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History of garden gnomes

Garden gnomes originated as a decoration for wealthy Europeans. However, their popularity in gardens and lawns have spread throughout the western world, among different social classes. Garden gnomes are basically lawn ornaments figurines of small humanoid creatures. Traditionally, they mostly depict male dwarfs wearing red pointy hats. Gnomes typically stand between one and two feet. […]

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The worst weeds you don’t want in your lawn or garden

“The difference between a weed and a flower is a judgement,” as goes the famous saying by self-help guru Wayne Dyer. However, as an avid gardener, you should well know the flaws in this statement. Weeds typically aren’t bred for beauty the way most sought-after flora is; weeds have evolved to grow aggressively, killing or […]

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3 ways a kitchen renovation adds value to your home

Next time you survey your assets and investments, you may want to give some thoughts to the value of your residence and/or rental property. As many professionals would agree, a kitchen renovation is a popular route to take when it comes to improving the look and feel of your home while adding value in the […]

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Maintenance checklist for old houses

Old houses sometimes require a special attention in order to be maintained properly and their upkeep may seem complicated and hard to many. With just the right amount of organization, careful planning and just a bit of research on the subject, you can make this into something easy, simple and in some cases even fun. […]