How to Grow a Beautiful and Safe Organic Lawn

  Here are the steps necessary to maintain an organic lawn: 1. Get a soil test so you know what your soil contains and what it is missing. You can buy one at Eldridge’s or other hardware stores.  Apply compost to provide plant nutrients.      2.   Water deeply about...

When Should I Pump My Septic? Why is this necessary?

When should I pump my septic system?  Why is this necessary?  Having lived with a septic system, I found it all too easy to forget when the last time we had it pumped. One time, living in another town, we were quickly aware we had to do something – the septic field...

What should I do with those pesticides in the garage?

“What should I do with all those pesticides products in the garage?’” You might be asking yourself that very question, especially when you see how much space all of those bags and bottles take up. The Maine Board of Pesticides Control will hold their annual pesticide...

Working to make sure our waterways and beaches are clean

For the past several years, the Conservation Commission has been working closely with FP Environmental Associates and the town of Ogunquit to improve our water quality and reduce bacteria levels in the Ogunquit River watershed and on our beaches through a grant from...