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After spending your days in the sunny outdoors and enjoying a few harmless gusts of wind from autumn, it’s starting to get extra chilly. Winter might be approaching, and you’re probably wondering if you should keep your patio umbrella outside. Well, You don’t want to do that. Patio umbrellas are built for sunny and occasionally …

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It’s a sunny day outside, perfect for lounging in your backyard with your morning coffee. As you reach for your patio umbrella to sit in the shade, you notice how dirty and discolored it is. It might’ve been a long while since you last cleaned it, or a storm could’ve left it extra dirty. Either …

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Having a gazebo in your backyard is pretty cool. But, it isn’t exactly cheap. If you don’t have the budget for a permanent gazebo, how about a pop-up gazebo? These portable gazebos can be assembled and disassembled at a moment’s notice. So, what is the best pop-up gazebo to buy? Read on to find out …

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So you’ve decided to mulch your garden beds? Smart move! Mulch can be incredibly beneficial to your gardening project as it helps in retaining moisture, adding organic matter to soil, regulating soil temperature, and more. But before you go ahead and apply mulch randomly, remember that you need to apply the right amounts to reap …

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Rubber and wood mulch are multi-tasking heroes that work wonders for your garden. Both are effective weed barriers, water-savers, and protective coverings against extreme weather. Here’s the thing: Organic mulch breaks down and gradually nourishes your soil; synthetic material doesn’t and, therefore, lasts longer. Now, the big question is: Can you mix rubber mulch with …

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You may be tempted to burn any random wood lying around just because it’s convenient. But since you’re here, I assume you have an idea that not all kinds of timber are fit to burn in a fireplace. Your instincts are right. In this article, I’ll tell you what wood you shouldn’t burn in your …

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Fire pits are one of the best ways to enhance the look and feel of your patio. Not only do these handy pits keep you warm, but they instantly make your home feel classy. Having said that, you don’t want to install a sleek fire pit just to clutter your yard and patio with the …

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Is your gazebo starting to show its age? I feel you, and I’m here to help. Instead of letting that beautiful gazebo go to waste at a junkyard, let me tell you what to do with an old metal gazebo frame. There are plenty of amazing ideas you can try, such as transforming that old …

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You’re lounging out in your gazebo on a quiet night with a warm cup of tea. Suddenly, you hear an incessant buzzing sound. The mosquitos are attacking. Now, this might not be the first time you’ve had bug encounters ruining your relaxing gazebo moments. It’s likely why you’ve finally decided to screen in your gazebo. …

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We all love a good layer of mulch to keep our gardens thriving, but what if it’s also an open invitation for some unwelcome guests? It might get you thinking: Does mulch attract mice? Rodents, ever in search of shelter and sustenance, see mulch as a potential haven for both. Today, I’ll let you in …

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