A farmers’ market is likely coming to a field or open parking lot near you — if there isn’t already one operating nearby. Farmers’ markets continue to thrive and expand as people increasingly realize the benefits of supporting local farmers and artisans. If you haven’t explored one of […]
Days are long and hot and pool season is in full swing. For some of us, it’s not all leisurely floating and aquatic volleyball but rather maintaining and balancing the pool’s chemical levels.
As market season kicks into high gear, farm stands beckon shoppers with signs: Local! Organic! Natural! No Spray! Sustainable! Organic is defined by strict federal standards. But what do these other claims really mean, and which are worthy of support?
In this issue: Farmers Markets DIY Certification Guide 7 Reasons to Shop Farmers Markets In the Garden: Hydrangeas Be a Pollinator Champion Understanding Saltwater Pool Filtration Home Remodeling: How to get the best bang for your remodeling buck Planning a Renovation? How to get your home ready and […]
Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily shares her recipe for Herbed Deviled Eggs and Easy Mason Jar Mayonnaise.
It’s a common quandary, especially in older homes: One or more rooms lacks ample artificial illumination due to an absence of overhead light fixtures. Making matters worse, that same room may be short on outlets, requiring you to use extension cords or power strips to accommodate your only mode of lighting, table and floor lamps.
The months of April, May and June are when the largest nectar flows occur in New Jersey and you need to be prepared to capture this brief opportunity.
With homes selling for top dollar in many markets lately, some sellers may question the decision to spiff up their abodes above and beyond “as is” condition. Truth is, however, that homes boasting the in-demand features and frills that buyers crave will likely sell sooner and net a bigger profit.
One of the easiest and most cost effective methods for conserving water and improving water quality is to INSTALL A RAIN BARREL. Rain barrels collect water from rooftops and hold it for later use. The water can then be reused for a variety of watering needs – lawns, gardens or even indoor plants. Collecting roof runoff in rain barrels reduces the amount of water that flows from your property. It’s a great way to conserve water and it’s free water for use in your landscape.
Open floorplans are high on many homeowner’s wish lists. When you remove walls, however, you also get a sweeping view of the space – as well as a clear shot of the dirty dishes.