High-efficiency machines mean big savings

With summer fast approaching and California’s water levels at near-record lows, water conservation is at the forefront of many El Dorado County residents’ minds. “The cost of water is expensive in El Dorado County and, unfortunately, seems likely to go up,” said Malcolm Dean, owner of Sears Hometown Stores of Placerville and Cameron Park. “Water […]

April 16, 2014 | Posted in Spring Home Improvement 2014 | Tagged | Leave a reply

Vegetables become tasty treats when you grow your own

When it comes to vegetables, fresh is best. Canned, frozen or pickled, they can be eaten year-round. But when it comes to taste, there is nothing like picking your vegetables out of the garden and serving them at the next meal. And it’s not cheating if you pop a few cherry tomatoes or fresh peas […]