While many people grow their favorite herbs outside in the warmer months, then cut and dry the herbs for use during the winter, there are times when the dried herbs just won’t do the trick. When you are in the kitchen, cooking up one of your grandmother’s old recipes, there is nothing like using fresh herbs to add depth to the dish. Running to the grocery store to get fresh herbs can be inconvenient and expensive.
Winterizing your sprinkler system must be done before the first freeze every year. Winterizing a system eliminates the potential for water to freeze in the sprinkler lines and valves. Water left in the lines and valves could freeze and cause them to split, which may go unnoticed until you turn on the sprinklers in the spring, only to see gurgling water fountains in the middle of the lawn.