Landscape Laughs


Paradise Restored welcomes landscape construction in the winter!

How does Paradise Restored Landscaping like big, winter landscape projects? We welcome the challenge! Unlike the plight of landscape contractors who work in hot, dry areas of the country with water restrictions, the Pacific Northwest is a region where rain, cold and muddy soil pose their own sorts of landscaping problems. Adapting business to life in a four-season territory has

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Landscape Laughs – Cool Facts

Blue jeans were invented by Levi Strauss, the person not the company, in the 1850’s. Thomas Edison invented the talking doll in 1888 Camels chew in a figure 8 pattern The first street lights in America were installed in Philadelphia around 1757 More people are killed each year by coconuts than sharks The life boat was patented in 1845. What

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Landscape Laughs about Life!

As of 1988, the U.S. census bureau determined that a stunning 13% of the population believe that some portion of the earth’s moon is actually comprised of cheese. In his will, Shakespeare left his wife his second best bed. Did you know that you lose 25-125 hairs a day? One new McDonald’s opens somewhere in the world every six hours.

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Landscape Laughs – August 2011

It is impossible to lick your elbow. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair. Men can read smaller print then women can; women can hear better. The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades – King David Hearts – Charlemagne

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Landscape Laughs – July 2011

People are like Potatoes! Some people never seem motivated to participate, but are content to watch others … They are called “Speck Tators. Some are always looking to cause problems and really get under your skin … They are called “Aggie Tators.” There are those who are always saying they will, but somehow, they never get around to doing We

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Bank Robber Dressed As A Tree Caught In N.H.

MANCHESTER, NH Police say they’ve caught the man who dressed up as a tree and robbed a bank in Manchester, New Hampshire.  A man duct-taped tree branches to his head and body and walked into the Citizens Bank on Elm Street just as it opened Saturday. He did not show a weapon and he left with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police

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Phrases from the Old Days

In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase… “goodnight, sleep tight.” It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-law with all the

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