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Bringing the Outdoors In with Houseplants - by Nick Federoff

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Bringing the Outdoors In with Houseplants - by Nick Federoff

  Though we can’t give credit to anyone that said “You know, I want to grow that plant in my house” we do know that the ancient Greeks, Egyptians and Chinese grew plants in containers more than 2,500 years ago. Today houseplants are a common decorating accessory for homes, offices, schools, hotels and more. Not only are they pleasing to the eye they have properties that are good for cleaning up indoor toxins released by carpet, paint, pet dander, cleaning solutions and a whole lot more! One 6” houseplant per 100 square feet becomes a 24 hour cleaning person slurping...

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The Organic Garden for Beginners - by Nick Federoff

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The Organic Garden for Beginners - by Nick Federoff

I’m so excited that you have decided to take the plunge to start your own organic garden. Growing an organic garden is a great way to create a healthier lifestyle while also helping the environment. If you’ve never grown a garden before, let alone an organic garden, it might seem kind of daunting. No worries, we’ll ease you into the process and before you know it, you’ll be a pro, and a living example for your family, friends and neighborhood. Organic gardening has been around since ancient times. I’m certain the Cro-Magnon man spit some seeds out and that’s how...

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Tips for Maintaining Your Landscaping Structures by Stephanie Rogers

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Tips for Maintaining Your Landscaping Structures by Stephanie Rogers

Landscaping is a bit of a broad term. While it immediately calls to mind tasks such as mowing lawns and pruning trees, it also encompasses more complex projects such as fence additions and retaining wall construction. As such, regular maintenance of all landscaping structures should be a top priority for both private homeowners and commercial property managers alike. To help in this regard, keep reading for a detailed breakdown on 6 tips for maintaining your landscaping structures!   Make Inspection Part of Your Routine Many homeowners and building managers make a structural inspection of the house or building part of...

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Chapin Wins 2023 Manufacturing Award for Operational Excellence

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Chapin Wins 2023 Manufacturing Award for Operational Excellence

Chapin International Wins 2023 Manufacturing Award for Operational Excellence - Buffalo Business First Batavia, NY, April 24, 2023 – Chapin International wins the 2023 Buffalo Business First manufacturing award in Operational Excellence. 2023 marks Chapin’s 139th year in business and 139 years of manufacturing excellence. It represents continued success and growth. Chapin has been a privately held company since its inception. It’s built solid ties in the community, strong vendor relationships and a valued local workforce. Chapin International understands that “made locally, sold globally” resonates with those living in the communities where Chapin operates. It’s the pride of those living and...

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How To Deal With Termite Infestation In Your Home

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How To Deal With Termite Infestation In Your Home

Termites are small, winged insects that are known to feed on wood and other cellulose materials. They can cause serious damage to homes and other structures when left unchecked. In order to protect your structure from termite infestations, it is important to understand their biology and behavior. Termites are able to tunnel through wood, soil, and other materials in order to find food. They can travel up to 100 feet from their nest in search of sustenance. Termites live in colonies made up of a queen and her offspring. The queen is responsible for laying eggs that will eventually grow...

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