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The best materials for facing a country house
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The best materials for facing a country house

Facing a country house is possible in so many ways, using a wide variety of materials. They can be expensive and cheap, with insulation or just decorative, protective or repair. Therefore, we decided to approach the issue seriously and not just point out the materials for facing the country house, but also talk about all the related steps.

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What mushrooms are collected in the suburbs

The determinant of mushrooms allows you to collect edible species in the suburbs, as well as help familiarize yourself with the main, most common varieties. Where mushrooms are now growing in the Moscow Region: a map of mushroom places. Edible species of mushrooms in the Moscow region are very numerous, and their fruiting periods vary greatly depending on soil and weather conditions in the collection area.
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Features of making wooden trellis with your own hands

It often happens that plants used for gardening need additional support from their stems. In these cases, wooden trellises are used for climbing plants. Among them: lemongrass, climbing roses, blackberries, grapes, peas, cucumbers, tomatoes, nasturtium and others. In greenhouses, trellis is used to reduce the space occupied by plants and to ensure uniform illumination.
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DIY do-it-yourself brushcutter repair features

Surely, any summer resident or owner of a private house at least once thought about buying such a tool as a brushcutter (also called a benzotrimmer). And this tool is really useful, because thanks to it you can very quickly put your land in order. This equipment is purchased in order to mow grass in their personal territory.
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How to make a tandoor with your own hands from brick

There are many ovens for cooking in the world, some of which have survived to our times. One of these furnaces is the tandoor, which is widespread in Asia and among some peoples of the Caucasus. In different languages, the word tandoor is pronounced differently: in Armenian - tonir, in Azerbaijani - tandoor, although the essence does not change from this.
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Alpine hill: creation and design instructions

Alpine slide, or rock garden (some people call this slide Olympic for some reason), has gained popularity in Russia relatively recently, although such an element of landscape art has existed for about a thousand years since its inception in East Asia.For a long time, French was considered the most widespread way of planting greenery on our territory, with regular alleys and flowerbeds; English could also be used on rough terrain, but this only concerned the location of paths and large architectural elements.
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Chaise lounge - a wooden folding chair for giving

How nice to relax in nature. Great if you have your own country house with a pool and a beautiful garden. And in order to get maximum pleasure from contemplating nature, you need a good garden chair. It is called a “chaise lounge.” For many, the word “chaise lounge” is associated exclusively with beach vacations, where such folding beds are on the sand right by the water.
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How to make an openwork forged fence with your own hands

Wrought iron fences with forging elements have been used for many years to fence private homes. A reliable and durable fence emphasized the taste of the homeowner, demonstrated his status and perfectly protected the house from uninvited guests. Today, such metal fences are very popular in the market, due to the versatility of their use, attractive appearance and affordable cost.
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How to make a lawn in the country with your own hands: step by step instructions

More and more owners of cottages and private houses decorate plots near the gazebo, lawns by the house, playgrounds and places to relax in the garden with a green lawn. Emerald green grass will decorate any area, give it a new style and retain its green color before the snow falls. To make the lawn beautiful, you need to choose a suitable lawn grass, plant it correctly and provide the lawn with proper care.
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Crafts from plastic bottles and their use

Today in plastic bottles you can find a lot of goods: milk, soft drinks, mineral water. Of all the garbage that accumulates in our home, the most unpleasant are plastic bottles. That is why some craftsmen have come up with many wonderful ways to put used containers back into business.
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DIY garage construction

All motorists hide their vehicles from the rain and bad weather in the garage. It is here that it is dry, warm and always at hand the right tool. But how to build a garage on your own, with minimal investment, but maximum quality? This is a question that many car owners ask. For this, there is a special frame-type garage.
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Painted barrels in the landscape

If you still have old barrels, cases from old washing machines or basins - do not rush to throw them away! From them you can make a full-fledged element of landscape design! Painted barrels will enhance the mood for everyone who sees them. Draw funny faces or characters from your favorite cartoons!
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Google SketchUp Landscape Design Software

Although the program Google SketchUp was not created specifically for landscape design and planning of suburban areas, it can be used for this task. You can check the effects of sun shade by looking at your garden plot at any time of the day. The program is very easy to use and is suitable even for novice users.
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What you should know about pool chemicals

Each owner of the pool is aware of the need to maintain the chemical composition and balance of water in optimal condition. Only high-quality chemicals can guarantee cleanliness and health. Disinfection of water in the pool, along with heating, recirculation and filtration, refers to the physical methods of preparation.
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Care for the country pool

People very often ask questions regarding the maintenance of garden pools. Such extraordinary activity is associated with an abnormally sultry summer, when garden ponds and pools appeared in many suburban areas. But few people know how to properly care for such structures. Therefore, this time we will talk about how to care for the pool.
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How to quickly build a gazebo yourself

So, before you start talking about how to make a gazebo, let's look at what exactly this structure is. First of all, such a summer cottage design is now an important element in any garden, yard and in general - in any territory surrounding the house. In particular, garden pavilions for barbecue will be a good option for a summer picnic.
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Growing cilantro and coriander from seeds

Coriander is an annual herb from the umbelliferous family. The greens and seeds of this culture have a pleasant smell (due to the presence of essential oils from 0.18 to 2%). Coriander is used both fresh and dried. It is mainly used to cook national dishes. It can be added to an oriental appetizer, kharcho in Georgian, to Gurian soup, chikhirtma, to pea soup with rice, to soup from red lobio, soup to onion and rice, to mushroom and rice, to matsun soup, to air, bosartmu, in satsivi from chickens, in chanahi, lamb with green beans, in lula-kebab, in tava-kebab, in Azerbaijani kebab, in trout with nuts and other meat, fish and vegetable dishes.
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Autumn transplant of climbing roses

An adult plant is usually transplanted if the place for it was not quite well chosen. In the article, we will talk about what you need to pay attention to when choosing a new site for planting a climbing rose, and how to conduct it correctly. The best time for transplanting roses (especially with powerful, long shoots) is early autumn (September-early October).
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Features of coastal plants

Coastal plants are constantly directed to the dark expanse of water - this is due, first of all, to the fact that they grow on the very edge of the coast, sometimes almost entirely appearing in water. We are talking about those plants that can be seen in the shallows of lakes, ponds and rivers. Most of them grow well on low, but moist banks of artificial garden ponds.
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Do-it-yourself waterfall in the garden

To make your garden original and beautiful, it is worth installing a waterfall on it. It will be a real attraction of the site. And at the same time it does not matter if you have a large garden or not. We learn how to make a waterfall with your own hands and what you need to complete the work. Types of decorative waterfalls The form of the composition can be any.
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