Electrical Safety Tip #2

Notice anything wrong with this picture? Correct! That wire is completely unprotected! One wrong move with a lawn mover, weed wacker, chainsaw (?!), kids playing with scissors (!!?!), etc and you’re toast, if not the whole neighborhood (again). Bonus points for noticing an additional hazard – the connection with a wire nut and electrical tape.…

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creatuREport: Yarrow

In planning out my landscaping and gardening projects for next spring (I’m a bit early, I know) I rediscovered the yarrow plant. What an interesting slice of biology it is. Let’s take a look… Overview Yarrow, or Achillea millefolium, is a widespread, weedy herb related to chamomile, daisies and sunflowers. The little flowers grow in…

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