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Baby Proofing a House vs. Baby Proofing an Apartment

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Baby proofing is an important option for you to consider when you are going to have a baby. Though it might not be of much use in the earlier stages, it won’t be long before your baby starts crawling and then walking. Since it’s not possible for you to have constant watch over your child […] read more

How to Clean Marble Floors

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Marble floors are easily scratched and stained, so it’s important that you know how to clean marble floors properly before you proceed. If you or your landlord have the floors buffed and sealed on an annual basis, you’ll be able to clean better with less risk for scratching the surfaces. Tools Needed: Soft bristle broom […] read more

How to Set Up an Upside Down Patio Garden

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An upside down patio garden can let you grow vegetables such as tomatoes and green peppers in small spaces, so you don’t have to worry if you have no space for a regular garden. Making an Upside Down Patio Garden You can buy containers for an upside down patio garden from the market or you […] read more

How to Build an Indoor Compost Container

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Depending on the space available in your kitchen and your personal needs, you can build an indoor compost container and make use of your organic waste. An indoor composting bin is an ideal way to go green, as the organic waste of your household can be used to produce rich compost that can help provide […] read more

4 Hawaiian Party Decorations for Your Apartment

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Hawaii party decorations are essential to creating the illusion of a tropical getaway when throwing a Hawaiian party. When decorating your apartment, you may not have a lot of space, but you should find room for the following decor: 1. Leis Not only can you hand out leis to all of your guests as they […] read more

3 Vegetable Gardening Tips for the Urban Green Thumb

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Vegetable gardening tips for an urban garden can help a green thumb’s crops flourish even more. Here are three tips to help maximize the yield in your urban garden space: 1. Use of Computers Computerized systems such as those manufactured by Argus Controls can be used by an experienced urban gardener. These computer systems use […] read more

4 Tips for Flea Market Decorating

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Flea market decorating can be fun as long as you exercise control when you visit a flea market. Pieces of furniture and accessories bought at the flea market can be used to decorate your home attractively. The idea is to pick up useful items for your home at a bargain price. Know What You Want […] read more

5 Benefits of Joining an Urban Community Garden

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An urban community garden is a patch of urban land that’s cultivated by a group of families in a community. Such community gardens are accessible to all the members of the community. Here are the benefits of joining such a community: 1. Fresh Vegetables and Fruits Community members can grow a wide range of vegetables […] read more

How to Choose the Best Fertilizer for Indoor Plants

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A good quality fertilizer for indoor plants is very important. Feeding of essential nutrients can ensure healthy and beautiful indoor plants. In an outdoor garden, nature provides these nutrients to the plants (in ideal conditions). However, the nutrients available to an indoor plant are limited, and supplements in the form of fertilizers are necessary. Choosing […] read more