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Do having animals at home make you a better person? 0

Posted on 2, October 2019

in Category Home

Does having animals at home make you a better person? Arthur Schopenhauer said “Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character”. When we moved to the country, we knew animals would be a big part of our family. Little did I know how big a part they would play.   Not all homes are a good place for animals. Our home in the heart of gold country Colfax, California was built with animals in mind.  First the 1 acre plus property was fully fenced. That was a big help when giving the animals freedom to explore the land [&hellip

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Plants Cool This Summer 0

Posted on 9, August 2013

in Category Home, Home Repair

  4 Tips for Keeping Your Plants Cool This Summer   The Sacramento area is known for its hot summers, and heat can decimate a garden.  Don’t give up on all of your hard work until you try these 4 tips.   1.  Prioritize the pots.  You need to be extra careful with any plants that you have in pots. They don’t have the Earth to insulate them and, therefore, are much more susceptible to heat damage and drought. Be sure to keep these plants out of intense sunlight and leave them in the shade.  Water them at least once [&hellip

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