Outdoor-Living

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3 warm-weather home cleaning tips

Warmer weather and more daylight hours bring renewed energy to truly enjoy your home with family and friends. Spring is a great time to get rid of the lingering grime and grit of winter to keep your clean home happening all season long. With a thorough home clean, you can create a vibrant living space for your day-to-day life, whether its playing with the kids, tackling your to-do list or simply relaxing. Here are three tips to help tackle some... read more
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Do's and don'ts of attracting hummingbirds and getting one to land on your hand

Watching a hummingbird is enchanting. Their tiny size and incredible speed make them a natural wonder. Flapping their wings an estimated 70 times per second, they can move in every direction, or simply float majestically in midair.You may have observed hummingbirds in the wild, but you can increase your chances of seeing these delicate dynamos at home. You...
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Dogs can catch the flu? What dog parents need to know

Did you know that humans are not the only ones who can catch the flu? Unfortunately for mans best friend, dogs are also susceptible to their own version of it.Dog flu is a year-round illness that can easily spread from dog to dog, but isnt contagious to humans. Spring is a great time for pet parents to talk...
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5 essentials to get your backyard party-ready

The warm, summery weather is a golden opportunity to take your get-together outside. Whatever the occasion, take advantage of the sun and extra space, and let these tips help you plan and get your outdoor space ready for your guests.1. Cluster the conversation spotsWhen planning your backyard layout, think beyond the patio table, and provide more than enough...
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4 tips for festive flourishing flowers, vibrant plants and hardy herbs

Spring is in full bloom, but are your plants keeping pace? If the answer is anything but a resounding yes, dont worry. Theres still plenty of time to get into the spirit of the season and grow your most beautiful bed of flowers.Theres nothing like the start of the season, says Emily Murphy of Pass the Pistil blog....
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