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Flag Day

Today is Flag Day! On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. Many Americans celebrate Flag Day by displaying the Red, White and Blue in front of homes and businesses.…

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an American holiday honoring the men and women who died while serving in the US military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971.…

Septic Customer Rave Review

So enjoyable to get comments from loyal, happy customers like Janet in Michigan: "I just had to write to tell you how extremely happy my husband and I are with your septic treatment......we sold our house, and had the septic tank inspected today.…

Algae vs. Weight Loss

If you were doing research to find the best product for getting rid of ugly algae in your lake or pond, how would you approach the challenge? Since there are so many products on the market, it can be overwhelming. Should I choose a quick fix…

Marathon of Hope

On April 12, 1980 Marathon of Hope began! Having lost a leg to bone cancer three years earlier, 21-year-old Canadian athlete Terry Fox began a journey dubbed the Marathon of Hope to raise money for his charity. Today, The Terry Fox Run will…

Common Types of Pond Algae

The two most common forms of algae that pond owners struggle to control are filamentous algae and planktonic algae. Filamentous algae (also called pond scum, pond moss, string algae, hair algae, frog spittle or water net) begins growing…