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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…

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Benefits of Mulch

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Mulching your yard is a great way to keep your landscape plants healthy. By mulching you are protecting your plants and the bare soil and giving them many advantages over unmulched plants. Learn about the many benefits of mulching, the various types of mulch, how and where to mulch, and…

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Give your landscaping a no-maintenance makeover

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(BPT) – Low- and no-maintenance features top the list when making over outdoor living spaces because less time maintaining means more time enjoying. Low-maintenance landscaping outranks native plantings, water features and food/vegetable gardens according to the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) 2014 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey. Landscape professionals…

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Bird Feeding in Winter

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Feeding wild birds is a great way to enjoy nature. It is also a great way to help out your neighborhood bird population. According to the Humana Society of the United States, here are some tips about wild bird feeding. While bird feeding is not necessary, feeding them at times when birds need…

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