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Three Mistakes to Avoid Making With Your Produce Garden

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Did you know that, by spending $70 on an edible garden, the average homeowner can receive $530 worth of produce? Vegetable, fruit, and herb gardening have become more popular pastimes in recent years as Americans look for ways to get more in tough with natural, safe, and fresh foods. Gardening at home ensures that food is pesticide and preservative free.

Between 2008 and 2009, the U.S. saw a 19% increase in the number of households growing vegetables and fruits, and that number has continued to go up over the past several years. While gardening isn’t difficult, there are many mistakes that people learn from the hard way. Since gardening is typically seasonal, one mistake can potentially reduce your entire produce yield for the year.

How can you ensure that you grow healthy and lively fruit

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How to Build a Good Fire Pit When You’re Out Camping

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According to the National Interagency Fire Center, there about 105,534 wildfires every year, many of which are caused by unwitting campers. In order to protect the environment (and yourself), you need to make sure that your campfire is as safe as it can possibly be and one of the best ways to do this is to make sure your fire pit is in proper working order.

If you’re not sure how to do this, relax — it’s easy. Here are a few tips straight from Smoky the Bear’s fire protection handbook to help you out.

First, Pick the Spot.

If you want to have a fire when you’re out camping, it’s best to pick a site that already has a pit dug. If one’s not available, then pick a spot for a fire pit that’s at least 15 feet away from any tents, trees, or other flammable objects. A

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Luxurious Apartment Rentals Offer Tenants Convenience And Style

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With the cost of living continuing to rise across the country, Philadelphia and its surrounding metropolitan area has managed to stay an estimated .7% lower than the state average. According to a recent study, the average cost of rent in Philadelphia in 2013 was $819, making renting a affordable option those seeking an alternative to owning a home.

In the rent vs. own debate, renting is winning as more and more people are seeking the style, comfort, and convenience of renting luxurious apartments in the Philadelphia area. Luxury apartments offer tenants sophisticated and stylish interiors at an affordable and reasonable price. Additionally, luxury rentals are cost effective opti

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Locksmiths More Than Just Emergency Services

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Most people only think of locksmith services in terms of losing their keys: either they need an emergency locksmith right away, or they need a regular locksmith to make them a new key, like when they change houses or have a messy breakup with an ex.

But locksmiths provide way more than just an expensive key-cutting machine and an impressive array of slim jims. They can also help you choose the right locks for your house. Locksmiths are current on all the latest trends in home security, or as it’s sometimes called, the Constant Battle Between Locksmiths and Criminals Who Break Into Houses. What was effective five years ago may not be the safest lock on the market today.


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