Hot Apple Cider with Cinnamon Sticks

Delicious Hot Apple Cider

It’s hard to beat cup of hot apple cider on a cold fall or winter day. This recipe is great and will warm you from the inside out. Ingredients 6 cups apple cider ¼ cup real maple syrup 2 cinnamon sticks 6 whole cloves 6 whole allspice berries 1 orange peel, cut into strips 1 […]

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Preparing for The Winter Season

Prepare Like a Bear I think there is a lot to be learned from nature; as the great Albert Einstein said “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” Fall is now upon us, with a change in colors, light, and air. In my opinion, this is one of the best times […]

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Shovelin’ A Winter Wonderland

How to Shovel Like a Pro In the U.S., some 100 people die shoveling snow every year. But that’s not a recent development. According to studies conducted at the U.S. Nationwide Children’s Hospital, there were over 1,600 cardiac-related snow shoveling fatalities from 1990 to 2006. When people shovel snow, the increase in heart rate and […]

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Springing Into Action with the Colorado Home & Garden Show

Yes, it’s been a very cold, very snowy winter this year.  And the weather reporters are not likely to give warmer reports for some time to come. But at DeckTec, spring is just around the corner. How do we know this?  The Colorado Home and Garden Show starts this week and kicks off the building […]

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Winter Care for the Denver Garden

On one day, temperatures skyrocket into the sixties, and the next, they plummet to zero.  The sun blazes away for weeks, and then suddenly hides behind a wall of grey clouds. Welcome to a Denver winter season. And with climate change, no stable temperatures or weather conditions are likely for some time to come. What’s […]

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