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Author: Paul Linus

Blooms or tropical looking foliage on big plants

Blooms or tropical looking foliage on big plants

Home & Garden
The small spaced garden is seemingly all the rage in growing flowers. But there are still some sweeping flower gardens that need big plants to complement the scale. The very tall plants that have long leaves or dramatic displays of flowers can be grown as a specimen plant or in a grouping in a large landscape. Sometimes forgotten in all the practical need or media publicity over short garden flowers, there are the little known perennials perfectly suited for big gardens. For gardeners with acres of garden to fill, here are a few ideas. Late Summer Blooming Lespedeza Thumbergii This late summer blooming plant has long weeping branches that appear as sprays covered with white pea-shaped flowers. The plant grows to 6’ tall with a span of 12’ wide and thrives best in full to part ...
Tu Hsiao Yueh restaurant in Taipei, Taiwan

Tu Hsiao Yueh restaurant in Taipei, Taiwan

Travel
Taiwanese cuisine features a number of regional local specialties that continue to be perfected throughout current generations. Tu Hsiao Yueh is a family owned restaurant that originated in the southern part of Taiwan, renowned for the development of the widely popular Tan Tsai or Danzai noodles. Today, the fourth generation of the family runs the restaurants, sharing their great-grandfather's dishes with the world. Tainan is the Former Capital of Taiwan Tainan literally translates to "Southern Taiwan" and is the fourth largest city, after Taipei, Kaohsiung, and Taichung. It is the oldest city on the island and is famous for its history and relics. The Chinese first settled in this part of Taiwan in 1590. Shortly thereafter, the Dutch arrived and used Tainan as their homebase ...
How to prevent tattoo from fading

How to prevent tattoo from fading

Lifestyle
When most people get a tattoo, they do not think about what the color of their tattoo is going to look like in years from now. At some point, many people will need to have their tattoo’s color retouched by a tattoo artist because it will fade as the years go on. It is ideal to take steps to prevent a tattoo from fading early on. Prevent a Tattoo From Fading With Proper Care The best way to maintain tattoo color is to care for it properly. Following instructions that are given by the tattoo artist is important. The tattoo should remain bandaged for about 24 hours. Lightly washing the tattoo with an antibacterial soap and using a medicated ointment is ideal. To prevent a tattoo from fading immediately after it has been done, it’s important to avoid frequent water exposure in the sh...
Productive and non-productive payroll earnings

Productive and non-productive payroll earnings

Finance
Payroll systems use different paycodes so that hours are classified differently based on how salaries are earned or paid. The reason to identify the type of hours paid in payroll is three-fold: to pay hours at a different rate, to keep time used against a paid time off bank, or to track time for a productivity system Productive Hours for Accounting Purposes Time that is worked is tracked as productive time, that is, when work is produced by employees as a normal course of their job. This can be broken down in separate categories based on the pay rate that is assigned to the employee. The most common pay code is for regular hours, which also could be called normal or standard hours. A person who is assigned a 40 hour work week that shows up, punches in on time and leaves a...
Camping with allergies, asthma, celiac and sensitivities

Camping with allergies, asthma, celiac and sensitivities

Health
Camping can be a wonderful vacation experience with many opportunities to make memories to last a lifetime. If the campers have allergies, however, pre-planning a camping trip can help avoid common problems experienced by people with allergies. Can People With Allergies and Asthma Go Camping Because there is a wide variety of camping styles, many people with allergies can find a camping experience that is safe for them. For example, people allergic to the sun would probably be safer camping in a cavern or in a treehouse resort in a densely wooded area rather than at the beach or in the desert. A healthcare provider can help determine whether or not a camping trip would be safe for someone with allergies. A physician might also give advice regarding any changes to an asthma or ...

Orlando discount cards and coupons

Travel
Families who plan to vacation in the Orlando area – home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, and SeaWorld Orlando, among many other attractions – can benefit from free and low-cost sources for saving money. Orlando Visitor Center Magicard Offers Discounts on Rooms, Dining, Transportation The Orlando Magicard, provided by the Orlando Visitor Center, offers discounts and specials for area attractions, accommodations, transportation, restaurants, and shops. Magicard’s focus is on deals beyond the major theme parks. Orlando Magicard’s attraction discounts include some minor theme parks, boat tours, museums and theaters, and golf courses. Dining discounts include chain restaurants like TGI Fridays and Giordano’s, themed restaurants like Hard Rock Orlando, and Raglan Road i...