Keep Calm and Plant a Garden

As an outdoor activity, gardening allows you to get some exercise and sweat. Any physical movement is good for your body, and because gardening mostly takes place outside, your body is able to absorb the vitamin D that it needs. Cortisol is the hormone associated with stress, and stress is a huge health risk. Chronically elevated cortisol levels have been linked to everything from immune … Continue reading Keep Calm and Plant a Garden

4 Common Pool Myths Exposed

Picture this childhood memory: It’s a perfect, hot summer day, and you’ve just come inside for lunch after swimming all morning. After devouring your favorite meal — a nice PB&J with a bag of chips — you’re ready to continue sharpening your cannonball technique. Your mom always said you have to wait at least 30 minutes before swimming after you eat. Moms are always right, … Continue reading 4 Common Pool Myths Exposed

Stay Safe While Making S’mores

There’s nothing better than curling up by a fire on a crisp, fall evening with family and friends and eating a round of s’mores. Fire pits or outdoor fireplaces are among the most popular design features for outdoor living spaces. With those cool designs comes responsibility, though. According to the Consumer Products Safety Commission, at least 5,300 injuries related to fire pits were treated in … Continue reading Stay Safe While Making S’mores

Bringing you over 30 years of better backyards

We’ve been providing service, supplies and accessories for pools/spas and backyards for 30 years. We carry and service Dimension One Spas, the top rated hydro-therapy spa. We carry a wide range of outdoor accessories like patio/lawn furniture and grills from companies like Seaside Casual & Big Green Egg. We carry a complete line of pool and spa chemicals for any situation that might arise.   … Continue reading Bringing you over 30 years of better backyards

The Benefits of Grilling

With summer coming to a close, you want to soak up all the vitamin C you can while lounging by the pool. But wait, something’s missing. The smell of the grill cooking. You don’t want another hamburger or hot dog, though, because the summer body you worked hard for is aching for something fresh and clean to recharge. That’s why it’s time to dust off … Continue reading The Benefits of Grilling