What to consider when choosing and laying down your new lawn

Peering Through The Long Grass

There are certain times of year that are best for laying down your new lawn. Turf will quickly establish itself on soil that is warm and moist. Autumn happens to be perfect as your new turf will be regularly nourished by winter rain. Spring can also be a great time, but beware that new turf needs lots of water, so if you are in an area that is experiencing water restrictions, its best to wait for … [Read more...]

Happy Earth Day 2013

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Today we give homage to our Mother Earth - Though I like to think we should try everyday, one day just doesn't cut it. While you try to make an effort everyday, take out the big guns today, do something that really counts - no matter how big or how small. Plant a tree or an organic garden. Start some recycling efforts in your home or business. Try unplugging your printer for a month or even a … [Read more...]

Green Your Laundry

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Yes Green - not red, or more recently I turned everything a dark blue jean wash, but green as in less chemicals and waste in your washing routine. That's what I did last weekend - DIY laundry soap. I had seen many recipes on pinterest for DIY laundry soap, I have tried a great batch made by Sweet & Woodsy, but I never tried my own, so I figured I'd give it a try. I used a very simple 4 … [Read more...]

Welcome 2013!

Happy New Year 2013

Out with the Old: I don't enjoy the New Years Eve blow out very much, maybe I'm just getting old? The plan if I have my way, is a quiet night with the family. I'm not much for drinking, I don't get into the backyard fireworks, I don't like being on the roads to go see a nice firework display. Call me a bah-humbug of NYE. Do you like to see the old year out with a bang or will you enjoy a quiet … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas from Eco-Office Gals 2012!

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Wishing all of my loyal readers, clients, family & friends the most wonderful holiday season! Another year has gone by, and it has been another year of growing and working with the most wonderful clients I could ever ask for! A huge thank you to everyone, I look forward to many more years. A special thank you to one client in particular. As many of you know, I've had the opportunity to work … [Read more...]

Your Vote Counts! 2012

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Who can vote? Where do I vote? When do I vote? What is the history behind voting in the US? These are questions we hope every American knows the day before the big day, but I don't want to assume anything. Above you will find your voting places, rights, what you need to bring and where you need to bring it. No excuses! Barely over half of Americans exercise their right to vote, that's not … [Read more...]