Gardening Ideas, Suggestions & Strategies

In late March, interest in rising a garden hit an all-time high, in response to Google Tendencies , whereas U.S. seed firm W. Atlee Burpee & Co. reportedly sold more seeds then than any time in its a hundred and forty four-year history The reason was easy: People had been craving a sensible resolution to handle the food supply anxiousness that the coronavirus outbreak has caused ( read extra on that right here). If you live in a colder climate, your plumeria ought to be grown in a container. They make great potted plants for your porch, patio, or greenhouse. If you live in a light climate, they can be put into the bottom where they may develop into stunning small timber. However, if temperatures fall into the low 40s they need to be kept of their containers or uprooted from the ground and delivered to a heated location. Whenever you uproot this plant, attempt to get as a lot root as potential and put the plant into a heated storage or basement the place the temperatures are above freezing. Throughout the winter, this plant goes right into a dormant stage and does not want mild or water. As soon …

Retail Star spotlight: The Lemonade Stand

Home Accents Today’s Retail Stars list recognizes independent brick-and-mortar retailers of home accents – including furniture stores, home accessories boutique stores and interior design showrooms – that merchandise creatively, have a positive presence in their local communities and stand out from the competition.

View the complete list here.

To nominate a retailer for our 2021 list, email Thomas Lester at [email protected].

The Lemonade Stand

Yankton, S.D.

1 store

Estimated 2019 total sales: Less than $1 million

Home accent specialist, founded in 2014. Key suppliers include Creative Co-Op and K&K Interiors for decorative accessories and wall décor; Creative Co-Op for soft goods. Attends Las Vegas Market. Store features a cozy, warm and lived-in look due to proprietary line of handmade, custom built furniture. Offers an unofficial in-store design service, which allows customers to bring pieces from their home to help with styling and visualizing store merchandise in their space.

In their own words

Please describe your visual merchandising scheme.

We carry our own line of handmade, custom-built furniture using reclaimed materials. So, the store reflects a very cozy, warm and lived in look. The visuals are kept very simple and clean, to let the furniture stand out, but

The Home Depot Flooring A-Z

What’s under your feet (or however you get around) is as important as anything when it comes to home. That’s why this fall, we collaborated with The Home Depot on an A to Z guide that’ll give you the confidence to make flooring choices you’ll love. Check out the A to Z handbook here.

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Water finds its way onto floors throughout a home, whether via that post-shower tip-toe, a dripping colander, or rain-soaked galoshes.

Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to protect flooring against the wrath water can unleash (mold, mildew and decay, oh my!), no matter what kind of material is underfoot. Whether you are installing tile, laminate, vinyl or hardwood, here are methods and products — all of which you can find at The Home Depot — that can bring peace of mind when water is present.

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Tile is often seen in bathrooms, entryways and mudrooms not just for its good looks and durability, but because it’s often fairly impenetrable to water, particularly if it’s porcelain tile (for more on it, visit the letter P). The grout that fills in between tiles, though, is porous and susceptible to water damage — it needs a little

Residence Décor And Accents

The design of kitchen cabinet performs a major function within the decoration of your kitchen. There are few designs nowadays extra standard than nation kitchen designs. Drawing on the heat and down-residence feelings of rural residing, a rustic kitchen will make anyone feel welcome and cared for. In addition, you should use our buttons to contact a vendor in your space: Ask your kitchen designer questions about a kitchen skilled in your area, make an appointment with one in your space or request an offer on your kitchen planning. In a jar, combine 1 teaspoon dishwashing liquid and 1 cup vegetable oil. Shake vigorously. In an empty spray bottle, combine 2 teaspoons of this mixture and 1 cup water. Use at ten-day intervals (or more typically if wanted) to rid crops of whiteflies, mites, aphids, scales, and other pests.

Tuck these cute little mushrooms between your backyard vegetation. Get pleasure from colour before and after the blooms. Go to Birds & Blooms for the tutorial. Need birds, bees and butterflies to bop in your garden? Go to the pollinator gardens outside of Cox Arboretum’s Butterfly House to study pollinator-friendly crops and get concepts to make your yard more pollinator-friendly. Supporting …

Swedish luxury bedmaker Dux partners with West Elm

Swedish luxury mattress maker Dux is offering a new mattress in partnership with West Elm.

NEW YORK – Swedish-based luxury bed maker Duxiana is now offering a new Dux mattress in partnership with modern furniture retailer West Elm which combines pocket coils with a plush yet supportive latex layer.

“As a third-generation, family-owned company, our sole responsibility is to our customers, the integrity of our product and the health of the planet,” said Henrik Ljung, Dux CEO. “Our quest to evolve our products in order to increase their comfort, longevity and performance is paramount, and we are so excited to continue this journey with West Elm.”

Ljung said the new mattress is built to stand the test of time and foster the health of its owner, adding that the company’s OekoTex standard 100 certification guarantees that the bed is completely free from any harmful chemicals or toxins.

“We are pleased to partner with Dux to offer an exclusive design that prioritizes high-quality materials and style,” said Don Macciocca, West Elm vice president, merchandising furniture and lighting. “Together, our customers can shop for an innovative mattress solution that brings our shared commitments of thoughtful design and sustainability at a great value.”