How Does Wood Get Recycled?

Are you fretting over what to do with your leftover Halloween and Thanksgiving pumpkins? Well, here’s some advice: they came from the earth, and so can go right back in it. Last year I picked up our family’s pumpkin and catapulted it into the vacant wooded lot next to our house. Within a couple of days the neighborhood critters took care of it. Here are some suggestions for disposing of your giant squash if you don’t want them to go into general landfill waste.

Professor Coldheart should have seen it coming…..should have known the game would change the moment he sent Auntie Freeze and Frostbite to eliminate Tenderheart Bear. Poor, naive fool just offered them a hug, never suspecting until the dagger plunged into his furry little chest. He never imagined they would be so cold. But then, Coldheart never imagined our retribution would be so swift. So savage.

ODon’t leave holiday lights unattended. I handled a claim for some people who placed those single electric candles in each window. It sure was beautiful…but one of the candles caught the drapes on fire and burned the house down. Hundreds of house fires happen each year from unattended decorative lights.

Keeping the blades sharp is simple in theory and in practice. Sharper blades mean higher quality chips. In order to have a wood chipper for sale that functions at the highest possible level, it’s important to re-sharpen blades.

Over time, all organic mulches need to be replenished. This is because they will naturally decompose in the conditions of your yard. Usually you can tell for yourself just by looking at it, but sometimes it can look perfectly regular but still have problems. If you start to notice any poor plant growth whatsoever, you should replace your mulch. Always keep in mind that during the process of decomposition, your mulch will use up the valuable nitrogen in the soil. Without this, the plants will be missing a key nutrient. There are several types of fertilizers available on the market that are specifically designed to deal with this problem.

OTree care: Never stand a tree near a heat source, like a heat vent or fireplace. Heat will dry out the tree and make it a fire hazard. Keep the tree stand filled with water. Don’t keep a Christmas tree in your home longer than about two weeks.

The biggest motivating factor in learning any money-saving skill can be the fact that you can stretch a dollar to do the work of two. You have already been taxed on the first dollar so the “earned” dollar comes to you tax free. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “A penny saved, is a penny earned.” Did Ben have to pay income tax?