July 12

Grass is Good

Grass is a natural air conditioner in summer months, staying an even 50-75 degrees when sidewalks and streets are as hot as 100 degrees.

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July 20

Cool Holiday

Happy National Ice Cream Day! Celebrate with a scoop of your favorite flavor.

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July 24

Tomatoes Rule

Tomatoes are the world's most popular fruit. According to Burpee, more than 60 million tons are grown every year. That's 16 million tons more than the second most popular fruit, bananas.

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July 28

House Painting Tips

Warm weather helps paint dry faster, plus ventilation for inside projects won't be a problem. Buy a quart of paint before committing to several gallons. Paint a piece of foam board and move it around to see how it looks at different times of day.

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