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How to grow lucky bamboo

How to grow lucky bamboo

Lucky bamboo is an easy houseplant that looks great in kitchens and bathrooms. Here are a few tips to grow and maintain a healthy lucky bamboo plant. Selection – Choose a plant with bright green leaves and stems. You can also look for plants that have been braided or curled to create intricate designs. Grow your bamboo hydroponically – The easiest, cleanest way to grow your bamboo is in water. You will need to fill a tall glass vase (avoid shallow bowls) with at least 1-3 inches of water. Positioning – Place your plant in a space that gets filtered light, similar to the light that creeps through a forest canopy. The plant will thrive in temperatures of between 65ºF and 90ºF.[4] Changing the water – You should change your water at least...

Patio Furniture Cleaning Tips

Patio Furniture Cleaning Tips

Written by Wicker Paradise Patio furniture can often get ruined due to the rain, the wind, and the sun. Here are some simple cleaning tips that will ensure your patio furniture is in good condition all year around. Cast Aluminum – Cast aluminum furniture is often a popular addition to patios. To clean this type of furniture, by spraying the furniture from top to bottom and then rub it with a nylon brush. After which wipe down your furniture with a microfiber cloth. To protect your furniture, rub a coat of car wax. Cushions – Outdoor chair cushions can often look dull, due to varying weather conditions. To clean them, use 1 quart of warm water, together with 1 teaspoon of dishwashing liquid and 1 tablespoon of borax in a bucket. You will then have to...