Practical Advice

Practical Advice
Safe methods for asbestos removal during home renovations

Safe methods for asbestos removal during home renovations

  Many people choose to purchase older homes and do the renovation work themselves. Asbestos was once used for insulation, fireproofing and soundproofing in older homes. This material can cause a number of diseases, including asbestosis, mesothelioma and lung cancer. Using safe methods and equipment…

Garden Skills

  Planting Garden compost Vegetative propagation Seed Sowing Digging Drainage Ground preparation Skill: Planting Preparation for planting: Dig the ground, break up lumps and remove large stones to make it easy for the plant roots to grow out into the soil. The addition of organic…

Pest Control

  Plants are food for many types of animal - from microscopic eelworms to large mammals - but very few of these could be called pests. Unless an animal causes damage great enough to destroy the feature for which the plant is grown, it cannot…
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