Month: September 2020

What Is a Chiminea - Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits

What Is a Chiminea – Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits

Chimineas are those charming, hand-decorated terracotta outdoor fireplaces you see for sale at patio stores, marketplaces, and tourist sites in Mexico and Western states like California and Arizona. While some people use chimineas as garden art on patios for an authentic rustic or Southwestern look, chimineas can be functional fire features in outdoor rooms. They’ve …

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What Does It Mean When a Plant Goes Dormant?

What Does It Mean When a Plant Goes Dormant?

In gardening, the term “dormancy” refers to a perennial plant’s state of temporary metabolic inactivity or minimal activity. Plants generally go dormant in response to adverse growing conditions, such as when trees or perennial garden plants go dormant during the cold winter months, or when turfgrass goes dormant in a lawn during a period of intense …

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