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Where did summer go???

For me, there’s no better time to work on my landscape and home improvements than the fall. The weather is cool, it’s crisp, and dry. Here are a few of my “Preparing for Fall and Winter” tasks on my annual to do list: Winterize the Garden: after harvesting the fruits (and vegetables) of my labor, I’ll start prepping my garden […]

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Host your own whodunit!

Summertime means bbq. Grills, food, family and friends – the combination creates good times and great memories. Why not add a unique flavor to your bbq by throwing in a murder mystery? You already have the venue – your outdoor living spaces, and your actors – your friends and family. All you need is a little planning, and your bbq […]

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Get your grill on the go!

Barbecuing – it’s as American as baseball and apple pie. Whether hosting a backyard party or taking off to the beach, grilling steaks, burgers and dogs is preferred over cooking indoors by 85 percent of Americans, according to a 2012 survey by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA). Since dragging the grill off the patio and taking it with you […]

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What came first, the quoits or the horseshoes?

Since historians can’t agree on what is surely a very important subject, who am I to weigh in on which now-popular backyard game came first? In my research, however, I did find that both games originated with roman soldiers in the 2nd Century. “Necessity is the mother of invention,” and these soldiers found themselves needing to pass the down time. […]

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Arroyo Grande Company Joins EasyTurf Family

EasyTurf, Inc. today named the Farm Supply Company the EasyTurf Authorized Reseller for the Greater Arroyo Grande, Calif., and surrounding areas. This expansion is unique opportunity for EasyTurf to benefit from the expertise of the Farm Supply Company, who will oversee the synthetic grass leader’s expansion to an increasingly receptive California market. Farm Supply Company staff are experts in landscape surface design and installation. EasyTurf, […]

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EasyTurf Announces Newest Authorized Reseller

EasyTurf, Inc. today named the Load N’ Go the EasyTurf Authorized Reseller for the Greater Lawndale, Calif., and surrounding areas. The announcement represents a unique opportunity for EasyTurf to benefit from the expertise of Load N’ Go, who will oversee the synthetic grass leader’s expansion to an increasingly receptive California market. The professionals at Load N’ Go are experts in landscape surface design and installation. […]

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Burn rubber before it burns you …

If you are considering rubber tiles for a playground surface – think again. Sure, rubber is durable and it provides a softer landing pad for falling children than concrete, but it certainly has it downsides. One of the biggest concerns with rubber tiles is the extremely slippery surface it becomes with a little bit of water. Your tough, skid-resistant playground […]

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Let It Snow!

What if you lived where it snowed? Before you can start working on your lawn for the spring and summer, you’d have to wait for the snow to melt. Even after it melts, you would have to wait for the temperatures to warm and the ground to dry. Then, after weeks of seeding, fertilizing, watering and spending more time with […]

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