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Review Hiland HLDS01-SSHGT 48,000 BTU Propane Patio Heater

Review: Hiland Propane Patio Heater Product Name: Hiland HLDS01-SSHGT 48,000 BTU Propane Patio Heater Price: $199.04 Size of: 33.5 x 33.5 x 87 inches Power Source:  propane Weight:  20 pounds Guarantee:  One year limited warranty Manufacturer:  AZ Patio Heaters LLC; company has a complete line of replacement parts and full service repair center My Rating: […]


Fall Outdoor Decorating Ideas – In Harmony With Nature

Ah, the fall! Crisp blue-sky days filled with puffs of white clouds, cool starry nights, warm blankets, open fire pits, warm cider, hay rides, fall festivals, and Halloween. What’s not to like?? Fall arrives with shorter days filled with sounds of chirping crickets and cozy nights. What better way to welcome Autumn than with great […]


What Flower Bulbs to Plant in the Fall – Spring Beauty

The temperatures are cooling, the days are getting shorter and your flower garden is looking a little tired. Now is not the time to give up on your garden. There are a few things you can do this time of year to keep you busy outside. How about doing a late summer clean-up and then […]

Posted in: INSECTS

Chrysanthemum Pests and Diseases – What to Look For

Hardy chrysanthemums are just what their name implies, very hardy and vigorous plants. They rarely get diseases or pests. However, if not treated well, they can succomb to fungal or bacterial diseases and pests. In this post I will explore some common chrysanthemum pests and diseases and how to cure your plants of these maladies. […]


How to Grow Chrysanthemums – A Symbolic Flower

When I think of Autumn, I envision beautiful chrysanthemums. They dot the landscape with varying shades, from whites and yellows to deepest burgandies and purples. It is a reminder that cooler nights and days filled with brilliant blue skies scattered with puffs of white clouds are on the horizon. There are many different varieties of […]

Posted in: HERBS

Best Way to Grow Cilantro – An International Herb

Whenever I talk about cilantro with friends, I always get the same reaction. Either they love it or they hate it! Those who love it like to make fresh salsas and bean salads with it. Those who hate it say it tastes like soap. For me, though, I happen to love it. Since the majority […]

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