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Month: October 2014

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Kelly, Kelly, How Did Your Garden Grow?

The 2014 growing season at the Merrick household is now over. It was definitely a learning experience, as we had our fair share of pest problems, mysterious fungi and some under-performing plants, but the positives far outweighed the negatives and I’d call it a success! We learned a lot about gardening and hope that everything we learned will result in a better garden next year. This is mostly for my records, but I thought I’d recap the success of our…

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Mighty Ductless Heat Pump

I don’t know about you, but I am so happy that cooler weather has arrived in the Pacific Northwest. I enjoyed the hot, dry summer we had but I am definitely ready for fall. I wore boots and a rain coat to work, walked through crunchy fall-colored leaves and made soup this week, all signs that fall is upon us. But as much as I like the shift to cool, crisp days in the fall, I don’t like being cold,…

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