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Home & Garden

Spring into action now

Every year, homeowners anxiously await spring to refresh and reset their homes. But what if we capitalized on all the time spent indoors...

February 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Patience best when waiting for spring

Q: Spring is arriving maybe sooner than we think. What sort of tasks can I accomplish this early...

February 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Test seed packets before planting season

Depending on where you store them and what types of seeds they contain, your old, dog-eared seed packets may or may not be worth using...

February 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Transplants help to save time, effort in garden

Q. I am preparing to start vegetable seeds for my garden. As I become a little older, I am realizing how much time and...

February 9, 2019 1:00 am


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Indoor gardens

Lift your spirits and improve your indoor environment by taking part in the indoor gardening movement. An apartment or home filled with...

February 2, 2019 1:00 am


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Serious decor gets playful

Dorothy Draper once said of her decorating projects, “I always put in one controversial item. It makes people...

January 29, 2019 1:00 am


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Spanish Flag good choice for a climber

Question: I am thinking of using an unusual annual climber that I can plant on a trellis that I can see from my window. Any...

January 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Doormats an essential part of a home

Even if you have a no-shoe policy in your house, there will be times when you need to dash inside with your shoes on for one last thing,...

January 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Seeing beauty in bark

Autumn's fiery-colored leaves have fallen, so now let's look for more subtle beauty in trees and shrubs. Like a developing photographic...

January 12, 2019 1:00 am


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Organics, pesticides big topics for 2019

Question: What do you see as some important issues in the gardening world for 2019?

January 5, 2019 1:00 am


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Comfortable is coming back

What trends will dominate home decorating in 2019?

January 1, 2019 1:00 am


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Take steps to avoid falls

With winter here, you may need to pay closer attention to watching your step.

December 31, 2018 1:00 am