How to Wash Woven Plastic Slingback Chairs

Woven plastic serves as durable chair material for outdoor slingback chairs, prepared to defy the elements day after day, month after month. Over the years, dirt and grime build up only from being outdoors. Wind, rain and contamination all come into play, creating a buildup which might not be noticed until you see how clean […]

The Best Way to Apply Stain on a Fence

Each and every day, the wood fence of your home becomes battered rot-inducing moisture, by damaging sun rays and other destructive elements. A timber stain helps create a protective barrier which keeps your weapon looking beautiful through the years. In general, fence stains become categorized as semi-transparent, penetrating stains or solid-color stains, depending on the […]

The Way to Use Thinset to Make a Layout on Concrete

Thanks to its quick-drying nature and thin application demands, thinset is a relatively simple method to incorporate appealing designs to an existing concrete floor. Thinset is made from cement and resins and appears like normal cement, therefore it may be utilized in spot applications or to cover the entire floor. If you’re applying thinset on […]

Perennial Flowers That Bloom in Late June & July

Annuals are nice, but perennials form the basis for most flower gardens. These plants are long-lived and often tolerate drought, poor soil and fail. Unlike annuals, that have a lengthy bloom-time, most perennials only bloom for a few weeks each year. Bloom times vary, depending upon your climate and even the growing conditions in your […]

Are You Currently Outdoor & Indoor Hibiscus Plants?

Of the more than 200 species of hibiscus in presence, some are hardy as far north as U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zone 5. Others can only endure winters in the warmest parts of the USA, and are generally grown as houseplants. The hardiness of outside hibiscus plants is dependent on where they originated, […]

Are Cascading Geraniums Annuals or Perennials?

Cascading or ivy geraniums (Pelargonium peltatum) belong to the Pelargonium family, which comprises over 200 species. These tender perennials are native to tropical regions. In temperate zones, they are generally grown as annuals and discarded at the end of the gardening season, but can be overwintered inside and replanted in the spring after all danger […]

How to Save a Mulberry Tree That's Almost Dead

Whether your dying mulberry is a native red mulberry (Morus rubra) or some white mulberry (Morus alba), you have a tree as tough and tolerant as they come. Mulberry trees are drought, salt and pollution tolerant, accepting rich, weak, thin, deep, clay, rocky or sandy soils with a pH ranging from acidic to alkaline. Both […]

How to Set Yard Marble Chips

Marble is many different colors, but marble chips are most frequently white and comprise a glimmering surface which reflects heat and light. Marble chips work best when used in paths and patios as a substitute for gravel. Although gravel frequently can be used as inorganic mulch around plants, marble chip mulch’s reflected sunlight may be […]