Wood-look tile is having a moment.
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Starting this weekend, both domestic and international buyers will descend en masse for the annual furniture and accessory show at World Market in Las Vegas. They’ll be placing orders, to be sure, but they’ll also have more than a passing curiosity about what’s currently trending in the design world.
Q: Do you prefer neem oil or horticultural oil when spraying fruit trees?
When it comes to green living, every day provides us challenges and opportunities to make changes. However, in this unsettling climate, it is sometimes hard to know how to move forward. One area with many more options is the actual act of moving forward — transportation.
Q: I am putting in 30 more wine grapevines. I was thinking of using chat, crushed rock, for mulch rather than wood chips. What do you think?
Q: I have a ceiling fan light kit with a pull-chain that turns the light on or off. The problem is that the pull-chain is frozen and won’t pull to turn the lights on or off. How can I go about getting the light to work?
With any new year, we all make resolutions, goals and many long to-do-lists. One thing on your list may be to finally get your decorating projects done. And I’m not without a list myself. Decorating can be expensive, especially if you’re wanting to get multiple projects done because they’ve been on your list too long.
It’s not easy being green.
Q: How long after planting Mexican fan palms should you wait before feeding? I’ve heard that feeding too soon could stress palms. Is steer manure any good?
“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” — Hal Borland (1900-1978), American Author, “The Tomorrows — December 30,” Sundial of the Seasons (1964)
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