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How to Remove Foam from a Garden Fountain

Foam is common in fountains — but there is a solution! Here are some ways to reduce foam’s formation.

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What Causes White Lines on Tomato Plants

Do your tomato leaves have white lines on them? Wonder what causes this, and what to do about it? Then read on!

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When to Water Plants Before a Freeze

Plant cells that are plump with water are stronger, so follow these tips when watering plants for freezing weather.

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5 Ways to Protect Koi Fish During Freezing Weather

Brett asks, “During this latest cold snap, my koi fish pond has threatened to freeze over. What should I do?”

Ice by itself is not dangerous to koi. The danger is the reduced oxygen and increased toxic gases from the sealed water surface. Read on for more.

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How to Get Rid of Pantry Moths and Larvae in Your Kitchen

Pantry moths may look small, but they can cause big problems in your kitchen. If your pantry has been infested with Indian meal moths, or pantry moths, here’s what you need to do to control and prevent them.

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How to Keep Mice, Rats, and Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders

Mary Lou asks, “We love feeding birds, but they drop seeds on our balcony which attracts mice and rats. What can we do to keep rodents away?” Birds and rodents both love to eat seeds. Try these tips to discourage rodents from your bird feeder.

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How to Deal with Backyard Mushrooms

Read this article to find out about mushrooms and the steps you can take to deal with mushrooms growing in your yard, lawn, or garden.

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Fixing Carpet Floor Squeaks in Your Home

Learn how to find and repair a squeaky wood or plywood subfloor under carpeted floors in your home. Watch this video to find out more.

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