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Spring Has Arrived!
Your calendar says spring is here. The robins and the 1st plants of spring say that spring is here. And finally, our average highs for the day seem to say that spring is here. So, Mother Nature is ready…are you?
In the hardware business, our spring prep consists of bringing in our truckloads of mulch, top soil, decorative rock and all those bags of Scotts fertilizer. Replacing burnt out light bulbs, getting the tile floor waxed, and gussying up the outside. That’s what we do. What’s the spring regimen at your house?
Early spring seems to be when I’m the most eager to get to the outdoor chores at home. I’ve been cooped up way to long and can’t wait for more days like we are having now to dig in to the outside. Here’s a checklist of a few things that you might want to make sure that you get done before the sounds of the lawn mowers fill your neighborhood.
Also, at the hardware store we use the time before spring fully strikes to think through the whole upcoming year. Not just to plan for the normal seasonal projects that have to be done, but we try to think outside the box. What new products should we put in for our customers? What new way can we advertise? What major outdoor or indoor building improvements could be done?
My challenge to you is to do the same thing for your house and yard. Put something new on your “to do” list. Maybe this is the year to:
It always seems to me that the doldrums of summer set in before I get all my spring projects done. The further into summer I get the less enthusiasm I seem to have these days. So my mission this spring is to get to it early and often..how about you?