Since the two people who help me with my yard don’t have time to pull weeds and I need to be working on my book instead of pulling weeds, I decided to try Angi to find someone to help. I haven’t tried Angi before due to the criticism that companies can pay to appear higher up in the search results.
It’s a wonderful time of year. My garden is in full production. I grew up on apple ranches in Central Washington. We always has a big garden. Nothing beats corn, green beans, and strawberries straight from the garden. As usual, my raised bed garden is a great producer.
How to make a basic plan to protect your buildings, fences, and trees if you don’t like to do yard work
It really surprises me. When my daughter comes from Madrid to visit we’ve done a home exchange or an Airbnb in Seattle for a week. Often, the house is nice, but the yard isn’t well kept. It’s O.K. if yard work isn’t your thing and creating a flower garden like the one pictured above doesn’t interest you.
August marks the beginning of the end of summer, as well as a new school year. While it may seem like it’s only a good time to buy pencils, notebooks, and backpacks, August is much more than back to school sales. It brings tax free shopping, deals on summer clothing, garden tools, and much more.
ShelterLogic Group is recalling about 786,000 RIO-branded swinging hammock chairs. Improper insertion of the pins provided for assembly can cause the chair’s legs to collapse, posing an injury risk to the user. ShelterLogic Group has received 24 reports of incidents that resulted in injuries.
For some reason, the former owners of my home planted 40 rhododendrons and 12 azaleas before they sold the house. I don’t know why. What I do know is that, once I noticed I had so many rhododendrons, I had to learn how to take care of them.
July is one of the better months for sales. The 4th of July is a big shopping holiday so compare prices and see what bargains you can find. Also, be on the lookout the next few weeks because the back to school sales are coming up. Here are suggestions from DealNews.com on what to look for at the July sales:
The weather’s been so cold here in the Seattle area that I haven’t gotten out in my yard for as much spring yard work as I would have liked. My garden is growing well and so far I’ve enjoyed lettuce, spinach, kale, Swiss chard, and one strawberry.
While barbecues, road trips, and fun in the sun are often Memorial Day activities, it’s also a great time to look for bargains. Remember to compare prices. Marked way up and marked way down, doesn’t mean any savings for your pocketbook.
As part of National Older Americans Month in May, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is providing 10 steps for healthy aging. “Promoting healthy aging helps ensure older adults remain a vibrant, integral community members for many years to come,” said Charles J. Fuschillo Jr., AFA’s president & CEO.