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Looking Through the Front Door – the Benefits of Therma-Tru Fiberglass

Every house has one. You probably use it several times every day without giving it a second thought. It’s the first thing people see when they pay you a visit. It’s time to really think about welcoming some new ideas… through your front door. Your door may currently be made of steel, wood, or fiberglass. For 25 years, smart homeowners have found that fiberglass is the optimal choice for their homes. Therma-Tru offers the best and highest-quality selection of fiberglass doors, all designed to stand the test of time while keeping your home secure. Wood is expensive and will fade with the elements and warp. …

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6 Tips for a Greener Lawn

With the current drought conditions in the Northern California area, you may be thinking that your lawn could end up as dry as the reservoirs. That doesn’t have to be the case! A few simple tricks can get your grass green and healthy with minimal usage of water. You may just make your neighbors green with envy! 1. Sprinkle Early. Watering during cooler morning hours is ideal. Midday watering increases the amount of evaporation and is less effective. Start your sprinklers before 9 am for the least chance of evaporation water loss. 2. Avoid Concrete. Set up your sprinklers and double check that they hit …

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Our Greenhouse is getting it’s glass!

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  This week the greenhouse, which will house our nursery department is getting the glass put on!  A big benefit to having our nursery fully enclosed is that customers will be able shop comfortably throughout the year.  But did you know that greenhouses can also improve pest control, and help in regulating temperature, humidity, and water distribution, all of which can promote and encourage good plant health and lead to maximum production? Stay tuned for more as we continue to track the building of our future Petaluma store!

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