4 Tips for a successful indoor herb garden

4 Tips for a successful indoor herb garden

Herbs are essential to enhance the taste of your dishes. While dry herbs can be a good alternative, fresh herbs on the other hand provide more flavor and nutritional value. Here are some tips to creating your own indoor herb garden. Provide strong light for your indoor herb garden – The more light you provide your herb garden, the better they will grow and taste. You should look at providing your herbs with at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight. The temperature – Look at providing your herbs with a temperature of between 60-70 degrees. If your herbs are maturing and you want to slow its growth, look at reducing the temperature to 65 to 70 degrees. An infrequent, slow watering – Look at watering your herbs once they have dried out. Test the soil by using your...

Guide to buying outdoor cushions

Guide to buying outdoor cushions

Written by The Foam Factory A beautifully decorated outdoor space is a great addition to any home. We all love to spend time outdoors during the warmer months. Even the smallest space, like a balcony, can look great with the right furniture and sofa seat cushions. Here is a look at some of the options you have regarding outdoor cushions: Patio chairs The type of patio chair will determine what type of cushions is appropriate. For example, certain patio chairs will have sections like the back that do not need a cushion. In those instances, you only need the seat cushion. Most other instances will require both the back and seat cushions. Personal preference will dictate if you want to mix and match styles for the two cushions. Lounge chairs Lounge chairs are one of...

Planting ferns

Planting ferns

Article Written by : Home Interior Advices Ferns are a beautiful addition to a home or garden. However, most people may be reluctant to plant ferns as they may think that ferns are difficult to grow or maintain. Here are some tips to help with planting and maintaining ferns. Best time to plant – The best time to plant your ferns will depend on your geographic location. If you live in an area that experiences cold, wet winters, then you should plant your ferns in Spring. In warmer climates, look at planting ferns in cooler, wetter months as this will help the fern deal with the stresses of summer. Moving a fern – If you want to move a fern, start by digging a generous root ball around the plant. Then dig a hole the same size as the root ball in the place you...

The guide to rattan furniture

The guide to rattan furniture

Written by Wicker Paradise Many people use the term rattan and wicker interchangeably when they are in fact two different things. Rattan is one of the materials that you can use to make wicker furniture. Wicker furniture, like a wicker sofa actually refers to the weave itself. In this article we will look at how to select the best rattan furniture: Here is a checklist when picking out rattan furniture: Since this furniture will most probably sit outdoors, make sure it is UV stabilized to prevent damage from sun exposure. Without the protection, the furniture will start to disintegrate after long exposure to the elements. Get proper outdoor chair cushions to go with the furniture. Look for water resistant cushions that will last outdoors. Avoid thin cushions as...

Understanding the Various Health Benefits That Come With a Mattress Swap

Understanding the Various Health Benefits That Come With a Mattress Swap

Written by: The Foam Factory Summary: As time passes, old mattresses can potentially cause a variety of health concerns that you need to be aware of. As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of a nice home from a great home is the comfort level that one experiences. Meaning, the architecture of your home could be stunning but if you’re not sleeping well at night on your bed due to the sacrifice of comfort for aesthetic appeal, then you’re making things much harder on yourself in the long run. The importance of proper cushion filling goes beyond the fact that helps you sleep better, but there are also numerous health benefits that accompany the switch as well. This article will dive into some of these benefits so you can determine whether or not you...