• How to Make Compost

    Making Compost – What Items to Use

    Now that you know why you should compost, you’re going to need to know which materials to use. Since not all leftovers can be used, we’ve put together a handy list to show you which items can and cannot be

  • How to Compost

    How To Compost

    Now that you know which items to compost, you’re ready to learn the steps involved in making compost. To achieve the real benefits of composting depends on how much organic waste you have, how fast you want the results and

  • Composting 101

    Composting 101

    Why Compost? When waste is not composted, it will end up in a landfill or incinerator, neither of which is environmentally-friendly or economical. Due to a lack of oxygen, landfill waste breaks down slowly and releases methane gas and acidic

  • What to do in a Tornado

    What To Do In A Tornado

    It just takes seconds for a tornado to rip through your neighborhood, leaving nothing but piles of debris and trash in its wake. If you’re watching television or listening to a radio, you may get ample warning before it hits,

  • How to Prepare for a Hurricane

    How to Prepare For a Hurricane

    Being prepared is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself from the dangers of a hurricane. Learning how to prepare for a hurricane, what to do in a hurricane, and what steps to take following

  • How to Make a Rain Barrel

    How to Make a Rain Barrel in 5 Easy Steps

    Recycling rain water is easier than you think. In the past, if you wanted to capture rain water, you just put a bucket out in the yard and waited for it to fill up. Of course, if it was raining

  • Deck Privacy Ideas

    Deck Privacy Ideas

    If you have a nice deck, chances are you’ve pretty much converted it into a second living area – a place where you and your family and friends can gather and have a good time. In the warm months, you’ve

  • How to Grow Tomatoes

    How to Grow Tomatoes

    One of the great benefits of having your own garden is having fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables to enjoy whenever you want. Growing techniques will differ depending on what food you’re growing as well as where you live. We’ve put

  • Fire Prevention Tips

    Fire Prevention Tips

    Fires can strike anyone at any time. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, in 2009, it is estimated that U.S. fire departments responded to 1.3 million fires. These fires resulted in over 3,000 deaths, and over 17,000 injuries. These

  • Summer Safety Tips for Kids

    5 Summer Safety Tips for Kids

    It’s a big job but someone’s got to do it. Keeping the kids safe, that is. Every summer there are thousands of children who sustain injuries that require emergency room visits. By learning some summer safety tips for kids, you