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How to Grow a Ficus Tree (Weeping Fig) as a Houseplant
How to Grow a Ficus Tree (Weeping Fig) as a Houseplant

Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. Houseplants don’t have to be small. There are trees that you can grow in pots indoors. A popular tree to grow as a houseplant is the ficus tree also known as the weeping fig.

Review of the WOHOME Robotic Vacuum Cleaner
Review of the WOHOME Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

Walter Shillington is an avid collector of mechanical timepieces. While he focuses mainly on watches, Walter also reviews household items. Several years ago, I picked up an old Koolvac Robotic Vacuum at a flea market. Koolvac was an early competitor to iRobot, and judging from the price I paid, this machine was not greatly loved.

How to Grow a Meyer Lemon Tree Indoors or Outdoors
How to Grow a Meyer Lemon Tree Indoors or Outdoors

Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. Those of us in northern climates don’t have the opportunity to harvest fresh citrus from our backyards as so many of our southern neighbors do. Fortunately, Meyer lemon trees are small enough to be grown in a container and brought indoors during the winter.

How to Grow Hellebores (Lenten Rose), a Cottage Garden Favorite
How to Grow Hellebores (Lenten Rose), a Cottage Garden Favorite

Caren White is a Master Gardener and instructor at Home Gardeners School. She has been associated with Rutgers Gardens for over a decade. When most people think of spring, they think of the bright colors of spring bulbs like daffodils and tulips. But there are other, more subtle harbingers of spring growing in shady corners of the garden.

Characteristics of a Healthy Lawn
Characteristics of a Healthy Lawn

Lockridge is an avid reader who enjoys learning about beautiful garden plants. Among other things, she has worked with a florist. Healthy lawns can be achieved by monitoring a few simple things. Primarily you’ll need to inspect lawns for pests and disease, maintain a rigorous watering and mowing schedule, and take adequate measures to care for your lawn during the off-season.

Grow Herbs From the Produce Section to Save Money
Grow Herbs From the Produce Section to Save Money

I like to write about DIY gardening and general homesteading tips. I hope to provide readers with ideas and inspiration. How to Choose Which Herbs to GrowWhen you are looking through the fresh herbs in your produce department to cook with, you look for the greenest, freshest looking, and most fragrant herbs that you can find.

Tips for Painting Quarter Round Trim
Tips for Painting Quarter Round Trim

Matt is a professional painter and freelance writer, sharing his knowledge, house-painting tips, and product reviews. Should Quarter Round Baseboard Trim Be Painted?Quarter round, also commonly referred to as base shoe, is the small trim piece that covers the gap where the bottom edge of a baseboard meets the flooring.

How to Plan and Build the Perfect Garden Deck
How to Plan and Build the Perfect Garden Deck

Arthur strives to balance aesthetics, functionality, and quality with costs when planning DIY projects in the home and garden. Starting With a Blank CanvasThere’s no better way to start than with a blank canvas and let it evolve over time, albeit an existing furnished decking can be rearranged and enhanced at your leisure.

Why You Should Plant a Nectarine Tree Today
Why You Should Plant a Nectarine Tree Today

Jana believes in being prepared and self-sufficient. She also loves sharing prepper tips and community projects with kindred spirits. The Trillion-Tree StudyA recent study calculated that climate change can be slowed down significantly—maybe even stopped—if people make the effort to plant a trillion trees.

How Often Should I Change My Furnace's Air Filter?
How Often Should I Change My Furnace's Air Filter?

Dan has been in the HVAC industry for 23 years with experience ranging from installation and service to sales and distribution. The saying & 34;If I had a nickel for every time I...& 34; applies here. I would definitely be a well to do man if instead of explaining why there isn& 39;t a magic number of days between air filter changes, people just gave me a nickel.

The Butterfly Bush:  How to Grow One That You (and the Butterflies) Will Love!
The Butterfly Bush: How to Grow One That You (and the Butterflies) Will Love!

Dorothy is a Master Gardener, former newspaper reporter, and the author of several books. Michael is a landscape/nature photographer in NM. Blooms From Summer to AutumnThe Butterfly Bush, aka summer lilac, is a gorgeous (although sometimes invasive—see below), fast-growing, deciduous shrub with hundreds of blossoms that bloom from summer to autumn that act as somewhat of a & 34;beacon& 34; to butterflies and hummingbirds.

How to Clear a Clogged Kitchen Sink Drain: 8 Methods
How to Clear a Clogged Kitchen Sink Drain: 8 Methods

Since leaving college, Paul has worked in a variety of roles, including: painter and decorator, general handyman, and freelance writer. Unclogging a kitchen sink drain is often much easier than most people think, and avoiding the cost of calling out a plumber to deal with this common problem is always a good thing in my experience, even if that means investing some time and effort fixing the problem yourself.