Preparing Your Garden for the Winter

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Some people believe that when the weather starts getting colder and the leaves start to fall, it is time to put away the gardening tools and wait until next spring to work on their garden again. Wrong. Winter is an important time to maintain your garden’s health and assure yourself a good crop for next

Tips on preparing your greenhouse for winter


Summer has yet to finish, but it is still as good a time as any to start planning for when winter comes around. There are a lot of things you must do, if you use a greenhouse, to get it reedy for the harsher, colder and shorter days. Regardless of whether you are considering on

Is now a good time to de-winterize my pool?

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The majority of pool owners resorts to winterizing their pools over the winter. It makes sense, since keeping a pool open if you’re not using it is just a waste of money and can be pretty tedious, as you would still need to keep your water quality. However, now that the worst of the winter

Creative ways to keep your house warm this winter

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Canadian winter is one of the most severe winters not only in North America, but globally. With the help of value added services such as the installation of standard insulation to keep you warm, the long and severe Canadian winter should be less of a problem for you. The following is a list of some

Winter garden preparation: Preparing your garden for cold weather

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When it comes to getting your garden ready for the cold weather, there can be several factors to consider. As such, contending with the potential threats that can find their way  into the garden during winter can cause us some concern, especially if we’ve invested a lot of time during the spring and summer. Fortunately,

Preparing your garden for the winter!

winter gardening

As the winter months creep ever closer, the need to get your garden ready for the chilly weather comes with it. Although there are many horticultural tasks you cannot undertake in winter, here are some from homeware and garden equipment retailer Andrew James, which are a necessity. Winter Veggies Any seasoned gardener knows, that sowing

How to prepare your home for winter and beat the cold


Well, winter is nearly upon us, and as the weather gets colder and wetter, you start to think of cosy, toasty homes to snuggle into.  Problem is if you do not do a bit of preparation for the colder weather you could find you are burning through your budget. Heating costs, so to ensure you

5 ways to cut back on energy use this fall

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As temperatures drop, home heating costs increase. Of course, no homeowner wants to spend more than necessary to keep their homes cozy and comfortable on those chilly fall days. Fortunately, there are several simple yet effective ways to reduce energy use without sacrificing comfort in the process. Re-Visit Your Thermostat Settings At what temperature do

Getting your garage ready for winter


With the encroaching autumn and fading rays of summer, it’s time to get the garden prepared for winter and put away all the garden furniture and tools. Storage is such an important resource particularly in winter time and having a garage is a real plus. If you’ve been doing a lot of gardening or relaxing