Archive date: November 5, 2010
November brings Green Friday to Bates
November $avings begin; daylight savings ends
As we continue to enjoy the wonder that is autumn, we want to keep your focus on the garden and landscape and encourage you to not make the turn to the holidays …just yet. There are great opportunities for gardening in the weeks ahead and we want to help you make your landscape its best, before the holidays arrive.
Digging in the dirt comes with less sweat equity (and with almost no sweat) this time of year. And since the time changes this weekend, you might consider checking out your night lights. The short day length does make for some adjustment when gardening. Either you have to become a morning person and utilize the morning availability of sunlight or do a work-around.
A portable set of halogen or fluorescent lights with a 50 to 100’ extension cord works well to extend the day. Depending on what you get, those can be had for $20 to $50 at the box stores. Well worth the money for any outdoor project that would otherwise get stopped by darkness. Besides, if you’re not a morning person already, it’s kinda hard to become one (at least that’s what I hear).
So get prepared for gardening by the luminance of your choice. I use two 18V DeWalt Fluorescent battery powered lights, bungee strapped to the front of my mower to bag my leaves. Sure, I get some strange looks from my neighbors out walking their dogs, but it works. A battery powered headlamp works well also.
Now let’s discuss Green Friday. We have a great selection of everything for your home landscape. We begin our Green Friday savings by offering you our BatesRewards members 20% off everything. A 20% discount on everything we offer: from EarthMix to mulches, bagged or bulk, all trees, shrubs, groundcovers , pansies, seed, tools, fertilizers…everything (except deliveries and gift cards) is on sale at 20% off, across-the-board. Come on in. Make your selections …and save, remember its Green Friday season at Bates! Now through Nov. 11th.
We’re $aving you Green, come see us,