Buying a hot tub just the first step

Posted on Wednesday June 20, 2012
Hot tubs remain popular even though a growing number of people loathe the huge things that take up so much room on decks and in spa rooms across the nation. One thing probably every hot tub fan hates is installing a hot tub. Read more »

Puddles in the yard, start worrying

Posted on Monday April 23, 2012
If you are shopping for a new home in the spring, watch for puddles in the yard. Silly advice when all you are interested in is the inside of the house? Not if you know how much it costs to regrade a property or repair a flooded basement. Read more »

Grading your neighbor’s ire

Posted on Monday April 23, 2012
The one thing that is guaranteed to upset a neighbor is water flowing from your property onto his. Read more »

Tilling soil

Posted on Saturday April 21, 2012
Spring is, as everyone knows, the time to prepare the garden. One of the first jobs in this preparation is the tilling of the soil. Read more »

Let’s go gardening: 1, 3, 5 …

Posted on Tuesday March 27, 2012
If you can’t see the connection between arithmetic and gardening, take a close look at a good-looking garden and compare it with one that is boring and somehow unnatural. Read more »