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Harvesting and Storing Herbs

Harvesting and Storing Herbs There are many awesome ways to preserve the herbs from your garden.  At Affordable, we dig these methods: Freezing Method Freezing fresh herbs is useful for parsley and tarragon, as the other methods of drying them dramatically reduce their flavor. Pick herbs, rinse and pat dry.  Place a bunch in a …

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Residential Energy, 5th Edition: Energy Efficiency Reference Tool Recommeded by Outdoor Lighting and Lawn Care Experts

A home owner thinking about the addition of outdoor night lighting would find Residential Energy, 5th Edition a useful reference tool for discovering ways to save home energy cost. Use of sensors and setting timers to control the times of day outdoor lighting is turned off and on as well as product brand quality light bulbs …

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Video Lawn Care Tutorial By This Old House On How to Dethatch To Open Up Lush New Green Grass Growth for Small or Large Yards

De-Thatching Your Lawn Opens Up Your Yard to Lush Green Growth In a “How To” tutorial video  by This Old House, we found the three minute tutorial worth  the watch for any home owner looking to get the most out of warmer Spring days, longer hours of sunshine, and more rain. Follow these take aways …

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New Improvement Upgrades Qualify You for Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction On Outdoor Lighting

New Home Improvement Upgrades Qualify You For Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction on Outdoor Lighting You may be eligible for an energy efficiency tax deduction claimable through January 1, 2014 for your energy cost saving improvement. Outdoor Lighting is the easiest way to not only lower your monthly energy bill but also receive a tax deduction …

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