220 clay boxes Stories
Gardening Solutions for Heavy Clay Soils
"with clay soils can be backbreaking work. I know because I’ve gardened in heavy... heavy clay soils before. I will spare you my stories of sore muscles and instead discuss... work with clay soil that will leave you with more time to enjoy being in your garden... you have clay soil? First, determine your soil type, and then move on to the solutions... working with clay? The dreaded clay snowshoe: working in wet clay and accumulating 10..."
How to Build a Raised Bed for Your Veggies and Plants
Whether you’re farming your parking strip or beautifying your backyard, a planting box you make yourself can come in mighty handy
"planting box you make yourself can come in mighty handy... Though the boxes, built by designer Sam Kraft, are relatively simple, their rough-cut... natural wood boxes. Thanks for the building instructions. Loving the natural look, great... depth of boxes needed to effectively grow vegetables - i.e. enough room for roots?... a high-clay soil and use non-compacted, high quality organic compost blend to fill... raised boxes? Love raised garden beds but don't have yet. I plan on making. Is composite..."
Your Floor: How to Shop for Tile
"ceramic tile box and get exactly what you need... label of a box of tile. However, it's always in code. Understanding this code will go... on the box. Thanks for all those little tips, a kitchen renovation is coming in a... tuscan clay. it's been discontinued! you may still be able to find pieces from the... access to boxed tiles before placing the orders? Thank you for an interesting and informative... every box of ceramic tile. Five if it's a glazed tile and four if you're buying unglazed..."
Kitchen Sinks: Fireclay Brims With Heavy-Duty Character
Cured at fiery temperatures, fireclay makes for farmhouse sinks that just say no to scratches and dents
"created when clay is heated and cured at upward of 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit, is so dense... Fire clay is just a type of clay (similar to stoneware clay bodies used in functional... Each clay has special properties and fire clay is a coarser clay.particle. Using... quality clay mixture. Fire clay just sounds better than saying ceramic sink. I have... Original Fire Clay Sink. Just through normal use; as a matter of fact we have the protective..."
Everyday Home Must-Haves Beg for a Makeover
The Nest's much-improved take on the thermostat has us pondering reinventions of other necessities around the house
"cable box, microwave and vacuum cleaner out the window. For Tony Fadell and Matt... plastic box," Rogers says. The result is the Nest, a sleek and easy-to-use product... metal box of the electrical panel. How many basement dens, bedrooms, and in my case... shadow-box thingy, to make it look more like artwork. Mini-split ACs instead of ductwork:... skirt of clay and glaze. They can be hard to find at DIY stores but a good plumbing..."
8 Great Kitchen Cabinet Color Palettes
"cabinet boxes (or “carcasses,” as I’ve heard them called fondly) from a retailer such... a big-box retailer. It is a rather time-consuming process, but the money you save... "Share" box to the right side, but not obtrusive. I wonder how automotive spray paint... outside-the-box. Right now my favourite has to be gray finished cabinets with brushed... a deep clay pot colour really), it's so warm and inviting. Any thoughts or words..."
Houzz Tour: Going Completely Off the Grid in Nova Scotia
Powered by sunshine and built with salvaged materials, this Canadian home is an experiment for green building practices
"9) and Clay (12). Location: 3 Pastures on Second Peninsula, near Lunenberg, Nova Scotia... an Ice Box in the basement's permafrost wall. These folks are challenging the snarky... 150 sq ' box; not a 2700 sq / "weekend cabin" but something that does not have a big... square box - and I find your design very pleasing to the eye. If you had eliminated... great toy box to find parts and pieces for our own projects,” she says. The kitchen island..."
New Ways to Think About All That Mulch in the Garden
Before you go making a mountain out of a mulch hill, learn the facts about what your plants and soil really want
"potter’s clay (that’s our soil). Eventually she put in a row of three evenly spaced... hardest clay you can imagine. Put in prairie plants -- adapted to clay through the... litter boxes ever! Thank you so much for this article! This is EXACTLY the frame... but hard clay and Eucalyptus. I have worked hard to rid my yard of both. Originally... was hard clay. When I finally had to cut the trees down because the roots were getting..."
5 Prairie Wildflowers That Can Heal Your Soil
6 Dependable Ground Covers for Warm Climates
Swap some lawn for these drought-tolerant clumping plants — and watch your maintenance efforts diminish while they easily grow
2012 Color Trends: Using Red in Your Kitchen and Bath
Houzz Tour: Off-the-Grid Island Home Circles a Sunny Courtyard
3-D Wall Art For Your Home
So You Want to Get a Cat
If you're a cat lover, the joys outweigh any other issue. If you haven't lived with one yet, here are a few things to know
"litter box? Or how about that frayed carpet-covered scratching post? If you love cats... Wash box weekly, Replace box whenever washing no longer leaves it odor-free, but... hidden cat box is a dirty cat box. If it is in the bathroom, it is a lot more likely to... litter box and also allowed my two adult male cats to not mind using the same box... using the box and scare them. It's the box type, litter type, placement and number of..."
Water Sense for Big Savings
"in the box with the new toilet. So let’s make 2014 the year we make our homes more... sub-soil like clay you may end up with cracks in your house as the soil expands and contracts... and red clay. It does have gutters with down spouts directed away from the structure... washed out clay, right by the basement window. Little wonder there are/were moisture... the big box stores- just from wholesale irrigation distributors and irrigation contractors..."