Gardening Tips

Valentine’s Day

This week we celebrate Valentine’s Day, one of the oldest and most popular holidays observed all over this planet. From China to Finland, almost every country on earth celebrates this Holiday. More than one billion Valentine’s Day cards will be sent worldwide, but how many of the senders or recipients actually know how this Holiday came about? The history of […]


A s we approach Superbowl Sunday, another polar vortex has descended upon the region with some ridiculously low temperatures and wind chills. I suspect that some of you are living in what appears to be ice palaces, as we enter the shortest month of the year. A reader of last week’s column about deicing salt passed on a great suggestion […]

Salt Alternatives for the Homeowner

Well, the predicted Armageddon blizzard fiddled out for most of our area, although up north, in some places in Saratoga County, they did get 24 inches or so of snow. In the Catskills, Hudson Valley region, the snow totals were more like 5 to 9 inches due to a mixture of rain and and sleet. The weather forecasters did get […]

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