Are Newts Good for Ponds? (Or Good for Your Garden)

Whether you’re considering encouraging newts to your garden, or have found that newts have made a home in your pond already, there’s always the same question that crops up: Are newts good for garden ponds? The answer isn’t as cut and dry as you would hope, but if I can lay out the pros and…

How Do Newts Find Ponds?

Between the Spring and Summer seasons, newts will often be on the move to find a pond to breed in. If you have water in your yard or garden and have noticed some new arrivals, you could be confused by how newts got in your pond. It can quite a bizarre event when you consider…

How to Find Crystals in Your Backyard (The Easy Way)

You might be lucky enough to have crystals in your backyard. Typically, crystals and gemstones will be found in geographies where deep mantle rocks have been pushed upwards to the earth’s surface. You might also find crystals in rocky areas of your backyard. How to find crystals in your backyard? You might find crystals in your…

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How to Arrange Lava Rocks on a Fire Pit?

As summer approaches, what better way to spend an evening than gathered around a fire put with friends, family, or both. Here are some tips for arranging lava rocks on a fire pit this year. How do you arrange lava rocks on a fire pit? Some different ways to arrange lava rock on your fire…

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How Long Does Grout Sealer Take to Dry?

Once you’ve put the new tiles up in your bathroom and grouted them, it will look fantastic. But hold on, you’re not quite ready yet to turn on the shower. You will need to seal the grout, but just how long should it take for grout sealer to dry? Here’s all you need to know.…