• HOME & GARDEN
    Home & Garden: Turkey Soup Times Three

    There are three phases of a Thanksgiving turkey: the holiday meal, the leftovers, and the soup. How you interact with the turkey in all of its incarnations is largely a matter of tradition. The meal can be tinkered with, but many hold out for immutable traditions — the creamed onions, the marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes, the […]

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    ICYMI: Top 5 home & garden stories this week

    WATCH: Now that’s how you renovate a kitchen! For her new BBC2 series At My Table, Nigella is ensconced in a brand-new kitchen, a place of wonder and brick-sized waffle irons; a veritable treasure trove of culinary hardware and all-round foodie grooviness. Nigella Lawson. Picture: Reuters 5 hacks to get the most out of your […]

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    Grow a Year-Round Indoor Salad Garden

    With this technique, you can grow all the salad greens you need with a kitchen cupboard and a windowsill. PHOTO BY PETER BURKE A very simple idea put me on the path toward growing a year-round indoor salad garden: I wanted fresh salad greens throughout winter. This desire occurred to me one fall afternoon as […]

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    Sponsored: Fall / Winter gardening tips for new homeowners

    In many parts of the country, the advent of fall and winter means a winding down of garden-related tasks. Protecting outdoor plants, moving pots indoors and prepping bulbs for germination is the sum of it. But in Northern California, with our year-round growing season, gardening activity can rise to a fever pitch in autumn. New […]

  • Home and Garden events

    Boerner Botanical Gardens: Holiday Gift Fair with Santa, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 3. Workshops, special events and activities for all ages. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Information: (414) 525-5653; www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org Origami Ornaments. Dec. 5. $10/$15. Holiday Wreath Making. Dec. 6 and 7. $30/$35. Lynden Sculpture Garden: Lynden offers holiday giftmaking workshops in November and December for […]

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    Tucson Home and Garden Nov. 19-25

    All events are free or included in the cost of admission unless otherwise noted. Sunday Fall Opening — Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson, 2130 N. Alvernon Way. Tea ceremonies, art and handicrafts exhibits and classes in traditional customs such as Japanese flower arranging. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; Noon-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Closed Thanksgiving Day. 1-502-303-3945. Tuesday […]

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    ‘I just needed to feel the real world’: gardening writer Anna Pavord describes crawling onto lawn after cancer

    Anna Pavord at her home in Dorset CREDIT: CHRISTOPHER JONES FOR THE TELEGRAPH Barely out of intensive care and unable to walk after treatment for stomach cancer, Anna Pavord quite literally “crawled” on her hands and knees onto a patch of grass, desperate to reconnect with nature. The much-loved gardening writer has told how she dragged herself along a […]

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    Carolyn Singer: November in my garden — Savoring fall, preparing for spring

    My kitchen counter has transitioned from the tomatoes and tomatillos of late summer. The new arrangement of hops, shallots, “Sunshine” kabocha and “Trombetta” squashes, walnuts, red serrano peppers, along with a branch of sweet bay, is both a celebration of fall and an anticipation of Thanksgiving family visitors from Boston, San Francisco, Irvine and Sacramento. […]

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    Redecorate Your Home at Val’s Home Décor!

    Looking to spruce up the inside and outside of your home, well we have the place for you. Whether it’s holiday, floral, baskets, vases, containers, wall decor, mirrors, garden accessories, trees and floor plants or any other home accents, Val’s Home Decor, has exactly what you are looking for. Val’s Home Décor is in Carrollwood at […]