Summer Home & Garden
Upgrading Your Home's Outdoor Spaces Can Lower Energy Bills
(StatePoint) Making the most of your home's outdoor spaces can do wonders for a property's overall value. What's more, some updates can also potentially lower your home's energy bills while increasing its efficiency. "There are many adjustments and additions, at various price points that homeowners can make to outdoor spaces that will make a big difference in their bank account," says James Walbridge, President of Tekton Architecture and member of the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) Custom Residential Architects Network.. ...
Tips to Avoid Injuries While Gardening
(StatePoint) For many people, gardening is one of life's greatest joys. But exercising your green thumb carries some risk. In 2012, more than 41,200 people nationwide were injured while gardening, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission...
Legendary wine maker continues his work
By Sheila and Bennet Bodenstein ~ 07/10/13
With the passing of Robert Mondavi, only one of stalwarts of the California wine industry is still with us, 90 year old Miljenko "Mike" Grgich who even at that advanced age is still involved in his wineries daily operation. The term genius is often misused to describe people but in the case of Mike Grgich, it is well placed. ...
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