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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Damage From Falling Tree Limbs?

The rain is pouring. The wind is howling. And suddenly, you hear a massive crash and a roar that sounds like the roof gave way. The offender? A large branch in the fir tree outside back has snapped off and crashed through your roof, carrying out a window in the procedure. Since the rain pours Read more about Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Damage From Falling Tree Limbs?[…]

The Investigation of Haworthia Attenuata Plants

Haworthia attenuata, commonly referred to as zebra plant, is just one of about 60 species in the Haworthia genus (Haworthia spp.) ; all the species are native to South Africa. Zebra plant is a small, rosetted, clustering succulent suitable for a windowsill garden or as a specimen houseplant. It is hardy outdoors all year, however, Read more about The Investigation of Haworthia Attenuata Plants[…]

What Makes Deep Round Holes in My Raised Flower & Vegetable Beds?

Walking out to upturned plants and torn up dirt on your raised bed is worrying for any gardener. You can usually determine the creature in charge of taking a few moments to survey the scene of this offense. Figuring out the type of animal provides you the essential tools for maintaining the pest away so Read more about What Makes Deep Round Holes in My Raised Flower & Vegetable Beds?[…]

Great Design Plant: Quaking Aspen for 3-Season Beauty — on Its Own Turf

If you have seen groves of quaking aspen from the wild in full fall glory, your likely query is,”Can I grow them at home?” The quick answer is yes, if you live where the trees grow naturally. If not, developing an aspen in a house garden is nearly as difficult as raising a rainbow trout Read more about Great Design Plant: Quaking Aspen for 3-Season Beauty — on Its Own Turf[…]

Efficient Architecture Suggests a New Future for Design

Why is something effective? Merriam-Webster defines “effective” as “effective without waste” Apple’s senior vice president of design, Jonathan Ive, applied the idea of efficacy to layout when he sought to eliminate anything that was not absolutely necessary. The notion of an efficient home has increased in popularity during the past ten years, largely in the Read more about Efficient Architecture Suggests a New Future for Design[…]