Monthly Archives: January 2013

Avoiding injuries when shoveling

Back strains are one of the most common injuries that come from shoveling snow. To avoid these types of injuries, follow these tips.

Shovel snow as soon as possible after the snowfall, especially at night. The longer the snow is left on the ground in the cold weather, the more likely it will freeze and become heavier to shovel. If possible, shovel a few times during a heavy snowfall to lessen…

Houseplants for your health!

Indoor plants provide more than beauty to your home; they are good for the health of you and your family! Healthy plants release oxygen and make for better air quality which in turns helps with sleep. Along with releasing oxygen, they remove toxins and pollutants such as acetone, ammonia, and formaldehyde by absorbing them through their leaves and making them harmless. They absorb fumes and odors…

Winter Plant Care

Whenever we have a heavy snowfall, be sure to brush the snow off your shrubs, bushes, and ornamental trees. The weight of the snow and ice can snap branches or cause the plant to knock over and leave the roots…