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3 Flowers To Use As Filler When Making Your Own Wedding Bouquet

The average cost of a wedding in the United States today is $26,444. If you are looking for some simple ways to cut your spending as you plan your own wedding, arranging your own bouquet could be a good solution. While you might know which flowers you want to feature in your bouquet, it can sometimes be difficult for the amateur florist to select the right filler flowers. Here are three flowers that make wonderful fillers when you are arranging your own wedding bouquet.

Answering A Couple Of Your Basic Questions About Tankless Water Heaters

Providing your home with hot water can be an extremely energy intensive process, and traditional hot water heaters are highly inefficient. Fortunately, the development of tankless water heaters have provided homeowners with an energy efficient option for providing heated water. However, you may not know much about these systems, but learning the following couple of answers to routine questions will help you to make an informed decision about whether this system is a good fit for your home's needs.

Eco-Friendly Approaches To Garden Fountains That Use Up Almost No Natural Resources

Garden water fountains are an effective way to decorate the garden around your house. However, if you enjoy nature, it helps to make sure your fountains are as eco-friendly as possible so that you can help out nature while enjoying it at the same time. Solar-powered Garden Fountains A problem that water fountains have for the environmentally-conscious is that they tend to use a lot of energy because you have them on all of the time.

Battling High Blood Pressure? Should You Switch To A Salt-Free Water Softener?

Whether you've only recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure, or have been battling this "silent killer" for years, you may be looking for ways to lower your salt intake (and therefore your blood pressure) without dramatically compromising your lifestyle. As you begin to survey the various ways salt can enter your body, your attention may be drawn to an unsuspecting culprit -- your water softener. Can the pellets of salt used to remove mineral ions from your drinking water be adding to your sodium intake?

Ways House Cleaners Can Help After A Remodeling Project

If you have recently completed any type of renovation work in your home, your home may be extremely dirty when the work is completed. Because of this, your home may be in need of deep cleaning before you can really enjoy your newly remodeled home.   Reasons for Hiring a House Cleaning Service Many remodeling contractors realize the home will need to be cleaned after their work is completed. Often they may have a crew to handle the cleaning of your home when their work is finished.

4 Ways To Clean Your Decorative Glass Vases

Decorative glass vases can help you create gorgeous flower displays. If you use your vases frequently, over time you may notice that when you fill them, the water becomes cloudy or you start to see mineral deposits and other stains. Here are some easy ways for you to clean your vases, so that your flower displays continue to look great. Lemon Juice and Salt One easy way to clean your glass vases is to use salt, lemon juice and water.

Creative Ideas For Your Paver Patio

Pavers afford you seemingly unlimited design options for your patio. Not only are they appropriate for any size space, but their quick installation means your patio is ready to be used as soon as the project is finished. Pavers come in stone, brick and concrete in a wide variety of colors, shapes and sizes. Get creative with your patio design by having pavers installed in an attractive layout. Mixed Media

4 Tips For Decorating Outdoors For Spring

As the spring season approaches, it is time to put away the winter decorations, and become inspired by new blooms. Flowers definitely become the inspiration behind spring decorating for your porch, deck, and patio, but that's not all. Here are some tips for decorating your outdoor spaces for the spring season. Use Picnic Tables Who doesn't love a picnic in the spring? Many furniture stores and home improvement stores now sell full-size picnic tables, just like the ones you find at the park.

Three Problems That Can Plague Your Lilac Tree

Lilac trees add a splash of color to a backyard. They're relatively easy to grow and generally require little maintenance, aside from annual pruning to encourage new growth. Sometimes, however, lilac trees can contract a disease or attract bothersome insects that cause them to look less than brilliant. If you have a lilac bush in your yard, keep an eye out for these three conditions that may plague it. Mealy Bugs

Three Of The Most Common Lanscaping Myths And The Real Truth Behind Them

Even though there's plenty of information readily available about landscaping, there's still a lot of misinformation out there. It seems like certain myths take hold, and like a stubborn weed, just won't go away. Here's a look at some of the most common myths about landscaping, and the real truth behind those myths. Myth #1: Watering Plants in the Evening Saves Water At first glance, this one might make sense. Watering in the day, the myth states, will only cause the water to evaporate.