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Maine Gardening 101

May 21, 2020

Maine Gardening 101

Memorial Day Weekend is upon us and so, for many in Maine, it’s time to start our summer vegetable gardens. Vegetable gardening is a wonderful activity as it is relaxing, but can also be a fun challenge for those who are looking for one! According to experts, gardening is good for you because it gets you moving, get you a bit dirty (because, apparently, dirt is good for you!), boosts your mood, and connects you with nature- all which can be incredibly therapeutic. 

So, how can one best take advantage of the gardening season in Maine? Let’s dive on in!

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Thinking about repainting? Here are some tips!

May 14, 2020

Thinking about repainting? Here are some tips!

It’s hard not to feel cooped up during COVID-19! With stay-at-home measures, safety guidelines, and the often overwhelming feeling that being in an unprecedented time can give, it’s understandable that many of us feel antsy and uncomfortable! Since staying home and being safe are utmost priorities right now, it is important to take care of our mental health and energy by doing a variety of activities to benefit our mind, body, and home.

One great activity that you can dedicate some time to is repainting! This is a great activity because it devotes time and energy to more than just the painting process- a lot of work goes into planning and prepping, as well. However, it is easy to start feeling overwhelmed when it comes to painting, as it can be a pricey home improvement process. Let’s help calm those worries! Continue reading Thinking about repainting? Here are some tips!

Get fresh air while giving your property a fresh look

 

May 7, 2020

Get fresh air while giving your property a fresh look

It’s starting to finally feel like spring in Maine! The sun is shining a bit more than it was a month ago, the air is getting warmer, and we are shedding those winter layers. While Mainers continue to abide by Governor Mills’ Stay at Home guidelines as our state faces COVID-19, now is a great time to work on your yard. Not only will your property benefit, but you will enjoy the fresh air and be able to get out of the house in a way that is safe for yourself and others. 

According to the New York Times Home Maintenance Checklist, here are some lawn and garden projects that are great to work on during the spring months: Continue reading Get fresh air while giving your property a fresh look