How Gardening Can Improve Your Health

How Gardening Can Improve Your Health

Written by Rae Steinbach Gardening has obvious benefits for improving your home’s landscape, but it can also be beneficial for your health. It’s more soothing and hands on than just maintaining your grass with tools like an electric lawn mower, and as a hobby, it can be a great way to get fit and improve your mood. Additionally, it can help contribute to a more nutritious diet. Gardening has benefits for people of all ages, makingRead more about How Gardening Can Improve Your Health[…]

Easy Lawn Care: Turn Your Autumn Foliage into nutrient rich compost!

Easy Lawn Care: Turn Your Autumn Foliage into nutrient rich compost!

With Autumns toasty nights and fresh air arrive a gift – many beautiful newly fallen leaves. When the leaves turn the dreaded brown and cover your lawn, transform them into compost to enrich your soil for more bountiful and healthy plants in the spring – all for free, using our Rake Assassin!   Two Nifty Ways To Use Your Leaves: Standard Compost A. Using a Rake Assassin, rake your lawn of leaves, skim your pond for leaves andRead more about Easy Lawn Care: Turn Your Autumn Foliage into nutrient rich compost![…]

Fall Garden Prep

Fall Garden Prep

                         Three Tips to Prepare For Winter   Get your garden ready for the cold with these winter gardening tips: 1.  Soil/Landscape: Now is the time to clean up your soil. Pull up weeds, add fertilizer and soil supplements if not yet done for the calendar year (compost mix, slow release nutrient mix etc.).   2. Tools: Winterize your tools, release hoses and drain (prevents anyRead more about Fall Garden Prep[…]

Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

What would fall be without a toasty pumpkin spice latte? With this easy recipe, you can make this delicious drink at home! Time: 10 Minutes  Result: 1 tasty drink Ingredients Here’s what you’ll be needing to make a pumpkin spice latte: 1  cup milk ( whole is preferable) 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/3 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup hot espresso or strong brewed coffee Whip Cream 3 tablespoons pure pumpkin pureeRead more about Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe[…]

5 Non Toxic Tips To Get Rid Of Gnats

5 Non Toxic Tips To Get Rid Of Gnats

      5 Non-Toxic Tips for Getting Rid Of Gnats         Despite popular belief, gnats are not a particular bug but a general term for a “small flying nonbiting bug”. Most entomologists consider the criteria to be “a small nonbiting member of the Nematocera family”. Nevertheless, we all want to get rid of gnats in our home. The Nematocera includes hundreds of various pesky flies. Almost none are helpful in pollination and ifRead more about 5 Non Toxic Tips To Get Rid Of Gnats[…]

3 Tips for New Metal Detectorists

3 Tips for New Metal Detectorists

How many times do you remember being told stories of buried treasure as a child? Many people grow up with stories of pirates’ buried treasure or treasure maps being drawn on the back of documents. Perhaps that is why so many adults gravitate toward metal detecting as a hobby. After all, what can be more exciting than uncovering something unknown buried in the ground? Of course, few detectorists expect to find a buried fortune inRead more about 3 Tips for New Metal Detectorists[…]

The Root of the Problem: The Truth About Invasive Roots

The Root of the Problem: The Truth About Invasive Roots

Invasive tree roots are a problem that many homeowners face. They can work their way into plumbing pipes, cause tripping hazards, and even damage your home’s foundation. It is important for homeowners to understand the techniques and tools available to them. This is to prevent their root problem from causing serious damage to their home or person. Not All Trees are Created Equal Before we get started, it is important to note that not everyRead more about The Root of the Problem: The Truth About Invasive Roots[…]

Everything You Need to Go Metal Detecting – Marc McDermott

Everything You Need to Go Metal Detecting – Marc McDermott

Everything You Need to Go Metal Detecting   By Marc McDermott SmarterHobby.com   You’re finally taking the plunge into the world of metal detecting.   Whether you’re planning to be a weekend warrior type or you want to seek treasure every single day, there are a few things you’ll need before you get started.   Metal Detector   Before selecting your metal detector, you should look at a few things first.   What you’re usingRead more about Everything You Need to Go Metal Detecting – Marc McDermott[…]