The Advantages of Poly Outdoor Furniture

Written by Joshua Brown

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- No cracking or splinters : Ouch, got a splinter!? Never again! Poly furniture will not splinter or crack. Safety never felt so good.

- No fading : Poly furniture has solid color allrepparttar way through and is made with UV stabilizers. The beautiful color it is now, isrepparttar 150238 color it will stay.

- No Rotting : Inrepparttar 150239 wettest environment, poly furniture will not rot. Great for waterfront properties and your poolside paradise.

- Mold and Mildew Resistant: Becauserepparttar 150240 poly does not absorb moisture, it does not fosterrepparttar 150241 growth of mold or mildew.

- Strong and Heavy : Poly furniture is generally heavier than wood and is very strong. You do not need to worry if it will hold you after all those years.

- Easy to clean : Use a mild detergent and a cloth, wipe it down and spray it off. That's about allrepparttar 150242 maintenance you should be doing!

If you are looking to saverepparttar 150243 environment or just save some time for rest and relaxation. Poly lumber has some major advantages for you.

Joshua Brown is the webmaster at Millcraft Outdoor Furniture ( Millcraft manufactures poly outdoor furniture and is located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

When is a Lily Not a Lily?

Written by Bev Boorer

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Many ofrepparttar modern daylilies have been developed inrepparttar 150144 USA and so will be found in specialist nurseries. The cost can be rather high, due torepparttar 150145 thousands of plants that must be grown each year to produce genuine advances. But it will be a worthwhile investment in your garden for such a hardy and long-flowering plant is surely hard to beat. They arerepparttar 150146 perfect low-maintenance plant. Get free plants! Hydrangeas will be shooting soon and they are one ofrepparttar 150147 easiest plants to propagate. The hibiscus also grows easily from cuttings. I pop pieces into any spare pot plant and they seem to grow roots with no trouble. Fuchsia cuttings can also be taken in spring, but will do even better inrepparttar 150148 autumn. Softwood tip cuttings can be taken whilerepparttar 150149 plant is growing well andrepparttar 150150 easiest way of making a mini-greenhouse to help roots develop is to simply cut a soft-drink bottle in half. Poke a hole inrepparttar 150151 bottom with your garden fork, fill it with potting mix and push in two or three cuttings, then poprepparttar 150152 top half back overrepparttar 150153 bottom half. If you find it hard to slip on, make a vertical cut of about 2cm inrepparttar 150154 bottom half. This will give a little bit of extra space. You can also use a clear plastic bag forrepparttar 150155 top if you prop it up with some twigs. An elastic band will preventrepparttar 150156 wind from blowing it off. Friends love it when you bring them a gift from your own garden. Until next time, happy gardening!

Bev Boorer has had two children's books and four short stories published, as well as several craft articles. She has studied with the Australian School of Journalism and the School of Writing, Queensland, Australia. She works as a volunteer editor for and contributes gardening articles to their online ezine,Dinkum. She has also written an ebook 'EasyGardening'available at http//

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