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Catalpa is a common flowering tree in area

Question: I have noticed a tree with large leaves that is flowering right now. What is...

June 16, 2018 1:00 am


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Books big trend in decorating

It used to be that your books said something about you.

June 16, 2018 1:00 am


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Tips can help to clear the air

Nobody likes to talk about household odors, but it's really important to deal with them.

June 11, 2018 1:00 am


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Weeds may give hints on soil type

Question: I have heard that the weeds growing in a particular area can indicate what type of soils one might have. Is this...

June 9, 2018 1:00 am


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Growing safe produce

With recent headlines, including a national recall of romaine lettuce, more people are thinking about where their food comes from and...

June 7, 2018 1:00 am


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Scrubbing out stains

From grassy picnics to sweaty soccer games to saucy cookouts – clothes can be particularly vulnerable to all kinds of stains and...

June 4, 2018 1:00 am


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Global lifestyle concepts are catching on in US

Hygge, the Danish lifestyle concept of cozy, comfortable and quality living, has bloomed over the past three years into a full-blown...

June 2, 2018 1:00 am


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Cleaning rewards

Whether it's scrubbing through grime to reveal a sparkling surface, cleaning dust bunnies from under appliances or organizing your...

June 2, 2018 1:00 am


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TV helping design homes

When Kuangchi Chang and her husband, Robert Peterson, were planning a kitchen renovation in 2015, they drew on a lot of professional...

May 29, 2018 1:00 am


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Honeysuckles not created equal

Who couldn't love a plant with a name that speaks of both sweetness and nurturing? Yet there are those who scorn honeysuckle. And...

May 27, 2018 1:00 am


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Several factors in diseases in plants

Question: With all the unusual weather we have seen this year; do you expect to see more plant disease than...

May 26, 2018 1:00 am


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Bring indoor look out

Hosting an outdoor party on the balcony or in the backyard has often involved a run to the big-box store for utilitarian paper goods and...

May 26, 2018 1:00 am


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Fashion-forward tiles hot home trend

One of the oldest materials in home design is trending like a hot newcomer.

May 22, 2018 1:00 am


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Pre-offer checklist

House hunting can feel like an adventurous new chapter in your life. If you're lucky enough to find the property that checks off all the...

May 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Finances key in home choice

When it comes to buying a home, experts are pretty clear about the proper order of things – agreeing you should fit your mortgage...

May 21, 2018 1:00 am