Plant Life in Freshwater Ponds

Plant life is an important part of freshwater ponds, helping to create a balanced ecosystem. They provide shelter, cover, food and nesting places for wildlife living both inside and around the pond. Aquatic plants keep freshwater ponds healthful while improving the appearance of the pond and surrounding area. Shoreline Plants Shoreline plants — also known …

Outside Fireplace Ideas

Chilly evenings allow you to appreciate a warm fire, and the calming impact is doubled when you’re sitting outside under the stars. There are many ways to integrate a fire place in your lawn besides standard fireplaces, such as outdoor kitchens, chimeneas and fire pits. Outdoor fireplaces — regardless of what kind they take — …

Identifying Old Lanternier Limoges China Patterns

Businesses from all over the world started setting up shop in Limoges, France to have simple accessibility to kaolin, a porcelain ingredient previously only found in China, however, discovered in neighboring Saint-Yrieix in the late 18th century. Frederic Lanternier and family members started producing Limoges china under the family name. Son Alfred later joined the …