Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #177 – Keep A/C Unit Free From Debris

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 177 , Air Conditioner Unit Free From Grass and Weeds. This is a good reminder to let the air flow freely into your air conditioner unit. The more long grass and weeds that are up against the outside of your unit the harder it has to work to pull fresh air into it, and thus … [Read more...]

Scotts EcoSense Weed B Gon Review – Working In 24 Hours

Weed B Gon One Hour Later

Yesterday I wrote about the new EcoSense Weed B Gon from Scotts which is to get rid of weeds through spot application on residential lawns. This selective weed control product was first available just in time for the May 24 weekend back in 2010 within the Greater Toronto Area at all, or most, of the usual home and garden retail outlets such as Home Depot, Lowe's, and so on. In our EcoSense Weed B Gon review yesterday, I showed how to use the large 2 Litre bottle and how the liquid is … [Read more...]

Scotts EcoSense Weed B Gon – Does It Work?

Weed Be Gon

Ever since the restrictions over the past year or two on the type of herbicides which can be used to control weeds in the Greater Toronto Area, controlling Dandelions and a wide variety of broad and narrow leaf weeds on the family lawn has been a problem. Gone from the shelves in this part of Canada of your local Home Hardware, Home Depot, Rona, Lowe's, Canadian Tire and corner hardware or garden supply store are the now banned chemicals used in the past for weed control. This past … [Read more...]

Fall Garden Cleanup – 1

Front Garden Before Clean Up 1

No time like the present. Winter is coming. And, I want to clean up the front garden now before it gets cold outside making this task more unpleasant than it already is. OK, so it's not hard ... when it is still nice and warm and sunny outside. So here are some home maintenance tips you can use for your own garden. I purposely (that is my story and, yes, I am sticking with it) left our front garden unattended all summer, just to see how many weeds might grow through the garden mulch. … [Read more...]

Scotts Turf Builder Fertilizer from Home Depot

We were fortunate to receive some gift cards ourselves from The Home Depot to help us with our spring lawn and garden clean up this year. So, with us focusing a little more than in prior years on conservation of our money, we decided to discontinue the lawn service we had used during the past two years and see if we could take care of our lawn ourselves. I know, I know....how hard can it be? Well, it shouldn't be that hard, right? And that's the point. This is no time to be spending money … [Read more...]

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