Recent Blog Posts

  • Make the Most of Your Garden with Home Canning

    September 1, 2016
    The process of canning and preserving foods takes place for many reasons. For the gardener in all of us, home canning is a way to take all of the hard work that was done outside, and bring it inside.
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  • Protecting Your Property From Pests

    July 1, 2015
    For some people bugs are among the most fascinating creatures. For others, they tend to fall in line with all sorts of phobias. Regardless of your preference, if there’s one thing everyone can agree on its no one likes having a bug or insect in their home.
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  • Create Dramatic Containers With Spillers, Thrillers and Fillers

    June 15, 2015
    Container gardening is a great way to enjoy all the pleasures of a garden without as much space, labor or time, but you don't have to sacrifice beauty. Plan your containers to use spillers, thrillers and fillers in dramatic combinations, and you'll have showstopping containers in no time.
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  • Rainwater Harvesting

    March 1, 2015
    I first discovered rainwater harvesting one summer a long time ago when I was still a teenager. I came home from summer football practice to find my father fiddling with a plastic barrel. I asked what it was for and he told me your mother wants to use rainwater for the gardens.
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  • Top 5 Plants to Avoid While Camping

    July 1, 2013
    This is the time of year when nature is blooming all around us, and when the beauty of plant and animal life is an enticing alternative to the pressures and chaos of juggling a 21st century schedule.
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  • Rent the Equipment you Need for Rooftop Snow Removal

    January 1, 2013
    We all know the importance of keeping your walkway and driveway clear of snow. It’s a chore, but the safety and benefits are obvious. However, many homeowners overlook the need for keeping their roofs clear of snow as well.
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