Category: Plants & Pets

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You Can Bring Nature to Your Home

People now realize the importance of outdoor spaces as most now see that the limited confines of our homes and apartments are not enough to make people psychologically healthy. The benefits of outdoor spaces are not only limited to physical health but also mental well-being. Human beings are still part of the natural world, and

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Learning the Truth: Can Plants Clean the Air?

In 1989, a prominent space agency did some experiments and research on how plants affected the air. Most of them found out that plants were able to clean up the atmosphere from any cancer-causing chemicals. But there’s one part of the research paper that has been making headlines: household plants can help purify the air. Since

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How to Manage Soil Erosion in Your Yard

Backyards are the perfect outdoor area to relax and unwind at home, but not when there are certain risks involved when doing so. If your yard is situated on a slope, erosion is an issue you will most likely have to deal with every year. It can be caused by pests, wind, and rain and

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Considerations When Giving Light to Your Indoor Plants

Light is one of the requirements that all plants need to survive. Without it, they won’t be able to make food for themselves, and they’ll eventually die out. While indoor plants generally require less light than the outdoor types, there are still considerations that you need to make to get them growing at their best.

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Relaxing Activities to Do at Home During a Pandemic

We are all struggling with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on our lives, careers, and future. While you may have read many things about being productive during this time, it can also be a lot of pressure to improve yourself when you’re merely trying to survive. Don’t feel pressured by these things. You are

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Keeping Your House Clean When You Have Pets

Pets are great companions, and they can always put a smile on your face. Unfortunately, pets are still animals, and they can make a mess when you bring them into your home. If you are not careful, you can have fur everywhere, and your house will look like a complete disaster. Here’s how you can

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Home Security: Inexpensive Ways to Burglar Proof Your Home

There’s no need for you to spend a fortune on high tech security equipment to keep burglars at bay. There are plenty of affordable ways to protect your home from thieves and criminals. Here are the most effective low-cost and even no-cost home security measures you can implement to keep you and your family safe.

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Horse Riding

Rookie Mistakes: What to Avoid as a Beginner in Horse Riding

Horseriding can be a hobby, a sport, or even a career. It keeps the mind and body going, which is why more and more individuals are getting into it. However, horseriding is not all that easy, and it can even a dangerous feat for beginners. Here are some of the mistakes that you should avoid

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Do Outdoor Shading Devices Benefit the Home Interior?

A fixed overhang or a retractable patio awning is a great addition to a finished outdoor area. Such a shading system can help reclaim your patio or deck from nature when it is hot or raining. This fixture can expand your living space too, giving you one more option to relax or entertain guests. If

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Being food-sufficient: Keeping your backyard vegetable garden healthy

Crispy green lettuce, plump bright tomatoes, and fresh aromatic herbs — there’s nothing like having fresh vegetables within easy reach. Growing an organic garden in your backyard brings about multiple benefits – improves health, relieves stress, saves money, and helps the environment. The hard work and commitment of producing your food are worth it when

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