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Sisal Twine and Its Uses


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NYP-Corp Sisal TwineIn typical terms of the word, sisal indicates both a plant and the fiber that is utilized from the botanical to make twine and rope. Due to inadequate accounts, the origin of sisal is unknown, but what is recognized is that sisal became widely cultivated during the 19th century in Florida, the Caribbean islands, and in Brazil.

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Protect Plants in Summer with Burlap


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Protecting Plants from Hot Sun With BurlapIntense summer sun is not good, for people, animals, or plants. Hot days rob the Earth of moisture and dry the tender leaves of even the most sun-friendly plants. Plants, which are new to the garden, are the most vulnerable to sun damage. The sun rapidly robs young plants of stored water, scorching their tender leaves and making photosynthesis impossible.

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Prepare for Flooding Caused by Hurricanes


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Hurricane Flood Protection with SandbagsSome might say that hurricanes are Mother Nature’s way of keeping us on our toes. It starts with an area of low atmospheric pressure and grows as condensation releases into the air. You might associate a hurricane with the mechanisms that drive it, storms, winds and heavy rain, but flooding is one of the major concerns in any region prone to these potentially devastating squalls. When one approaches the coastline, residents need to know how to prepare for the flooding that comes with the storm.

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FIBC Bulk Container Bags


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NYP Corp Bulk Container BagsShipping items in bulk can be time consuming and frustrating. Boxes never seem to be big enough and take up too much space. Unloading them from the truck can be tricky, and unpacking the contents can be a huge headache. Rain can be a problem as well if the contents are sensitive. Now, there is a better solution for bulk packaging and storage – FIBC bulk container bags.

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Slow Moving Debby Means High Risk for Flooding


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Hurricane May Cause FloodingTropical Storm Debby is spinning in the Gulf of Mexico. As it inches towards Florida, its rain bands are producing a steady amount of rain and causing havoc among Florida businesses and homes. Meteorologists are more concerned with flood damage rather than damage caused by high winds due to its slow movement.

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Emergency Necessities for Natural Disasters


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Flood Emergency Safety KitNatural disasters such as flooding is unpredictable. (Read What Causes Flooding) We have to be prepared to safeguard ourselves, families and property. It isn’t something we like to talk about, but “in case of emergency”, below are some items to include for the emergencies that we hope never happen to us.

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Rising Sea Levels Seen as a Threat to Coastal U.S.


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Dangers of Coastal FloodingThinking about natural disasters may bring up news stories from around the world, but coastal cities across America’s seashores have been under increased attack in recent years. Climate Central, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Americans fight back against the threat of rising sea levels, has published alarming statistics about the rising odds of damaging floods from coastal storm surges attacking America’s shores. Smart consumers are urged to purchase emergency sandbags now to prevent massive property damage in the future.

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Preparing for a Flood


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How to Prepare for Flooding; Use SandbagsFloods are serious business, with millions of dollars being lost every year to water damage. The best way to deal with a flood is to prepare your home prior to it hitting. If you know your area might flood in the near future, protecting your home beforehand will save you countless dollars later. Even if you live in an area that isn’t at a high risk for a flood, floods can happen anywhere it rains. Read the previous blog on “What Causes Flooding.”

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How to Prepare for Spring Gardening


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Nursery Horticulture SuppliesSpring has sprung, and millions of people all over the globe are anxious to put on their gardening gloves and immerse themselves in the environment they love. Any good garner knows that an excellent crop begins with the proper preparation and prep work, and we have created a streamlined list in order to highlight some of the items that you may need to create a foundation for botanical success.

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Wire Baskets – Remove Before Planting?


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NYP-Corp Tree Wire BasketsNYP Corp. has proudly served America’s nursery growers with quality burlap, twine, shade clothes,  and wire baskets. Wire baskets are commonly used by many nurseries to support a tree’s root ball. The question that lingers in the minds of many people, however, is whether the basket should be removed when planting, or even whether it should be used at all. Does the basket present harm for the tree? Or would stakes be better to use?

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