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Home Depot Partners With Shazam

Watching a television commercial from Home Depot today, I noticed that there was the Shazam logo on it. Shazam is an iphone app that listens to a song, then identifies the artist and name of the song. Naturally they add a link to where to buy the song.

I use Shazam all the time. In fact, 90% of the songs on my iphone came through Shazam. So it was easy to grab the phone and “listen” to the commercial.

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Container Gardening Quick Tips

Here are several quick tips for creating a healthy basket or container garden this summer. They are quick and easy to use – so perfect for container gardening.

The first is to use an artificial soil composed mostly of peat moss. Good soils such as Fafard or Pro-Mix use perlite, peat, and other ingredients to produce a soil that will not compact over the summer. Real garden soil compacts and turns into concrete under the pressure of regular watering. And when it does, plant roots stop growing because they require good open spaces to move into and absorb nutrients.

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Different Choices in Container Garden Designs Plants

For making a garden of your choice which has all the great combinations you have thought of, you can utilize these great container garden design plants ideas.

A fabulous containers garden can be made with endless varieties. The containers garden design plants that you choose for your garden decides upon whether your garden is going o be simple or an elaborate one. If you don’t have enough open space, container garden designs can be very useful to you. You can select upon the container plot design plants which can survive in your balcony, patio or even indoors, leaving aside the worries of not having outdoor space or a lawn in your house.

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Designing a Container Garden

This is a guest article that I thought you might find helpful. Enjoy – and let me know in the comments whether or not you liked it.

When you first start to design your container garden, you need to establish whether you want to have an indoor or outdoor garden. Some think because you are going to start a container garden that you must be creating an indoor garden. However, this is not always the case. With container gardening, you can develop either an indoor or outdoor garden. Most plants will grow fine in a container.

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Container Garden Secrets of the Soil

I found this article very helpful in identifying the different types of soil to use in my container gardens. I think you’ll enjoy it, too.

You will probably hear gardeners talking about sandy soil or clay soil when deciding what sort of soil your plants will do best in. Have you ever wondered why there are so many different soils and what is the difference? Although it can sound quite complicated, it is rather simple and once you understand the basics, you can make and alter the soil for your containers to suit the plants you are growing. It is just like following the recipe for a cake mix but easier, you do not have to cook it!

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