Recent Blog Posts

  • Wintertime Green Thumb

    February 1, 2013
    Do you miss the great taste of fresh-from-the-garden spices and veggies? Then start a little mini-garden in your kitchen by planting some fresh herbs and vegetables. It's really pretty easy. All you need are some planters, soil, seeds and light.
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  • When Ants Go Marching In

    August 1, 2012
    They love warm weather, travel in groups, they're always hungry and overstay their welcome. Teenagers on summer vacation? Relatives from out of town? No, summer's here and that means picnics, bar-b-qs and (oh no) ants. That's right, they're pests indeed.
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  • Feeder Fear

    December 6, 2010
    In theory, bird feeders are simple. You hang it, fill with seed and watch the little flyers fight for food. But here's a wrinkle: Feeders can harbor diseases (such as salmonella), and spread them to your winged guests. Luckily, the solution is simple.
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  • Before You Hang 'Em Up for the Winter

    December 6, 2010
    After a summer of planting, transplanting and (not to mention) that awful cramping in your legs, it's time to hang up your gardening tools for a little R&R. However, next spring, you'll be kicking yourself when you find rusted out tools from sticky sap.
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