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City Stock - May 2010 Archive
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City Stock - May 2010 Archive

Home /Urban Farming /City Stock – May 2010 ArchiveHobby Farms publishes the info you need to know to run a small-scale, sustainable farm.MORE ARTICLESNext UpJenna Lee Panehal-Pelayo from the South Carolina mini-farm explains how goat yoga sessions with Nigerian Dwarf goats bring smiles to the faces of guests.

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Rockwell Sonicrafter Oscillating Tool Review

Dan has been a homeowner for some 40 years and has nearly always done his own repair and improvement tasks. He is a licensed electrician. Why I Chose the Sonicrafter Oscillating Tool From RockwellI had seen oscillating tools on the shelf before, but I didn& 39;t see a lot of use for them and wasn& 39;t very interested until the day I watched a carpenter in a new building trim the edge off of a difficult-to-reach crown molding that had been put up in error.
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Ways to Make Your Home Stylish and Dog-Friendly

Linda is a seasoned writer and home-decorating authority. She loves sharing design trends, decor ideas, and useful tips with her readers. How to Decorate a Dog-Friendly HomeYou strive to make your home a warm and inviting place for everyone in the family. For many of us, that includes those of the wet-nosed, four-footed persuasion.
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How to Increase Storage in a Small Bathroom

Sharilee obtained a degree in secondary English education from the University of Calgary. She has taught in Canada for ten years. Small Bathroom Storage IdeasWhen my husband and I bought our current home, we inherited a very small bathroom—one which barely had room for a sink, toilet, and a bathtub. I scrambled to find some storage in this tiny room that would help to hold some of the essentials, such as grooming supplies, toilet paper, and medical supplies.
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Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide You Don't Know About

I like to write about a variety of topics. I particularly enjoy sharing life hacks. What Can Hydrogen Peroxide Be Used For?Most people know that dihydrogen dioxide—referred to by its common name hydrogen peroxide—is a common and useful antiseptic for cuts and scrapes. While it works great for getting rid of bacteria, the magical chemical has many other uses that most people probably have not heard of.
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Year-Round Pansies

Jill likes cooking, writing, painting, & stewardship, and studies gardening through MD Master Gardener & Master Naturalist programs. If you live in USDA Zones 2–10 (or the equivalent), you can grow pansies year round.Members of the genus Viola, pansies include approximately 500 species, each producing pretty five-petaled flowers in a variety of colors.
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Vegetable Garden Companion Plants Guide

Kathy is an avid gardener who loves to grow perennials and vegetables in her zone 5 Ontario gardens.Companion Planting Can Help You Be a Better GardenerGrowing your own vegetables is a wonderful way to save money and may help you eat healthier, by providing a ready supply of vegetables during the growing season.
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How to Add a Switch to an Electrical Outlet

Dan has been a licensed journey-level electrician for some 17 years. He has extensive experience in most areas of the electrical trade. Why Add a Switch to an Electrical Outlet?There are two main reasons that most people would add a switch to an electrical outlet: to either switch that outlet (or half of it, anyway) or to add a light somewhere.
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The ALDI Workzone Multitool

A Tool for Many UsesThe Workzone cordless multitool sold by ALDI is quite a strange device. For those that have not seen a multitool before, they look like an angle grinder but without any side handle or guards.Basically, they are a reciprocating tool (the mounting for the tooling does not rotate all the way round, but swings from side to side a bit like a windscreen wiper arm on a car, but much faster).
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How to Prevent Bad Odors From the Standing Water in a Flower Vase

Lesley has been an online writer for over ten years. She has a degree in law and spends her free time writing about flowers and gardening. As with all odors, the easiest way to get rid of them is to avoid them in the first place. When it comes to fresh flowers, this may be easier said than done.All living things decay, and flowers and branches are no exception.
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How to Burn Incense the Right Way

Dreamhowl has practiced meditation and yoga for several years. She loves music and brainwaves that put listeners into a meditative state. Incense has been used for many purposes throughout time and history. In Chinese culture, incense is burned during significant ceremonies, while Babylonians made use of it during prayer.
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How to Make Poinsettias Last Longer

Jill likes cooking, writing, painting, & stewardship, and studies gardening through MD Master Gardener & Master Naturalist programs.Unless you live in a tropical climate, you probably treat poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) as temporary houseplants.With care, however, they can live—and look good—long past the holidays.
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How to Refinish and Paint an Old Wooden Porch and Deck

I refinished and repainted the worn wooden porch and deck on my 100-year-old house. About ten years after I moved into and restored my 100-year-old house, I decided to have a wooden deck and porch added to the back of the house. The back side of the house ended with steps going out and into the yard.
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How to Remove Sticky-Gooey-Icky Adhesive Labels

Mary has many hobbies and shares her ideas and passion in an easy to read user-friendly way. Sticky Labels: How to Get Them OffI recently installed a new sink and have never seen so many labels on a single product—they were stuck everywhere. We all have struggled with it, that horrible gooey residue that is left when you try to remove a label.
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How to Replace a Light Switch

India& 39;s been an online writer for over eight years. She often writes about canine behavior, world cuisine, photography, and LGBTQ rights. How to Change Out Light SwitchesBefore you do anything, you& 39;ll need to buy a three-way light switch. This handy device is designed to give you control over turning a single light & 34;On& 34; or & 34;OFF& 34; from two separate places; both ends of a long hallway, for example.
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How to Use Vinegar to Kill Weeds

Sean has been in the industry of gardening and landscaping since 2006. He is also a certified arborist that specializes in plant health.Vinegar Weed KillerVinegar can be used as a relatively safe household weed killer without causing significant harm to people, animals, and the environment when used correctly.
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Growing Daylilies for a Low-Maintenance Garden

Kathy is an avid gardener who loves to grow perennials and vegetables in her zone 5 Ontario gardens. Are Daylilies the Perfect Perennial?Daylilies are often referred to as the & 34;Perfect Perennial& 34; and I think this label is quite accurate. They are low maintenance plants that are available in a wide range of colours, require little attention, thrive in a wide variety of conditions and look great even when not flowering.
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How to Clean an Old Headstone

I have been a genealogist for over 25 years, and I honor those whose graves I come across in cemeteries. A Little Part in Preserving the PastCemeteries are where many of us choose for our final resting place. It is the place where our loved ones will return to pay their respects to us. But as time passes, the headstone marking where we rest may become worn, discolored, covered with lichen, or even broken.
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Connecting the Ice Maker and Water Supply Valve in an LG Fridge

I& 39;ve been in the do-it-yourself business for over 20 years and have worked for schools, businesses, and homeowners. How to Connect a Water Line to a RefrigeratorWhen you are replacing an existing refrigerator that already has a water line hooked up, that makes your job a whole lot easier. But when you don& 39;t have a supply line or pipe nearby for your ice maker and water dispenser, it turns into a more detailed, lengthy, and challenging process.
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