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Winter Vegetable Gardening: What to Grow in the Cold Season & How

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Growing vegetables (or any plant for that matter) during the fall and winter seasons may seem impossible. Many amateur gardeners will cover their plots for the upcoming frost and wait until spring comes to start gardening again. However, you can grow vegetables outside during the winter with excellent results! How awesome would it be to …

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How Many Christmas Lights Can I String Together?

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When it comes to Christmas lights, many people that decorate their homes for the holidays have this question: “How many Christmas lights can I string together?” The last thing you’d want to do is accidentally damage your string lights by going over the maximum connectivity rating, or worse, damage your electrical source. Both can be a …

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The Best Large Outdoor Christmas Ornaments for 2020

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One of the most creative and enjoyable aspects of the holiday season has to be the decorating. Families and friends can enjoy decorating Christmas cookies together, homeowners can get creative with their outdoor Christmas decor, and Christmas tree enthusiasts get to go all-out on their tree decor. Many people own beautiful outdoor Christmas trees that …

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How To Fix Christmas Lights: A Quick Guide to a Merry & Bright Holiday

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It’s every Christmas decorator’s worst nightmare. The tree is dressed with string lights, the ornaments are on, and all that is left is to plug it in. But as you inch toward the outlet, you realize that you didn’t test the lights before you put them on the tree. They’re buried beneath several layers of ornaments. …

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Split Leaf Philodendron Guide: How to Care for a Monstera Deliciosa Plant

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It’s no secret that indoor plants are incredibly popular on the internet right now, and it isn’t just a niche group of people sharing their love of being plant parents. One mystery plant that tends to pop up in interior design posts on social media really isn’t a mystery at all– the Split Leaf Philodendron is …

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29 Alternative Christmas Tree Ideas for 2020

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If you’ve ever felt a little bored with Christmas aesthetics, you’re definitely not alone. Traditional Christmas designs can be very beautiful. The realistic garlands, the glittery pinecones, the various ceramic angels, and that iconic star on the very top of the tree. They’re all classic Christmas symbols. But we’re in 2020, people! Why not shake things …

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18 of the Absolute Best Winter Melon Recipes to Try This Year

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Melon is quite a versatile ingredient to use in cooking. From watermelon to cantaloupe, melon can add an element of freshness to dishes, as well as some much-appreciated sweetness. One sorely underrated type of melon has to be winter melon. Popular in Southeast Asian cooking, this type of melon is a hearty and delicious vegetable …

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Best Walk-Behind String Trimmers: 2020 Reviews and Buying Guide

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When it comes to keeping one’s lawn fresh and healthy-looking a walk behind string trimmer is a must-have. A normal heavy-duty lawn mower simply won’t do! Walk behind trimmers look like a cross between a string trimmer and a lawn mower. They are powerful gardening tools that can easily cut through thick, stubborn weeds and …

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