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Tomato press and sauce makers turn garden-ripe tomatoes into seed-free, skin-free sauce with the turn of a handle. (Photo courtesy Gardener's Supply Company)

Give the Gift of Preserving the Garden’s Harvest

Give a gift that helps your favorite gardeners enjoy the flavors of their garden well past the end of the growing season. Both new and experienced gardeners often spend their gardening budget on plants and seeds, leaving little or none to invest in … read more

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Using Wood Pellets? Prep for Potential Supply Shortage

Between the Russian invasion of Ukraine and sky-high oil and gas prices, a significant pellet fuel supply shortage is likely this winter season. Industry experts say you should plan ahead and secure your fuel now for the cold winter months. The good news … read more

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Things to Do Now in Your Garden

Even though we are in the winter months, shrubs, plants and trees come alive in January. It’s a good time to test your soil for missing nutrients and then fertilize and amend accordingly. Inventory your garden seeds well before you start planting them … read more

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Wrapping Up the Summer

Now that summer is fizzling out, plants are slowing their blooming and the leaves are turning colors and falling to the ground. It’s time to plan for the holidays and to put the garden to sleep for a while. Here’s a short list … read more

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Tips for Protecting Your Yard from Snow and Ice This Winter

More people are extending their outdoor time in the winter by adding fire pits, outdoor heaters, and other features. Even in the wintertime, it’s important to take care of your yard. The TurfMutt Foundation, an environmental education and stewardship program that encourages outdoor … read more

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Flu Season is Here: What You Need to Know

After more than 18 months of taking precautions to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the world is slowly reopening — families and friends are reuniting, workers are heading back into the office and children are going back into school. But as the … read more

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Projects to Consider Before Seasonal Changes

Quick, Inexpensive Home Maintenance Projects for Your Weekend

Home maintenance. The very words might evoke thoughts of an entire weekend spent laboring at home instead of relaxing in it, but that doesn’t always have to be the case. “Not every home maintenance project has to be a large undertaking or one … read more

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Things to Know When Shopping for a Generator

Increasingly, consumers are turning to generators for power in emergency situations, because the world is unpredictable. In some areas, year-round weather challenges are now the norm and are no longer just confined to a season. “Consumers want and need reliable power. When the … read more

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Treasure Hunt in the Coachella Valley

Finding the Hidden Gems of the Greater Palm...

Washingtonians love the oasis of greater Palm Springs. Many “snowbirds” winter in the California desert known as the Coachella Valley. Others come for a “rain getaway,” enjoying a few days to golf and lying next to the pool. With over 300 days of … read more

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