How to Join in National Safe Digging Month to Build Awareness of Utility Locating

As we mentioned previously, April is National Safe Digging Month, an initiative of the Common Ground Alliance, a group that works with industry stakeholders to prevent damage to underground utilities and ensure public safety. A variety of activities take place throughout the month – both fun and educational – to spread the word about making… Continue reading

April Brings Spring and National Safe Digging Month

In just two weeks, we’ll be celebrating National Safe Digging Month, an initiative of the Common Ground Alliance dedicated to promoting the importance of utility locating prior to any digging in the ground. In order to “dig safely,” it’s important that everyone make a free call to 811. Calling 811 connects you to your state… Continue reading

How to Plant a Tree

Last week, we shared with you 7 wonderful reasons to consider planting a tree in your yard this year. If we convinced you, then you’re probably wondering how to get started! Here are the steps you’ll need to follow to properly plant a tree with some help from This Old House magazine: 1)      Plan the… Continue reading