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Howard Brothers Sixth Location in Lula Georgia

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It’s hard to believe that our Athens location has been a part of the Howard Brothers family since March 1, 2016. Five years ago, we were approached by the owners of Riverside Mower in Athens and asked if we’d consider purchasing their business so that they could retire. The emphasis then, as it still is… Continue Reading Howard Brothers Sixth Location in Lula Georgia

Industrial Hoses, Hose Fittings and Assemblies in Duluth Georgia

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If you’ve been to our store, you quickly realize we are not your average corner hardware store. We are NOT a Home Depot or Lowes. We’re Howard Brothers! While we have REALLY good hardware stores that have all the standard items you need if you’re working on a weekend DIY project, we also have thousands… Continue Reading Industrial Hoses, Hose Fittings and Assemblies in Duluth Georgia

Hard to Find Ladders in Atlanta Georgia

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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

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

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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

Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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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

Bacon Wrapped Oreos

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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

Time to Winterize your Mower

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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

Lollypop Chicken Legs

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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

Reverse Sear Tri-Tip on Traeger Timberline

Reverse Sear Tri-Tip on Traeger Timberline at Howard Brothers Duluth, GA

Tri-Tips are juicy and flavorful. Easy to cook on a Traeger Grill, and for the money, we think is a great return on investment… more bang for the buck! We picked up this 2lb tri-tip from our local grocery store for $17 and in a little under 2 hours had some amazing food for our… Continue Reading Reverse Sear Tri-Tip on Traeger Timberline

Tax Free Thursday 2020 @ Howard Brothers! – October 15, 2020

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Remember way back a week ago when the biggest news about the current Presidential race was about President Trump’s tax returns… Let’s see… the debate happened. Then the Trump’s tested COVID positive… let’s see what happens this weekend! Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and… Continue Reading Tax Free Thursday 2020 @ Howard Brothers! – October 15, 2020

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Why We Support CURE Childhood Cancer

By Andy Darnell | Sep 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Why We Support CURE Childhood Cancer

Why We Support CURE Childhood Cancer Howard Brothers has been supporting CURE for several years, and in 2019, our communities helped raise money through Coins4Cure. In 2020 we are doing coins4cure again (even with the COVID19/2020 coin shortage thing going on… If you’re reading this post in the distant future… Google it) Please take time… Continue Reading Why We Support CURE Childhood Cancer

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Davis Landscape

By Andy Darnell | Sep 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Davis Landscape

Davis Landscape You may have heard us make references to the top 25 landscapers in Atlanta are Howard Brothers customers and use equipment that they purchased at Howard Brothers. That list is one that is provided by the Atlanta Business Chronicle each year. Consistently, you’ll see Davis Landscape on that list. Davis Landscape in Buford,… Continue Reading Davis Landscape

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The Grass is Greener When You Take Care of It and Yourself

By Andy Darnell | Sep 1, 2020 | Comments Off on The Grass is Greener When You Take Care of It and Yourself

The Grass is Greener When You Take Care of It and Yourself A few weeks ago the OPEI organization put out this great infographic (it’s actually older data, but the premise and conclusion is still highly relevant… maybe even more in 2020.) It speaks to how your yard can contribute to your health and well… Continue Reading The Grass is Greener When You Take Care of It and Yourself

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North Georgia Lawn

By Andy Darnell | Aug 18, 2020 | Comments Off on North Georgia Lawn

North Georgia Lawn For the last 18 years, Rocky Pethtal has been focusing his energy into making Gwinnett County and the surrounding area greener. Like many of our Pro’s of the week, Rocky started with himself and his truck… personally maintaining every landscape project, while his wife, Eve handled paperwork and billing (while she was… Continue Reading North Georgia Lawn

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Ruppert Landscape

By Andy Darnell | Aug 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Ruppert Landscape

Ruppert Landscape We’ve been doing these pro of the week features for a few months now. Our focus has been to highlight both the larger and smaller businesses that make this industry great. Those who have been around since the inception of the landscape industry, and the guys who are starting today to create a… Continue Reading Ruppert Landscape

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MTScapes, Inc.

By Andy Darnell | Aug 4, 2020 | Comments Off on MTScapes, Inc.

MTScapes, Inc. How cool is it to have your work shown on TV? That’s what Mickey Thomas, landscape designer and founder/small business owner of MTScapes has had happen to him. Remember the show, Extreme Home Makeover? “Move That Bus!” While they often focus on the house and the makeover that happens inside, we all know… Continue Reading MTScapes, Inc.

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Big Green Egg No Prep Tacos

Big Green Egg No Prep Tacos

By Andy Darnell | Jul 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Big Green Egg No Prep Tacos

When Servando says he wants to make tacos… we let him make tacos. Last week, he told us he wanted to grab some supplies from his local carniceria in Duluth (Carnicería Y Supermercado El Sol) so we told him we’d buy if he’d make the video. Tacos are so simple on the Big Green Egg… Continue Reading Big Green Egg No Prep Tacos

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Four Seasons Lawn Maintenance

By Andy Darnell | Jul 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Four Seasons Lawn Maintenance

Four Seasons Lawn Maintenance Growth in the Athens area is exploding as more folks head further out of metro Atlanta and MANY of them are headed up the 316 corridor towards Athens. When we first acquired Riverside Mower in Athens back a few years ago there were only a handful of commercial/professional landscaper accounts that… Continue Reading Four Seasons Lawn Maintenance

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ECHO Power Equipment One Day Sale – August 12, 2020

By Andy Darnell | Jul 20, 2020 | Comments Off on ECHO Power Equipment One Day Sale – August 12, 2020

Stop in and Save Big on your Outdoor Power Equipment Needs when we have our 1 day Echo sale. On Wednesday, August 12th, we’ve got BIG discounts on Echo and Bear Cat Power Equipment. 15% off on select units. 2020 has been a weird year, for sure, but the Georgia weather has been amazing and… Continue Reading ECHO Power Equipment One Day Sale – August 12, 2020

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