Hello, my name is Sophia Channington. I am going to use this site to discuss placement and care for vegetable gardens. Each year, my family sets out to build a large vegetable garden full of our favorite foods. We use the garden harvests to supplement our food for the year by canning and preserving the produce. I want to talk about the techniques we use to achieve a high yield from our plants. I will share information about raised beds, support posts and fertilizer on this site. I hope you will visit often to learn all you can about vegetable gardening. Thanks for visiting.
Finding the right present for your elderly parents during the holiday season can be difficult. If they are like many senior citizens, they probably already have a house stuffed full of clothing and unnecessary knickknacks. So you probably have no desire to waste your money on buying more of these types of presents for your parents.
Instead, what you would really like to get your parents is something that they could actually use and would also make their lives easier as they age. In order to do so, consider asking your siblings or other relatives if they would like to contribute money towards buying one of these two useful gifts rather than everyone buying your elderly parents more sweaters and ties.
Have your parents always taken great pride in their lawn and garden? Unfortunately, as they've gotten older, it's probably become more difficult for them to take care of their property. You may also be concerned that your elderly parents could seriously injure themselves while dragging a garden hose and sprinkler around on the uneven ground in their yard.
Purchasing your parents a sprinkler system or drip irrigation system will make it much easier for them to keep their lawn and garden looking great by:
Computer or Tablet
The number of senior citizens using the Internet today has grown significantly. According to Radio Canada International, only five percent of Canadians who were 75 years of age or older were utilizing the Internet in 2000. That number had increased to 27 percent by 2013.
If your elderly parent has not been introduced to the wonders of the Internet, maybe it's time you purchase them a computer or a tablet. Some of the reasons why Internet access can be so important for your elderly parents:
While these two presents are pricey, they are ones your elderly parents could get a lot of use out of and could make their lives easier in many ways.Share
13 November 2014