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How to Landscape Day - June 23

How to Landscape Day - June 23


It's that time again! The popular annual event presented by San Juan Water District and the City of Folsom is back and better than ever.

Attendees will be treated to the latest information in water efficient and environmentally friendly landscape design from some of the region’s top landscape experts. Speakers from local garden supply stores, nurseries and University of California Integrated Pest Management program will lend their expertise in water saving plants, pest control and organic growing. Cheryl Buckwater, an expert in eco-friendly landscape design, will share her tips for creating and maintaining a water smart garden at 12:30 p.m.

Outdoor irrigation accounts for almost half of residential water use, reaching as high as 70 percent in the summer. With this year’s reduced snowpack and Folsom Lake water level projections, we all need to cut back on water use.

Vintage Art and a Gallery Wall Beginning

Vintage Art and a Gallery Wall Beginning

Vintage Art

The Design Confidential

I love a good mix of vintage and new, traditional and modern, and of course bold and nuetral. A good gallery wall has at least a little of each, don't you think? I found the most spectacular piece of art at Denio's a couple of weeks ago and I couldn't wait to hang it somewhere. I just wasn't sure where... For now, it's part of a gallery wall I am creating in the Master Bedroom and I think it might be perfect here...

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Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Moreno Bar

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Moreno Bar
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Cher-Ann Texter

Moreno Bar

Project Details

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Moreno Bar! This plan is perfect for those of you who would like to bring a little of that entertaining vibe into your room! Xx... Rayan

Estimated Cost

$75-$100

Dimensions Tools

  • Tape Measure
  • Saw – Jig, Circular, or Miter
  • Drill
  • Countersink bit for drill
  • Square
  • Sander
  • Kreg Jig
  • Brad nailer

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Nicolas' Garden Launch: Day at the Farm

Nicolas' Garden Launch: Day at the Farm
Nicolas' Garden Launch: Day at the Farm
05-19-2013 - 05-19-2013
 
Possibility Media Group
https://www.facebook.com/events/598206856857096/
 
Admission: $5 *Day at the Farm by Soil Born asks for a donation at the event opening per family member to fund the farm *Arrive early for best parking Look for the booth titled, Where healthy food is fun!
 
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Giveaway: $75 Giftcard for Qlineshop Eco Friendly Wood Finishing Oils

Giveaway: $75 Giftcard for Qlineshop Eco Friendly Wood Finishing Oils

Giveaway: $75 GC Wood Finishing

The Design Confidential

It's no secret that as avid DIY'ers and woodworkers, we need finishing products. I mean, it's only natural, am I right? I'm pretty excited to launch this giveaway for one of you to win a $75 gift card ... Read More

Chicken Pate - Use those leftovers!

Chicken Pate - Use those leftovers!



If you are looking for a recipe software program, then I highly recommend MasterCook. I got my first copy about 12 years ago. I entered in all my family recipes and some favorites I found through the years. Several new pcs and a couple of crashes and they were forgotten about. I still had them in backups, but I couldn't open them on newer systems. This month I broke down and bought the latest version - 9. With that I was able to finally see my recipes again.

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Avoid Messy Problems this Holiday Season with Proper FOG Disposal

Avoid Messy Problems this Holiday Season with Proper FOG Disposal

Sacramento, CA -- Sewer blockages and backups increase by up to 50 percent during the holidays due in part to the types of leftover food put down kitchen sinks and garbage disposals. People can avoid potentially messy problems and holiday havoc by properly disposing of fats, oils and grease (FOG).

When poured down the sink, FOG accumulates in sewer pipes restricting flow and ultimately causing blockages and backups in homes and neighborhoods. The Sacramento Area Sewer District and the City of Sacramento Department of Utilities have teamed up to keep drains clog-free during the holiday season.

“Holidays are one of the worst times of year for improper disposal of fats, oils and grease. Although delicious, holiday meals create notoriously bad waste,” said Jan Holm, SASD FOG Program Manager. “Everyone can help prevent these potentially messy problems by talking to guests and kids about the best way to clean up dishes and leftover food after a holiday meal.”