See how a couple transformed this dumpster into an actual home — yes, really
You've got to see this gorgeous Arizona vacation home made from a dumpster!
Top 10 Reasons to Use Precast Walls
Top 10 reasons to use precast walls for your next project: Precast concrete insulated walls provide energy benefits that can exceed the benefits of mass or insulation used alone in the varying climate conditions we see in the upper Midwest regions. Precast concrete walls act as thermal storage to delay and reduce peak thermal loads.... Read more »
15 Vegetables Best Started from Seed
By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Issue 021117 Growing Vegetables From Seed Feb 11 - Wildflowers: Ready - Set - Grow Late winter is the ideal time to start wildflower seeds, but you can't just chuck them onto the landscape and expect success. We share all the local tips that ensure a spectacular showing of these bloomers. You will know the best seed, soils, food, and techniques that brings on the color this spring. Come early, this class can be standing room only Feb 18 - Gardening for Newcomers Learn all the mountain secrets to local garden success. This is an information packed class guaranteed to increase garden blooms and fruit this year. The first 10 students to bring $10 and a soil sample receives a pH soil test done on site with…
Powell Stone & Gravel
What a wonderful thing to see when walking in to work. PS&G loves to help the surrounding communities, and it's great to receive little tokens like this. Thank you Christa Palma and the students of ID!
3/8/17 Scrap Price Update: Aluminum Steady Climb
If you are wondering if all of the price jumps have affected aluminum scrap, we have some news this week. Read more about the steady climb for prices.
Zero Waste Traveling Tips: Flying and Airports
Flying and zero waste in the same sentence is kind of an oxymoron. But, that doesn't mean we can't take strides to make it less wasteful. It's not about perfection; it's about making better choices. I will echo it again and again and again. My original travel post was great for a weekend t
What To Look For When You Hire A Landscape Company
Do you know what to look for when you hire a landscape contractor? Don't be taken advantage of. Free advice from Allentuck Landscaping Co.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How To Grow Moss
Moss and Stone Gardens blog about all things moss related, including techniques to create a moss lawn, moss identification, watering moss etc.
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...