Archive for December, 2010

Mixed greens grown in Raleigh NCI have been a gardener for all my adult life, but have not always had a place to plant, “well I did” but just didn’t see it, until I bought a small lot in Raleigh NC. I got this house and lot with a small area in the back, that had a flower bed about four feet wide by fifteen feet long and I used this area after I amended the soil the first year, to plant tomatoes, cucumbers, squash and a little mixed salad greens. I did this for about seven years with pretty good results, we managed to can a few things and ate fresh vegetables during the growing season.
In the Spring of 2007 things for us changed when my wife was diagnosed with a rare liver disease that had no cure, just treatment until she could get a transplant. In 2008 late December she got that transplant and recovery has been great. This got me thinking of ways to save and possibly earn some extra money to help pay for those high cost anti-rejection drugs. I tilled up more ground and made the 4×15 feet area to 12×30 feet, and opened another bed at the low end of our lot sized 10×20 feet, then I got some old washing machines and took them apart, got the drums out and painted them for planters,built some wooden planters, about eight sized 36 inches wide by 46 inches long and 13 inches high, great for growing cucumbers and squash.
I built a compost bin and moved the old compost pile to the bin and started making compost for fertilizer. A few years back I had planted some fruits trees, but didn’t take care of them like I should have. I trimmed, feed,and sprayed the trees.

Next thing we did was tilled and amended the soil and filled planters with amended soil and added compost. I went to Hudson Hardware Store in Garner NC and bought seeds, plants and supplies, we spent about $23.00. We waited about a week before we planted the seed, but the plants was planted right away in the planters. We started harvesting squash, cucumbers, Swiss chard, egg plants, onions, tomatoes, mixed greens, peppers, just before and right after the 4Th of July and we managed to sell a lot of our crop after we used our share.
Once you get your soil amended and weeded the first time , then the labor is at a minimum. I since have started small gardens for other people in the area. This has become to us, a business from a need to save money, I make planters for sell, I till garden spaces for price per square foot, I market our fruits and vegetables and sell at home and any place we can set-up and do business.
My fruit trees are doing great, this 2010 season, we canned 23 quarts of peaches, 11 quarts of tomatoes and made and sold apples and pies. The plums were bigger and sweeter this year and I planted four more fruits and three hazelnut trees. As small as my lot is I know anyone could make use in their yard, and use Mother Nature and a little back-bone to save and profit from a small garden in your Town or City anywhere in the world. It’s nice to save and make or earn a profit, but once you start you will garden just for the love of it.

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Expanded Assistance Programs Can Keep Needed Medicines In Reach

(NAPSI)-In today’s difficult economic times, with unemployment levels near 10 percent and nearly 50 million Americans without insurance, many people in need are forced to make decisions on whether to pay for essentials, such as food and utilities, or their prescription medicines. For patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes or asthma, this can leave them without treatment that is critical to their health and well-being. However, many do not realize that they may qualify for patient assistance programs that can provide them with free medications.

For more than 50 years, Merck has helped millions of Americans gain access to its medicines and vaccines. Recently, Merck significantly expanded the number of medicines available through its Merck Helps™ patient assistance programs, as well as increased the income limit so even more people are eligible—including families of four earning up to $88,200 annually.

Unfortunately, awareness of these programs is low, yet the need remains great. A recent survey, conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Merck+, found that while 32 percent of U.S. adults are potentially eligible for patient assistance programs, 79 percent of those unemployed and uninsured are somewhat or not at all aware that such programs exist. To help increase awareness, Merck has provided a grant to NeedyMeds, a nonprofit organization that makes information about these programs available to people in need.

“People should always have access to the prescription medicines they need, even if they don’t have insurance. We know that many patients who are eligible for these programs aren’t taking advantage of them—because awareness is low, particularly among those who are most in need,” said Richard Sagall, M.D., co-founder of NeedyMeds. “That’s why we’re so pleased to partner with Merck to help further raise awareness.”

With the Merck Helps programs, there are no application fees, no co-payments and a simple enrollment process. Many medicines can be delivered to a patient’s home or doctor’s office at no charge. Patients in need of information should visit www.MerckHelps.com or call (800) PAP-5400.

+ This telephone survey was conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Merck from August 20 to 23, 2010 among 2,012 U.S. adults of whom 549 do not have any prescription drug benefits and 131 do not have any prescription drug benefits and are not employed.

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Maximizing Small-Business Assets

(NAPSI)-Across the United States, small-business owners are finding new ways to reduce costs to maximize the bottom line. One place to cut costs and increase efficiencies can be the traditional office printer. A few simple steps can greatly reduce printing costs while helping the environment, a win-win scenario.

Here are a few suggestions:

• Establish a Printing Policy—Direct employees to print in color only when preparing clientfacing documents and presentations. Expand page margins when printing to get more on each page.

• Consider an MFP—A multifunction printer, such as those from Canon’s imageRUNNER, imageRUNNER ADVANCE and imageCLASS product lines, combine a printer, scanner, copier and fax machine. Not only will this save office space, it can save the cost of buying and maintaining multiple devices and reduce the amount of energy consumed.

• Duplex Printing—MFPs come with duplex printing capabilities, meaning they can print on both sides of the page. Making the most of each piece of paper by choosing duplex printing as the default setting significantly reduces printing costs while saving resources used to make paper.

• Conserve Energy Where You Can—Look for MFPs that are ENERGY STAR qualified. Energy-saving modes will help reduce carbon emissions and provide significant cost savings while benefiting the environment.

• Software Can Make a Difference—By pairing an MFP with the appropriate software, such as Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE Tracker, small-business owners can better manage documents and thereby cut costs. For example, employees can scan and e-mail documents instead of printing and faxing them.

• Learn More—More tips and tricks for saving time, money and space can be found online at www.usa.canon.com.

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How To TV Shows, Are Not How To Anymore.

Copper Roof 8 hole Bird house Made In Raleigh NCAmericans are known for seeking out new ideas and techniques in home and gardening, home improvements, do-it yourself projects,and TV has made a big impact in this area in the last 20 years. Shows on Networks like HGTV, DIY Networks, And PBS programming. I used to look forward to turning on the tv and getting great Ideas and techniques from seasoned pros in gardening, woodworking, and repairs, with tips, like what’s a good native plant for my South Raleigh NC back-yard area, then seeing the work actually being done step by step with lots of great tips, and watching a pro or home owner install a wooden deck, a porch repair, soil amending tricks,trimming a tree, roof repair and other how to projects.

These programs motivated me to take on a project that I might have been hesitant in doing, sure you could call or go to your local Agra-extension for good gardening information or buy or check-out some books on the project, but watching a presentation on tv and seeing the finish product was for me the best way to really understand or followed along.

This has all changed over the last few years, money has once more taken a good thing to almost useless programming, no more gardening shows that target the average homeowner, most are for semi-pros and professionals that concentrate on things that most would hire a contractor to do. About the most I get out of these shows now is that I can go to Lowes, Home depot, and Sear and know where to find what I need, but what good is tools and supplies if you didn’t learn anything from the show it self. I also observed that some shows was about competition between designers real-estate agents, landscapers, and contractors or two guys making bad jokes, showing you the before and the after with nothing in between, how about homeowners taking on projects way over their heads with almost total devastation.

Don’t get the wrong Idea these shows are great entertainment and might score high ratings and take-care of the bottom line, for the Networks and Producers, but I thought home and garden was about the home making and gardening growing grass,trees and vegetables. How to programs should teach you something or at least give you the basics. I have yet to find any thing that reminds me of the times I could find a decent how to are gardening show on either of these Networks, excluding PBS! Thank God for public TV.

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“After reading his books, my business took on a new life. I changed my product slightly and the response was remarkable! My first order was triple what I had planned for, and other orders are pouring in! I continue to look to James for inspiration and I love his approach. Because of the techniques I learned from him, my business is thriving.” ~ Cathy Marble, Chamisa Hill Designs

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Efficient Appliances Can Help Cut Costs

Appliances,Recycing,(NAPS)—Finding ways to reduce
utility bills and conserve the
area’s natural resources is a top
priority for people everywhere.
One solution that can have an
immediate impact on a household’s
bottom line is evaluating
the energy efficiency of appliances
in the kitchen and laundry room.

These appliances—a refrigerator,
dishwasher and clothes washer—
can account for up to 20 percent of
a household’s monthly utility bill.
“American families spend an
estimated $140 billion each year
on energy bills,” said Jill Abelson
of the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency. “If consumers use
Energy Star qualified products,
they could reduce annual costs by
up to 30 percent while also reducing
water use and air pollution.”

The Energy Star guidelines are
set by the U.S. Department of
Energy and the EPA. Consumers
can identify these appliances by
the government’s Energy Star logo
being placed on the exterior of
products at retail outlets. More
than 30 million people in the U.S.
are eligible for a rebate from their
utility provider just for purchasing
an Energy Star qualified
appliance—these rebates range
from $30 to $200.

Whirlpool, the world’s largest
manufacturer of energy efficient
home appliances, recently launched
a new Energy Star qualified
washer, refrigerator and dishwasher.
These appliances not only
save energy and water, but also
rank as some of the company’s
best performing appliances in its
90 year history.

The new Whirlpool washer
with Calypso wash motion uses
50 percent less water and 66 percent
less energy than conventional
washers. This is a toploading
machine that does not
have an agitator, so it is gentle
enough to wash delicate items
such as wool, silk and cashmere
that might normally have to be
taken to the dry cleaners.

A newly revised Conquest refrigerator
runs on less electricity than
a 75 watt light bulb and a 900
Series dishwasher saves over 700
gallons of water per year.
“Just by trading in an eight
year-old appliance for these new
Energy Star qualified appliances,
you can save over 11,000 gallons
of water per year and close to
$200 on your utility bills,” said
Jeff Cohen, vice president of the
Whirlpool brand. “These appliances
pay for themselves and put
money back in your pockets.”

Whirlpool.com also has a new
feature that allows visitors to
punch in their zip code and find
out what rebates might be available
from the utility providers in
their area just for purchasing
Energy Star qualified appliances.
The site also has an appliance calculator
that can help people figure
out the potential savings over the
lifetime of an appliance.

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Newly Designed Refrigerator

(NAPSA)—What opens its
doors to all, but only a select few
make it in? Your traditional sideby-
side refrigerator. In fact, a
recent survey revealed that 76
percent of consumers who own
side-by-side refrigerators complained
that certain items don’t fit
easily into their refrigerator or
freezer compartments. But Maytag
changed that!

Maytag Appliances has delivered
yet another innovative solution
for the kitchen designed to
make life easier. This year, Maytag
introduced the Wide-By-Side™
refrigerator, which boasts the
widest available refrigerator and
freezer space in a traditional sideby-
side refrigerator.

The “re-configuration”
of the interior allows you
to slide in awkward and over-sized
items such as pizza boxes and large
turkeys with ease. With this new
refrigerator, you no longer waste
time desperately rearranging items
or running back and forth to a second
refrigerator. And time is not
the only thing you save. The wider
space allows for easy storage of
bulk food, which ultimately saves
you money!

If saving time and money aren’t
enough, there’s more…you don’t
have to sacrifice style or kitchen
space. The Wide-By-Side refrigerator’s
one-of-a-kind contemporary
design complements any kitchen
with its distinctive styling. And it
looks like a traditional side-by-side
refrigerator, only the interior is reconfigured
with wider space on top
for the refrigerator compartment
and on the bottom for the freezer
compartment. Even better, it all
fits within a 36-inch footprint, so
you don’t need to remodel your
kitchen.

The Wide-By-Side refrigerator
also features ClimateZone™ technology
drawers (in certain models)
that automatically store foods at
their optimal temperatures, keeping
food fresher, longer, and the
Elevator Shelf™, an adjustable
shelf that can be moved up or
down to accommodate for tall or
cumbersome items. These innovative
features and breakthrough
technology offer the ultimate in
performance and storage flexibility.

Starting at $1,649, the new
Maytag Wide-By-Side refrigerator
is the latest addition to a full line
of innovative appliances offered by
Maytag, including the Maytag
Gemini™ double-oven range, new
Neptune™ washer and dryer,
Atlantis™ washer, ClimateZone™
refrigerator and Accellis™ 2X fastcook
oven. For more information
on Maytag Appliances and its
products, call 1-888-4-MAYTAG or
log on to www.maytag.com.

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Trash Collectors: Watching Out For More Than Garbage

Recycling,(NAPSI)-Trash collectors are critical to more than keeping the community’s environment clean and healthy. Solid waste companies also play an important role in keeping neighborhoods safe—trash collectors often act as additional “eyes and ears” for neighborhood watch efforts.

Here’s How

The nature of trash collection presents a unique opportunity to be on the watch. Because they generally cover the same routes every day, these men and women become quite familiar with their neighborhoods and can easily spot trouble. What’s more, they’re usually at work during times of the day when crimes are likely to occur.

While trash collectors aren’t police—they can’t chase down criminals or make arrests—they can and often do report unusual or suspicious activity to law enforcement.

Until recently, this type of partnership was mostly informal. Trash collectors simply saw an opportunity to do the right thing and called the police to report automobile accidents, fires or suspected criminal activity, often long before they otherwise would have been detected.

Making It Official

Recently, however, many police officials recognized an opportunity to work directly with solid waste companies to design formal neighborhood watch programs.

The two largest solid waste companies, Waste Management and Republic Services, each have programs in which collectors are trained to report emergencies and suspicious activity to their dispatchers, who pass the information on to authorities. Waste Management has trained and certified more than 2,500 drivers to be on the lookout and even won the Neighborhood Watch Award from the National Sheriffs’ Association.

Smaller companies also have similar programs. Rumpke, an Ohio-based company, has been recognized for its drivers’ many contributions to community safety, from assisting the elderly to helping locate discarded evidence in a criminal investigation to helping identify illegal drug activity.

These kinds of activities demonstrate how critically important solid waste companies are to keeping communities healthy, clean and safe.

Learn More

For more information, visit www.environmentalistseveryday.org.

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Turning A Hobby Into A Career

Hand crafted in Raleigh NC(NAPSI)-Often, the lessons we learn the best are those we learn while doing something we love. That’s why getting a child involved in a hobby such as model railroading, radio control planes and cars or model kit building can be the first steps to acquiring the skills necessary to fill the high-paying jobs in tomorrow’s industries.

This is good news, since the U.S. Department of Labor reports that the United States will enjoy a near 14 percent growth rate in jobs in the areas of installing and repairing various kinds of equipment. It’s estimated that 40 percent of this growth will be in auto mechanics and general repair services. The refrigeration, air-conditioning and heating installation industries are expected to grow the fastest.

The downside is there will not be enough people in the U.S. to fill those positions.

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“We couldn’t have imagined how much of an impact James Dillehay’s advice would make on our business. We thought after perfecting our product everything would just fall into place, but it didn’t until we started working with his suggestions. To our delight we are seeing results on a faster and larger scale than we expected in such a short period of time.” ~ Ken Kobrick & Angela Greene, www.Passchal.com, featured on the Today Show

“Since reading your books, I have implemented many of the ideas. I am now happy to report that I have had some surprising success here in Santa Fe. My hang cards, booth design, and even my products themselves have been changed by your books. I have only been there 5 partial days and have sold about 4 times what I sold in the equivalent time last year. I changed the color of the walls, the height of the tables, the displays, the hang cards, the pricing and more. So, IT WORKS!” ~ Julie Anderson, CostumeSalon.com

“After reading his books, my business took on a new life. I changed my product slightly and the response was remarkable! My first order was triple what I had planned for, and other orders are pouring in! I continue to look to James for inspiration and I love his approach. Because of the techniques I learned from him, my business is thriving.” ~ Cathy Marble, Chamisa Hill Designs

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Accommodating The Crafting Craze

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(NAPSI)-Difficult times can call for crafty measures. Providing an affordable escape, crafting has evolved into a fashion-forward pastime for all ages. In fact, a recent survey by the Craft & Hobby Association revealed that 56 percent of U.S. households have worked on at least one craft project during the past year; a rate that’s remained consistent for the past three years.

What kinds of craft projects have captured the hands and hearts of Americans? The same survey reveals that scrapbooking, home decor projects and woodworking top the list. Other popular hobbies include quilting, jewelry making, knitting, art and drawing. As more and more Americans discover the art of the handmade and the satisfaction it can bring, some are even turning their artisanal passions into profitable side businesses.

Creating Space

You can set up “shop” in your own home by designating a separate space to handle all your crafting needs. Serious enthusiasts can consider dedicating an entire room–attic, garage or an extra bedroom–to their passion. If you don’t have the space, you may choose to convert an extra closet into your own “craftastic” workstation to get the creative juices flowing.

Getting Organized

Once you’ve selected the space, make sure it’s properly equipped. Include a workstation or desk large enough to handle your craft projects and hang up a corkboard to pin design ideas and inspirations for quick comparisons. Keep yourself organized by adding shelving and adequate storage space for tools, paintbrushes or other accessories.

For example, adjustable and ventilated shelving such as ClosetMaid® ShelfTrack™ can easily be installed on the wall or in a closet to keep supplies like fabrics, paper, canvases, paint or varnishes within arm’s reach. Colorful ribbons and tape can slide onto closet rods for easy access, while buttons, clasps and other small objects can be kept in clear jars of varying sizes. Display your how-to books on the shelves and place yarn in baskets or pull-out wire or fabric drawers. Finally, a pegboard can be fashioned for color-coordinated thread or small-tool storage.

Learn More

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Creating A Gift To Be Treasured

Crafting, Handmade, Crafts, sell your crafts online(NAPSI)-All that glitters is golden this holiday season-whether it’s delicate jewelry or sparkling ways to make your home more festive. It can also be a gift that’s easier to make than you might imagine. Jo-Ann Craft and Fabric Stores offer all the basic materials and online instructions for making a variety of one-of-a-kind jewelry gifts.

In just a few hours and with some basic jewelry-making tools, you can make this season’s must-have lustrous pearl bracelet.

Directions:

1. Join 5 pairs of Flower Connectors with 3 silver 5mm round jump rings.

2. Attach a lobster clasp to ending of Flower Connectors with 2 jump rings.

3. To create dangle, slide one 8mm Pearl onto a headpin and form a simple loop. Repeat 9 times.

4. Create dangle by sliding one Pearl Drop on a headpin and form a simple loop. Repeat 9 times.

5. Attach 2 Pearl Drop dangles and two 8mm Pearl dangles to middle connecting jump rings, 2 dangles on each side.

6. Repeat step 5, placing 4 dangles between all Flower Connectors and between last connector and lobster clasp.

Finish this fabulous look with a set of matching earrings. Log on to Joann.com/projects for complete instructions.

Bejeweled items such as wineglass charms and napkin rings can add some extra sparkle to any home for the holidays-especially when created with beautiful Czech beads.

Directions:

1. Cut 4” of 16-gauge craft wire. Bend the wire into S shape with one ¼” in diameter and the other end 1” in diameter. Close smaller end. Leave the larger end open ½”.

2. Cut 6” of 20-gauge wire. Tightly loop the middle of the wire around the bottom of the small end of the S-shaped wire. Thread each hole of a button through the wires. Twist the wires together twice to secure the button in place.

3. Thread Czech glass e-beads and bright acrylic miracle beads in a varied pattern. Loop the wires back through each other to secure. To finish the ends, cut wire to 1” and create a swirl with pliers. Add pieces of wire, beads and swirls as desired.

For more crafty ideas, visit www.joann.com. The site offers instructions on necklaces, earrings, jeweled picks and many more handmade holiday gifts.

Got a craft business idea you think could earn you extra income? Read how other craft artists have profited from James Dillehay’s craft business guides…..

“We couldn’t have imagined how much of an impact James Dillehay’s advice would make on our business. We thought after perfecting our product everything would just fall into place, but it didn’t until we started working with his suggestions. To our delight we are seeing results on a faster and larger scale than we expected in such a short period of time.” ~ Ken Kobrick & Angela Greene, www.Passchal.com, featured on the Today Show

“Since reading your books, I have implemented many of the ideas. I am now happy to report that I have had some surprising success here in Santa Fe. My hang cards, booth design, and even my products themselves have been changed by your books. I have only been there 5 partial days and have sold about 4 times what I sold in the equivalent time last year. I changed the color of the walls, the height of the tables, the displays, the hang cards, the pricing and more. So, IT WORKS!” ~ Julie Anderson, CostumeSalon.com

“After reading his books, my business took on a new life. I changed my product slightly and the response was remarkable! My first order was triple what I had planned for, and other orders are pouring in! I continue to look to James for inspiration and I love his approach. Because of the techniques I learned from him, my business is thriving.” ~ Cathy Marble, Chamisa Hill Designs

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