Category : Swimming Pools & Water Fountains & Ponds : Home & Garden

DIY Concrete Wading Pool

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Cool off from the summer heat by building your own concrete wading pool. Choose a location that is partly shady so the water stays cooler. Make sure the location isn't in a low-lying area. Runoff into the wading pool will make it muddy, and fertilizer and pesticides could get into the water. Choose

Purpose of Tea Towels

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British ladies of the house wrapped their fine china tea services in linen cloth in much earlier days. The linen was cut into small pieces. This is the reason why the small towels for drying dishes are called tea towels in England. In America, they are sometimes known as dish towels.

Spas and Relaxation

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This form of relaxation is so popular that one-quarter of all American adults or 57 million people have visited a spa at least once, according to the International Spa Association. Among the reasons cited for this includes stress reduction and relief, soothing sore joints and muscles, and simply fee

How to Care for Garden Ponds

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Now that you've dug the hole and set up your garden pond, the hardest part is over, right? Unfortunately not. Caring for a garden pond is an ongoing job, but it's worth it when you are rewarded with the calming sounds of a gurgling fountain and a crystal clear pond at the end of a long, hard day. Th

How to Shade a Garden Pond

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Aquatic animals and underwater vegetation benefit from the shade and temperature buffer provided by shade in a garden pond. Shade also prevents algal blooms that deprive ponds of oxygen. Some aquatic and marginal plants provide shade during the hot summer months and through the fall. In the spring,