Did you know that plastic pink flamingos are the most well-known American garden and backyard decoration? First offered in 1957, they won the humorous Ig Nobel Prize in 1996 for art. The originals have been staunchly defended by the Museum of Bad Artwork as collectibles. (Yes, that could be a real museum. It is in Massachusetts.) You may not be adorning with pink flamingos, however these Hubs have got some great tips and tutorials on stylish accents and inventive decor in your lawn or backyard.
A wick works by capillary motion, similar to the way a dry paper towel absorbs water. In a easy wicking mattress, the soil acts as a wick that’s suspended above a water reservoir, pulling up moisture at points of contact with the water. Because the moisture in the soil is used by the crops and is misplaced to evaporation, the soil absorbs more water from … Read More