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Big Green Egg and Traeger Grill Video Demonstration

Big Green Egg and Traeger Grill Video Demonstration

We like to cook. We like to eat. We really like our Big Green Egg and Traeger Grills. Each Friday, if we have time,  we try to get out front and cook on the grills for either breakfast or lunch (or just general grazing) which means that if you time your visit right, you can… Continue Reading Big Green Egg and Traeger Grill Video Demonstration

Ventrac Tractors in Atlanta and North Georgia

Ventrac Tractors in Atlanta and North Georgia

Week 1 of the 2011 NFL Football season is over. With week one, we saw Tom Brady put up 500+ yards of passing offense. He looked to be at the top of his professional game yesterday. It reminded me of this video about Ventrac Tractors by former Super Bowl winning Quarterback Jeff Hostetler. Hostetler talks… Continue Reading Ventrac Tractors in Atlanta and North Georgia

Understanding the New Light Bulb Regulations

Understanding the New Light Bulb Regulations

New light bulb regulations are going into effect starting in January of 2012. The changes brought on by the regulations will phase out current incandescent light bulbs for more energy-efficient bulbs. Learn more about the new law and the energy-efficient bulbs that will work best in your home or workshop. What does the new legislation… Continue Reading Understanding the New Light Bulb Regulations

Quit Raking the Leaves!

Quit Raking the Leaves!

Are you already dreading the leaves that are going to be laying in your yard in another month? Perhaps it is time to purchase a tool that will replace your rake. The STIHL Shredder Vac/Blower is just that tool you need. For the occasional user you should consider the STIHL SH 56 C-E. Powered by… Continue Reading Quit Raking the Leaves!

Howard Brothers Supporting the Community

Howard Brothers Supporting the Community

Being in the community that we serve is a big deal for us. We recently attended an sportsmen event in Oakwood that was a lot of fun. We were able to meet over 400 people and give out some t-shirts and hats (and mugs… I think we got rid of all the mugs) But we… Continue Reading Howard Brothers Supporting the Community

The Duluth Fall Festival – 2011

The Duluth Fall Festival – 2011

The 2011 Duluth Fall Festival is just around the corner and we are getting really excited about it. It is quickly becoming one of the largest and best Arts and Crafts festivals in the Southeast. Like last year, we are the anchor tent at Man’s Corner. There will be no lace or froofy smelling candles… Continue Reading The Duluth Fall Festival – 2011

We Tried to Give Away an Exmark Navigator

We Tried to Give Away an Exmark Navigator

Do you know what QR codes are? They’re popping up everywhere. I’ve seen one on the back of a ketchup bottle at a restaurant that I’ve eaten at recently. QR code is the shortened abbreviation for Quick Response Code. Basically, it is a barcode that can be read by smartphones or other mobile devices. QR… Continue Reading We Tried to Give Away an Exmark Navigator

Shhhhh. Do Not Share this Post with Anyone

Shhhhh. Do Not Share this Post with Anyone

Did you recently see the QR code at the Northeast Georgia Sportsman’s Feast? Of course you did, because this page isn’t being advertised anywhere else. Well, you could have stumbled upon it in someway… or you’ve already subscribed to our RSS Feed…and if you did, then I bid you welcome and congratulations. Here’s the deal,… Continue Reading Shhhhh. Do Not Share this Post with Anyone

Ways You Can Follow Us

Ways You Can Follow Us

One of the best parts of the job that I have is meeting customers. Have you ever walked in one of our stores and seen a group of us standing around in a circle? We often laugh that a grenade could take us all out. But often times in those circles we talk about the… Continue Reading Ways You Can Follow Us

The Idea House

The Idea House

True Value has launched a new website recently called StartRightStartHere that is worth checking out. The interactive site allows you to play around in True Value Hardware’s Idea House. The site promotes itself as the place for detailed, printable ”how-to” home improvement project ideas. Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or a D.I.Y. master, you’ll find… Continue Reading The Idea House

Supplies for a COVID19 World

Hard to Find Ladders in Atlanta Georgia

By Andy Darnell | Dec 4, 2020 | Comments Off on Hard to Find Ladders in Atlanta Georgia

Ladders are necessary for so many folks around Atlanta and North Georgia. Their jobs depend on it. We have been selling ladders FAR longer than the big boxes have been in business. Before the Home Depots and Lowes of the world… before Grainger or other supply houses, Howard Brothers has placed Ladders of all shapes… Continue Reading Hard to Find Ladders in Atlanta Georgia

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Lane’s BBQ Brine Kit Testing for the Turkeys at Howard Brothers

By Andy Darnell | Nov 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

We tested out the two Lanes BBQ/Seasonings Brine kits that we have in store this year. Their Signature Brine is always excellent. The Sweet Tea Brine was one that we wondered about, and it turned out fantastic too. Definitely mellow and lots of flavor. We love cooking on the grills and feeding our own troops.… Continue Reading Lane’s BBQ Brine Kit Testing for the Turkeys at Howard Brothers

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SKB Industries Commercial Landscape Management

By Terrance Crawford | Nov 10, 2020 | Comments Off on SKB Industries Commercial Landscape Management

SKB Industries Commercial Landscape Management Steve K. Bell started SKB Industries, Inc. in 1978 and has over 40 years of experience in the landscape industry. That by itself is extremely impressive. When you’ve been in any industry that long, you’ve definitely proven yourself as a pro. He attended the University of Georgia focusing on Ornamental… Continue Reading SKB Industries Commercial Landscape Management

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Bacon Wrapped Scallops

By Andy Darnell | Nov 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

This particular video was done side by side with another recipe video at Howard Brothers. We planned to do some Bacon Wrapped Oreos, and… so… we wanted to do something else. Not knowing how the oreos would come out, we decided to do some bacon wrapped scallops. And they were amazing. Simple recipe. Simple cook.… Continue Reading Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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Bacon Wrapped Oreos

By Andy Darnell | Nov 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re watching this video, you should realize that there was a crazy internet fad (specifically on facebook and instagram) that happened in 2020 that centered around Oreos, Bacon, and Traeger. It turned into a war of sorts online as people screamed at each other whether or not these two ingredients should be put together…… Continue Reading Bacon Wrapped Oreos

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Time to Winterize your Mower

By Andy Darnell | Nov 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Time to Winterize your Mower

You may be breathing a sigh of relief that you’ll have a few months off before you have to pull out your lawnmower, string trimmer, and edger. Homeowners and landscapers alike can help their outdoor power equipment last many years with some basic maintenance and care, but if you don’t do a little preparation now,… Continue Reading Time to Winterize your Mower

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Lollypop Chicken Legs

By Andy Darnell | Oct 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Did you grow up liking lollypops? You’d get one when your parents went to the bank, or maybe after you had a doctors visit. Then there were those HUGE lollypops at the Gwinnett County Fair or some other fall festival. Well, did you know that you can create lollypops that are loved by all on… Continue Reading Lollypop Chicken Legs

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North Georgia Landscape Management

By Terrance Crawford | Oct 26, 2020 | Comments Off on North Georgia Landscape Management

North Georgia Landscape Management It seems like just in the last few months I’ve seen the NGLM logo a whole lot more around Peachtree Corners. That must mean North Georgia Landscape Management has picked up a new client somewhere that intersects with my regular driving patterns. North Georgia Landscape Management has been a great customer… Continue Reading North Georgia Landscape Management

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Beyond the Curb

By Terrance Crawford | Oct 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Beyond the Curb

Beyond The Curb Landscaping Beyond The Curb Landscaping is a small company with a big attitude. Their goal is to provide the best landscape maintenance service in the Atlanta area, “we may not be the largest or the most profitable, just the best”. They install and maintain the landscapes of residential and commercial properties throughout… Continue Reading Beyond the Curb

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