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  1. Made in America Holiday Challenge

    Take the Made in America Holiday Challenge 2014

    The average American spends more than $700 annually on holiday shopping. If just 10 percent ($70) of this was spent on gifts made in the United States, the economic impact would equate to the creation of over 200,000 American jobs, according to ABC News. Read on...
  2. Dormant lawns are actually getting ready for the warmer weather to come and are healthier when allowed to get the necessary rest and refueling.

    Winter Lawn Care: Rest and Refuel Your Lawn

    Lawn needs change dramatically when the weather cools down from November through March. Dormant (beige) lawns are actually getting ready for the warmer weather to come and are healthier when allowed to get the necessary rest and refueling (R&R). Read on...
  3. Dispose of Fats, Oils, Grease Responsibly

    Dispose of Fats, Oils, Grease Responsibly

    Thanksgiving cooking can mean leftover grease and oil. The majority of sanitary sewer overflows are due to grease buildup from homes and apartments. This holiday season, help prevent costly sewer overflows by following a few simple steps. Read on...
  4. Mulch Helps Protect Plants

    Mulch Helps To Protect Plants

    Applying mulch to gardens and flower beds will help retain moisture, which is critical in a drought or dry summer. A 4-inch layer of mulch on the soil surface, especially in sloping gardens, helps keep water from washing away soil ... Read on...
  5. Composting Saves Money, Enriches Soil

    Composting Saves Money, Enriches Soil

    Each year, nearly 4 million tons of yard trimmings and other organic debris are thrown away in Texas. Composting is a natural, low-cost way to recycle yard waste and organic matter into a beneficial, nutrient-rich fertilizer ... Read on...
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