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10 Popular Christmas Houseplants

10 Popular Christmas Houseplants

CONSIDER adding these 10 popular Christmas houseplants to your collection. Amaryllis Amaryllis is a plant that has been seen in homes around Christmas time more and...
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How to avoid common lighting mistakes

MANY people don't spare much thought for the lighting in their homes and offices. This week, RTN looks at the most common lighting mistakes and...
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How to care for a Christmas poinsettia

THE poinsettia (or Mexican Flame Tree or Christmas Star, as it is also known) is synonymous with the festive season but keeping the plant...
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How to make a carnivorous bog planter

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I can frame that?

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Planning next summer’s garden already

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Fruit or vegetable? We’ve ‘bean’ wrong

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How to make a birdseed wreath

How to make a birdseed wreath

MAKE clever use out of a Bundt pan by creating a pretty gelatine-birdseed feeder for your feathered friends. MATERIALS 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup...
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Wallpaper types explained

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Make a Visual Impact

Make a visual impact

YOUR BLINDS IN SPAIN are now established at both Zoco Market and Lemon Tree Market every Sunday for all your blind and window covering...
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Three reasons why gardening is the therapy for you

IT'S time to whip out your gardening gloves because not only are digging and weeding great exercise, a good stint of gardening boosts mental...
Clean your microwave with ease

Clean your microwave with ease

IF you haven't cleaned your microwave in a while, then you might notice a build-up of gunk. And if it's been sitting in there...
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How to refinish your dining room table

Update a dining room table easily with this material list and step-by-step instructions for refinishing a wooden table. It only takes half a day...
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How to Repot Plants

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Cleaning habits you need to get out of

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RTN’s ultimate stain-removal guide

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Three of the best Christmas houseplants to give as gifts

Three of the best Christmas houseplants to give as gifts

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Best DIY budget kitchen projects

Mix and match countertops Not all surfaces have to be the same. Wood countertops are reasonably priced, easy to install and can add a tonne...
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Check out that garden shed

AN OVERWHELMING majority of people living in Spain will have their own garden, whatever the size, and every garden needs a faithful shed to...
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How dirty is your casa?

FORGET the Spring Cleaning which was a regular task when people lived in the UK.  After another Spanish summer which has probably seen many...
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Is your house ready for winter?

EVERY year it pays off to make sure your house is ready for winter.  After the cold of last winter that ‘preventative and remedial action’...
Saving seeds from your garden for next year

Saving seeds from your garden for next year

ONCE you’ve made sure that your seeds are the right kind for saving (heirloom and open-pollinated, annuals, not cross-pollinated, fully ripe and from healthy...

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