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Picture Framing Styles

There are many homes that have bare walls and pictures that just sit in the drawers in a pile. Using a little creativity and enthusiasm, anyone can frame their pictures in unique and creative ways. Using unexpected materials such as wallpaper and mirrors will add personality and character to your pi

Adirondack ChairsSeating That You Can Rely On For Comfort

Summer might be coming to a close, but that still does not mean that you have to pack everything up and head indoors. In fact, autumn is a wonderful time of the year to enjoy the beautiful weather and to make sure that you do so in comfort and style, purchase some lavish Adirondack chairs for your p

Best Kitchen Trends For 2010

A kitchen remodel not only adds significant value to your home, but it can also improve your quality of life. If you are thinking of giving your outdated kitchen a much needed overhaul, it is important to consider current kitchen trends.

How to Separate Staghorn Ferns

Staghorn ferns are odd-looking but fascinating plants. Native to the tropics of Australia and New Guinea, staghorn ferns are epiphytes, which means they take nourishment from a host. Although the host can be a rocky outgrowth or a cliff, staghorn ferns are usually found high on the trunks of tall tr

Are You an Environmentally-Friendly Garden Designer?

If you've been following the shenanigans in Copenhagen over the past couple of weeks then it's inevitable you will have been thinking about your own carbon footprint and as a garden designer, that means thinking about the carbon footprint on clients too. They may have set their hearts on t

How to Care for Cassia Trees

The cassia, or senna tree (Senna Surattensis), is small and frequently used as a street or landscape tree in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 through 11. It is capable of reaching 25 feet tall, with a 10-foot spread, but usually remains much smaller. Cassia trees are prolific b

Tips For Kitchen Remodeling Success

If you plan on sprucing up your New York home through kitchen remodeling, you have to keep in mind that this type of renovation involves every type of renovating materials except roofing and is comprised of various tasks that are mostly not simple. This just means that such an endeavor, though benef

List of Names of California Flowers

Known as the flower of California, the California poppy is the best known of all California wildflowers.california poppy image by Igor Zhorov from Fotolia.comThanks to a sunny and temperate climate, California is home to some of the most beautiful flowers in the world. California's wide...

Cast Iron Vs. Acrylic Kitchen Sink

Next to the stove and refrigerator, the kitchen sink is probably the most important feature of any kitchen. A high-quality sink adds looks and functionality to your kitchen, and can alter the entire character of the room. Two of the most popular types of sinks, cast iron and acrylic, have much to of

DIY Vertical Hydroponics

For those gardeners who prefer all the benefits of hydroponics, but do not have much space typically use a method of hydroponics called vertical hydroponics. Vertical hydroponics is not more complicated than regular hydroponics, it simply requires wall space to grow plants instead of floor space. Th

Variety in Mattress Sets

Mattress sets consist of two parts. A mattress and a box. The mattress is fixed to the box which acts as the foundation. Although mattresses are sold alone, people prefer to buy the mattress sets ...

Lawn Maintenance - A Secret for Your Beautiful Garden

Lawn maintenance should not be neglected. With lawns, the adage that a stitch in time saves nine is completely justified. So, if you do not want any overwork and want your lawn to look strikingly good, then it is necessary to act in the right way, at the right time.