Posts Tagged "solution center"

T’WAS STACEY’S LAST TIP BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Posted on December 14th, 2018

T’WAS STACEY’S LAST TIP BEFORE CHRISTMAS, WHEN ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE,  SOME CREATURES WERE STIRRING, MAYBE IT WAS A MOUSE. THE FRUIT FLY TRAPS WERE SET BY THE FRUIT BOWL WITH CARE,  IN HOPES THAT FRUIT FLIES SOON WOULD NOT BE THERE. THE MOUSE BAIT WAS PLACED STRATEGICALLY SO,  NO MICE A NESTLING WOULD GO, […]

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BIRD FEEDING BASICS & the best houses!

Posted on November 16th, 2018

Each year as the cooler temps roll in I stock up on a few things for our feathered friends. I know it may seem somewhat dull but I really do enjoy watching the birds visit each morning. Year after year it seems I appreciate the calm natural beauty they bring to my yard more and […]

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Many Hands make Light Work

Posted on November 1st, 2018

We have so few fall days to get outside and enjoy the little bit of warmer weather we have left.  Grab the whole family and finish up the last of the fall chores together.  Working as a family will make all the work seem lighter.  Heck, have some fun while you do it.  And…of course, […]

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HOUSEPLANTS, HOUSEPLANTS EVERYWHERE

Posted on October 12th, 2018

Bringing your houseplants in for winter care If you are like me, your house is starting to look a bit like a beautiful jungle. My lovely houseplants have been basking in the glory of summer outdoors but as the weather starts to shift and temperatures begin dropping into the 50’s, it’s time for them to […]

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SUMMER TREATS

Posted on July 6th, 2018

SUMMER TREATS (Products that are good for your lawn and garden in the summer heat!) “It is sooo hot!”  This is what I have been hearing a lot of this summer.  Fellow employees are hot, customers are hot, dogs are hot, kids are hot, everyone is hot!  We are able to express our feelings and […]

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LET THE HUNT BEGIN

Posted on May 11th, 2018

(Why beneficial insects really are beneficial!) Release the hounds!  Not literally, but I do want you to release the Ladybugs, Lacewings, Praying Mantids, and Nematodes.  They are fantastic hunters and a huge benefit to your lawn, flower garden and veggie garden. These beneficial hunters have many things in common.  They are meat eaters.  They never […]

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TO FEED OR NOT TO FEED

Posted on April 12th, 2018

Just as you need energy to get through your day, your plants do too. And of course, when it comes to family-friendly gardening, organic fertilizer is the way to go! What is Organic Fertilizer? Organic fertilizers contain only ingredients from plant, animal or mineral sources.  Examples of these kinds of ingredients are bone meal, kelp meal […]

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SPRING LAWN LOVE

Posted on April 5th, 2018

Show your lawns some love this spring.  Not only did trees & shrubs suffer from this snowy & windy winter, our lawns struggled quite a bit too.  Snow plows scraped up edges of lawns along roads and driveways.  Snow shovels scuffed up the lawns alongside walkways. Heavy, wet snow sat on our lawns causing bare […]

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OLD MOTHER HUBBARD WENT TO HER CUPBOARD

Posted on December 13th, 2017

…and found a pantry pest “Fa la la la la…la la la la”, Mother Hubbard was happily singing a Christmas song as she went to her cupboard to pull out the secret ingredients for her famous Cranberry bread.  As she was mid-tune, with mouth wide open, something awful happened.  “Fa la la la… gasp, gulp, […]

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SALT, SUN, SNOW, WIND, ANIMALS

Posted on December 6th, 2017

WHAT DO THEY ALL HAVE IN COMMON? (How to protect our plants in winter) The Winter Warlock is coming soon.  With him he brings salt, sun, wind, snow and animals.  This does not sound too bad, does it?!  Hmmm.  Let’s think about this.  Salt, delicious in our food.  Sun, great for supplying us with Vitamin […]

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