Prevent Algae from Growing in Your Birdbath
To keep algae growth from your bird bath drop some pre-1982 copper pennies in. I have what I would call a normal size bird bath & I use 7 pennies. The reason for the pennies being pre-1982 is that before that year, the pennies contained copper, a natural algicide. You could also use a small length of copper pipe or tubing, or any other copper coin. I have found this to work extremely well with the exception of those times when the temperatures stay above 90 for extended periods. Copper is…
Allium Ampeloprasum Bulbs | Flowering Onion | Spanish Allium Spanish alliums are statuesque beauties, towering a full 4 feet tall on strong, straight stems. The blooms are larger than softballs and reminiscent of sparklers, with dozens of tiny purple magenta florets. If you like the look of alliums but prefer plants with more movement, these are a good choice. The stems are flexible and allow the flower heads to sway sensuously in the breeze. Spanish allium bulbs are hard to find in this…
Hansen Brown Bike with Basket Indoor Outdoor Dimensional Metal Wall Accent
The artistic illusion of the Hansen Brown Bike Wall Accent creates dynamic wall decor with a charming appeal. Indoor/outdoor accent has a basket for your items.
15 ways to use wood ashes - Page 2 of 2 - HomesteadNotes
Don't throw your wood ashes away -- use them. There are many ways you can use wood ash and they're all very practical, more than just putting them on your garden.