Green Things - Landscaping & Gardening
Questions on landscaping and gardening? What Chapin products should you be using? Which grass is in your region? What's the grass care schedule in your region? You've got questions, and we're here to help.
Indoor Plants - Evergreens
Evergreens are not just seasonal house plants. If taken care of, it's a hearty year-round plant.
Rock Salt/Halite vs. Ice Melt/Calcium Chloride
|Rock Salt/Halite||Ice Melt/Calcium Chloride|
|Colorless, white, light or dark blue, purple, pink, red, orange, yellow, gray (color equals impurity with sodium chloride)||Colorless or white|
|Temperature to 15-25 degrees F||Temperature to -20 degrees F|
|Melts ice slower||Melts ice faster, forms brine and generates chemical heat|
|Surface stays dry||Surface stays wet|
|Harmful to vegetation||Not as harmful to vegetation|
|Harmful to animals||Harmful to animals|
|Less expensive and readily available, except during extreme conditions||More expensive|
The bedroom and bathroom: two rooms in your home that benefit from having plants.
Jade is great in a bedroom because it's usually the coldest room in the house.Jade plants love the sun and dry soil. If you keep a room cooler, it enjoys temps as low as 55 degrees. Want some green in your bathroom? Aloe. It loves the humidity and and use it for first aid when needed. Add some liquid fertilizer to your Chapin sprayer and keep them healthy year-round.