Bush Bean Plants & Soil Deficiencies

Bush Bean Plants & Soil Deficiencies

Steamed, stir-fried, roasted or new, bush beans are a delicious addition to any summertime meal. Domesticated versions of South American plants, they have been selectively bred over time to add cultivars like apartment Italian green, French filet, purple-podded and yellow wax. Self-supporting, easy-to-grow bush beans can achieve about 2 feet in height and produce greatest …

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Self-Pollinating Plum Tree Varieties

Self-Pollinating Plum Tree Varieties

Maintaining a house orchard is an enjoyable and rewarding endeavor that may offer abundant, tree-ripened, home grown fruit. Plum trees (Prunus sp.) Are a natural easy-to-grow choice for an amateur grower, producing sweet, succulent fruits that are excellent for fresh eating and also make delicious jams, jellies, pies and sauces. Although many plum trees need …

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How to Generate a Backyard Pond

How to Generate a Backyard Pond

Ponds add value when making an aesthetically pleasing gathering place for your friends and family. Water features attract birds and other wildlife, creating a setting to sit back and observe. Installing your own pond allows you to have complete control over the design, dimensions, materials and place. The process is rather labor intensive and also …

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How to Retrofit a Corner Cabinet Carousel in a Kitchen

How to Retrofit a Corner Cabinet Carousel in a Kitchen

Corner cabinets in a kitchen frequently result in useless space since the items stored there are difficult to see, much less reach, when they’re wanted. Retrofitting a corner cabinet with a carousel allows for simpler access and provides more usable storage space. There are two choices for retrofitting the corner cabinet to incorporate a new …

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When Power Seeding for a Yard Do You Need to Kill what's There?

When Power Seeding for a Yard Do You Need to Kill what's There?

Homeowners confronted with a damaged yard that has suffered from drought, insects, disease or heavy wear might wonder how they could restore their turf to its former glory. Power seeding, also known as slit seeding, can be an effective way to revive thin, tired lawns without having to kill the existing grass. Late summer through …

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How to Wash Pans With Cream of Tartar and Vinegar

How to Wash Pans With Cream of Tartar and Vinegar

Eliminate burned-on gunk from metal pots and pans as well as ceramic or glass cookware without resorting to dangerous, expensive chemical cleaners. You can even clean crusty spills from your stove’s burner pans with vinegar and cream of tartar. Process for Use Cream of tartar is the powdered form of crystals of potassium bitartrate that …

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