December rose care FUNdamentals

December rose care FUNdamentals

As welcoming to all gardeners as the recent rains were and as much as it would be great to think it was a sign of future rains and an end to the extended drought, gardeners can only wait for more substantial rains to arrive. The total inches of rain were not enough to sustain gardens […]

Riverside County warm centers now open 

RIVERSIDE – As winter nears and temperatures cool, affected residents now have access to warm centers across Riverside County. “Because some people may not be able to escape extremely cold temperatures, we have worked with our community partners to open warm centers to ensure the safety and comfort of residents and visitors throughout Riverside County,” […]

Prep Your Home for Holiday Travel and Colder Weather

Becky LeCompte Special to Valley News The holiday season is officially in full swing. Throughout this exciting time of year, filled with cooler weather, baked goods and travels to visit friends and family, it is easy to forget to properly prepare your home before leaving it unattended. When homeowners do not properly prepare their homes […]

Preparing your fireplace or stove for the season

Preparing your fireplace or stove for the season

Fireplaces and wood-burning stoves not only can be beautiful focal points within a home, but they also provide an additional source of heat and can be used to keep rooms or entire homes comfortable without the need for additional and potentially costly heating sources. Just like more modern home heating systems, stoves and fireplaces need […]