Ornamental Equipment

Ever wondered what sort of intense strain Christiano Ronaldo must be going via each time he walks on to the field whereas playing for the hugely popular Manchester United? Whether or not you until your soil additionally influences weed progress. Lying dormant in every soil are millions of weed seeds just ready to be woke up by mild and air. Though hand digging, rototilling and plowing bury existing development, these practices additionally inadvertently sow” new weeds as seeds are brought to the floor. With inexperienced waste collections not happening and recycling centres closed, you’ll be able to add your weeds to your compost instead. Simply be sure you chop them up nicely and turn the heap each few months so it will get nice and hot. When your compost is ready and you use it on vegetable beds or in border and seeds or bits of root begin to germinate, you possibly can just hoe them off or fork them out as quickly as you see them.

Clear, clear, white kitchen worktops will always make a kitchen look larger and neater. For a pop of freshness, add flowers and fruit on the kitchen island. Let the natural mild shine on …

ICFA taps Design Excellence category award winners for 2020 virtual ceremony

The International Casual Furnishings Assn. (ICFA) has announced the 11 category winners for its annual Design Excellence awards, recognizing each manufacturer for its outstanding product design.

From among the 11 category winners, two products will be selected for the Lilly Award for Outdoor Furniture and Outdoor Accents, and one product will be honored with the Lillian B. Winchester Best of Show Award. All three honors will be announced at the virtual ICFA Awards Gala later this week on Wednesday, Sept. 23.

The Design Excellence category winners include:

  • Chaise Lounge: Pavilion Carlyle chaise – John Caldwell
  • Complementary Casual Products – Accents: Elaine Smith Tavarua pillow – Elaine Smith
  • Complimentary Casual Products – Furnishings: Summer Classics Brant coffee table – Summer Classics Design Team
  • Dining Bar Chair: Summer Classics Havana 30-inch barstool – Summer Classics Design Team
  • Dining Bar Table: Mamagreen Maxximus Extension dining table – Vincent Cantaert
  • Fabric: Glen Raven’s Richard Frinier Collection for Sunbrella Tweeds – Richard Frinier
  • Heating/Firepit: Plank & Hide Functional Top fire pit – Plank & Hide Design Team
  • Lounge Seating with Cushion: Castelle by Tropitone Berkeley lounge chair – Castelle Design Team
  • Lounge Seating without Cushion: Lloyd Flanders Reflections Padded lounge chair – Lloyd Flanders Design

Registration opens for Interior Design Society awards gala

HIGH POINT – Registration is now open for the Interior Design Society Designer of the Year Awards Gala. Set to be held virtually at 7 p.m. EST on Oct. 8, the gala is celebrating its 10th anniversary and is open to the public.

“We are extremely excited for this year’s awards program” said Jenny Cano, IDS executive director. “The digital platform has presented many new and unique opportunities.”

To attend the virtual awards gala, register on the IDS website. At the same link, thanks to event sponsors, a limited amount of celebration boxes are also available at the same site. Event sponsors include Frenchie’s Florals, High Point Market, Howard Elliott, Showplace Cabinetry, Mydoma Studio, Polywood, Sherwin-Williams, Surya and The Romo Group.

With spaces ranging from bedrooms to outdoor spaces, the program spotlights the talent of IDS designers in more than 30 Designer of the Year categories that were judged by a panel that included:

  • Sasha Bikoff, Sasha Bikoff Interior Design
  • Chelsie Butler, Kitchen and Bath Business
  • Stacy Coulter, Stacy Coulter & Associates
  • Jane Dagmi, Designers Today
  • Mary Devincenzo, Norwalk Furniture
  • Allison Eden, Allison Eden Studios
  • Annmarrie Fabbi, Sherwin-Williams
  • Diane Falvey, Furniture, Lighting & Decor
  • Kelly Fridline, Kelly Fridline