Retrofit Xeriscaping

It is estimated that the average home landscape uses as much as 50% of the water. Even if you already have an established yard, you can substantially reduce water usage by following some simple steps to make changes in your yard. Quick Facts As much as 50% of household water is used for the yard and ...

Plan Ahead – Think Spring: Seeds to Weeds

Everyone who experiences any type of winter weather is anxious for Spring to arrive. I always look forward to the winter's solstice when the days start getting longer - and nights are shorter. If you manage your yard full of grass or a wild ecosystem outside your door, you might be dreaming of those days yet ...

Pay More for Internet?

This is a short one about Net Neutrality going away. Some people don't understand the issue, so here it is in a nutshell. You may or may not be old enough to recall when cable TV started. Oh joy - the big selling point was no commercials and people were willing to pay to not have ...

Climate, Gardens and Landscapes

As we are witnessing, the new administration is so against keeping our climate in check or seriously doing something about it, they removed all information about climate change from the White House website and will not be disseminating press releases or posting on social media. They have stopped research funding in the EPA and told ...

Online Shopping – Choose Wisely in 2017

With the passing of brick-n-mortar stores and shopping malls, online activities have taken the front seat. It is unfortunate because kids used to socialize at the malls and mom-and-pop stores offered personalized services without the wait. Now days, our younger generations will know only that long wait times for customer service is the norm, that ...