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Fun storage solutions to excite the abode


There is one thing that most will agree with no matter what size home that they live in; there is never enough room for storage. Tabletops and floors get cluttered with papers. It seems like anytime that a surface is cleaned off someone in the household sees fit to fill it up again.

The search for attractive storage solutions can be never ending. Simple shelves can appear sloppy when items are stacked on them.

MOBOS has come to the rescue storage solution with creative systems to decorate the walls with.

  • “Made from recyclable steel and non-toxic coatings, MOBOS® are proud to be made in the USA.”
  • MOBOS creates modular storage for both inside and out.
  • Mix and match MOBOS® designs to create unique wall art that doubles as storage
  • There are many shapes and colors to choose from that easily hook on and off your choice of bar…

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My favourite buildings in London: The house with a roof terrace in Hackney

Click here to contact SoundEagle (Web Administrator and Designer)SoundEagle says: It would have been even more impressive if vertical gardening were to be implemented all along the blank white wall on the left side of the building.

Using pansies in window boxes for winter color


Using pansies in window boxes for winter color

 Dot Fletcher loves her window planters. I call them window boxes, but they are actually made of a wire frame with coconut fiber liners. We change these planters twice a year—in the spring we plant lots of begonias, bacopa, and similar plants for summer color. In October, when the begonia plantings still look nice, we change the planters over to pansies. I love pansies because of their hardiness and their ability to give us beautiful flowers throughout the cold days of winter.

We started the project with a trip to a couple of local nurseries where we picked out just the right colors of pansies. I laid the trays of plants out on the driveway next to a tarp which would help to keep the site clean.

Repeated work with these planters has shown me that we need to change the…

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Good Health and Good Gardening Go Together

For Your Good Health

I have been a vegetable gardener for many years. It seems that no matter how much you plan in the garden, something unexpected always comes up! (Literally!)

For example, I purchased some tomato seedlings at a local store this Spring and I thought I was buying cherry tomatoes. It turned out that four of the plants were cherry tomatoes but one was a different kind of tomato plant. The tomatoes are medium size and I have no idea what they are! Don’t you just love surprises? I can’t wait to bite into one of them.

My garden this year is doing well considering the drought and heat wave we are having and I have been good about watering it every other day or so.

If you’ve never grown a vegetable garden or herb garden before, you may want to give it a try. I offer some tips for someone who…

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