Category Archives: Gardening

April is National Garden Month

It’s April – which means its officially National Garden Month! This month, created to raise awareness about the many benefits of gardening, has been celebrated in some capacity since 1986. The celebration features educational activities, public events, government proclamations, and … Continue reading

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Spring Is (Almost) Here… Get Your Garden Ready!

It’s hard to believe that Spring is just around the corner. Here in the Richmond area, it has felt like Spring for quite a while… but that March 20th date will make it official! It’s not to early to start … Continue reading

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Go Green in 2017

We hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas with your family and friends! Now that 2017 is almost here, it’s a great time to start thinking about what you want out of the New Year. One suggestion is to … Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday at the Home Energy Store

Every year, we look forward to Thanksgiving and spending time with friends and family. Many of you may venture out to shop on Black Friday, but what about supporting local businesses during Small Business Saturday? Every year, this event takes … Continue reading

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Planting a Fall Vegetable Garden

It’s hard to believe that Fall is almost here! We are looking forward to cooler weather, pumpkins and all of the great holidays that are just around the corner. Here in Virginia, now is a great time to begin planting … Continue reading

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