CULTIVATION: Be prepared against winter rabbit damage
The eastern cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus) can be responsible for a considerable amount of damage no matter the season. In the spring, rabbits feast on greening vegetation such as clover, herbs and flowering plants, leaving plenty of time for crops to ripen (fruits, vegetables, legumes), which are preferred summer foods. Once fall and winter roll around, rabbits will turn their attention to woody plants for sustenance, eating the bark, buds, stems and tender twigs of a variety of shrubs, vines and young trees.
GREEN: Green ways to remove snow
(MS) – Several inches of snow piled up outdoors may seem like paradise to children eager for a day off from school and the chance to build a snowman. But adults typically have different views on snow that have more to do with shoveling than sledding.
INNOVATION: Trends in kitchen appliances
(PRWeb) – Home and garden products are constantly changing and becoming more innovative. This is especially true of kitchen appliances; it seems that there is always a new gadget on the market. Here are the top five trends in kitchen products for the modern cook.
RENOVATION: Financing a home improvement project
(MS) – After years of funny financing and few limitations on loans, banks and other lenders have tightened up their lending policies. As a result, homeowners considering a home improvement project might need to look elsewhere to secure financing.
SAFETY: Return to colder weather increases danger of carbon monoxide exposure
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and the State Fire Marshal remind Ohioans to be cautious when heating their homes during the coming cold weather season. The warning comes following reports of a recent statewide increase in emergency department visits and calls to poison control centers by Ohioans for carbon monoxide (CO) exposure.