How to Eat a Guava

How to Eat a Guava
Generally, guavas are known for their nutritional values and health benefits, which are believed to be excellent sources of vitamin A, vitamin B, and vitamin C. Compared to other fruits, this particular group has high amounts of calcium that is not common among fruits. Add to that, the rinds of guavas are packed with high levels of vitamin C, which boosts the immune system of people naturally. Because of its numerous nutritional benefits, it is but good for people to learn how to eat a guava and get the most out of this all-important fruit. Procedures The very first step that people must keep in mind when learning how to eat a guava is to carefully select the fruit. People must always keep in mind not to pick an unripe guava because it is hard, and the taste is somewhat unpleasant. When selecting the right guava, be sure to pick a fruit that is ripe enough, preferably one with a relatively firm texture. Picking an overripe guava is not that good, and so is one that is still too hard for...

How to Build a Deck

How to Build a Deck
Learning the ways of building a deck is best done by having all the necessary equipment close at hand. You can get these from home improvement or supply stores. Required Tools and Materials Nails Screws Ledger Paint Saw Drill Rake Pencils Cardboard forms Concrete Wood boards Shovels Hammer Tape Measure Plan the Layout First, check the available space and how large the deck you need is. Now use the pencil and paper and draw the deck. Add as many details as needed. You will need this as a guide when you start the construction. An architect can do this if you’re not very good at drawing. Make the Ledger This emanates from outside the house. Start building a deck by putting it down around 3”. Add another inch and the upper part of the ledger board will be set. Designate a mark for the upper posts. Add the Concrete and Posts Refer to your sketch for the number of posts needed. Start digging the site. You can use both the shovel and spade. Put the cardboards in place a few inches from...

How to Draw

How to Draw
Drawing is one of the most basic forms of art, dating back thousands of years. It was used to illustrate the first fires by stone-age men, used as a written language by the Egyptians, and today, we use it to express our innermost feelings. Becoming a master artist doesn’t have to take hundreds of hours, and with a daily dose of practice with the right tools and techniques, you can learn how to draw in a short amount of time.   Equipment Pencils The simplest tool of drawers is the pencil. Drawing pencils range in different hardness from 9H (being the hardest) to 9B (being the softest). In-between these there are F and HB pencils. Softer pencils are easier to erase and are preferred for artists. Trying a greater range of pencils can allow your art to change in depth, grades, and gradients. Avoid mechanical pencils as the graphite in them can be hard and difficult to erase. Pens Pens aren’t generally used by new artists. They are much more difficult to control on paper, and...

How to Grow Sweet Potatoes

How to Grow Sweet Potatoes
With a scientific name of Ipomoea batata, sweet potato is one of the dicotyledonous plants that are classified under Convolvulaceae. This plant grows in areas that usually have a temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Growing sweet potatoes is a very enjoyable hobby and it is also profitable. For those who want to learn how to grow sweet potatoes, they should consider some factors like weather and soil conditions. In addition, there are simple procedures that they should follow to successfully cultivate these root crops. Growing Slips For those who want to learn how to grow sweet potatoes, they should start with getting slips or vine cuttings. To grow slips, they should bury the root crop in a moist soil. They need to observe the plants every day. To make sure that they can grow healthy sweet potatoes, it is necessary to cut slips that are at least six inches long. The vine cuttings should be carefully transplanted in a garden where the root crops will be cultivated. Cultivating Sweet Potatoes First,...