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13 Aug 2019

Firewood

When buying or seasoning your own firewood you want to make sure that the moisture level of firewood is between 15 and 20

pwoodercent. Anything higher, the efficiency drops, and the smoke output goes up.

When looking for the best-seasoned firewood, it will be dried until the moisture content is below 20 percent. This will take some time, six months at a minimum. When looking at the wood if it has been properly seasoned, the color should be faded. As time passes, the color will continue to fade becoming lighter and the wood will become hard.

Some think that unseasoned firewood will not burn; this is simply not true it may take a little more time to ignite, but the biggest issue with the unseasoned firewood is that it will create smoke and more creosote as it burns. For the best fires with the least smoke, you always want to use seasoned firewood.

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30 Jul 2019

Class IV Compost Facility

Compost

What do you do with your compost?

Ohio laws define composting to dispose of solid waste using controlled biological decomposition. Compost facilities have classifications according to what they can accept. They are also required to register, have a license or permit from the Ohio EPA. Additional requirements are operational requirements, recordkeeping and testing requirements for compost product prior to distribution.

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03 Jun 2019

Top 10 Reasons Gardeners Should Mulch

The first step to a great garden is soil health for building and protecting soil. The secret to a healthy garden is to use compost. This is known as a natural barrier that’s laid over the soil as a protective barrier. In gardening, the type of compost you should use is biodegradable manure and or mulch that breaks down into the soil and provides it with nutrients.

You should lay over the compost before preparing your garden beds. You should also lay it over the soil when your flowers, food crops, seeds, and seedlings have been sown and planted. While mulch can be laid over your soil once your garden beds have been prepared, it’s important to protect your soil right away. Compost has various functions, most of which are unknown to gardeners.

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03 Jun 2019

A Guide to Curbside Maintenance and Beautification

curbside

The curbside is a property’s facade. It is the first impression of a house. Most people underestimate the importance of maintaining and beautifying the curbside area near their houses. But the sooner you realize that it provides the first glimpse of what your house might be from the inside, the better. Even though these tough environments don’t often support healthy lawns, they can still host stunning gardens that dramatically improve their surroundings.

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