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Pruning Shears Care
-Here's how to give your pruning shears a quick tune up before you store them at the end of the gardening season. First, sharpen the blade. We use the sharpening tool designed specifically for pruning shears with smooth motion. Sharpen each blade along the factory cut [unk]. Follow the operating-Here's how to give your pruning shears a quick tune up before you store them at the end of the gardening season. First, sharpen the blade. We use the sharpening tool designed specifically for pruning shears with smooth motion. Sharpen each blade along the factory cut [unk]. Follow the operating instructions for whatever sharpening device you use. Next
We wanted to find out more about the beauty and delicious flavor of heirloom tomatoes, so we visited the world-famous Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa, to find out more about these old-fashioned favorites—including how to properly save their seeds soMagazine. We want to learn more about the flavors and beauty of heirloom tomatoes , so we came here to the world famous Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa. Seed Savers Exchange preserves rare vegetable varieties including more than 6000 different kinds of heirloom tomatoes . Maintaining genetic diversity is one reason to save the old varieties, but most of us grow heirloom tomatoes simply because they taste great. You can buy seeds from many seed catalogues. Even if you don't garden, many heirloom tomatoes also are available at local farmer's markets. Once you pick your favorite varieties, try saving the seeds so you can grow the
Bulb Planting Basics
Get your questions answered on how to plant bulbs, along with some out-of-the-ordinary ideas about where to plant them!bulb in, cover `em up with soil, and next spring, you've got beautiful flowers . Alright, so just dive in. Go ahead and dig a hole, drop your bulb in, and cover it up. It's that easy.
3 Easy Ideas for Storing Towels
Don't let the size of your bathroom limit your creativity. This trio of storage projects will help keep towels ready for use without being in the way.
Dual-Purpose Dining Space: Decorating Lessons
In the dining room, where family meal time and entertaining meet homeowerk and home office, organization is top priority.Today's dining rooms often become dumping grounds for homework, receipts, mail and more. So why fight it? I'm Lacey Howard, editor of Decorating Magazine and today I'm going to show you how to conceal the clutter and create a space perfect for dining and working. Fortunately, these spaces architecture was designed with plenty of storage in mind. With a bit of creativity, we can turn cabinets originally intended for plates and trays into an ideal spot for office supplies and personal electronics. Here, magazines had [unk] and a charging station houses cellphone cords and MP3 players. Now, this room converts from a hardworking-home office to elegant soiree spot in minute. A pull-out self-hide laptop while both of your office items such as the printer and charging stations tucked into the lower cabinet. Labels announce the contents of each storage container . Your dining room should work just as hard as you do. Follow these simple steps to combine your dining space with your
Closet for Two
See how to outfit a bedroom closet with all the right features to store shoes and clothes for two. Better yet? You can buy all the easy-to-intall components at a home center.great storage add-ons, you can transform an ordinary closet into a smart storage space for 2. For Better Homes and Gardens, I'm Jill Waage.
Bring Your Backyard to Life
No matter where you garden, you can turn your outdoor space into a year-round haven for birds, butterflies, and a host of other creatures. Armed with our short list of must-have plants for wildlife, any gardener can create a backyard that’s as invitifor people and plants. Isn't it time, you lay out a natural welcome mat for your neighborhood wildlife? I'm James Baggett with Better.tv.
Deadheading Your Garden
It's one of the easiest ways to maintain a healthy garden. Learn the techniques and benefits to "deadheading."into the root system. So, next year, we'll have a stronger, more flowering plant . The important part about deadheading is removing the faded flowers. It doesn't really matter where you do it on the plant; however,
5 tips for creating a beautiful garden. Better TV's Kim Singer shows you how to choose the right plants, when and how to water, and how to match your garden expectations to your lifestyle .about the time you have to spend in the garden. You need drought tolerant , low maintenance plants if you don't have time. Annuals don't last forever but these tips will get you on your way to a beautiful garden this spring that should last all summer long. Each