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Tips to deep clean your house & Lavender Garden Decoration

Are you thinking about how to keep your house clean? Well, it is simple when you follow our useful home maintenance tips and guide. We have explained how to clean each and every spot in your house so that you can easily clean the entire house in quick time.

Couch: It is an important area in your house where you should clean and tidy it on regular basis. This chore would not take a long time. Use the vacuum or brush to remove dirt and debris from your sofa surface. Remove stains. Also, clean the metal and wood areas. Allow the couch to dry after cleaning it using a wet fabric.

Glass stovetop: It is possible to clean it by using natural ingredients. You have to scrub the grime to give the brand new look to your stovetop. White vinegar and a damp cloth are more enough to clean any hard surface. Moreover, it is inexpensive and always present at home.

Scorched pans and pots: By using natural cleaning solutions, you can easily remove the burnt food from the pans and pots.  When the pot is clean, you can cook fast as well as more. Baking soda and vinegar serve as a multipurpose cleaner. It can also be used as a disinfectant.

Different types of Lavender to plant in your garden

Are you searching for simple DIY home improvement suggestions? If yes, you should read this blog and learn various ways to beautify your garden. Lavender is popular for lovely fragrance and appearances. As there are several kinds of lavender, you can plant assorted varieties and give a new attractive look to the garden.

Lavender field: Lavender is one of the best aromatic flowering plants that come in numerous combinations in terms of flower color, fragrance, plant height, bloom and time of color. It is necessary to grow them in a sunny area with neutral and well-drained soil.  The best part of lavender is it is drought tolerant. Most of the types suffer in humidity and heat. It is necessary to trim after flowering so as to encourage additional blooms and promote branching.

English lavender: It is a strongly scented lavender which remains a popular choice in the garden and in craft and culinary projects. It mostly starts to flower between late spring and early summer. It has sweet-smelling leaves that remain valuable for more than a year. The average height of English lavender is 2 to 3 feet. Most cultivators use pink, white and mix colors of blue and purple in the garden.

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Annual Plants Which Blooms All Through The Summer

Do you have a large garden or enough containers in your balcony? Need home maintenance tips especially for your garden? Well, you need to think about growing easy to grow flowering plants that help in adding color to the entire home.
Some of the annual plants that can be planted in your home or garden are as follows:
· Tuberous Begonias
· Petunias
· Impatiens walleriana
· New Guinea Impatiens
· Geraniums
· Marigolds
· Calibrachoas
· Zinnias
· Ageratum
· Vincas
· Mandevillas
· Scaevola
· Pentas
· Portulaca
· Salvias

DIY home improvement ideas for your garden

· Tuberous Begonias
Tuberous Begonias are tender perennials mostly grows all through the year. It forms as a lovely bedding plant and it looks magnificent even in hanging pots. It is necessary to plant the tubers in a medium pot or rich soil with the curved in a bowl. The tube should be buried exactly in the middle of the soil. As the growth starts, you have to use necessary fertilizers once in three weeks till the flower beds start to form. It is recommended to ask an expert plant nursery professional regarding ways to apply fertilizers.

One of the recommended fertilizers for the first stage is 22-14-14. When the plant starts to grow you need to switch to 0-10-10, where it should be applied once in three weeks. Pick the flowers when it blooms or as it fades. The plants may turn yellow after some time. You need to stop watering at this stage.
When the top becomes completely dry, you have to dig and take out the tops. Let it get dried in the sun for two to three days. Use sulfur power to dust the tubers to prevent rot. It should be wrapped in a paper and stored in a cool, dark and dry place. It can be used for planting again in spring.

· Petunias
These are beautiful tender perennials that grow in USDA Zones. Most gardens display Petunias as annuals. The best part of this perennials is they can manage heat and bloom all through the growing season occupying beds, borders, and containers with color. Though Petunias grow in medium to partial shade, they develop and blooms in full sunlight. It is necessary to offer them regular water and use a water-soluble and balanced fertilizer as mentioned in the label of the product. Ensure to remove the flowers when they fade. It helps in encouraging more blooms.

· Calibrachoas
It is also referred to as ‘Million Bells’. They almost look similar to petunias but small in size. They are mostly grown in containers and hanging baskets and best to use as ground covers for small areas. Ensure to provide them well-drained and moist soil which is rich in organic ingredients. They prefer full sun but when you give light shade it last long. If you are living in a region where the summer is hot, you can preserve in light shade areas. Containers would require extra water when the temperatures are hot. It is not necessary to take the faded flowers. You have to trim the plants to maintain that bust look.

· Zinnias
Zinnias are simple to care and they come in numerous forms and colors. They require well-drained soil and sun. The soil should be rich in organic substances.

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