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Elevate your garden game with raised beds and planter boxes

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(BPT) – What’s stopping you from gardening today? Do you live in an urban area, have a small yard or is your soil rocky and full of clay? Any of these challenges could make you believe that planting a garden simply isn’t in the plans this year, but that doesn’t…

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Have it made in the shade in your backyard this summer

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(BPT) – In the midst of the winter we love to think of the summer as this idyllic time when we live barefoot under the sky and everything is perfect and beautiful. Then when the summertime comes, we find ourselves complaining about too much sun, being too hot or bugs…

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Protect Yourself from Biting Insects

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While most people think of mosquitoes as just annoying pests, they can do a lot more than just leave an itchy bite! Biting insects, including mosquitoes, can carry many diseases and cause thousands to get sick and possibly die each year. It is important to know how to protect yourself…

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How Fans Save Energy

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As the temperature gets higher, so do our energy bills! It costs US homeowners more than $11 billion a year to use an air conditioner and puts roughly 100 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. That’s an average of two tons per air conditioned home! ¹ By utilizing…