Ideas for the Fundraising Season

With the new school year approaching fast, it is time for schools to set their fundraising efforts for the upcoming year. There will be fundraising companies literally knocking down your door but how do you know which products to promote, which companies to choose and which events to host? The easiest thing to do is separate them into two categories, fundraising events and product fundraisers. Most schools usually host several of each kind throughout the year. For this article, we’ll be focusing on how to choose a product based fundraiser that will work the best for your participants. Elementary School Fundraisers Elementary schools are the most limited in product based fundraising because the average age of their sales force is …

Summer Gardening Tips

Don’t be afraid to trim those flowering shrubs and trees that need it. Failure to prune is probably the biggest gardening mistake a person can make. I spent 20 years landscaping homes and businesses, and I watched people make the investment in my services, then they failed to prune when the plants needed it, and before you know it their landscape looked terrible. If you make a mistake pruning, don’t worry about it. It’s like a bad haircut, it will grow out. Of course use common sense and read the previous articles that I’ve written on pruning. Along with summertime comes high humidity. High humidity can cause a lot of problems with the plants in your garden and around your …

Ideas for your next cruise

Have you thought about the destination for your next cruise? Could it be the Caribbean which many cruise ships cruise around. Where will you visit? How about Belize, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grand Antigua, Cayman, South Carolina, Martinique, Barbados, St. Lucia, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, the Bahamas or Mexico. These are all destinations from cruises setting out from places such as Fort Lauderdale. You could try a cruise in the Mediterranean calling at such destinations such as, Greece, Turkey, Italy, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal and other Mediterranean countries. When visiting Gibraltar you must check out the Rock but look out for the Apes. These are known as the Barbary Apes and they want you to feed them. I have …

Organic Gardening Containers

Organic gardening isnt just for people who have backyards. This is because you can also do it when you live either in an apartment or a condo with the help of organic gardening containers. Organic gardening containers have advantages despite their limitations. They may serve as dcor when this is placed in the balcony or patio, it can easily be brought indoors during the winter and you will not encounter that many problems normally found in the garden like weeds, insects or soil borne diseases. When you decide to buy organic gardening containers, you should also use premium potting mix instead of soil since it is much lighter and provides excellent draining for whatever you are growing. Chances are you …