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How to choose the right/ good plant for apartment

How to choose the right good plant for apartment
If you think you cannot plant anything in the apartment, you have to change your mind. You still could see the colorful flowers or seeing something green in it. However, you need to learn the types of plants that suit to apartment. Since space and sunlight are limited, it is better to choose the plants carefully. Here are some things to consider before you choose:
Healthy value
If you desire to stay healthy, you can grow chamomile and Echinacea. They boost your immune, especially if you put it in tea. Another good plant for apartments related to giving the health benefits to you is peace lilies. It could remove the toxins from the air. It is possible to get indoor air pollution and to grow it helps you to inhale the fresh air. 
Love to contribute to conservation
Once you plant something, the butterflies and bees come over. Undirectly, you help them to keep existing in this world. You may plant some colorful flowers like rose and lily to attract them. Jasmine is another choice to make the apartment smells good. 
Urban food movement
Urban farming movement makes people grow their own. If your goal, is it, you may find a plant that suitable for your daily foods. The simple food plant to grow is tomato, chili, paprika, strawberry, and cabbage. You do not have a large space to grow them. 
Most of the herbs can be planted indoors. Although the under space is limited, you still can hang them on the wall. In dark areas, find the low light plants. For example, it is moth orchids and Boston Ferns. Since they are pretty, find the great spot to appear them. There are not only small plants to grow; you also could grow a tree. A tree in apartment looks great without large space. European olives and fishtail palms are an example. Make them in bonsai style. 
Finding the right plants for the apartment is not difficult. You have to find the reason to grow and check the characteristic of the plants. Put the low light plants in the darker area, including the bathroom. Every side in the apartment can be the plants’ habitat. You also can modify furniture as a place to put the plants. Therefore, your apartment will keep tidy and neat. Do not forget to treat them every day, except if you plant a cactus. It does not need much attention from you. 
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How to prevent termite on furniture

How to prevent termite on your furniture
Termite is a eusocial insect. It feeds on wood and becomes a pest. Before you deal with this insect, you have to know how termite looks like. It varies by species. Termites species are damp wood, dry wood, subterranean, and Formosan. The size between ¼ inch and ½ inch long with soft bodies. They have straight antennae. The colors range from light brown to white. If you have a question like ‘can termite fly?’, the answer is ‘Yes.’ If you see they are flying, it means they are adult reproductive termites. 
Termite on furniture is very dangerous. We do not know when the infestation creeps begin. Subterranean and dry wood termites love to damage. The subterranean termites live in soil and wood, while dry wood termites only live in the wood. Moist condition supports them to make colonies. They start to destroy the wooden foundations in the beginning and continue to destroy all. To notice termite in wood furniture, you have to identify it first. Check the holes in the woodwork. If you push it and it falls, it means termite is there. You also could check its wings around. Subterranean termites usually make mud tube formations. You may see it on the walls.
After the investigation has finished, it is time to know how to prevent termite. 
Since termites love the moist and dark conditions, you have to find something they hate. Give them sunlight for 2-3 days. They will die easily because they cannot stand the heat. On the other hand, your furniture will not get moist anymore.
Make a trap. You can try to make a trap by using cardboard. Make it from a woody smell contains with cellulose. Put some water to make it moisten and make a distinct smell. Place around the infected area. This is also good to be used as termite furniture treatment.
However, once your furniture is already get damaged, you have to do something else. Usually, there is nothing you can do for it. You may try to replace damaged sections or add wood support. It is cheaper to add wood support than to replace it. You need to contact local contractors about it. Before spending more budget, try to know how often termite inspection should be done each year from professional point of view. On the other hand, to get more ideas to prevent and rid termite, you may type ‘How to fix termite damage’ from your search engine. You cannot do any repair unless the pest professionals have confirmed that there are no more termites there. Prevention is better and cheaper than treating termites damage.