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Quarto Homes
Quarto Homes

How to Repair Cracks in Concrete

Did the freezing-thawing-freezing of winter ice create cracks in your concrete? There’s no need to replace the entire offending area: thanks to  BLACK+DECKER™ Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair, you can easily fill the cracks. (As always, Read More

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Quarto Creates
Quarto Creates

Perspective With Three Visible Sides

Get some perspective with Just for Fun: Perspective! Here's how to draw an object with 3 visible signs. When you move the cube off its center, a third side appears. If one of the edges remains aligned with the center vertical Read More

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Quarto Homes
Quarto Homes

Kid Project! Bring Fairies to the Garden

When it comes to garden fairies, magic can come to life for gardeners of all ages. For young gardeners, it’s the imagination and story, the what-if and could-it-be of fairies living among us. For those of us slightly past childhood, the Read More

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Quarto Homes
Quarto Homes

Grow Your Own Pizza Herb Garden

It doesn’t matter if you’re a cheese-only fan, a pesto-instead-of-tomato-sauce person, a deep-dish lover, an acolyte of thin crusts, or even living on the edge with (gasp!) calzones: pizza is part of your world. The unifying element of Read More

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Quarto Cooks
Quarto Cooks

Apricot Clafoutis

A clafoutis is a rustic-but-elegant baked dessert, originating in France, of fruit arranged in a buttered dish and covered with a thick, custardy batter. The whole thing is then baked to fluffy golden perfection. Cherries are the Read More

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Quarto Lives
Quarto Lives

Quick Tarot Readings

Since it was first published in 1992, the beautiful Enchanted Tarot deck has become a firm favorite with tarot readers around the world. Get started with this guide to quick readings. Interpreting the Cards Notice the power of each Read More

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Quarto Drives
Quarto Drives

Trolling for Classic Cars in City Center Detroit

When car nuts conjure up their own vision of what a great barn find would look like, it usually includes a dusty gravel road, a ramshackle farm or an abandoned service station, all in the middle of nowhere. Of course, many classic cars are Read More

chicken flock language
Quarto Homes
Quarto Homes

Learn to Speak Chicken Like Part of the Flock

People who don’t have chickens tend to think the only sound they make is that of a rooster crowing. Nothing could be further from the truth! Chickens have a language all their own, which they use quite often. In Backyard Chickens Beyond the Read More

Sustainable systems, like this old-growth forest, are self-perpetuating sponges. They are built to capture and hold onto sunlight and water. Nutrients are continually recycled between the active soil ecosystem below ground and the productive forest above ground, maintaining a productive, layered, and diverse forest ecosystem.
Quarto Homes
Quarto Homes

The Philosophy of the Soil Sponge

Learning about soil health can be like cannon-balling into the deep end of a pool: there’s a lot to learn, and the details can get complex very fast. You know you need to care for your soil, but how do you know where to begin? Elizabeth Read More

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Quarto Explores
Quarto Explores

3 Sherlock Holmes Puzzles

As the introduction to Solving Sherlock Holmes commands: do not read this book; play it! Throughout its pages are puzzles that Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must solve. The puzzles react to famous characters, surroundings, and unusual Read More