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The Stickler’s Guide to Growing a Cactus Indoors

Looking for an easy-to-grow indoor plant that requires little watering? Do you like the desert southwest look of succulents? You’re in luck- a small cactus plant is particularly suited to most indoor, low humidity conditions. See below for tips and tricks for growing a cactus indoors. Cacti is a type of succulent, native to North America. Several varieties can be grown as houseplants and each are different in size, shape and color. A few of the […]

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Birdbath- Simple Tips and Tricks for Cleaning

Bird lovers enjoy watching their feathered friends flit about the garden- landing on a birdbath to take a drink or splash a bit. A clean, sparkling birdbath is a welcome site for garden visitors; goldfinch and human alike. Below are hints and tip on how to easily clean and maintain your birdbath. Cleaning a Birdbath: Materials needed: Water Protective gloves (to avoid contamination from fecal matter) Scrub Brush Mild dishwashing detergent or a chlorine bleach and […]

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Bathroom Plants That Thrive, With or Without Sunlight

It can be a bit difficult to find the right type of plants to grow in a bathroom because most bathrooms are high in humidity and low on light. The good news is, these conditions are perfect for tropical plants as well as many other plants. Are you looking for bathroom plants that don’t need sunlight? Adding flair to your bath is easy when you know which plant works best. Bathroom Temperature and Humidity Hot […]

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Berry Garden- Add Summer Flavors to Your Backyard!

Oh, the delicious fruits of summer- strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. Who doesn’t enjoy a big slice of strawberry shortcake? Picnic heaven! Planting a berry garden is easy and fun.  Below are a few berry garden tips and ideas for your own backyard berry patch. It’s a berry good idea! Strawberries These bright red delights come in three varieties: June-bearing, everbearing and day-neutral. Strawberries are a hardy perennial that die back in winter, but then grow […]

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Clever Ideas for Organizing Your Linen Closet

When you open your linen closet is it tough to tell a fitted sheet from a pillow case? Are numerous bath towels, some faded and worn, taking over?  Baskets, fabric crates and other containers can assist you in keeping your linens neat and orderly. Straighten up an unruly linen closet with the below simple steps. Sort it Out Spending a little effort to organize your linens can save you frustration and time. First, remove all […]

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Where Do Spiders Hide in My Home?

Spiders…ugh! They’re creepy, they’re crawly and they may be inside your home. Common house spiders hide indoors; outdoor spiders live in the garden but will happily hitch a ride inside. There’s approximately 4,000 species of spiders in the U.S. Show them the door with Miss Muffet’s Revenge Spider Killer. The Common House Spider Several types of spiders are classified as house spiders but the common house spider (Latin name- Parasteatoda tepidariorum) is most often seen. What […]

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How to Remove Lichen From Roof Tiles and Outdoor Surfaces

There’s nothing to like about lichen. Especially when it invades on your home’s outdoor surfaces. This ugly growth spreads across roofs, walls and sidewalks with strands or “fingers” holding on with a powerful grip. Here’s the lowdown on lichen and how to kick it to the curb with Wet & Forget Outdoor. What is lichen? Lichen is a combination of an algae and a fungus. It can be found growing on roofs, pavers, rock walls, […]

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Why Are There Black Streaks on My Roof?

You take pride in your home’s appearance and then one day you notice ugly black streaks or splotches on your roof. Alarmed, you think, what’s that on my roof and where did it come from? Here’s a quick rundown of what it is, what causes it, and how Wet & Forget Outdoor erases those unsightly asphalt shingle stains. What is it? Although it may look like a mold or fungi, these unsightly black streaks or […]

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