May 16, 2017 09:49
There are some people who keep using one method to solve every problem they face, because it’s what they know, what they feel comfortable with. There are a couple of sayings that come to mind. We tell them to ‘Think outside the box,’ or that, ‘When all you have is a hammer, all you see are nails....
March 15, 2017 03:22
In high school, one of my friends got into a really big ‘crafting’ phase. Decorative plates, cute picture frames … if she saw it on a crafting website, it was on her work table that night. During this phase, she swore by Mod Podge, a glue-like substance....
Sept. 16, 2016 01:46
It’s been a long time since I’ve seen these events all occurring in one season. Mother Nature is really playing havoc with us this year. I’m amazed at the number of fires that are burning all at one time in one region of the country, while others have encountered tremendous amounts of rain....
Sept. 16, 2016 01:46
Ever see one of those bumper stickers that says, "Always late, but worth the wait?" If native plant seeds could drive cars, those stick-ers would be on them. Oh, they may require a bit of patience, with germination taking any-where from 30 to 90 days, but once their green shoots finally do arrive, you'll be glad you stuck around to greet them....
Nov. 17, 2015 10:43
“For us, it really comes down to, what’s the weight of the machine, and what’s the horsepower,” said David Plechner of FJP Services, Inc., a commercial landscape construction company in Southampton, Pennsylvania....
Jan. 19, 2016 03:36
The Ohio Supreme Court gave the go-ahead to a new stormwater management program. Five communities and the local retail lobby had taken the Northeast Ohio regional Sewer District to court. They contested the sewer district’s authority to manage stormwater and charge fees to pay for the program....
July 19, 2010 05:16
Environmental fallout is an inevitable result of living in the world. Natural disasters, like fires and floods, as well as man-made disasters such as the recent oil spill, wreak havoc with our natural resources. Then, there are the more everyday phenomena, like wind, rain and snow, which affect daily conditions. These kinds of occurrences have a profound impact on one of the most basic eleme...
Dec. 1, 2014 02:47
When we picture hydroseeding in our mind’s eye, we automatically think about someone out there with a pumper on a sunny spring day, or a balmy fall one. We don’t usually picture someone bundled up in a thick parka, a wool hat and gloves, spraying ground that’s rock-hard and cold as ice, or buried under drifts of white snow....
March 17, 2015 12:12
If you’ve ever lived where the weather gets snowy, or there are frequent, intense rainstorms, you’re probably familiar with the concept of the “mud room.” It’s the place where you shed your snow and rain boots and other gear to keep from tracking muck into the rest of the house....

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In many ways, we are fortunate that, in our chosen profession, we are able to help people when certain disasters occur: the tornadoes in Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Georgia, the flooding in Louisiana, the snows in the northeastern part of the country, the rain in California, and the snow in Colorado....

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