPER WATERINGAs with any plant, if you forget to water your lawn, it will wane. A healthy lawn should receive about an inch of water per week, depending on the average temperature of your climate. This amount of water weekly will encourage the grass roots to dig deeper and grow stronger. It is best to water your lawn in the twilight of early morning. If you water your lawn with the hot sun beating down, you risk burning the grass. Additionally, during the day, water evaporates quite quickly, so the roots may not receive any water at all. Many choose to water in the evening, but this may cause undesirable fungus to grow on your lawn.FEED YOUR GRASSA slow-release organic lawn fertilizer is the best choice for feeding your lawn. However, proper caution should be taken when applying any fertilizer during the hot summer months, as too much can actually burn and dama...

 


The Birth Of Roses

The history of roses is very long and colorful. Over the years they have been symbols of love, beauty, war and politics. Fossils have been found, which indicate the rose has been around for approximately 35 million years. There are about 150 species of roses spread throughout the Northern Hemisphere, from Alaska to South Africa. 5,000 years ago garden cultivation of the rose began, which probably was in China. Roses were widely grown in the Middle East during the Roman period. Roses had several uses over the years. Many times it was used in celebrations as confetti. During that time roses were used for medicinal purposes. Roses were also used as a source of perfume. Large public roses gardens were established in the south of Rome by the Roman nobility. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the roses popularity depended on the gardening trends and fashion of the time. During the fifteenth century two different groups were fighting for the control of England. The rose was used as a symbol of one side or another....

 




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