February 2017

Growing the Best Tomatoes

February 26, 2017 - 13:39
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Every summer home gardeners under take on the annual project of growing tomatoes and despite challenges many come back to the project year after year. Why? Simply because the product is so much better than what is available in stores. Growing tomatoes is not without its challenges, if you have tried before and not been happy with the: yields, fruit quality, or flavor - may I present a yard gadget to you: The "Tomato Success Kit" from Gardeners.com found here.

7 tips to get the yard ready for the growing season.

February 25, 2017 - 00:00
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Yard care tips

For those of us that live in a climate where winter means frost and snow it maybe be hard to believe but now is the time to start thinking about yard care. Getting your yard ready for spring and the spring growing season now with a few hours of yard work will help you to get a jump on the season ahead, and have your yard looking like the best on the block.

1.) Clear the debris around your plants, by allowing the earlier sprouts to see light rather than grow through a bed of dead leaves or pine needles you’ll begin to invigorate plants earlier in the growing season.

Kitchen Gadget: 2-in-1 Digital Scale & Measuring Cup

February 19, 2017 - 00:00
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My favorite kitchen gadgets are the products that pull double duty, saving us time and effort, or in this case reducing mistakes and saving space. In one of our early #LifeHack articles we talked about the myriad of uses for plain White Vinegar from cleaning your dishwasher to descaling a kettle.