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7 Insects Commonly Found on Milkweed

The Milkweed Community<p>When you think of milkweed, you more than likely think of monarch butterflies. In the larval stage of their life cycle, monarch …

4 Top Tips for Selecting a Good Birdhouse | Times Square Chronicles

4 Top Tips for Selecting a Good Birdhouse<p>Many bird enthusiasts will buy a birdhouse from their local store, only to find out later that no birds are …

How to Get Rid of Ants

Ants make for terrible houseguests: They come uninvited, get into everything, and are in no hurry to leave. Through the warmer months, the two types …

Insects

The rousing lessons of the Avro Arrow

Ottawa hasn't been a reliable supporter of science and technology. Quantum computing gives the country a chance to reverse course<p>As Canada marks its 150th anniversary, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been working hard to signal a new determination in Ottawa to put Canada on the world's …

Canada

Setting up drip irrigation for a healthier, happier garden

The gardener who can do a thorough job of watering with hose in hand is rare indeed.Assuming that the hose spews out about 3 gallons per minute in a …

Gardening

Everything You Need to Know About Building a Patio

A new patio project can be daunting. If you’re thinking of adding a patio to your backyard or garden, you probably have a few questions. To get some …

Landscaping

A Love Seat Glider

A love seat glider rocker is a great shop project. Patio furniture can be quite expensive but by putting your woodworking skills to work, you can …

Woodworking

9 expert tips for taking the most beautiful sunset photos

If you’re typically stuck in the office during the dramatic last light of the day or holed up inside at a dimly lit happy hour, the sunset is a …

10 Tips for Planting Under Trees

01 of 11<p>How to Plant Under a Tree<p>Every yard looks better with a mature shade tree in it. Trees add permanence and weight to the landscape. To make …

Grow Tomatoes From the Seeds of the Tomato You’re Eating

The tomato has many claims to fame. A fruit used as a vegetable, it’s the first ingredient in cans of Chef Boyardee Beef Ravioli and the reason soggy …

How to Cut Gorgeous Dovetail Joints to Up Your Woodworking Game

Dovetail joints are strong and beautiful but look intimidating to cut. With the proper jigs and practice you'll be cutting dovetails all day.<p>Dovetail joints are pretty to look at—and extremely strong and effective at joining two pieces of wood at a right angle. Cutting dovetails by hand takes years …

How To Grow Thriving Houseplants In Water

You don't need fancy containers—or soil—to enjoy beautiful houseplants or even an indoor herb garden all year long.<p>Houseplants <b>make you happy</b>, and …

How to Give Portraits a Dreamy Glow in Photoshop

Hollywood photos and still frames often look fairly dreamy with a bit of a glow to the subject in the image. In this tutorial by the guys at …

Dramatic Effects: A Complete Guide to Silhouette Photography Mastery

A Complete Guide to Silhouette Photography Mastery<p>Rating:<p>3.22 based on 9 Ratings<p>May 29, 2017 By Julian Rad<p>A Complete Guide to Silhouette Photography …

Stone wall construction

Add a decorative hardscape to your landscape<p>Stone walls have something of a magical quality—when looking at one, you can rarely tell if the …

Country Lifestyle

What doctors can tell about your health just by looking in your eyes

But when doctors look into your eyes, they can see a lot more. The eyes might be the proverbial window to the soul, but they are also a clear window to your health, and the amount of information they can reveal is astounding.<p>Many conditions cause symptoms throughout the body — some show up in the …

Give Birds a Home With These 23 Free Birdhouse Plans

Free Birdhouse Plans<p>A List of the Best Free Bird House Plans Online<p>Updated January 26, 2018<p>These free birdhouse plans include everything you need to …

How to Make a Picture Frame Table Saw Sled

Introduction: How to Make a Picture Frame Table Saw Sled<p>This is the first video in a multi-part series on picture frame making. This video gives you …

The 15 Smartest and Smallest DIYs You Can Do for Your Home

You don’t have to spend a lot of time and effort to keep your house in top condition. Some of the best improvement projects don’t require pulling …

20 Must Know Woodworking Tips

New to woodworking or having trouble with certain projects? Whether you are a beginning woodworker or expert, these tips from the pros will speed up …

Woodworking

Wood Filler Techniques

Tool Setup And Maintenance

<b>Aligning the miter guide groves to the blade</b>. This means loosening the 4 bolts under the table top so it can be taped into alignment.<p>Place an …

Woodworking

How To Install a Drip Irrigation System

A drip irrigation system does not just save water (and the money you pay for that water), it also saves time. No more getting up early to sprinkle …

If You Have a Black Thumb, You Should Always Buy Your Plants at The Home Depot

The store's policy will save you a ton of money.<p>We all know The Home Depot as the DIY mecca for home projects, but if you're not taking advantage of its nursery, then you're seriously missing out. It turns out, the store provides customers with an incredible policy on all of its plants, and it will …

A guide to repairing your appliances vs. replacing

<b>By Elisabeth Leamy</b>, <i>The Washington Post</i>Nobody buys a refrigerator to solve their midlife crisis. Yet the price of some home appliances is next in line …

Home Improvement

How to Clean Your BBQ Grill

A clean grill prevents bacteria build up and just works better.<p>Grilling season is upon us, and if you are as disgusted as we are about what you've found after uncovering your grill, then read on for a simple and fast way to get your BBQ grill back into cooking mode.<p>Here in Southern California we …

Easy Composting: The Dig and Drop Method

When you don't have the option of composting in a bin or pile, there are still a few things you can do to make compost and enrich your soil. We've …

Gardening

Build Your Practical Workshop

In this excerpt from “The Practical Workshop: A Woodworker’s Guide to Workbenches, Layout & Tools,” Christopher Schwarz discusses how the book can …

Woodworking

A Small Backyard Greenhouse for the Home Gardener | NC State Extension Publications

Home gardening and landscaping are enjoyable hobbies for many people in North Carolina. If you are among them, you might benefit from a small …