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Landscaping

Drip or micro irrigation makes watering more efficient, saves you time, conserves water and makes sure your plants will thrive!

Simply put, drip irrigation is the process of delivering water, in a slow and steady manner, to the soil. Emitters, devices that deliver the water, are placed near...

High Quality Bedding: Egyptian Cotton, Bamboo, or Silk?

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the key foundations of health and wellbeing.  If you’ve resolved to take better care of yourself and improve your quality of life, you’d be wise to upgrade your quality of sleep.

One way to get better rest is by investing in high-quality, organic ...

Electric Lighting

Those squiggly CFL light bulbs have never been as good on eyes as they are on energy bills – and the environment. With Cree LED Bulbs, though, you finally get the inviting light and look you’re after without sacrificing energy savings.

Available for less than $10 each at Home Depot,...

Cheap Home Improvements: More Affordable Home Upgrades

In an uncertain housing market, dropping big bucks on complex home improvement projects isn’t always the way to go.  However, with a little DIY know-how and a conservative amount of cash, there is a lot you can do to enhance both the value and enjoyment of your home.

Here are seven cheap...

Air Cleaners

For more warmth and healthier indoor air, ’tis the season to change your furnace filter. It may seem like a minor autumn to-do item, but it supports your system’s effective, efficient performance while preventing expensive repairs and keeping indoor air allergen-free.

Don’t drop in just any...

Gardens

Late summer to early fall is the perfect time of year for home maintenance projects.  In fact, we like to call this the Goldilocks season, not too hot and not too cold.  It's just right to tackle dozens of little tasks around your home that will...