Tranquility In Your Own Back Yard

Written by Scott Kirchoff

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Another consideration isrepparttar pump and water capacity. Many low-end fountains will not hold much water or haverepparttar 139961 pumping capacity you are looking for. Mid-range to high-end fountains will have a better ability to move water and generally have a better appearance. Choose fountains that pump at 5 gallons per minute. These allow for a higher water capacity and a more visually pleasing stream of water.

Many mid-range fountains are made of poly resin or a stone and resin mix, making them very affordable and are resistant to weather. Along with their price and durability, these fountains are lighter than carved stone while still givingrepparttar 139962 look of and feel of stone.

While these fountains are considerably heavier than plastic they are still easy to move and store. Most weigh between 40–70 pounds making them easy to handle.

Location of your fountain is also important. You will need electricity nearby to power your pump. Choose mid-range fountains equipped with a standard 120v connection. You can simply plug them into a standard outlet and go.

A fountain can be a visually attractive and relaxing addition to your home and garden. When you selectrepparttar 139963 correct fountain to fit your needs, you can addrepparttar 139964 tranquility of water to you home or office.

Scott Kirchoff manages news and information for, an online supplier of home décor, gardening supplies, and exceptional gifts (including a huge selection of garden fountains).

Discover How To Revitalize Your Life With Herbs

Written by Martin Enevoldsen

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Did you know that more than 10 specific herbs are mentioned inrepparttar Bible?

Have you heardrepparttar 139915 saying, “Everything old is new again”? Well, it’s true that herbs are enjoying a popular resurgence, but it’s not necessarily your grandmother’s version of herbs that we’re talking about here! Today’s herbs come in a diversity of forms, from herb-infused dipping oils that are served with bread for a snack to herb-scented bath oils to fancy pre-packaged teas. We’ve come a long way fromrepparttar 139916 days of simply boiling rosemary twigs in water!

It’s true that we still revererepparttar 139917 purity of fresh herbs, but we’ve also learned to embracerepparttar 139918 more sophisticated herbal products and more expensive herbal remedies. Celebrities shell out big bucks for herbal cosmetics and skin care products, and herb-scented candles can cost upwards of $50 or even $100 dollars! Fancy herbal potpourris are sold expensively at upscale boutiques, and dishes featuring trendy herbs are offered atrepparttar 139919 hottest, most exclusive restaurants.

If you’re interested in herbs and how they can revitalize your life, learn how to harness their power, and how to grow then in your own garden, check out my website for more information.

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