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What’s Trending? Dog Safety and Ice Melters

Despite the cold temperatures, our dogs still need to go outside for walks, run around in the yard, or at the very least… do their business.  As a result, our pets are coming into contact with ice melter in some form or fashion.  In this article, we try to highlight some of the key points […]

What’s Trending: Humidifiers and Their Many Benefits

Now that the cold air is upon us, our heating systems are up and running and the air inside our homes is becoming quite dry.  When humidity levels inside our homes reach as low as 10-20%, many of us suffer from dry or itchy skin, nosebleeds, scratchy throats, cracked lips, or even the increased appearance […]

What’s Trending: Battery Operated Lights

Every year, we seem to get more and more requests for battery operated lights.  The good news on this front, is that improvements are made each year and more options continue to be available!  5-10 years ago, battery operated lights were not practical.  You would spend $5 on batteries and the lights would literally last […]

What’s Trending? Autoseal Travel Mugs from Contigo

Did you know that we stock Contigo travel containers?  Their unique products are some of the most sought-after thermoses around!  And their patented autoseal mugs are the top of the line when it comes to heat retention and ease-of-use. As the name suggests, the autoseal mouth closes automatically in-between sips, preventing spills and locking in […]

What’s Trending? A Better Drought Tolerate Grass Seed

Our Jonathan Green grass seed mixtures might be the best seed that money can buy!  Why is this you say?  Well, each Jonathan Green mixture includes some Black Beauty tall fescue.  This turf-grade tall fescue is unique to Jonathan Green and it results in a dark green lawn created by a fine bladed grass that […]

What’s Trending? A Better Ironing Board from Brabantia

Are you sick and tired of flimsy, wobbling ironing boards that feel like they are going to collapse with the smallest amount of weight?  Brabantia ironing boards are far from wobbly, in fact, they are the highest quality ironing board that we have ever come across! With Brabantia, you no longer have to hassle with […]

What’s Trending? Fungus Gnats, Fruit Flies, Drain Flies, n ‘Nat

What are these annoying flies that are populating my kitchen?  Where are they coming from?  How come they never seem to quit hanging around?  These are questions that we are asked every year during the summer months.  Here are some tips for diagnosing which pest you have and for treating them effectively. Fungus Gnats – […]

What’s Trending: Quick Disconnect Garden Hose Connectors

This spring, it felt like it was never going to stop raining.  And now, many of us are wishing for some rain in the 10 day forecast.  As a result, our lawn and gardens are in the need of frequent watering.  If your lawn is anything like mine, I am switching back and forth from […]

What’s Trending? Ticks and Tick-Like Bugs in our Yards

Ticks are a growing concern and for good reason.  With the increasing population of deer in Pittsburgh as well as reports of Lyme disease diagnosis doubling over the past 10 years, ticks are everywhere.  But when do we have to be more concerned about them, how can be identify them, and how best to remove […]

What’s Trending? A Deer Repellent that Backs Up All Other Deer Repellents

If you are tired of spraying liquid deer repellents each week only to see your plants devastated by foraging deer the next week because you forgot to spray… we suggest Deer Off. If you have had some success with granular deer repellents, but always forget when to reapply or worry about running out of product […]