My Beloved Dirt Delivery

I never would have dreamed I would be so happy about dirt, but I am :). Ryan, of Grasshopper Gardens here in Upstate NY (http://www.grasshoppergardens.com/) totally hit the mark!! I am so pleased. I will be a bit busy over the next week, carting that to the garden! I will be sore but smiling.

Spring Homestead Cleaning Checklist

How to Provide

Spring season is here!  Yippee!!!  Let’s get things cleaned up.

Home Spring Cleaning

Home Spring Cleaning [image source: cyclicx-com] Home Spring Cleaning [image source: cyclicx-com]

  1. Dust: Furniture, framed photos, paintings, books and nick-nacks
  2. Clean Furniture and Cabinets:  Clean, oil and wax couches, mattresses, tables, ceiling fans and chairs with vacuum cleaner, lemon oil, wax and/or an all-purpose spray.
  3. Clean Appliances: Clean stove, stove exhaust fan, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, electronic devices, garbage disposal, and refrigerator.
  4. Clean Vents and Change Air Filters and Water Filters
  5. Remove Storm Windows, Clean Windows, Screens and Window Coverings: Clean windows inside and out with ammonia/water to remove grease spots and vinegar/water to remove water spots and a squeegee and towel.  Remove window coverings and clean appropriately.
  6. Clean Cellar and Pantry: Clean out all produce and dry goods that has gone bad and clean with baking soda, vinegar and hydrogen peroxide powder.
  7. Vacuum and Shampoo: Rugs and carpeting.
  8. Check Fire Alarms…

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