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MID-ATLANTIC WEATHER WATCH FOR MAY

Fair and mild (1,2,3,4) with scattered showers (5.6); fair and war, (7,8) with more showers and STORMS (  9,10,11,12) turning fair and warm (13,14,15,16,17,18). More STORMS  then heavy rain (19,20,21,22) by fair and very warm weather (23,24) with STORMS  (25,26,27,28,29,30,31).                                         


MONTHLY GARDEN ACTIVITIES


BEST DAYS FOR FARM ACTIVITIES 

                                                       


THOUGHT FOR TODAY'S 

LIVING  


"Meeting a person more than half-way will often repay you many times in the future.” 

                                                                                      John Gruber  (1768-1857) 

ECO-FRIENDLY PAINT BRANDS

These paints are among the most highly recommended for low-VOC content, environmental safety, and quality/durability.  Keep in mind that the low-VOC content movement began primarily with interior paints (in an effort to improve indoor air quality).  These have enjoyed a much wider acceptance than the exterior types, though more manufacturers have been stepping up and adding exterior lines that hold up better under a variety of weather conditions.     

 EXTERIOR PAINTS

  • Benjamin Moore Aura
  • Dunn-Edwards Acri-Hues
  • Kelly-Moore Premium
  • Pratt & Lambert Pro-Hide Gold
  • Sherwin-Williams A-100

 

INTERIOR PAINTS

  • AFM Safecoat
  • Freshaire Choice
  • Mythic Paint
  • Sherwin-Williams Harmony
  • Yolo Colorhouse


ALL-NATURAL PAINTS (the most eco-friendly)

  • Anna Sova
  • EcoDesign BioShield
  • Green Planet Paint
  • The Real Milk Paint Company