Bob Dluzen

Bob Dluzen

As a result of being a gardener for more than 40 years, 30 of those as a professional, Bob's gardening has become an integral part of his life. "It's the ever-changing seasons and the wide variety of plants and gardens that keeps me intrigued," he says. Bob lives and gardens in rural Monroe County.

How Companies End Up Hiring Wrong Workers When They Are Short-Staffed

While a company’s products and services form its core business, it cannot function optimally without the right human resources. Incorrect hiring practices can have a devastating long-term effect on an organization’s performance as such employees are unproductive and potentially harmful to the company’s brand and reputation. Most business owners and corporations will admit to errors … Continue Reading →

Preventing Overwork-Related Obesity

Employees are the best asset for any company, and several companies invest heavily in training their employees with new skills regularly. Companies should also take care of their physical and mental well-being, as only healthy employees can provide 100% to their job. A significant health concern haunting many employees is obesity, leading to diabetes and … Continue Reading →

5 Healthcare Jobs in High Demand Due to the Pandemic

There has been a sharp rise in the demand for certain medical field related job roles during the pandemic. Healthcare systems have been under great pressure all over the world and the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects healthcare jobs to grow at almost three times the average growth rate for other occupations within the next … Continue Reading →

Trends we expect to change the insurance industry in 2021

Everyone expects 2021 to bring plenty of surprises, not only in the insurance industry but in all sectors. The last year reminded people of the folly of trying to predict the future. But it helps people to imagine a better future. Not many people would have thought 2020 would wreak havoc on businesses worldwide. All … Continue Reading →

High Paying Wall Street Jobs for College Freshers

College majors can open doors for you on Wall Street. Majors such as business administration, economics, accounting, and mathematics are ideal fits for college freshers to find high-paying Wall Street jobs. Before you start applying, discover which specific Wall Street job will be best suited for your skills, but also your personality. Low-priced higher education … Continue Reading →

5 Affordable Desk Accessories For Work

The desk is where the “magic happens” for many people with regards to productivity. It doesn’t matter if you’re a financial analyst, an entrepreneur, or a teacher: the truth is that a desk is central to getting things done. Often times, the right accessories can make sure that you have everything organized, and help you … Continue Reading →

Sharpening pruners

The recent ice storm caused some damage on my trees and shrubs. It wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be considering we had about a quarter of an inch of ice accumulation. I’ll need to do some extra pruning this spring to take out broken branches and that made me think about my … Continue Reading →

Plants for butterfly garden

It’s been a long time coming, but more and more gardeners are finally becoming interested in growing butterfly gardens. Eleven years ago, almost to the day,  I posted a blog (on a different platform) encouraging folks to grow more plants that attract and sustain butterflies. I figure it’s time to revisit that subject again. Seed … Continue Reading →

Still selecting squash seeds

Under good storage conditions, winter squash and pumpkins can stay edible well into winter. I have a spot in my garage that stays cool, around 50 degrees, through the winter and that is right around the ideal storage temperature for squash. Air circulation is also important and there is plenty of air movement in that … Continue Reading →