Helpful Info

HELPFUL & INTERESTING LINKS


GARDENING


http://www.garden.org/qanda/

Do you have a gardening question? Gardening experts from around the country have answered over 25,000 questions on just about every imaginable plant and problem, from the basic to the unusual. Chances are, you’ll find just what you’re looking for!

http://www.garden.org/

National Gardening – The Name Gardeners Trust – Extensive resources for gardeners of all levels, including regional reports, Q&A, articles, how-to projects, gardening with kids, events calendar, message boards, and links to related National Gardening Association products.

http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/

The GardenWeb Forums - The GardenWeb Forums comprise the largest community of gardeners on the Internet. Covering more than 90 different plants, regions and topics, the forums allow you to tap the collective wisdom of the thousands of other users who visit GardenWeb each day.

http://www.wholeherb.com/

The Whole Herb – The Whole Herb, dedicated to all who are captivated by the world of herbs. Great information on growing and using herbs.




FAMILY SAFETY


http://www.nsc.org/pubs/fsh.htm

Family Safety & Health Magazine – Family Safety & Health magazine is your source for home, driving and recreational safety information. You’ll also find up-to-date health, fitness and nutrition news.

http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/advice.html

FDA – Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition – Food and Drug Administration websites offers you the answer to almost all your questions regarding the food and nutrition

http://www.hud.gov/healthy/index.cfm

Is Your Home a Healthy Home for Children? – Discover how healthy is your home! Take time to read this important information and make sure that your home is safe and healthy.

http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/

KidsHealth – KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.

http://www.cpsc.gov/indexnof.html

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – CPSC is an independent federal regulatory agency that is charged with keeping families safe by reducing the riskof injury or death from consumer products.




ENERGY SAVERS

http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/cic_text/housing/energy-…

Energy Savers: Tips on Saving Energy & Money at Home - Did you know that the average U.S. family spends close to $1300 a year on their home’s utility bills? Unfortunately, a large portion of that energy is wasted.



HOME IMPROVEMENTS

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/services/homei…

Home Sweet Home Improvement - Whether you’re planning an addition for a growing family or simply getting new storm windows, finding a competent and reliable contractor is the first step to a successful and satisfying home improvement project. Learn how to find one on the Federal Trade

http://hometips.com/

Home Tips – Free home repair and improvement advice, great tips, and appliance buying guides by leading authority & HGTV personality, Don Vandervort.

http://www.toiletology.com/toc.shtml

Toiletology 101: Lesson Plan for Toilet Repair Course – There’ll be no smoking in class, but chewing gum is allowed. I suggest a short break midway through the class. If you get too fanny weary, take a walk but please bookmark this class and don’t forget to come back.




MOVING

http://www.usps.com/moversnet/kids2.html

Moving With Kids – Moving can be as challenging as it is exciting. Sometimes more so. Moving is as hard for kids as it is for adults. They, too, are leaving behind familiar places and important friends. If you’re a parent contemplating a move, this article’s for you.

http://www.usps.gov/moversnet/pets2.html

Moving With Pets – If pets are a part of your family, remember that moving, whether down the block or across the country, is just as stressful for them as it is for you. But this stress can be greatly reduced with good planning and the tips that you’ll find here on MoversNe

http://www.usps.com/moversnet/howtopacka2.html

The Ultimate Guide to Packing - Learn hot to pack anything,from books to hippos…

http://www.usps.com/moversguide/

The USPS Moving Center – Here you can change your address with the U.S. Postal Service, learn more about connecting of the utilities and the changing of magazine subscriptions, find packing supplies or rent a truck.