Fall Container Gardening

February 15, 2011 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips


Visit us at byf.unl.edu! UNL Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd talks about creative combinations for fall containers. Produced by Backyard Farmer, Nebraska’s premier gardening program

Gardening Lessons : How to Design a Container Vegetable Garden

February 13, 2011 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips


When designing a container vegetable garden, choose small vegetables that require little room to grow, plant the larger vegetables in the back or center of the container, and grow smaller vegetables and herbs around the perimeter of the container. Grow peas, spinach, carrots and herbs in a container withadvice from a sustainable gardener in this free video on gardening. Expert: Yolanda Vanveen Contact: www.vanveenbulbs.com Bio: Yolanda Vanveen is sustainable gardener who lives in Kalama, Wash. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

Container Flower Garden

January 2, 2011 by Mario  
Filed under Flower Gardening

Container Flower Garden=900)&&(!__fwPendingImagesProcessed)){__fwPendingImages.push([a,b])}else{a.src=b}},300)}function __fwGetElementYPosition(b){function a(f){var g=f;while(g.parentNode){var e=(window.getComputedStyle)?window.getComputedStyle(g,”"):g.currentStyle;if(e.display==”none”||e.visibility==”hidden”){return true}g=g.parentNode}return false}var d=0;var c=b;while(c.offsetParent){d+=c.offsetTop;c=c.offsetParent}if(d==0){if(a(b)){d=1000000}}return d}function __fwProcessPendingImages(){if(__fwPendingImagesProcessed){return}__fwPendingImagesProcessed=true;for(var b=0,a=__fwPendingImages.length;b document.body.offsetHeight ? document.body.scrollHeight : document.body.offsetHeight + ‘px’)}*:first-child+html
#TB_window{position:fixed;background:#fff;z-index:99102;color:#000;display:none;border:4px
solid #525252;text-align:left;top:50%;left:50%;overflow-x:hidden;overflow-y:hidden}#TB_window{position:fixed;background:#fff;z-index:99102;color:#000;display:none;border:4px
solid #525252;text-align:left;top:50%;left:50%;overflow-x:hidden;overflow-y:hidden}* html
#TB_window{position:absolute;margin-top:expression(0 – parseInt(this.offsetHeight / 2) + (TBWindowMargin = document.documentElement && document.documentElement.scrollTop || document.body.scrollTop) + ‘px’)}#TB_window
img#TB_Image{display:block;margin:15px
0 0 15px;border-right:1px solid #ccc;border-bottom:1px solid #ccc;border-top:1px solid #666;border-left:1px solid #666}#TB_caption{height:25px;padding:7px
30px 10px 25px;float:left}#TB_closeWindow{height:28px;padding:11px
25px 10px 0;float:right}#TB_closeAjaxWindow{padding:7px
10px 5px 0;margin-bottom:1px;text-align:right;float:right}#TB_closeAjaxWindow
img{vertical-align:middle}#TB_ajaxWindowTitle{float:left;padding:7px
0 5px 10px;margin-bottom:1px;font-weight:bold;font-size:14px}#TB_title{background-color:#e8e8e8;height:27px}#TB_ajaxContent{clear:both;padding:2px
15px 15px 15px;overflow:auto;text-align:left;line-height:1.4em}#TB_ajaxContent.TB_modal{padding:15px}#TB_ajaxContent
p{padding:5px
0px 5px 0px}#TB_load{position:fixed;display:none;height:13px;width:208px;z-index:103;top:50%;left:50%;margin: -6px 0 0 -104px}* html
#TB_load{position:absolute;margin-top:expression(0 – parseInt(this.offsetHeight / 2) + (TBWindowMargin = document.documentElement && document.documentElement.scrollTop || document.body.scrollTop)+’px’)}#TB_HideSelect{z-index:99;position:fixed;top:0;left:0;background-color:#fff;border:none;filter:alpha(opacity=0);-moz-opacity:0;opacity:0;height:100%;width:100%}* html
#TB_HideSelect{position:absolute;height:expression(document.body.scrollHeight > document.body.offsetHeight ? document.body.scrollHeight : document.body.offsetHeight+’px’)}#TB_iframeContent{clear:both;border:none;margin-bottom:-1px;margin-top:1px;_margin-bottom:1px}html{}body,div,dl,dt,dd,ul,ol,li,h1,h2,h3,h4,h5,h6,pre,code,form,fieldset,legend,input,textarea,p,blockquote,th,td{margin:0;padding:0}table{border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0}fieldset,img{border:0}address,caption,cite,code,dfn,th,var{font-style:normal;font-weight:normal}li{list-style:none}caption,th{text-align:left}h1,h2,h3,h4,h5,h6{font-size:100%;font-weight:normal}q:before,q:after{content:”}abbr,acronym{border:0;font-variant:normal}sup{vertical-align:text-top}sub{vertical-align:text-bottom}input,textarea,select{font-family:inherit;font-size:inherit;font-weight:inherit;border:0}input,textarea,select{*font-size:100%}legend{color:#000}del,ins{text-decoration:none}dl.accordion-menu{margin:0;padding:0;clear:both;width:154px;border:1px
solid #dcdcdc;border-top:none;margin-bottom:15px}dl.accordion-menu dt.a-m-t{margin:0;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/sprite_category_menu.png) left top no-repeat;background-position:0px -29px;height:18px;padding:4px
0 0 5px;border-bottom:1px solid #dcdcdc}dl.accordion-menu dt.a-m-t-hover{font-weight:normal;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/sprite_category_menu.png) left top no-repeat;background-position:0px -54px}dl.accordion-menu dt.my-links{}dl.accordion-menu dt.my-links
a{display:block;float:left;width:125px;height:18px;padding:4px
0 0 5px;margin-bottom:-22px;position:relative;color:#000;text-decoration:none}dl.accordion-menu dt.my-links a:hover{font-weight:normal;color:#06C}dl.accordion-menu dt.a-m-t-down{}html.accordion-menu-js dt.a-m-t{cursor:pointer;zoom:1}dl.accordion-menu dd.a-m-d{margin:0;padding:0;padding:0}html.accordion-menu-js dd.a-m-d{display:none}html.accordion-menu-js dd.a-m-d-expand{display:block}html.accordion-menu-js dd.a-m-d-before-expand{display:block;position:relative;z-index:-1;opacity:0;height:auto !important;visibility:hidden;overflow:visible}html.accordion-menu-js dt.a-m-t-expand{font-weight:normal;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/sprite_category_menu.png) left top no-repeat;background-position:0px -54px}html.accordion-menu-js dd.a-m-d-anim{overflow:hidden;display:block}.bd{background:#f5f8fd}.bd a, .bd
span{text-decoration:none;border:1px
solid #fff;height:18px;padding:2px
0 0 10px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/sprite_category_menu.png) left top no-repeat;background-position:-151px -104px;outline:none;display:block;cursor:pointer}.bd a:hover, .bd span:hover{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/sprite_category_menu.png) left top no-repeat;background-position:-151px -124px;;color:#06C}.bd
a.active{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/sprite_category_menu.png) left top no-repeat;background-position:-151px -124px;color:#06C}.bc{background:white}.bc a, .bc
span{text-decoration:none;border-bottom:1px solid #dcdcdc;height:18px;padding:4px
0 0 5px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/sprite_category_menu.png) left top no-repeat;background-position:0px -79px;outline:none;display:block;cursor:pointer}.bc a:hover, .bc span:hover{background:none;color:#06C}.bc
a.active{background:none;color:#06C}#facebox
.b{background:url(http://js.articlesbase.com/facebox/b.png)}#facebox
.tl{background:url(http://js.articlesbase.com/facebox/tl.png)}#facebox
.tr{background:url(http://js.articlesbase.com/facebox/tr.png)}#facebox
.bl{background:url(http://js.articlesbase.com/facebox/bl.png)}#facebox
.br{background:url(http://js.articlesbase.com/facebox/br.png)}#facebox{position:absolute;top:0;left:0;z-index:8500;text-align:left}#facebox
.popup{position:relative}#facebox
table{border-collapse:collapse}#facebox
td{border-bottom:0;padding:0}#facebox
.body{padding:10px;background:#fff;width:370px}#facebox
.loading{text-align:center}#facebox
.image{text-align:center}#facebox
img{border:0;margin:0}#facebox
.footer{border-top:1px solid #DDD;padding-top:5px;margin-top:10px;text-align:right}#facebox .tl, #facebox .tr, #facebox .bl, #facebox
.br{height:10px;width:10px;overflow:hidden;padding:0}#facebox_overlay{position:fixed;top:0px;left:0px;height:100%;width:100%}.facebox_hide{z-index:-100}.facebox_overlayBG{background-color:#000;z-index:99}* html
#facebox_overlay{position:absolute;height:expression(document.body.scrollHeight > document.body.offsetHeight ? document.body.scrollHeight : document.body.offsetHeight + ‘px’)}@charset “utf-8″;.qa_foo_bar{display:block}#qa_left_col{float:left;width:646px;padding-bottom:35px}#qa_left_col
.messages{line-height:16px;background:#f7f7f7;padding:10px;font-size:12px;color:#090;border:1px
solid #E3E3E3}.qa_question_title{font-size:18px;color:#333;font-weight:bold;line-height:20px;padding-bottom:10px}.qa_question_box{float:left;width:646px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/question_box_bg.png) repeat-y;margin-bottom:25px}.qa_question_box
.qa_top{float:left;width:646px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/question_box_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_question_box
.qa_bottom{float:left;width:646px;height:57px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/question_box_bottom.png) no-repeat}.qa_question_box
.qa_avatar{float:left;width:60px;min-height:185px;_height:185px;padding:12px
0 0 10px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/que_bg.png) 0px 115px no-repeat}.qa_question_box
.qa_question_content{float:left;width:536px;padding:22px
15px 15px 15px;position:relative}.qa_question_box .qa_question_content
a.qa_reports{position:absolute;right:9px;top:16px}.qa_question_box .qa_question_content
h1{font-size:14px;font-weight:bold;color:#333;line-height:18px;padding:0
6px 4px 0;overflow:hidden}.qa_question_box
.qa_que_meta{color:#666;font-size:11px;padding:15px
0 12px;display:block;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/que_meta_divider.png) repeat-x bottom}.qa_question_box .qa_que_meta
.qa_asked_by{display:inline}.qa_question_box .qa_que_meta
.qa_question_tags{display:inline}.qa_question_box .qa_que_meta
a{color:#2179d2;font-size:11px;text-decoration:none}.qa_question_box .qa_que_meta a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_question_box .qa_que_meta
span{color:#f90;font-size:11px;padding:0
3px}.qa_question_box
.qa_google_ad{width:536px;clear:both;padding-top:12px}.qa_question_box
.qa_social_icons{float:left;padding:22px
0 0 68px;font-size:11px;color:#fff}.qa_question_box .qa_social_icons
a{color:#2179d2;text-decoration:none;font-size:11px;margin:0
2px}.qa_question_box .qa_social_icons
a.email{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/social_icons_question.png) 0px 0px no-repeat;padding:1px
0 1px 24px}.qa_question_box .qa_social_icons
a.share{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/social_icons_question.png) 0px -20px no-repeat;padding:1px
0 1px 22px}.qa_question_box .qa_social_icons
a.twitter{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/social_icons_question.png) 0px -40px no-repeat;padding:1px
0 1px 22px}.qa_question_box .qa_social_icons
a.facebook{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/social_icons_question.png) 0px -60px no-repeat;padding:1px
0 1px 22px}.qa_question_box .qa_social_icons a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_question_box
a.qa_answer_it{float:right;text-decoration:none;font-weight:bold;color:#666;font-size:12px;margin:17px
10px 0 0;display:inline;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_it_right.png) right no-repeat}.qa_question_box a.qa_answer_it
span{float:left;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_it_left.png) left no-repeat;height:21px;padding:6px
20px 0 30px;cursor:pointer}.qa_question_box a.qa_answer_it:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_answer_title{padding-bottom:10px}.qa_answer_title
h2{float:left;width:500px;font-size:18px;color:#333;font-weight:bold;line-height:20px;padding-bottom:10px}.qa_answer_title h2
span{color:#06c;font-size:14px;font-weight:normal}.qa_answer_title
.qa_sort_by{float:right;font-size:11px;color:#666;padding-top:7px}.qa_answer_title .qa_sort_by
a{color:#333;text-decoration:none}.qa_answer_title .qa_sort_by a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_answer_title .qa_sort_by
a.active{color:#06c}.qa_answer_title .qa_sort_by
span{color:#ffb400;padding:0
3px}.qa_answer_box{float:left;width:646px;background:#f3f3f3 url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_box_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_answer_box
.qa_bottom{float:left;width:626px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_box_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat;padding:10px
10px 22px 10px}.qa_answer_box
.qa_answer_avatar{float:left;width:46px}.qa_answer_box
.qa_votes{float:left;width:46px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/votes_box_bg.png) repeat-y;margin-top:8px;text-align:center}.qa_answer_box .qa_votes
.qa_top_votes{float:left;width:46px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/votes_box_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_answer_box .qa_votes
.qa_bottom_votes{float:left;width:46px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/votes_box_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat;padding:5px
0}.qa_answer_box .qa_votes
span{font-size:15px;font-weight:bold;color:#333;display:block;padding:2px
0}.qa_answer_box .qa_votes
p{font-size:11px;color:#4c4c4c;padding:2px
0}.qa_answer_box
.qa_anwser_bubble_big{float:right;width:576px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ans_bubble_big_bg.png) repeat-y}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big
.qa_top_bubble_big{float:left;width:576px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ans_bubble_big_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big
.qa_bottom_bubble_big{float:left;width:576px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ans_bubble_big_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big
.qa_answer_content{float:left;width:541px;padding:10px
10px 0px 25px;position:relative}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_answer_content
a.qa_reports{position:absolute;right:9px;top:8px}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_answer_content
p{font-size:12px;color:#333;line-height:18px;padding-bottom:12px;padding-right:25px;overflow:hidden}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_answer_content p
strong{color:#2179d2}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_answer_content p a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_answer_content
.qa_more{display:block;font-size:11px}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_answer_content .qa_more
a{color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big
.qa_answered_by{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/que_meta_divider.png) repeat-x top;font-size:11px;color:#666;padding-top:12px}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_answered_by
a{font-weight:bold;color:#2179d2;text-decoration:none}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_answered_by a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big
p.qa_answered{color:#666;font-size:11px;padding:10px
25px 0 0}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big
.qa_best_ans_comments{float:left;width:576px;margin:11px
0 -11px;position:relative}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_best_ans_comments
a.qa_comments{float:right;font-size:11px;color:#4a4a4a;text-decoration:none;margin-right:9px;display:inline;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/best_ans_comments_right.png) right -75px no-repeat}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_best_ans_comments a.qa_comments
span{float:left;height:20px;padding:5px
10px 0 25px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/best_ans_comments_left.png) 0px -75px no-repeat;cursor:pointer}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_best_ans_comments a.qa_comments:hover{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/best_ans_comments_right.png) right -50px no-repeat}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_best_ans_comments a.qa_comments:hover
span{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/best_ans_comments_left.png) 0px -50px no-repeat}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_best_ans_comments
a.qa_best_ans{float:right;font-size:11px;color:#4a4a4a;text-decoration:none;margin-right:9px;display:inline;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/best_ans_comments_right.png) right -25px no-repeat}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_best_ans_comments a.qa_best_ans
span{float:left;height:20px;padding:5px
10px 0 25px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/best_ans_comments_left.png) 0px -25px no-repeat;cursor:pointer}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_best_ans_comments a.qa_best_ans:hover{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/best_ans_comments_right.png) right 0px no-repeat}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_best_ans_comments a.qa_best_ans:hover
span{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/best_ans_comments_left.png) 0px 0px no-repeat}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_best_ans_comments
a.qa_best_ans_voted{float:right;font-size:11px;color:#4a4a4a;text-decoration:none;margin-right:9px;display:inline;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/best_ans_comments_right.png) right 0px no-repeat}.qa_answer_box .qa_anwser_bubble_big .qa_best_ans_comments a.qa_best_ans_voted
span{float:left;height:20px;padding:5px
10px 0 25px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/best_ans_comments_left.png) 0px 0px no-repeat;cursor:pointer}.qa_answer_comnent{float:right;width:566px;margin:27px
0 -12px 0}.qa_answer_comnent
.qa_answer_comment_avatar{float:left;width:45px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/comment_ico.png) 0px 55px no-repeat;min-height:100px;_height:100px}.qa_answer_comnent
.qa_answer_comment{float:right;width:516px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ans_bubble_sm_bg.png) repeat-y}.qa_answer_comnent
.qa_answer_comment_top{float:left;width:516px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ans_bubble_sm_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_answer_comnent
.qa_answer_comment_bottom{float:left;width:516px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ans_bubble_sm_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat}.qa_answer_comnent
.qa_answer_comment_content{float:left;width:481px;padding:10px
10px 10px 25px;position:relative}.qa_answer_comnent .qa_answer_comment_content
a.qa_reports{position:absolute;right:9px;top:8px}.qa_answer_comnent
.qa_comment_by{color:#666;font-size:11px}.qa_answer_comnent .qa_comment_by
a{color:#2179d2;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;font-size:12px}.qa_answer_comnent .qa_comment_by a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_answer_comnent .qa_comment_by
span{font-size:9px;color:#f90;padding:0
2px}.qa_answer_comnent
p{font-size:12px;line-height:18px;color:#333;padding:10px
25px 0 0;overflow:hidden}.qa_answer_comnent div.warning
p{font-size:12px;line-height:18px;color:red;padding:10px
25px 0 0;background-color:#F3F3F3}.qa_answer_comnent
.qa_add_comment_btn{float:right;clear:right}.qa_answer_comnent .qa_add_comment_btn
input{width:180px;height:27px;padding-left:25px;padding-bottom:2px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/submit_ans_btm.png) no-repeat;margin-top:12px;color:#666;font-weight:bold;font-size:12px;line-height:13px;text-align:left;cursor:pointer}.qa_answer_comnent .qa_answer_comment_content
textarea.qa_comment_input{width:475px;height:110px;color:#666;font-size:12px;line-height:18px}.qa_google_ad_content{float:left;width:646px;margin:10px
0}.qa_answer_this_que{float:left;width:646px;padding:0}.qa_answer_this_que
h2{font-size:18px;color:#333;line-height:20px;font-weight:bold;padding:0
0 10px}.qa_submit_ans{float:left;width:646px;background:#f3f3f3 url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_box_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_submit_ans
.qa_bottom{float:left;width:626px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_box_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat;padding:10px
10px 14px 10px}.qa_submit_ans
.qa_answer_avatar{float:left;width:46px}.qa_submit_ans
.qa_votes{float:left;width:46px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/votes_box_bg.png) repeat-y;margin-top:8px;text-align:center}.qa_submit_ans .qa_votes
.qa_top_votes{float:left;width:46px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/votes_box_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_submit_ans .qa_votes
.qa_bottom_votes{float:left;width:46px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/votes_box_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat;padding:5px
0}.qa_submit_ans .qa_votes
span{font-size:15px;font-weight:bold;color:#333;display:block;padding:2px
0}.qa_submit_ans .qa_votes
p{font-size:11px;color:#4c4c4c;padding:2px
0}.qa_submit_ans
.qa_anwser_bubble_big{float:right;width:576px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ans_bubble_big_bg.png) repeat-y}.qa_submit_ans .qa_anwser_bubble_big
.qa_top_bubble_big{float:left;width:576px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ans_bubble_big_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_submit_ans .qa_anwser_bubble_big
.qa_bottom_bubble_big{float:left;width:576px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ans_bubble_big_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat}.qa_submit_ans .qa_anwser_bubble_big
.qa_answer_content{float:left;width:541px;padding:10px
10px 10px 25px}.qa_submit_ans
textarea.qa_ans_input{width:535px;height:110px;color:#666;font-size:12px;line-height:18px}.qa_submit_ans
.qa_submit_ans_btn{float:right;clear:right}.qa_submit_ans .qa_submit_ans_btn
input{width:180px;height:27px;padding-left:25px;padding-bottom:2px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/submit_ans_btm.png) no-repeat;margin-top:12px;color:#666;font-weight:bold;font-size:12px;line-height:13px;text-align:left;cursor:pointer}.qa_grey_box{float:left;width:646px;background:#f3f3f3 url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_box_top.png) top no-repeat;margin-top:25px}.qa_grey_box
.qa_bottom{float:left;width:626px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_box_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat;padding:10px
10px 14px 10px}.qa_grey_box
p{padding:5px
5px 0px 5px;font-size:12px;line-height:18px;color:#333}.qa_grey_box p
a{color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_grey_box p a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_related_articles{float:left;width:646px;padding:15px
0 0 0}.qa_related_articles
h2{font-size:18px;color:#333;line-height:20px;font-weight:bold;padding:5px
0 10px;border-bottom:1px solid #ccc}.qa_article_row{float:left;width:646px;border-bottom:1px solid #ccc}.qa_article_row
.qa_title{float:left;width:646px;padding:10px
0}.qa_article_row
h3{color:#06c;font-weight:bold;float:left;width:555px;font-size:13px}.qa_article_row h3
a{color:#06c;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none}.qa_article_row h3 a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_article_row
.qa_read_article{float:right}.qa_article_row .qa_read_article
a{color:#06c;font-size:11px}.qa_article_row .qa_read_article a:hover{text-decoration:none}.qa_article_row
.qa_article_thumb{border:1px
solid #c0c0c0;padding:2px}.qa_article_row
p{float:left;width:550px;padding-left:10px;line-height:15px;color:#333}.qa_article_row
.qa_article_details{float:left;width:646px;padding:10px
0 15px 0;color:#feb300}.qa_article_row .qa_article_details
span{color:#06c;padding:0
3px}.qa_article_row .qa_article_details
.qa_name{padding-left:0}.qa_article_row .qa_article_details
.qa_nameby{padding-right:0}.qa_article_row .qa_article_details
a{color:#06c;text-decoration:none;padding:0
3px}.qa_article_row .qa_article_details a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_article_row .qa_article_details
code{color:#000;padding:0
3px;font-weight:normal;font-family:Verdana,Geneva,sans-serif;color:#333}.qa_ask_question{float:left;width:646px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_question_bg_repeat.png) repeat-y;margin-top:15px}.qa_ask_question
.qa_top{float:left;width:646px;height:45px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_question_bg.png) top no-repeat}.qa_ask_question .qa_top
h2{font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;color:#474747;padding:10px
15px}.qa_ask_question
.qa_bottom{float:left;width:646px;height:51px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_question_bg.png) bottom no-repeat}.qa_ask_question
.qa_ask_question_box{width:646px;float:left}.qa_ask_question .qa_ask_question_box
textarea{width:610px;margin:2px
20px;height:70px;font-size:12px;color:#474747;line-height:18px}.qa_ask_question .qa_bottom div
span{font-size:11px;color:#ff7200;float:left}.qa_ask_question .qa_bottom
div{float:left;padding:10px
15px}.qa_ask_question
input.qa_ask_btn{float:right;width:101px;height:27px;padding-bottom:2px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_btn.png) no-repeat;margin:13px
10px 0 0;display:inline;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;color:#666;line-height:15px;cursor:pointer}#qa_right_col{float:right;width:304px}.qa_right_panel{float:left;width:304px;margin-bottom:20px}.qa_right_panel
.qa_top{float:left;width:304px;height:28px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/right_panel_title_bg.png) no-repeat}.qa_right_panel .qa_top
h2{font-size:12px;color:#474747;font-weight:bold;padding:8px
12px 6px}.qa_right_panel
.qa_right_panel_content{float:left;width:280px;padding:9px;margin:0
2px;display:inline}#qa_ask_que_box_container{float:left;width:304px;margin-bottom:10px;margin-top:10px}#qa_ask_que_box_container
.qa_top{float:left;width:304px;height:28px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/right_panel_title_bg.png) no-repeat}#qa_ask_que_box_container .qa_top
h2{font-size:12px;color:#474747;font-weight:bold;padding:8px
12px 6px}#qa_ask_que_box_container
.qa_right_panel_content{float:left;width:280px;padding:9px;margin:0
2px;display:inline}.qa_ask_a_que{background:#f3f3f3;border:1px
solid #e3e3e3}.qa_ask_a_que
.qa_ask_que_content{float:left;width:280px;height:135px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_question_box.png) top no-repeat}.qa_ask_a_que .qa_ask_que_content
textarea{background:none;font-size:12px;color:#474747;padding:5px
10px;width:258px;height:75px;margin:5px
0}.qa_ask_a_que .qa_ask_que_content
span{font-size:11px;color:#ff7200;float:left;padding:7px
2px}.qa_ask_a_que .qa_ask_que_content
input.qa_ask_btn{float:right;width:101px;height:27px;padding-bottom:3px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_btn.png) no-repeat;margin:11px
0 0 0;display:inline;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;color:#666;line-height:15px;cursor:pointer}.qa_google_ad_right_panel{float:left;margin-bottom:20px;font-size:11px}.qa_google_ad_right_panel
h2{font-size:11px;color:#666;padding-bottom:0px;line-height:16px}.qa_google_ad_right_panel h2
a{text-decoration:underline;color:#333}.qa_google_ad_right_panel
.qa_ad_block{margin-top:15px}.qa_google_ad_right_panel
p{font-size:11px;color:#666;padding-bottom:4px;line-height:16px}.qa_google_ad_right_panel p
a{text-decoration:underline;color:#333}.qa_google_ad_right_panel p a:hover{text-decoration:none}.qa_google_ad_right_panel
h3{font-size:12px;color:#2179d2;line-height:20px}.qa_google_ad_right_panel h3
a{color:#2179d2}.qa_google_ad_right_panel h3 a:hover{text-decoration:none}.qa_google_ad_right_panel
span{color:#060}.qa_google_ad_right_panel span
a{color:#060;text-decoration:none}.qa_google_ad_right_panel span a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_related_que_rp{border:1px
solid #e3e3e3;padding-top:0 !important}.qa_related_que_rp
ul{}.qa_related_que_rp ul
li{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/que_meta_divider.png) repeat-x bottom;padding:10px
0}.qa_related_que_rp ul
li.qa_last{background:none}.qa_related_que_rp ul li
h3{font-size:12px;line-height:16px;color:#06c;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/icon_que.png) left top no-repeat;padding:0
0 0 27px;min-height:20px}.qa_related_que_rp ul li h3
a{font-size:12px;color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_related_que_rp ul li h3 a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_questions_cats{background:#fbfbfb;border:1px
solid #ccc}.qa_questions_cats
ul{}.qa_questions_cats ul
li{float:left;width:135px;padding:0
0 4px 5px}.qa_questions_cats ul li
h3{font-size:11px;line-height:16px;color:#06c}.qa_questions_cats ul li h3
a{font-size:11px;color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_questions_cats ul li h3 a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_popular_tags{background:#fbfbfb;border:1px
solid #ccc}.qa_popular_tags
.qa_popular_tags_holder{line-height:22px;text-align:center}.qa_popular_tags .qa_popular_tags_holder
a{text-decoration:none;color:#84bdde;font-size:12px;padding:0
4px}.qa_popular_tags .qa_popular_tags_holder a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_related_vids_holder{background:#fff;border:1px
solid #ccc;padding:0
!important;width:298px !important}.qa_related_vids_holder
.related_vids{width:278px;float:left;padding:10px
10px 10px 10px}.qa_related_vids_holder
.related_vids_details{float:left;width:185px;margin-left:10px}.qa_related_vids_holder .related_vids
.vid_thumb{float:left;width:80px;height:58px;position:relative;border:1px
solid #e0e0df}.qa_related_vids_holder .related_vids .vid_thumb
.play_btn{position:absolute;bottom:4px;right:5px;border:0;width:23px;height:23px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/play.png) no-repeat}*html .qa_related_vids_holder .related_vids .vid_thumb
.play_btn{background:none;filter:progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.AlphaImageLoader(src=’images/qa/play.png’), sizingMethod=’image’;cursor:pointer}.qa_related_vids_holder .related_vids_details
h3{font-weight:bold;font-size:12px;line-height:16px;line-height:12px;min-height:44px;overflow:hidden}.qa_related_vids_holder .related_vids_details h3
a{color:#06c;text-decoration:none;font-size:12px;line-height:16px}.qa_related_vids_holder .related_vids_details h3 a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_related_vids_holder .related_vids_details
p{line-height:12px;padding:2px
0 0 0;color:#000}.qa_related_vids_holder
.alt_row{background:#f8f8f8}.qa_tabs_content .yui-content{clear:both}.qa_tabs_content{float:left;width:646px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/tabs_bg.png) repeat-x top}.qa_tabs_content ul.yui-nav{border:none;padding-left:6px}.qa_tabs_content ul.yui-nav
li{background:none;border:1px
solid #c8d9e7;border-bottom:none;margin-right:3px}.qa_tabs_content ul.yui-nav li
a{background:#fff;padding:0;font-weight:normal;padding:5px
10px 6px}.qa_tabs_content ul.yui-nav li.selected
a{background:#e8f0f6;font-weight:bold;color:#06c;padding:5px
10px 7px}.qa_tabs_content ul.yui-nav li a:hover{background:#e8f0f6;font-weight:bold;color:#06c;padding:5px
10px 7px}.qa_featured_ques{}.qa_featured_ques
h1.featured_que{color:#333;font-size:18px;line-height:20px;font-weight:bold;padding:18px
0 10px;clear:both;float:left;width:646px}.qa_featured_ques
.qa_top{float:left;width:646px;background:#e6ecf5 url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/featured_question_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_featured_ques
.qa_bottom{float:left;width:646px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/featured_question_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat}.qa_featured_ques
.qa_featured_ques_bg{float:left;width:626px;padding:10px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/que_bg.png) 0px 12px no-repeat}.qa_featured_ques
.qa_fea_que{float:right;width:592px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/featured_que_bg.png) repeat-y}.qa_featured_ques
.qa_fea_que_top{float:left;width:592px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/featured_que_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_featured_ques
.qa_fea_que_bottom{float:left;width:547px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/featured_que_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat;padding:15px
15px 15px 30px}.qa_featured_ques
h2{font-size:14px;color:#2179d2;font-weight:bold;padding-bottom:6px;line-height:18px}.qa_featured_ques h2
a{font-size:14px;color:#2179d2;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none}.qa_featured_ques
p{color:#666;font-size:12px;line-height:18px}.qa_featured_ques p
a{color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_featured_ques a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_featured_ques
.qa_fea_content{float:left;width:545px}.qa_featured_ques .qa_fea_content
img.fea_img{margin:0
10px 10px 0;float:left}.qa_new_ques{}.qa_new_ques
.qa_title{float:left;width:646px}.qa_new_ques .qa_title
h2{color:#333;font-size:18px;line-height:20px;font-weight:bold;padding:18px
0 10px;clear:both;float:left;width:540px}.qa_new_ques
.qa_sort_by{float:right;width:98px;height:24px;padding-top:15px}.qa_how_to_ask{border:none}.qa_how_to_ask
.qa_title{float:left;width:330px}.qa_how_to_ask .qa_title
h2{color:#333;font-size:18px;line-height:20px;font-weight:bold;padding:0
0 10px 0;clear:both;float:left;width:330px}.qa_how_to_ask
.qa_howto_main_box{margin-bottom:15px}.qa_how_to_ask .qa_howto_main_box
.qa_howto{padding:5px;border-left:1px solid #ccc;border-right:1px solid #ccc}.qa_how_to_ask .qa_howto_main_box .qa_howto
h3{font-size:11px;font-weight:bold;color:#0F71CC;padding:0
0 2px 14px;background:url(‘http://images.articlesbase.com/ok_icon.png’) 0 2px no-repeat;clear:both}.qa_howto_main_box
.white{background-color:#fff}.qa_howto_main_box
.grey{background-color:#f6f6f6}.qa_howto_main_box
.qa_howto_top{background:url(‘http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/bqbox_top.png’) no-repeat;clear:both;margin-bottom:-8px}.qa_howto_main_box
.qa_howto_bottom{background:url(‘http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/bqbox_bottom.png’) no-repeat;clear:both}.qa_sort_by{position:relative;display:inline-block}div.selectbox_qa-wrapper{position:absolute;background-color:white;border:1px
solid #ccc;margin:0px;margin-top:0px;padding:0px;font-size:0.8em;text-align:left;overflow:auto;overflow-x:hidden;left:0px;top:39px;width:120px !important}div.selectbox_qa-wrapper
ul{list-style-type:none;margin:0px;padding:0px;font-size:11px;font-family:Verdana,Geneva,sans-serif}div.selectbox_qa-wrapper ul
li.selected{background-color:#316ac5;color:#fff}div.selectbox_qa-wrapper ul
li.current{background-color:#316ac5;color:#fff}div.selectbox_qa-wrapper ul
li{list-style-type:none;display:block;margin:0;padding:2px;cursor:pointer;background:none;font-size:11px}label{display:block}.selectbox_qa{padding-left:2px;font-family:Verdana,Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:11px;width:88px;height:16px;padding:4px
0 5px 10px;display:block;text-align:left;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/sort_by_bg.png) right no-repeat;cursor:pointer;color:#333}.qa_questions_main_box{float:left;width:646px;background:#f3f3f3 url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/new_questions_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_questions_main_box
.qa_questions_main_box_bottom{float:left;width:618px;padding:14px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/new_questions_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat}.qa_new_question_box{float:left;width:618px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/new_question_box_bg.png) repeat-y;margin-bottom:8px}.qa_new_question_box
.qa_new_question_box_top{float:left;width:618px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/new_question_box_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_new_question_box
.qa_new_question_box_bottom{float:left;width:608px;padding:5px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/new_question_box_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat}.qa_new_question_box
.qa_avatar{float:left}.qa_new_question_box .qa_avatar
img{float:left;width:45px;height:45px;overflow:hidden}.qa_new_question_box
.qa_new_question_content{float:left;width:400px;padding:0px
10px 5px;overflow:hidden}.qa_new_question_box
h3{color:#2179d2;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;padding-bottom:2px}.qa_new_question_box h3
a{color:#2179d2;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;line-height:16px}.qa_new_question_box h3 a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_new_question_box
.qa_meta{padding:5px
0;font-size:11px;color:#666}.qa_new_question_box .qa_meta
a{color:#2179d2;text-decoration:none}.qa_new_question_box .qa_meta a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_new_question_box .qa_meta
span{color:#f90}.qa_new_question_box
a.qa_answer_it{float:right;text-decoration:none;color:#2179d2;line-height:18px;font-size:12px;margin:15px
15px 0 0;display:inline;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_it_btn_right.png) right no-repeat}.qa_new_question_box a.qa_answer_it
span{float:left;height:27px;padding:0
20px 0 8px;cursor:pointer;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_it_btn_left.png) left no-repeat}.qa_new_question_box a.qa_answer_it:hover{text-decoration:underline}a.qa_show_more{float:right;font-size:11px;color:#2179d2;text-decoration:none}a.qa_show_more:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_new_question_content
p{color:#666;font-size:12px;line-height:18px}.qa_new_question_content p
strong{color:#06c}.qa_new_question_content p
a{font-size:11px;color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_new_question_content p a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_unanswered_box{float:left;width:618px;margin-bottom:8px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/unanswered_que_bg.png) repeat-y}.qa_unanswered_box
.qa_unanswered_box_top{float:left;width:618px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/unanswered_que_top.png) top no-repeat}.qa_unanswered_box
.qa_unanswered_box_bottom{float:left;width:608px;padding:5px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/unanswered_que_bottom.png) bottom no-repeat}.qa_unanswered_box
.qa_new_question_content{float:left;width:405px;padding:5px
10px 5px 45px}.qa_unanswered_box
h3{color:#2179d2;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold}.qa_unanswered_box h3
a{color:#2179d2;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;text-decoration:none;line-height:18px}.qa_unanswered_box h3 a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_unanswered_box
.qa_meta{padding:5px
0;font-size:11px;color:#666}.qa_unanswered_box .qa_meta
a{color:#2179d2;text-decoration:none}.qa_unanswered_box .qa_meta a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_unanswered_box .qa_meta
span{color:#f90}.qa_unanswered_box
a.qa_answer_it{float:right;text-decoration:none;color:#2179d2;line-height:18px;font-size:12px;margin:15px
15px 0 0;display:inline;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_it_btn_right.png) right no-repeat}.qa_unanswered_box a.qa_answer_it
span{float:left;height:27px;padding:0
20px 0 8px;cursor:pointer;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_it_btn_left.png) left no-repeat}.qa_unanswered_box a.qa_answer_it:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_top_ans_holder{background:#fff;border:1px
solid #ccc;padding:0
!important;width:298px !important}.qa_top_ans_holder
.qa_top_ans{width:278px;float:left;padding:10px
10px 10px 10px}.qa_top_ans_holder
.qa_avatar_top_ans{float:left}.qa_top_ans_holder .qa_avatar_top_ans
span{float:left;background:#d3dded;font-size:18px;font-weight:bold;color:#fff;width:35px;height:32px;text-align:center;line-height:28px}.qa_top_ans_holder .qa_avatar_top_ans
img{float:left}.qa_top_ans_holder
.qa_top_ans_content{float:left;width:195px;padding-left:12px}.qa_top_ans_holder .qa_top_ans_content
h3{font-size:11px;font-weight:bold;color:#2179d2}.qa_top_ans_holder .qa_top_ans_content h3
a{font-size:11px;font-weight:bold;color:#2179d2;text-decoration:none;line-height:16px}.qa_top_ans_holder .qa_top_ans_content h3 a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_top_ans_holder .qa_top_ans_content
p{color:333}.qa_top_ans_holder .qa_top_ans_content p
a{color:333}.qa_top_ans_holder .qa_top_ans_content p a:hover{color:333;text-decoration:none}.qa_top_ans_holder
.alt_row{background:#f8f8f8}.qa_articles_resources_holder{background:#fff;border:1px
solid #ccc;padding:0
!important;width:298px !important}.qa_articles_resources_holder
ul.qa_articles_resources{clear:both;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/articles_resources_bg.png) 0px 0px repeat-y;width:298px;margin-top:1px}.qa_articles_resources_holder ul.qa_articles_resources
li{border-bottom:1px solid #fff}.qa_articles_resources_holder ul.qa_articles_resources li
a{font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;text-decoration:none;color:#2179d2;display:block;padding:8px
0 9px 0}.qa_articles_resources_holder ul.qa_articles_resources li a
span{display:block;padding-left:20px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/articles_resources_icon.png) 4px 2px no-repeat}.qa_articles_resources_holder ul.qa_articles_resources li a:hover{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/articles_resources_bg_active.png) repeat-y left}.qa_articles_resources_holder ul.qa_articles_resources li a:hover
span{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/articles_resources_icon_active.png) 4px 2px no-repeat}.qa_articles_resources_holder ul.qa_articles_resources li
a.active{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/articles_resources_bg_active.png) repeat-y left}.qa_articles_resources_holder ul.qa_articles_resources li a.active
span{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/articles_resources_icon_active.png) 4px 2px no-repeat}.qa_ask_que_rp{float:left;background:#e7eef7;width:229px;border-bottom:1px solid #cecece}.qa_ask_que_rp
.qa_ask_que_content{float:left;width:221px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_question_box_rp.png) top no-repeat;margin:5px
4px;display:inline;padding-bottom:4px}.qa_ask_que_rp .qa_ask_que_content
textarea{color:#474747;font-size:12px;padding:5px
10px;width:200px;height:80px;margin:5px
0 12px;background:none}.qa_ask_que_rp .qa_ask_que_content
span{float:left;color:#ff6c00;padding-left:5px}.qa_ask_que_rp .qa_ask_que_content
input.qa_ask_btn{float:right;width:82px;height:25px;padding-bottom:2px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_btn_rp.png) no-repeat;color:#666;font-weight:bold;font-size:12px;line-height:15px;cursor:pointer}.qa_section_title{background:#f3f3f3;float:left;width:213px;padding:8px;border-top:1px solid #fff}.qa_section_title
h2{float:left;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;color:#474747}.qa_section_title
a{float:right;color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_section_title a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_recent_que_rp{padding-top:0 !important}.qa_recent_que_rp
ul{float:left;padding:0
10px;border-bottom:1px solid #d5d5d5}.qa_recent_que_rp ul
li{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/que_meta_divider.png) repeat-x bottom;padding:8px
0;float:left;width:209px;overflow:hidden}.qa_recent_que_rp ul
li.qa_last{background:none}.qa_recent_que_rp ul li
h3{font-size:11px;line-height:16px;color:#06c;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/icon_que.png) left top no-repeat;padding:0
0 4px 27px;clear:both;width:178px;float:left}.qa_recent_que_rp ul li h3
a{font-size:11px;color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_recent_que_rp ul li h3 a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_recent_que_rp ul li
p{font-size:11px;color:#666;padding:2px
0 8px 3px;clear:both;width:205px;float:left}.qa_recent_que_rp ul li p a, .qa_recent_que_rp ul li p
strong{color:#06c;font-size:11px;text-decoration:none}.qa_recent_que_rp ul li p a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_goto_qa{float:left;width:226px;height:26px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/goto_qa_btn.png) no-repeat;padding:5px
0 0 15px;margin-top:-1px;text-align:center;color:#2179d2}.qa_goto_qa
a{color:#2179d2;font-size:11px;text-decoration:none}.qa_goto_qa a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_ask_que_wide_box_container{background:#f3f3f3;height:126px}.qa_ask_que_wide_box{width:448px;background:#f3f3f3 url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_question_box_wide.png) center 10px no-repeat;height:120px}.qa_ask_que_wide_box
textarea{color:#474747;width:423px !important;padding:15px;margin:10px;font-size:12px;height:63px !important;margin-top:13px;margin-bottom:0}.qa_ask_que_wide_box_container
span{float:left;color:#ff7200;padding:10px
0 0 10px}.qa_ask_que_wide_box_container
input.ask_btn{float:right;width:101px;height:27px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_btn_wide.png) no-repeat;margin:10px
10px 0 0;display:inline;line-height:15px;color:#666;font-weight:bold;font-size:12px;cursor:pointer}.box_title_left{color:#474747;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold}.ask_bottom{clear:both;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/signup_bottom.gif) bottom no-repeat;padding-bottom:1px}.ask_container{clear:both;border:1px
solid #ccc;border-bottom:none}.ask_container
.ask_title{background:#f7f7f7;padding:10px;font-size:12px;color:#333}.ask_bottom
.warnings{line-height:16px;background:#f7f7f7;padding:10px
10px 10px 10px;font-size:12px}.ask_bottom .warnings
p{color:#ff0101;padding:5px
10px}.ask_functions{background:#f7f7f7;clear:both;padding:10px
0 7px 0}.ask_functions
.req{float:left;padding-left:50px;color:#797979;line-height:22px}.ask_functions .req
span{color:#ff0101}.ask_functions
.ask_buttons{float:right;width:445px}.ask_functions
a.publish_question{background:url(“http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_it_right.png”) no-repeat scroll right center transparent;color:#666;display:inline;float:right;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;margin:17px
10px 0 0;text-decoration:none}.ask_functions a.publish_question
span{background:url(“http://trigger.articlesbase.com/images//qa/answer_it_left.png”) no-repeat scroll left center transparent;cursor:pointer;float:left;height:21px;padding:6px
20px 0 30px}.view_edit_table_empty{border-collapse:collapse;float:left}.view_edit_table_empty, .view_edit_table
th{border:1px
solid #ccc}.view_edit_table_empty td
div{position:relative;top:3px}#qa_answer_form
.warnings{background:none repeat scroll 0 0 #FFF;font-size:12px;line-height:16px;padding:10px
10px 10px 0;color:red}.qa_select_box_holder{display:inline;float:left}.qa_submit_ans_penname_dd{float:right;margin:20px
20px 0 20px}.qa_submit_comment_penname_dd{float:right;margin:20px
20px 0 20px}.qa_submit_ans_btn_loader{float:right;height:50px;padding-top:18px;padding-right:10px;width:10px}.qa_add_comment_btn_loader{float:right;height:50px;padding-top:18px;padding-right:10px;width:10px}.qa_questions_main_box
.paging{width:100%}.qa_report_question{height:365px;margin-top:20px;padding:5px;width:500px}.qa_report_question
label{font-weight:bold;font-size:13px;margin:4px}.report_loader{float:left;padding:5px
0 0 5px}.report_loader
img{float:left}.qa_report_question
.report_subject{border:1px
solid #EEE;height:100px;margin-top:5px;padding:5px}.qa_report_question .qa_report_content
.select{border:1px
solid #ccc;padding:5px;width:100%}.qa_report_question .qa_report_content
textarea{border:1px
solid #ccc;width:100%}.qa_submit_report_btn{float:right;clear:right}.qa_submit_report_btn
input{width:180px;height:27px;padding-left:25px;padding-bottom:2px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/submit_ans_btm.png) no-repeat;margin-top:12px;color:#666;font-weight:bold;font-size:12px;line-height:13px;text-align:left;cursor:pointer}.qa_report_question_block
.messages{line-height:16px;padding:10px
10px 10px 10px;font-size:12px;color:#090}.qa_report_question_block .messages
strong{font-weight:bold}.qa_report_question_block
.warnings{background:none repeat scroll 0 0 #FFF;font-size:12px;line-height:16px;padding:10px
10px 10px 0;color:red}.captcha_block{float:right;margin-top:10px}.captcha_block
img{float:left}.captcha_block
label{float:left}.captcha_block
input{float:left;border:1px
solid #ccc;padding:5px;width:140px}.qa_asked_questions{padding:20px;border:1px
solid #ccc;margin-bottom:5px;font-size:12px}.qa_asked_questions
ul{padding:10px
10px 10px 15px}.qa_asked_questions ul
li{list-style:circle}.qa_asked_questions ul li
a{text-decoration:none}.qa_asked_questions ul li a:hover{text-decoration:underline}#qa_right_col{float:right;width:304px}#qa_right_col
p{margin-bottom:10px}#qa_right_col
h2{font-size:14px;font-weight:bold;border-bottom:1px dotted #dddddf;margin-bottom:10px;padding-bottom:3px}#qa_right_col
h3{font-size:11px;color:#1674D1;font-weight:bold}a.qa_answer_it{float:right;text-decoration:none;font-weight:bold;color:#666;font-size:12px;margin:17px
10px 0 0;display:inline;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_it_right.png) right no-repeat}a.qa_answer_it
span{float:left;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_it_left.png) left no-repeat;height:21px;padding:6px
20px 0 30px;cursor:pointer}a.qa_answer_it:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_question_mark{float:left;width:61px;min-height:185px;_height:185px;padding:12px
0 0 0}h1.qa_related_header{border-bottom:1px dotted #dddddf;margin-bottom:10px}p.qa_related_question{font-size:12px;line-height:18px;margin:3px
0}p.qa_related_question
a{text-decoration:none;color:#1573D0;font-weight:bold;padding-left:18px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/bullet_arrow.png) left no-repeat}div
.question_required{float:left;display:block;color:#999;font-size:10px;margin:3px
2px 0 59px}div
.remaining_characters{float:right;display:block;color:#FF7200;font-size:10px;margin:3px
2px 0 auto}textarea.qa_question_textarea{width:550px;height:100px;color:#666;font-size:12px;line-height:18px;margin:3px
0 6px 16px}.qa_answer_box
.ask_row{width:580px;float:right;padding:6px
5px 6px 0}.qa_answer_box .ask_row
.col_left{float:left;width:100px;padding-left:10px;text-align:left;line-height:23px;font-size:12px}.qa_answer_box .ask_row .col_left
label{width:100px}.qa_answer_box .ask_row
.col_right{float:right;width:450px;padding-left:5px}.qa_answer_box .ask_row
input.txt_box{border:1px
solid #ccc;padding:5px;width:433px;font-size:12px;border-radius:4px}.qa_answer_box .ask_row
select.txt_box{border:1px
solid #ccc;padding:5px;width:444px;font-size:12px;border-radius:4px}div.qa_required_hint{float:left;width:300px;margin-top:5px}span.required{color:red}.qa_bottom#qa_ask_form{margin-top:10px;border-top:1px dotted #dddddf}.qa_bottom#qa_ask_form
a.qa_answer_it{float:right;text-decoration:none;font-weight:bold;color:#666;font-size:12px;margin:5px
10px 0 0;display:inline;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/answer_it_right.png) right no-repeat}.qa_bottom#qa_related_questions{float:left;width:646px;height:27px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/question_box_bottom_small.png) no-repeat}.qa_question_content#qa_ask_form{float:left;width:526px;padding:22px
15px 15px 20px;position:relative}.qa_article_section_title{background:#e0e7f2;float:left;width:282px;padding:8px;margin:-10px 0 0 2px;border-left:1px solid #d5d5d5;border-right:1px solid #d5d5d5}.qa_article_section_title
h2{float:left;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;color:#474747}.qa_article_section_title
a{float:right;color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_article_section_title a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_article_rp{padding-top:0 !important;margin:-2px auto auto 2px}.qa_article_rp
ul{width:278px;float:left;padding:0
10px;border:1px
solid #d5d5d5;margin:0}.qa_article_rp ul
li{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/que_meta_divider.png) repeat-x bottom;padding:8px
0;float:left;width:276px;overflow:hidden}.qa_article_rp ul
li.qa_last{background:none}.qa_article_rp ul li
h3{font-size:11px;line-height:16px;color:#06c;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/icon_que.png) left top no-repeat;padding:0
0 4px 27px;clear:both;width:250px;float:left}.qa_article_rp ul li h3
a{font-size:11px;color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_article_rp ul li h3 a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_article_rp ul li
p{font-size:11px;color:#666;padding:2px
0 8px 3px;clear:both;width:284px;float:left}.qa_article_rp ul li p a, .qa_article_rp ul li p
strong{color:#06c;font-size:11px;text-decoration:none}.qa_article_rp ul li p a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_goto_qa_article{float:left;width:288px;height:31px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/goto_qa_btn_big.png) 2px 0 no-repeat;padding:5px
0 0 15px;margin-top:-1px;text-align:center;color:#2179d2}.qa_goto_qa_article
a{color:#2179d2;font-size:11px;text-decoration:none}.qa_goto_qa_article a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_goto_qa_article_empty{float:left;width:288px;height:11px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/goto_qa_btn_big_short.png) 2px 0 no-repeat;padding:5px
0 0 15px;margin-top:-1px;text-align:center;color:#2179d2}.qa_article_question_box{float:left;width:794px;padding:0
0 5px 0;margin-top:15px;display:block;background-color:#E7EEF7}.qa_article_question_box
#qa_container{float:left;height:180px;margin-left:9px}.qa_article_question_box
.qa_top{float:left;width:794px;height:28px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/qa_form_title_bg.gif) no-repeat}.qa_article_question_box .qa_top
h2{font-size:12px;color:#474747;font-weight:bold;padding:8px
12px 6px}.qa_article_question_box #qa_container
.qa_right_panel_content{float:left;width:320px;padding:9px;margin:0
2px;display:inline}.qa_article_question_box
.qa_article_related{display:block;padding-top:0 !important;margin:35px
auto auto 2px}.qa_article_question_box .qa_article_related
ul{background-color:#fff;width:398px;float:right;padding:0
10px;margin:0
11px 0 0}.qa_article_question_box .qa_article_related ul
li{background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/que_meta_divider.png) repeat-x bottom;padding:8px
0;float:left;width:400px;overflow:hidden}.qa_article_question_box .qa_article_related ul
li.qa_last{background:none}.qa_article_question_box .qa_article_related ul li
h3{font-size:11px;line-height:16px;color:#06c;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/icon_que.png) left top no-repeat;padding:0
0 4px 27px;clear:both;width:370px;float:left}.qa_article_question_box .qa_article_related ul li h3
a{font-size:11px;color:#06c;text-decoration:none}.qa_article_question_box .qa_article_related ul li h3 a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_article_question_box .qa_article_related ul li
p{font-size:11px;color:#666;padding:2px
0 8px 3px;clear:both;width:284px;float:left}.qa_article_question_box .qa_article_related ul li p a, .qa_article_question_box .qa_article_related ul li p
strong{color:#06c;font-size:11px;text-decoration:none}.qa_article_question_box .qa_article_related ul li p a:hover{text-decoration:underline}.qa_article_question_box
.qa_ask_form{background:#f3f3f3}.qa_article_question_box .qa_ask_form
.qa_ask_que_content{float:left;width:340px;height:165px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_question_box_big.png) top no-repeat;margin-left:5px;margin-top:5px}.qa_article_question_box .qa_ask_form .qa_ask_que_content
textarea{background:none;font-size:14px;color:#474747;padding:5px
10px;width:317px;height:115px;margin:5px
0;overflow-y:auto}.qa_article_question_box .qa_ask_form .qa_ask_que_content
span{font-size:11px;color:#ff7200;float:left;padding:7px
2px}.qa_article_question_box .qa_ask_form .qa_ask_que_content
input.qa_ask_btn{float:right;width:101px;height:27px;padding-bottom:3px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_btn.png) no-repeat;margin:11px
0 0 0;display:inline;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;color:#666;line-height:15px;cursor:pointer}.qa_ask_form_wide_top{width:775px;height:8px;margin-top:4px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/sprite_ask_question_box_big.png) top no-repeat;background-position:0px 0px}.qa_ask_form_wide{float:left;width:775px;height:80px;padding:10px
12px 0 0;margin:6px
0 0 0;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/sprite_background_repeat_y.png) repeat-y;background-position:0px 0px}.qa_ask_form_wide_bottom{float:left;width:775px;height:27px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/sprite_ask_question_box_big.png) bottom no-repeat;background-position:0px -10px}.qa_ask_form_wide
.qa_ask_que_content{float:left;width:775px;height:129px;margin-left:5px;margin-top:5px}.qa_ask_form_wide
textarea{background:none;font-size:14px;color:#474747;padding:0
10px;width:741px;height:100px;margin:5px
0;overflow-y:auto}.qa_ask_form_wide_bottom
span{font-size:11px;color:#ff7200;float:left;padding:7px
2px}.qa_ask_form_wide_bottom
input.qa_ask_btn{float:right;width:101px;height:27px;padding-bottom:3px;background:url(http://images.articlesbase.com/qa/ask_btn.png) no-repeat;margin:11px
0 0 0;display:inline;font-size:12px;font-weight:bold;color:#666;line-height:15px;cursor:pointer}]]>C){w.yPosition=C;this.trace(“updated entry: “+o.entryToString(w),1)}}else{w={url:B,isBackground:y,yPosition:C,isInlined:x.isInlined};D[B]=w;this.trace(“new entry: “+o.entryToString(w),1)}};o.getUrlDetails=function r(w){var x=null;var y=false;if(w.indexOf(“mhtml:”)==0){x=w.substring(w.indexOf(“!”)+1);y=true}else{if(w.indexOf(“data:”)==0){x=w.match(/.*origUrl=(.*),/)[1];y=true}else{if(w.indexOf(“http”)==0){x=w}else{o.trace(“ERROR! not a valid url: “+w,5)}}}return{originalUrl:x,isInlined:y}};o.entryToString=function b(w){return(“ListEntry : url: “+w.url+”, isBackground: “+w.isBackground+”, yPosition: “+w.yPosition+”, isInlined: “+w.isInlined)};o.printList=function(x){sortedList=o.convertUrlsMapToSortedArray(x);for(var w=0;w


Free Online Articles Directory





Why Submit Articles?
Top Authors
Top Articles
FAQ
AB Answers

Publish Article

Hello Guest
Login


Login via


Register
Hello
My Home
Sign Out

Email

Password


Remember me?
Lost Password?

Home Page > Home and Family > Container Flower Garden

Container Flower Garden

Edit Article |

Posted: Jun 10, 2010 |Comments: 0
|

Share

Flower gardens are not just for outdoor planting. One could very well plant a flower garden in pots that can be kept indoors, on a terrace or balcony, or perhaps a front porch or screened patio. Oftentimes, flower gardens will flourish in a more healthy fashion because watering and pest control issues are diminished.

Because container flower gardens are grown in a controlled environment, they benefit greatly and show their appreciation of receiving protection from extreme heat and dehydration by putting on a spectacular show of flowers.

The great thing about nurturing a flower garden in containers are all the wonderful and eye catching flower pots one can grow them in. Flower gardens grown in the right flower pot not only enhance the beauty of the flowers themselves but oftentimes, become the focal point in the room.

Container flower gardens can be placed in ones favorite locations around the home. Because an indoor flower garden is not affected by nightfall, it can be enjoyed not just all day long but all evening as well.

A few Tips To Remember

1. When purchasing flowers to add to your flower garden, do not overlook the small plants that are just starting out. The smaller the flower the cheaper it will cost one to purchase. With the right nurturing, these little beauties will grow to be large beauties in no time at all.
2. Know the ideal growing environment for plants purchased. If a plant is shade loving (such as most ferns) that does not mean it does not need sun in order to grow. All plants and flowers need sun in order to grow. Place these types of plants in an area that receives indirect sunlight.
3. On the other hand, if plants call for a sunny location, do not place them in an area where the sun beams down hard all day long. This will cause the water to evaporate rapidly, not allowing the root system to remain moist enough to enjoy all the nutrients given it. Instead, place the plant in a location that receives full sun for no more than four hours a day or be prepared to water more than once daily if needed.
4. Feed the flower garden organic nutrients once a week. Compose tea is my favorite, however, Miracle Gro manufacture some outstanding products to aid in the healthy growth of flowers and plants.
5.    DO NOT OVER DO IT! Flower gardens benefit from additional nutrients but, one can over feed them so please follow the manufacturer’s instructions when it comes to how much and/or how often to use their product.
6.    REMEMBER TO WATER! The fastest way to kill a flower garden is to consistently forget to water it. Flower gardens are a lot like people in so much as they cannot go an extended period of time without water. If that should happen, you will find yourself back at the garden center purchasing replacement garden plants.
7.    ENJOY! Take full advantage of the opportunity to “sit back and smell the roses!” What is the point of nurturing a flower garden if one fails to find time to relax and take it all in?

I hope I have inspired and encouraged you to plant a container flower garden. It is my belief that we all deserve to have a little sunshine in our lives and a well maintained container flower garden offers just the right amount.

Retrieved from “http://www.articlesbase.com/home-and-family-articles/container-flower-garden-2603231.html

(ArticlesBase SC #2603231)

Liked this article? Click here to publish it on your website or blog, it’s free and easy!

Shirley Kelly -
About the Author:

Shirley Kelly is the owner of Lanterns4Less.com where she sells candle lanterns great for wedding and special occasions. Shirley has been in the interior design business for more than 10 years. Her passions are interior design and gardening. She enjoys sharing home and garden ideas with others on her blog. To read more of her ideas or to share your own home and garden tips, please visit her Home and Garden Ideas Blog She would love to hear from you.

Questions and Answers

Ask our experts your Home and Family related questions here…

200 Characters left

Rate this Article

1
2
3
4
5

vote(s)
0 vote(s)

Feedback
RSS
Print
Email
Re-Publish

Source:  http://www.articlesbase.com/home-and-family-articles/container-flower-garden-2603231.html

Article Tags:
gardening, gardener, flower garden, container gardening, container garden, flowers

Related Videos

Related Articles

Latest Home and Family Articles
More from Shirley Kelly


How to Grow Flower Carpet Roses in Containers

Dave shows you how to plant the hardy, beautiful Flower Carpet Rose in a container. Yes, a container! (03:06)


How to Grow Tropicanna in Containers

Want drama in your containers? Dave shows you how to add flair and dash to your arrangements with a canna called ‘Tropicanna’. (02:58)


How to Bring Color To Your Home Using Containers

Dave shows you how to spiff up your houseplants using interesting containers. (01:43)


How to make Containers with Native plants

Dave talks to Scott LaFleur, Botanic Garden Director for the New England Wild Flower Society, about the many benefits of planting native plants in containers. (03:03)


How to Grow Flowers in Container Pots

Melissa Falk gives you some tricks on providing consistant moisture for your garden container plants. (02:39)

Plant Flower Bulbs For Beautiful Container Gardening

Flower bulbs are a perfect way to plant a Container Garden. They come in many colors and provide a beautiful display when they are in full bloom. Take advantage of these when you are gardening in pots.

By:
Mary Hannal

Home Improvement>
Gardeningl
Jun 26, 2006
lViews: 770

Organic gardening – General Notes on organic horticulture Organic gardening systems

this organic gardening article Presents general notes on ways of integrating organic gardening in the horticulture field.

By:
The urban gardenerl

Home Improvement>
Gardeningl
Oct 22, 2009
lViews: 130

Why is Flower Box Better than Bed Garden?

As a solution, gardeners made some changes on this customary way of gardening. Some introduced hanging baskets, designer pots and other plant containers just to make gardening easier requiring less time and maintenance.

By:
Ernest Penuelal

Home Improvement>
Gardeningl
Nov 13, 2010

Geraniums, Colorful, Scented Flowering Shrubs for Containers or Patio Gardens

Geraniums known for bright red or hot pink flowers have the Latin name Pelargonium and the common name Geranium. Pelargonium flower colors range from white to pink, deep reds, purple, peachy oranges, to deep salmon. Color hues can be gentle pastels or neon-bright enough to stop traffic. Perennial garden geraniums are classic plants for windowbox gardening, grow up to 3 feet tall or more, have a shrubby habit and can take the heat in low water gardens.

By:
Laura Zinkanl

Home Improvement>
Gardeningl
Oct 12, 2010

Garden Designs for the Different Types of Gardens

No matter if they are urban or rural, all gardens benefit from preplanning and design. This doesn’t mean just knowing where you want your garden, but the overall design of the garden.

By:
Jude Wrightl

Home Improvement>
Gardeningl
Apr 10, 2008
lViews: 1,606

Gardening — Planting Bulbs To Light Up Your Garden

Bulbs can be some of the most rewarding plants to grow, producing masses of beautiful flowers year after year, for relatively little work.

By:
Jay Benjaminl

Home Improvement>
Gardeningl
Feb 12, 2010

Gardening Book – A Great Source Of Useful Gardening Tips

Everybody knows that gardening requires patience, keen sense of timing the planting of bulbs and also a few tricks of the trade if one is not born with a green thumb; however, a good gardening book can do all that, too!

By:
Abhishek Agarwall

Home Improvement>
Gardeningl
Feb 03, 2009

Container Gardening – The Ins And Outs Of Container Gardening!

Do you like to do things the unusual way? Then try container gardening and be the exception and stand tall among friends and neighbours.

By:
Abhishek Agarwall

Home Improvement>
Gardeningl
Mar 02, 2008

Clogged Plumbing Solutions

If you have sluggish or clogged plumbing problems, you may be able to save yourself some cash by trying these simple tricks to clear the blocked pipe.

By:
Max Schillingl
Home and Familyl
Jan 02, 2011

Educational Toys

In today’s world, it seems as though everything is electronic and you either have to plug it in or have batteries for it. But, even though we are in a new age of electronics, you can still get educational toys for your kids. It does not matter what age they are, you are going to be able to find something that is going to interest a child or young adult of any age or gender.

By:
FootballSEOl
Home and Familyl
Jan 02, 2011

Aluminum Pool Fencing: Protecting Your Loved Ones

This article gives the reader a look at the benefits of pool fencing over other safety items available for pools.

By:
l
Home and Familyl
Jan 02, 2011

4 Obesity Factors: Are You Helping To Make Your Children Fat?

This article may shock you when it points out how the habits of parents often lead to their child’s obesity, but even more important, it suggests how you can also help them change for the better.

By:
James Drumanl
Home and Familyl
Jan 02, 2011

Are You Fed Up With Mole Holes In Your Yard? There Is A Solution

Have you ever walked out into your yard and stepped into the grass and had your feet sank down a little? It’s not because it was muddy or wet, but because the ground isn’t as solid as it should be. You see little hills throughout your yard and there appear to be tunnels under the ground. Is it the work of some elaborate plan to destroy your yard? There are spots all over the place where the grass has died or turned brown and your yard just looks terrible. This is undoubtedly the work of moles or

By:
Frank N. Frul
Home and Familyl
Jan 02, 2011

Moles and Gophers, Gophers and Moles, How Do We Stop Those Terrible Holes?

So you’ve got a mole problem, or perhaps a gopher problem, and are searching for the best solution. Well, let me tell you, you have a daunting task at hand. Once you begin looking around for mole and gopher solutions, you will find that they are a plenty. In fact, there are so many, each promising to be an exacting solution that your head will be spinning after just a few minutes. If you are like most people, you will purchase a few of the most popular products that promise to rid your yard of

By:
Frank N. Frul
Home and Familyl
Jan 02, 2011

Ultimate Mole Control – An Honest Review of The Ultimate Mole Control Book

Inside ‘Ultimate Mole Control’ guide, you’ll find the easiest, most effective, most time-saving, and least expensive method for ridding your yard of moles and gophers for good. It contains valuable information, including: * Great information to help you understand these creatures and their behavior. * A full explanation of every type of product and method currently available to counter moles and gophers, and my personal experience with each.* Detailed instruction on exactly how to clear your lan

By:
Frank N. Frul
Home and Familyl
Jan 02, 2011

How To Decorate The Exterior Of Your Home For The Holidays

If all of the focus of your holiday decorating tends to be on the interior of your home, spend some time sharing the holiday spirit outside. Here are some tips for making the exterior of your home a welcoming winter wonderland.

By:
Stewart Wrighterl
Home and Familyl
Jan 02, 2011

Wedding Table Centerpieces

Weddings mark the beginning of two people joining their lives and blending their individual cultures together all in the name of love. As soon as the wedding proposal is accepted by the future bride, her mind begins to entertain a million thoughts and ideas as to all the details involved in planning the perfect wedding. Well, I am going to shed a little light on how to create beautiful wedding table centerpieces that will WOW! your guests and have them talking for days after the wedding day.

By:
Shirley Kellyl
Home and Familyl
Jul 08, 2010

Building a Raised Bed Flower Garden

Have you ever wondered how to go about building a raised bed flower garden but felt intimidated by the process? Well, go ahead and do it! It is not as difficult as one might be lead to think. Actually, it is very easy to do and can be done in a relatively short amount of time.

By:
Shirley Kellyl
Home and Familyl
Jun 10, 2010

Container Flower Garden

Spring is officially here and it is time to prepare the flower garden to receive a host of new plants and flowers. There is nothing more invigorating than the smell of beautiful scented flowers coupled with gorgeous plants from one’s own flower garden.

By:
Shirley Kellyl
Home and Familyl
Jun 10, 2010

How To Decorate A Small Bathroom on A Shoestring Budget

A friend of mine named Carol recently asked me how she could update her bathroom on a budget. I have been asked this question many times before. So, I have decided to shed a little light on how to turn a very small bathroom into a designer showplace using simple, inexpensive, over-the-counter accessories you can purchase at your local home and garden store.

By:
Shirley Kellyl

Home Improvement>
Interior Designl
Jul 29, 2009
lViews: 1,826

Outdoor Hanging Candle Lanterns

With the holiday season quickly approaching, we must get ready for all the festivities that come along with celebrating the holidays. For many of the northern states in the USA, Labor Day is the last holiday celebrated outside before the weather turns to cold to do so.

By:
Shirley Kellyl

Home Improvement>
Interior Designl
Jul 23, 2009
lViews: 573

Making New Candles From Used Candles

Stop throwing your money away. That’s what you are doing every time you throw away a candle just because the candle wax has burned down. I am going to share a trade secret with you that will save you plenty of money on candles. The American Society is hooked on the use of candles. We use candles to add a pleasant scent to our room. We use candles in place of traditional lighting and we use candles to set a romantic mood. Candles are also used at weddings and other social occasions.

By:
Shirley Kellyl

Home Improvement>
Interior Designl
Jul 23, 2009
lViews: 259

Creating a Beautiful Focal Point Using Candle Lanterns

Candle lanterns come in a host of sizes, styles, colors, shapes, and price ranges. With that being said, if you are looking for that WOW! factor at your next event, you cannot afford not to add candle lanterns to your décor.

By:
Shirley Kellyl

Home Improvement>
Interior Designl
Jul 23, 2009
lViews: 239

Colonial Candle Lanterns

America was founded on the backs of brave pioneers who dared to venture out into the unknown believing that they can sustain life when they reached their destination. They left their homeland in England to settle upon un-explored territory. Knowing that they will never be able to make a return journey back to their homeland, they gathered meager belongings and ventured out on the big, blue ocean looking for life on the other side.

By:
Shirley Kellyl

Home Improvement>
Interior Designl
Jul 23, 2009
lViews: 416

Add new Comment

Your Name: *

Your Email:

Comment Body: *

 

Verification code:*

* Required fields

Submit

Your Articles Here
It’s Free and easy

Sign Up Today

Author Navigation

My Home
Publish Article
View/Edit Articles
View/Edit Q&A
Edit your Account
Manage Authors
Statistics Page
Personal RSS Builder

My Home
Edit your Account
Update Profile
View/Edit Q&A
Publish Article
Author Box


Shirley Kelly has 9 articles online

Contact Author

Subscribe to RSS

Print article

Send to friend

Re-Publish article

Articles Categories
All Categories

Advertising
Arts & Entertainment
Automotive
Beauty
Business
Careers
Computers
Education
Finance
Food and Beverage
Health
Hobbies
Home and Family
Home Improvement
Internet
Law
Marketing
News and Society
Relationships
Self Improvement
Shopping
Spirituality
Sports and Fitness
Technology
Travel
Writing

Home and Family

Accessories
Babies
Elderly Care
Fathering
Genealogy
Holidays
Parenting
Pets
Pregnancy
Teenagers

Need Help?
Contact Us
FAQ
Submit Articles
Editorial Guidelines
Blog

Site Links
Recent Articles
Top Authors
Top Articles
Find Articles
Site Map

Webmasters
RSS Builder
RSS
Link to Us

Business Info
Advertising

Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the Terms Of Use and Privacy Policy | User published content is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
Copyright © 2005-2011 Free Articles by ArticlesBase.com, All rights reserved.

0){for(var n=0;n0){var u=__fwRemovedSiblings.shift();p.parentNode.appendChild(u)}for(var s=0;s
]]>
]]>
]]> 0 && $.browser.msie ) {
var ie_version = parseInt($.browser.version);
if(ie_version

MORE Recycle Tips for Container Gardens – Part 1 – Economic Crisis 2009

December 14, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips


Just sharing more tips on things you can use and recycle for gardening and container gardens.

Container Gardening Tips & Plans : Container Garden Design: Home Gardening Tips, Ideas & Advice

November 19, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips


Learn how to design your container garden in this free home gardening video. Get beginner gardener tips, ideas & advice. Expert: Scott Reil Contact: www.safelawns.org Bio: Scott Reil is an accredited nurseryman and longtime horticulturalist with over two decades of experience in the field. Scott is now working for www.safelawns.org. Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso

Tracy Porter Gardening Video – Easy Container Gardening Tips

November 3, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips


Shop Tracy Porter at www.tracyporter.com Blog with us at www.tracyporter.com/blog Container gardening is one of my favorites…so easy, fun, and creatively bliss! Choose a sturdy urn, plant your favorites…lavender is my solution for low maintenance, passionately scented beauty. Enjoy the moveable, decorative fervor of planted perfection. Get to it girls!!

How to Grow Blueberry Plants in a Container – Gurney’s Video

August 3, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips


gurneys.com – In this video, Felix from Gurney’s talks about blueberry plants and how to grow them in a container. You want to use a large container, such as a whiskey barrel. This Ka-Bluey blueberry plant is only 3 years old and produced 5 – 6 quarts of blueberries in its second year! If you only have a patio or if your soil type is too alkaline, growing your blueberry plant in a container is the way to go.

My 2008 Vegetable Container Garden – PART 4

August 1, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips


Week 3 1/2.

Joe Gardener Container Gardening

June 29, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips


Joe Gardener gives tips on container gardening.

Flower & Plant Garden Care : Tips on Small Container Gardening

June 22, 2010 by Mario  
Filed under Gardening Tips


Small container gardening is easy, does not require soil or bark dust and can contain different plants in the same pot for different blooming times. Although small container gardening is easy, small containers can’t hold a lot of water, so learn when to water container gardens with tips from agardening specialist in this free video on plant and flower care. Expert: Yolanda Vanveen Contact: www.vanveenbulbs.com Bio: Yolanda Vanveen is sustainable gardener who lives in Kalama, Wash. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

Next Page »