Natural Gardening

If you are an avid gardener, you little question know the importance of mulching for growing a healthy backyard. Looking for flowering vegetation? Supplied your garden gets plenty of sun, even a whole newbie will find sunflowers, poppies, Nigella, and pansies simple to grow. This inventive idea for an old radio is a superb instance of thinking outside the box! Hold a watch out at flea markets and junk gross sales for picket cabinets that might work as storage in your entryway – this was once a vintage radio however the colour and high quality of the craftsmanship deserve a second lifespan. Members have just added these plants to their ‘Vegetation I Have’ and ‘Plants I Want’ lists.

After you may have planted the potted vegetation in the soil, add between one to 3 inches of organic mulch like pine needles, bark, grass clippings or wood chip mulch. This overlaying will preserve the moisture, prevent any illnesses and also forestall the growth of weeds. Other means of management include the removal of infected crops, using fertilizers and biostimulants to enhance the well being and vigour of crops in order that they better resist attack, practising crop rotation to stop pest …

Outdura offers 10-year manufacturer’s warranty on all fabrics

Fabric company Outdura has added a 10-year manufacturer’s warranty on all of its outdoor upholstery fabrics, making it the first in the outdoor industry to do so, according to the company.

“At Outdura, our staff has worked very hard to successfully improve our quality control during the manufacturing process and to increase our fabric production quality,” said Uli Tombuelt, Sattler/Outdura CEO and director of sales casual furniture division.

“A 60,000 double-rub abrasion test is just one of the many quality tests performed at our ISO-certified mill. All of our fabrics are also put through a rigorous multi-step inspection process throughout manufacturing to ensure that the highest quality outdoor upholstery fabrics are produced,” he added.

Tombuelt said the quality process, along with providing a 10-year warranty, will give designers, specifiers and retail sales associates more confidence in using Outdura performance fabrics while also reducing operating costs.

The company’s U.S.-made solution-dyed acrylic fabrics have color pigments that penetrate through the fiber, not just on the surface. Tombuelt said they are not only UV-fade resistant after 1500 hours of testing, but also stain, water, mold and mildew resistant.

The Outdura 10-year warranty covers fabric damaged as a result of loss of color or

Anthropologie unveils new designer collaboration for home

Philadelphia – Anthropologie is embracing an easy West Coast aesthetic with the launch of a home furnishings collection with interior designer Amber Lewis.

The Los Angeles-based designer and founder of the blog All Sorts Of is known for creating light-filled spaces and favoring colorful textiles, natural elements, earthy textures and brushed metals.

The soft home assortment includes duvet covers, shams, blankets, coverlets, dec pillows, rugs and table linens. The full Amber Lewis for Anthropologie collection also includes furniture, lighting and tabletop.

“Collaborating with Anthropologie felt like coming home for me,” Lewis writes on the home page for the collection. “I designed this collection with care and intention to inspire a really meaningful connection to the pieces you’re brining into your life.”

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