Seven Things Every Garden Should Do

Popular Mechanics came up with this list of seven things all gardeners should do to have a great garden each year. Make Compost Short version: Mother Nature never throws anything away. Longer version: Composting is the rare silk purse from sow’s ear, something for nothing, win-win. You start out with kitchen, yard and garden debris […]

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Protect Yourself from the Sun

With Relay for Life right around the corner, it’s a good time to review the American Cancer Society’s ways of protecting yourself from harmful UV rays. People who get a lot of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays are at greater risk for skin cancer. Sunlight is the main source of UV rays, but you don’t […]

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Get Organized for Summer Camp

A few packing guidelines will help your child spend more time playing and less time looking for lost items when she is away at camp. By actively involving your child in the packing process you can help her learn life-long organizing skills. The number one rule of packing for camp is “label everything with your […]

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