Six Flowers That Bloom In Spring

By: Peter Goldberg   Spring doesn’t seem official until we’re greeted by fresh, riotous blooms. Whether they’re perennials returning to life or sprouting anew, the welcoming signs of winter’s thaw come in a rainbow of colors. With so many to choose from, we’ve compiled a list of the most beautiful and popular blooms to help … Continue reading Six Flowers That Bloom In Spring

Beginner’s Guide to Xeriscaping

Xeriscaping comes from the Greek word “xeros,” meaning ‘dry.’ It’s a form of landscaping developed in Denver in 1981 during a massive drought. This type of dry landscaping is especially popular in areas where drought conditions are common or where water is expensive. However, it isn’t just for arid regions, but rather anywhere homeowners are … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Xeriscaping

Make Recycling EASY with Printable Recycling Lists.

There’s more than one way to go GREEN this spring! Sure, there’s green grass. Green drinks. Green décor… but why not also go green the eco-friendly way by recycling! The first step is to educate yourself and your family on what is recyclable and what belongs in the trash. The next step is to set … Continue reading Make Recycling EASY with Printable Recycling Lists.

Foster a Successful Neighborhood Hand-Me-Down Network

Hand-me-downs. Sometimes horrible, sometimes amazing. The benefits, of course, are plenty – reducing the environmental impact through less manufacturing and transportation of goods, cost-savings, teaching children valuable lessons about sharing and reusing, reducing clutter in your home, creating a give-and-receive value system with others, etc. But, there are some negatives to hand-me-downs, and a few … Continue reading Foster a Successful Neighborhood Hand-Me-Down Network

Garbage Disposal Maintenance Tips – At Your Disposal!

“Keep your hands away from there when I turn on this switch!” My mother taught me this key garbage disposal usage rule at a young age. Now while my hands continue to remain intact, the rest of what could and/or could not go down the drain remained a mystery… until now. As my mom made … Continue reading Garbage Disposal Maintenance Tips – At Your Disposal!