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How to Take Care of Hawaiian Lava Rock Plants

Lava rock image by Alison Bowden from Fotolia.comThe fine art of bonsai arrived in Hawaii when the first Japanese immigrants came to work sugar plantations in the late 1800s. Bonsai masters in Hawaii continued to shape dwarf trees in the traditional manner until the 1940s, when many Japanese Hawaiians destroyed or abandoned their bonsais to avoid being persecuted as pro-Japanese sympathizers.
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How to Plant Bulbs in Northwest Washington

Bulbs are a type of plant that stores its food in the roots. Purchase your bulbs as early as possible in order to have a good selection and pick out bulbs that are suitable to northwest Washington& 39;s USDA planting zone 8. Always store your bulbs in a cool, dry place between 50 to 60 degrees F.Remove all weeds and sod from the planting area.
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Breeds of dogs: Shih-Tzu

Origin, classification and history Origin: China (Tibet) F.C.I classification: Group 9 - companion dogs The Shih-Tzu is a breed with remote origins. Dog highly regarded by Buddhists, who cut their fur in order to make it as similar as possible to a small lion and consecrated it to Buddha, therefore it was considered a sacred animal.
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Kubota B40C Tiller Specifications

The B40C Tiller is a product of the Japanese Kubota Corporation, which specializes in producing compact tractors, tractor attachments and riding lawn mowers. The latest version of the Kubota B40C Tiller, which is a tractor attachment used for breaking-up or cultivating the surfaces of soils, appeared on the market in 2010.
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Can I Use a Vacuum With a Slightly Bent Prong?

Hemera Technologies/PhotoObjects.net/Getty ImagesThe prong on a vacuum cleaner refers to the electrical outlet plug, the hose attachment or the power wand. The prong is slightly flexible because of its casing and can be easily bent, then moved back gently back into place to operate the vacuum.Outlet ProngThe outlet prong is attached to the electrical cord that plugs into an electrical outlet.
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How to Put Curves in Paver Patios

Jupiterimages/liquidlibrary/Getty ImagesCreating a paver patio with the rectangular pavers in common use is a simple task, so most patios use a square shape that minimizes construction time. While curved pavers exist, they too limit design, as you must follow the pre-established curvature of the pavers when laying them in place.
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