Through spring, MODE Magazine will be offering our readers ways to renew themselves in 2013. This March, Renew You looks at spring cleaning, home renovation and planning your gardens.
Green Urban Initiative
Following their MLK Jr. Day of Service cleanup of Atlas St., the Green Urban Initiative will offer 4 community gardens around Harrisburg in 2013. For a $10 rental fee, gardeners can choose a plot from locations including the Seed Lot in Engleton, the Berryhill Community Garden in Alison Hill, the Marion Street Community Garden in Midtown Harrisburg and the Camp Curtin Community Garden in Uptown Harrisburg. GUI also provides construction materials, seeds, tools and gardening tips. Registration can be completed online or by contacting GUI by phone.
Dreamscapes Watergardens in Lebanon makes it easy to setup and care for a watergarden that adds tranquility and beauty to your yard. Dreamscapes offers a full installation and maintenance program for their watergardens with a one-year guarantee, as well as a full line of fish, plants and accessories for those wishing to create their pond themselves. Visitors to Dreamscapes’ Aquatic Center & Gift Barn will find everything needed to set up a home pond or fountain, and can browse the renovated 19th century gift barn full of unique items for the discerning shopper. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet Dreamscapes’ family of animals, including Porkchop the pot-bellied pig, Schmitty the Japanese Koi and a trio of miniature Sicilian donkeys.
2155 State Route 343, Lebanon PA
Just Add Paint
Just Add Paint is a service-oriented painting company operating out of South Central Pennsylvania. Just Add Paint does all types of painting, with a focus on interior and exterior residential repaints and new construction. They take pride in working with builders and homeowners to understand their needs and deliver the highest quality workmanship in the most efficient manner possible. Just Add Paint also offers power washing services when the weather permits. If you are considering repainting your home or business, call or email Just Add Paint for a free estimate and color consultation.
Dirty Dog Hauling
Specializing in the removal of junk from homes, apartments, businesses and construction sites, Dirty Dog Hauling has removed over 3,000,000 pounds of junk from Central Pennsylvania since 2005. Dirty Dog Hauling guarantees properly disposal of all waste, and salvages all materials that can be recycled or donated to charity. Dirty Dog Hauling provides uniformed haulers, professional courtesy and prompt and reliable service. If you have any junk removal needs for your home or business, schedule an appointment with Dirty Dog Hauling online or over the phone.
Dauphin County Parks & Rec Community Gardens Program
If you’re an apartment-dweller or just can’t find room for a garden in your yard, Dauphin County offers Community Garden plots available at the community gardens at the intersection of Elmerton Avenue and State Farm Road. On March 6 and 7, registration will be open from 9 AM – 4:30 PM at the Fort Hunter Tavern House for the 2013 season. The garden plots are 30′ x 30′, tilled and ready for planting. Each gardener will also receive several packs of assorted vegetable seeds. A limited number of special 10′ x 10′ plots have been set aside for children ages 12 & under. Registration for the Community Gardens must be done in person, and is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
5300 N. Front Street, Harrisburg PA
Mitrani at Home
Mitrani at Home is an inspirational environment that offers full-service interior design. Owners Albert Mitrani and Donna Orbach follow one rule for design: If you love it, they’ll make it work. Embracing the eclectic Japanese philosophy of Wabi Sabi, customers are encouraged to design by feel; mixing and matching handcrafted pieces from craftspeople and small family companies from around the world. Mitrani at Home is the exclusive Central PA purveyor of many of the most respected and exciting furniture lines, including Brown Jordan, American Leather, Dwell Studio and the Keno Brothers. Mitrani at Home is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM – 6 PM, with private appointments available.
3535 Walnut St., Harrisburg
Merry Maids of South Central PA
Receive some assistance with your spring cleaning this year from a locally-owned cleaning company secured by the resources of a national brand. Merry Maids of South Central PA offers cleaning services done to your specifications by a thorough and trustworthy team of local professionals. Merry Maids offers services ranging from dusting and sanitizing to wall washing and furniture treatment. All work is bonded and insured, including liability coverage. Merry Maids of South Central PA is available for both home and office cleaning, and provides free estimates for prospective clients.
125 Gateway Drive, Suite 117, Mechanicsburg
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