Tag: diy tips

Hearing Problems In the Workplace

Hearing Problems In the Workplace

There is a lot of evidence out there to remind people to stay active, moving and socializing. Physical fitness immediately comes to mind when thinking of staying active, but staying mentally active is equally as important, if not more so, for long-term health … read more


Gardening With Peg

Tips About Easy-Care Houseplants

During these sometimes gray winter months, we can still find plant pleasures indoors. Houseplants are the plants that keep on giving enjoyment all year long, whether it be with foliage or with cheerful and entrancing flowers. Here are a few easy-care, no-fail plants … read more


Easy Steps for Properly Hanging Your Pictures or Art

Easy Steps for Properly Hanging Your Pictures or Art

If you have just moved into a new house and need to know how high to hang all your pictures, start by holding up an artwork so that the center of it is about 5 feet from the floor. Have a second person … read more


Outdoor Electrical Outlet

Holiday Decorating Begins when you Build or Remodel

When you are thinking about holiday decorating, it is usually after you have built or remodeled — and you realize that you should have put an outlet here or there, or planned for holiday lights. While those things can be added after the … read more

Garden Planning

Get The Dirt — On Home Gardening

Garden Planning • Moles and Tunneling Critters

Time to Plan and Learn When gardens are dormant, it’s the perfect time to take a class — or two or more. Check with your favorite local nursery and the WSU Kitsap County Extension Office for upcoming opportunities. Here are just a few … read more


Bird Seed Christmas Tree

Decorating a Bird’s Christmas Tree

If decorating a Christmas tree for the birds sounds like fun, there are a few important things to remember. The most important element as far as the birds are concerned is that it be decorated with food. Variety isn’t important but quality is. … read more


No Waste

Waste Less This Holiday Season

According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Americans dispose of 25 percent more trash than normal in the time frame between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. To put that in perspective, that’s an additional 1 million tons of garbage nationally. The holidays … read more


Christmas Home Prep

Easy Updates to Make Your Home Sparkle for the Holidays

You’ve invited all the guests, planned menus and then you realize that it might be nice to do some little fix-ups around the house. Don’t fret, there are lots of little things you can do to make your house look fresh and sparkle … read more


Worm compost set-up with leaves being held for later addition.

Fallen Leaves, a Gift from Above

Fall brings a bounty not everyone is excited about: piles of fallen leaves. In my garden, this abundance feels like early Christmas. All that organic material is at my disposal, and the only cost is a bit of exercise! I hope you will … read more

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