Home Improvement Advice and Services

Advice Ask the Contractors Board…Experts Answer Common Home Improvement Questions Do you have questions about hiring and managing building contractors? The California Contractors State License Board has answers. The Best 10 Contractors near Milpitas Yelp reviews providing information, planning and qualified contractors to discriminating residents of Milpitas. Call 811 Before… Continue reading

Weather-Forecasts and History

Winter Storm in Milpitas Hills

Forecasts Click for weather forecast Hourly Forecast 5-Day Forecast The Weather Channel Hourly weather forecast for the Milpitas area, with other links to maps, travel conditions, gardening and allergy tips, advisories for those flying or boating. You may change settings. Spare the Air Click here to see if it’s a… Continue reading

Lend-A-Tool Shed

Lend a Tool Toolshed

The Lend-A-Tool ShedNo longer available on weekends. (Who came up with THAT bright idea?) Monday through Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm by appointment only for pick up and return of tools Call 408-586-3286 to expedite your request.A wide variety of hand and gardening tools are available: wheel barrows, ladders, shovels, brooms, hammers, push lawn… Continue reading

Gardens

Gardeners Know All the Dirt

In spite of our “adobe brick” soil, we manage to have quite lovely gardens in Milpitas. Many are giving up manicured lawns for drought-tolerant landscaping. Plants are selected to attract hummingbirds and butterflies common to our area to our gardens.  Beautification Heritage Tree Program Recognize and protect individual trees or groves… Continue reading

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