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Pet Proofing Your Yard

Keep Your Pets Happy & Safe This Summer
Posted by Alysia Bauer on May 20, 2020 in  Outdoor  Pets
Our furry friends enjoy lounging outside just as much as we do. With the weather warming up, they will be wanting to spend more time outdoors which means you have some work to do! Check out these tips to pet proof your yard to keep your four-legged friends happy and safe this summer. Fence The most important aspect of your backyard is ensuring that you have a fence around the perimeter; this keeps unwanted animals out and your pet in. Be sure there are no holes in the fence where a small dog can slip through and e... read more

Veggie Gardening 101

How to Get Started & What to Grow
Posted by Alysia Bauer on April 15, 2020 in  Food  Lifestyle  Outdoor
 Spring is in the air! That means it is time to start getting your garden ready. Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered!   The most important part of your garden is its location. The majority of vegetables need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. More sun=bigger harvest=bigger veggies=better taste! In addition, be sure to use the right soil for the job. Using a soft loamy soil enriched with compost will provide your plants with the nutrition they need to prosper. Be sure your garde... read more

Top 4 Outdoor Living Trends of 2019

What we're seeing and loving this summer
Posted by Rachel Ennis on June 19, 2019 in  Outdoor
1.  One of our favorite things about summer is being outside (if it would ever stop raining long enough - ha!). Here are the Top 4 trends we're seeing and loving for your outdoor spaces this year:1.Create a staycation spot. a.  Set up a weatherproof speaker system. b.  Have a fire feature. c.   Add lighting. d.  Install an outdoor kitchen if you enjoy cooking. 2.  2. Make backyard focal point structures. a.  Build your own green house or shed. b.  Use old... read more

Neighbor’s Holiday Lights and Noise Ruining Your Silent Night?

How to Deal with your *Overly* Festive Neighbors
Posted by Erin Wood on December 07, 2018 in  Holiday  Home Decor  Outdoor
Bah Humbug Alert! It’s officially the holiday season and we hope you’re enjoying every merry minute of it! During this time of year, seasonal decorations start popping up on every rooftop and lawn in sight. And while we hate to sound like a real Scrooge, we know that occasionally homeowners go a little too over the top on all things merry and bright. So, what exactly do you do when a neighbor keeps you up at night with bright lights and loud holiday music? If you have the misfortune of living next to a ... read more

Richmond-Area Summer Activities Guide

Your Guide to Local Fairs and Festivals this Summer
Posted by Erin Wood on June 06, 2018 in  Events  Food  Lifestyle  Local  Outdoor  Parade  Party
Looking for a fun event to attend this summer. Check out some of our suggestions below! Preble County FairSaturday, July 28, 2018 State Line Heritage DaysFriday, August 2, 2018Into the WoodsFriday, August 2, 2018The Chanticleer String QuartetSaturday, August 3, 2018Richmond Chalk FestSunday, August 4, 2018Annual Race for JusticeSunday, August 4, 2018ShakesBeerSunday, August 4, 2018Experience Cambridge CitySaturday, August 11, 2018Adventure HikeSaturday, August 11, 2018Sister ActFriday, August 17, 2018Depot Distric... read more
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