Pond Ground Rules 101

Now that you’ve started planning on having a pond…. it’s time to get to work! Components of a Pond: Altogether, a pond system is an interlaced community involving biological filters (bio-falls), mechanical filters (skimmers), aquatic plants, rock and gravel, pumps, pond liners and even koi fish if you want to go that route! If set [...]

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Reblooming Orchids

Don’t throw that orchid away, get it to rebloom! Talk about flower power! Orchids, especially Phalaenopsis or moth orchids, can bloom for months. Moth orchids are easy to find, relatively inexpensive and one of the easiest orchids to grow. But, plant parents are asking themselves, how do I get them to rebloom? Paying attention to [...]

By |February 3rd, 2020|How-To, Lawn & Garden|Comments Off on Reblooming Orchids

Plant Care Can Also be Self-Care

Many people wonder when they’ll find the time for self-care. It turns out that plant parents have been doing it all along. Many report their thoughts slow, they breathe more calmly, feel less stressed and they find happiness in the practice of gardening. Caring for another living thing is a positive intention that keeps us [...]

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Fall Flower Child – Add Bloom Power to your Garden

As summer comes to an end, rustic autumn colors sweep in as the season’s vibrant blooms begin to fade. This year, fall is going to be hot, so keep your hand shovels at the ready. Fall Flower Power is ready to kick some blooms into your garden. Find where you need to include some fresh [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|Northwest Gardening|Comments Off on Fall Flower Child – Add Bloom Power to your Garden

Types of Pest Control Methods

Though not a popular topic of interest, pest control remains a part of everyone’s property maintenance checklist. For centuries, pest removal has been a serious concern for people. In fact, it has become part of our everyday life since we started growing crops. Over the centuries, pest control has evolved into several types, which have [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|How-To, Lawn & Garden|Comments Off on Types of Pest Control Methods

Make Your Home a Sanctuary

How to Make Your Home Your Stress-Free Sanctuary What everyone needs is a tranquil sanctuary to come home to after a long day. With daily stressors and always being on the go, it is essential that you have a place you call home that helps you rest and relax, while being conducive for family time. [...]

By |July 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Make Your Home a Sanctuary

How To – Seasonal Start-up for Your Generator

Learn how to get your generator ready for the stormy season.  If you're like most folks around the Pacific Northwest, your generator just sits around until the power goes out due to wind, snow, or ice storms.  Now is the time to pull your generator out of hibernation and make sure it's ready [...]

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