Author Archives: Friedman's

Rainwater Harvesting

Did you realize you could be letting a valuable resource just run down the drain? Water is in short supply lately and you could be letting a little extra money just slip through your fingers! Rainwater harvesting is an easy way to help the environment, save money, and even lower pollution. Even in times we aren’t in drought conditions, harvesting rainwater is a great way to conserve water around your household. Harvested rainwater can be used both indoors and outdoors. It can be used to water gardens, wash cars, and clean decks, siding, sidewalks and more. Indoors, rainwater can be used to flush toilets, clean …

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Now is the Time for Dormant Sprays

You may think that colder weather means you get to take a break from yardwork – but not completely! Preparing your orchards, trees and gardens for the upcoming season is important. Prevention is the best way to beat pests and disease from harming or destroying your yard. With dormant spraying, a quick application can help fight infestation before it starts. Attacking pests and bugs in their dormant state is easier and often more successful than trying to get rid of them when they are active. By coating your trees and plants with an appropriate dormant spray, you can suffocate the insects and their eggs while …

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Home Organization

Begin the New Year with a fresh start and a clean slate with an organized house. A few inexpensive tips and tricks can declutter, simplify, and refresh your home into a happy space. Make it one of your resolutions to get organized and reduce the stress and mess in 2016! Your closet is the perfect place to get started. Reorganizing your closet and getting rid of clothing, shoes, and accessories you no longer need or wear can free up space and reduce the mess. Hanging shelf units, add-ons to hangers to increase storage, and see through shoe boxes all make storing and finding items easy. …

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