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Fall planting: 3 approaches

Fall is a good time to plant trees and shrubs – the best time, in fact, for most of them. Whether purchased through the mail or...

September 22, 2018 1:00 am


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Making Airbnb memorable

Just like hotels, not all Airbnbs are created equal. There are the gorgeous, Instagram-friendly abodes meant to make visitors feel like...

September 17, 2018 1:00 am


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Tips for buying appliances

It's no secret a kitchen appliance is a major purchase. So you might be surprised to learn some of these clever money-saving tips from...

September 17, 2018 1:00 am


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Browning yard has plenty of problems

Question: I came back from vacation, and noticed brown areas in my lawn. It also appears as if the moles that were at my...

September 15, 2018 1:00 am


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Planting bulbs in fall

To ensure that bulbs planted in the fall will bloom in early spring, timing is important.

September 15, 2018 1:00 am


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Repainting cabinets an inexpensive makeover

Want to give your kitchen a facelift without draining your wallet? Consider painting the cabinets.

September 8, 2018 1:00 am


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Should be fine to put garden to bed early

Q. Is it OK to put the flower and veggie garden to bed now instead of later in the season? I am tired of all the work...

September 1, 2018 1:00 am


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Ready home for future

Planning to stay in your home well into your golden years? Doing some renovations before you retire can help make your house more...

August 27, 2018 1:00 am


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Drying flowers

Want to enjoy your flower garden's beauty all year long? Harvest and dry a few flowers to use in flower arrangements, craft projects or...

August 25, 2018 1:00 am


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Sizing up home repair

Home maintenance and repairs are among the most unpredictable costs associated with homeownership.

August 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Name tells how light influences flowers

Q. I am a little confused about the difference between short-day and long-day plants.

August 18, 2018 1:00 am


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Functionality at forefront of fall designs

Unfettered from dated conventions that urged us to pick a decor style and stick to it, more and more designers and retailers this fall...

August 14, 2018 1:00 am


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Keeping food cold

When storms knock out the power, what's the best way to handle refrigerated or frozen foods?

August 6, 2018 1:00 am


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Roadside trees often lack water when new

Question: I see newly planted trees around the city that appear to have dead growth at the tops of the trees. I've also noticed...

August 4, 2018 1:00 am


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Keeping your backyard pest-free

When you're making memories surrounded by friends and family by the grill, the last thing you want to be doing is swatting and shooing...

July 28, 2018 1:00 am