How to Make the Most of a Small Garden

You can still have a small garden in the city, even with a limited space. Ideas include planting in containers and layering them. Don’t forget to add a theme to highlight your garden.

When you live in a city, you only have a limited amount of space available and often city dwellers don’t have a garden at all. If you are lucky enough to have a little patch of green available to you then there are some great ways in which you can make optimal use of your little oasis in the city desert.

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You can have a small garden in a small space. A small container can contain many plants.




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Dazzle Your Home with Bejeweled Aura

Give your home a royal appeal by decorating your home with semi precious stones. Jeweled mirrors and treasure chests with precious stones bring glitter. Copper and brass bring an enchanting and classical look.

Artifacts adorned with semi-precious stones and metals give your home a royal appeal. Many of us have the assumption that semi-precious stones are used only in jewelry. However, history says that these precious stones were used in kings palaces. The walls and the ceilings of the palaces were embossed with semi-precious stones and precious gems.

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Make your home beautiful by decorating it with jewelry.




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Solar Briefly Topped 50% of California Electricity in March, Driving Rates Below Zero (Fortune)

California leads the US in solar power generation. Statistics show the state had briefly, 40% of it’s electrical grid, come from solar power.

In a Friday update, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that for a brief period on March 11th, utility-scale solar accounted for 40% of net grid power produced in California. The EIA says that, combined with residential and commercial rooftop generation, “the total solar share of gross demand probably exceeded 50% during the mid-day hours.”

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Cars cool off in a department store parking lot under the shade of solar panels in California.

Learning the Different Roof Types

There are many different roof types and shapes. Some, like Asia are made by different cultures. Others have the climate in mind and some, purely artistic.

Different roofing styles are as diverse as architectural designs, but not difficult to learn. Some have cultural inclinations, others are installed with the weather or climate types in mind, yet others are purely for artistic value. Listed below are some of the common roof types.

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Roofers work on many different roof types.

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How Centrifugal Pumps Work

Different types of centrifugal pumps are classified for use for different purposes. One type pumps wastewater. Another pump is used for petrochemicals.

No one would fault you for not having put much thought behind how water is pumped from point A to point B in your home, office, school, or any other building. You just flush the toilet or turn on the faucet, and voilà! You have running, forceful water at your disposal.

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Centrifugal pumps play a significant role in our daily lives.

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The Correct Usage And Functionalities Of Sprayers

For big paint jobs, interior and exterior, a lot of time can be saved if you use a paint sprayer available through Lowes, Home Depot and other equipment rental places for home or business use.

Usage of paint spraying equipment has enhanced over the years. Not only professionals, but thousands of amateurs embark on using the equipment to ensure that painting tasks are carried out fast enough, without too much trouble or effort Not only effort and time are saved, a lot of money is saved in the process. Though the professionals are knowledgeable in using sprayers, they can always bank on understanding and revising the processes, while novices should learn the ways mentioned below.

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Professional paint sprayers learn by experience, manuals, workshops and reading and watching videos on the internet.




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Fall Living Room Decorating Tips

Fall colors bring feelings of warmth and comfort into the home. Looking to the palette of falling leaves outside will bring about inspiration and guidance.

When it comes to decorating your home for fall, you want warmth, style and sophistication, and comfort and tranquility to characterize your living space. Your living room is where you gather together to enjoy the companionship of your loved ones, so start in this room when doing that pre-holidays decorating. Everyone will want to gather together and enjoy all that the room has to offer.

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Using fall colors for decorations.

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