I bet you didn’t know that last week was…

I bet you didn’t know that last week was a special week. Yup, it was the EPA’s National Septic Smart Week. Now if you live in a city or live in a town with a sewer system, you probably could care less. You might even care less if you have a septic system. When we...

You owe it to yourself

I love the beach at this time of year. Gone are the flocks of tourists, vying for parking, for the best place for their beach tent, their cooler and ample supplies, a campsite in itself. Gone is the summer heat, the layers of suntan lotion, that sticky feeling of the...

Eeuuuuu!

  Dogs can now legally be on Ogunquit beach again, and while we may have some of the most responsible dog owners living here with some of the best behaved dogs you’re ever seen, it seems it only takes one or two to give dog owners a bad name. Who are few dog...

Mau mauing your garden strangler!

Black Swallow Wort is as hard to get rid of as black flies in spring. You want to make sure none of its seed pods burst open and shower creation with zillions of possible black swallow wort babies. Those pods ripen and burst open around mid to late August here. Some...