All posts tagged "garden"
Baseball, Apple Pie & Your Home
It’s that time of year again. Time for balls, strikes, runs and the rare grand slam that makes baseball America’s favorite pastime. Ironically, more and more people are listening to baseball on radio while they work on...
- Posted April 10, 2016
It’s Lawnmower Season!
When we were kids gardening was a weekly task that included, weed pulling, pruning (shrubs, hedges and trees), thinning bedding, flowers and overgrowths of all kinds, not to mention, turning soil, fertilizing and watering. Our yard was...
- Posted March 17, 2016
Garden Hose 101
Let’s get right to the point. Here’s Garden Hose 101: Garden hoses are available in three basic lengths: 25 feet, 50 feet and 100 feet — with the most popular length being the 50-footer. Yes, they are...
- Posted March 12, 2016
Fast Fixes for Floor Squeaks
Remember the scene in the movie Physco where Anthony Perkins quietly tiptoed across the bathroom – much to the surprise of an unsuspecting Janet Leigh? Can you do that in your house? Probably not if the floor...
- Posted March 1, 2016
Blowing Your Dryer’s Nose
We recently purchased a brand new electric clothes dryer. So when it stopped drying properly after less than a year we were a little more than surprised. The first thing we checked was the 220-volt power outlet....
- Posted March 1, 2016
Lawnmower Tune-up Tips
You cut your lawn. Put the mower away. Went in to have a cool drink and then discovered that what was once a green and beautiful lawn is now a bright white patch of something else! What’s...
- Posted October 27, 2015
Watering Your Garden Sensibly
When we were kids our dad made us work in the garden every Saturday. We turned soil in the flowerbeds, pruned shrubs and hedges and weeded. There was no lawn where we lived. Only flower beds and...
- Posted August 28, 2015
A Hose That’s Easier To Use
When we were kids it was our job each and every week to help dad wash the car and work in the garden. We didn’t have any lawn, but planters completely surrounded our home – 360 degrees....
- Posted July 28, 2015
Tools You Need for Your New Gardening Journey
The gardening essentials you need for a life-fulfilling hobby Both of us have been involved with gardening since we were youngsters. Our dad insisted that we spend every Saturday contributing to household upkeep by turning soil, weeding, planting,...
- Posted June 1, 2015
Landscaping and Gardening: Sharpen Your Lawn Care Technique
Every neighborhood has one. That one standout home with a beautiful carpet of rolling green lawn that draws “oohs” and “ahhs” from passers-by – and that makes yours look like abandoned property by comparison. Tired of peeking...
- Posted March 27, 2015