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2022

Gift Bluebonnet Planting Kits

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Bluebonnet seeds will sprout within weeks after they are planted. The deep blue flowers that these annual plants are noted for will turn a brownish color, once the blooms have expired. Seed packets will make great gifts for horticulturists or hobby gardeners. Seed Display Options Consider who you will be giving the seeds to, to determine any supportive materials that will be needed to assemble a complete planting kit. For instance, if you are going to give some seeds to a person who lives in an apartment, you may want to supply the recipient with a window box or a shallow tray.…

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4 Tasks That Will Restore Your Old Pool Screen Enclosure

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Your pool screen keeps pests and debris out of your pool, which makes it easier to maintain and enjoy. Although pool screens can last for many years, the constant exposure to sunlight, moisture, wind, and general weathering can lead to damages as well as to a dingy appearance. Fortunately, a worn screen enclosure doesn’t mean it’s time for a replacement. A repair service can restore your old screen to its former glory, which is a less expensive option compared to replacing the entire enclosure.…

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