garden – Page 2 – On the House

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  • Spring home
    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Garden Hose
    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
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  • Basic Gardening Tools
    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
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  • Lawn Care Tips
    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
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