5 Keys for Turning Falling Leaves into Nutrient-Rich Compost

Preparing Your Deck for Winter

  Image courtesy of California Redwood Association As fall has begun, thoughts turn to seasonal tasks that every homeowner should take on before the weather turns colder and/or snowy. Now is the perfect time to think about deck maintenance and how to prepare your...
5 Keys for Turning Falling Leaves into Nutrient-Rich Compost

Caring for Your Poinsettias

It’s that season and they are everywhere, red, pink, white and everything in between. No, not Santa’s elves, but poinsettias. A scraggly bush in the tropics, it has become the plant that claims Christmas. When we lived in Africa, on the equator, it bloomed...