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  At Cool Ponds, we preach the use of aerators in ponds. Not only will it keep a hole in the ice in the winter, but it can keep your water clean and clear during the heat of summer. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:46 AM)
Like photography or woodworking, you can never own too many tools for hobby gardening. And like other hobbies, owning the right suite of garden tools determine if you achieve worthwhile results. Here are the indispenable tools we recommend for your garden tool collection: [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:48 AM)
  Whether it’s a Home Show, Flower Show, or Home and Garden Show…here are our tips for maximizing your show experience… [Read More]
01/12/2011 (09:02 PM)
  Did you know that at least 15 million trees lose their lives annually so that Americans can have toilet paper?    By 2001, toilet paper manufacturers were producing an astonishing 100 million rolls of the stuff every day just to meet the demand from each of us.    It doesn’t have to be this way, though.  By using a bidet or a bidet attachment and 1 less 500-sheet roll of virgin-fiber toilet paper, your household alone could save the lives of 297,000 trees every year.   [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:39 AM)
  Who hasn’t longed for the perfect full-body soak in a hot tub to treat their aching body? And wouldn’t it be great if that experience included full body immersion? Consider a walk-in bathtub. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:41 AM)
Do you enjoy singing in the shower? I do. (But, shhh, don’t tell anyone!) I’ve also screamed in the shower a time or two, know what I mean? Someone flushes the toilet or runs a tap somewhere else in the house, and the water pressure changes and so does the temperature. Bam! You’re screaming! Choosing a proper low flow shower head system can change all of that. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:42 AM)
Millions of people are on the path to a greener lifestyle.  It doesn’t matter where you are along your journey; the important thing is to keep taking steps forward… even baby steps count! [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:45 AM)
A custom-made, quality play set can turn your backyard into an adventurous playground! With a struggling economy, many families are opting for a “staycation” instead of the annual trek to a theme park for a week. And, with the money saved, they’re choosing to invest in a lifetime of fun by buying a backyard play set. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:49 AM)
Most of us feel better on a sunny day. But did you know that sunshine can be captured to save you money on your energy bill? Homeowners across the county are mounting solar panels on their homes to capture the sun’s rays and convert them into solar electricity. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:53 AM)
Of all the baby steps you can take toward a greener lifestyle, this is one of my favorites: Never, ever use Styrofoam. Much like plastic, Styrofoam never biodegrades or breaks down.  But unlike most plastics, Styrofoam is rarely ever recycled.  It can be done, but it’s difficult and I’ve yet to come across a facility that takes it. [Read More]
01/13/2011 (05:54 AM)