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JARRING YOUR VEGETABLES FROM YOUR GARDEN

What will you do with your extra fruits and vegetables from your garden this year? You can really elongate the amount of months your garden provides food to you and your family by jarring! When food is exposed to the air, it is also being exposed to bacteria. Be sure to clean your vegetables and [...]

LIFE-LESSONS IN THE GARDEN

We seasoned garden owners know the joy and pleasure that having a garden offers. Oftentimes I have heard people say that they wish they could start a garden, but they do not know how. We are very lucky to live in a time where information is readily available for us to accomplish nearly any task. [...]

WIND & SALT BURN ON TREES

If you are on Long Island, you are aware of the recent storm we were hit with. After 80-90 mile per hour winds, you may have noticed the damage caused to the trees and plants. If not, take a look at the featured image above so that you can see what wind/salt burn looks like. [...]

5 INSECTS FOR GARDEN PEST CONTROL

Some Insects are your Garden’s Friends. Here are 5 insects which help to maintain pest control in your garden. Ground Beetles live beneath mulch in the soil and around perennials. They create vertical tunnels in the ground, which they use to trap their prey. They mostly travel at night so you may not see them [...]

How to use your Patch Liner Repair Kit:

If you have a pond, you are aware of how pricey a pond liner can be. Should you happen to end up with a tear in your liner, you’ll find that you can lose quite a bit of water from just a small tear. You will find it is much more cost effective to purchase [...]

Quarantine Pool Entertainment

Getting tired of watching movies? Have you run out of things to stream? Need some additional entertainment outside? We have a variety of pool floats that provide a ton of fun, especially once the competitive nature in everyone hits. Our store is open during this time, stop on by and check out our selection. You’ll [...]

Survival Gardening

During these rather unique times we are facing, each time we risk our well-being to go out food shopping at our local supermarket we see more and more scarcity of food. Our produce sections have become limited and everyone is doing their best to survive. Here are some of the easiest vegetables to grow in [...]

Top Benefits of Renting Tools & Equipment

Anyone who has bought tools or equipment for a job or project knows how much goes into such a purchase. Perhaps it is a one-time job and afterwards, the tool or piece of equipment will sit in your garage taking up space. Maybe you made your purchase and were happy with your machine, until you [...]

Winter Pond Care

As a pond owner it is our responsibility to tend to our ponds for the safety and care of our fish. This requires a little bit of preparation work as the seasons change. Winterizing your pond does not have to be a strenuous process. If you have not done so already, here are several steps [...]

Water Testing!

Not many people know that using enzymes regularly in your above ground and in ground pool can help in many ways. Helps Destroy: Body Oils Detergents Dirt Pollen Sun Tan Lotions Helps with: Waterline Build Up Saves on Chlorine Use Keeping filters cleaner longer Bring your water to be tested for FREE by one of [...]