• HOME & GARDEN
    New Orleans home and garden events, Aug. 26, 2017

    Feel free to bring your garden tools for a blessing as the Rev. Randy Roux celebrates the feast of St. Fiacre, patron of gardeners, at Longue Vue Tuesday. HANDMADE SEED PAPER CLASS: 10 a.m., New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park. Join instructor Jessica Peterson to make handmade paper embedded with wildflower seeds that can be […]

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    Plant Dutch Iris for a pop of seasonal color

    We were looking for easy-to-maintain plants that could provide seasonal color to a fairly steep slope in part shade. A catalog arrived picturing several varieties of iris, something we’d never tried, and we placed an order. Here’s what happened. Iris is the name of the goddess of the rainbow in Greek mythology, and has been […]

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    Home & Garden dealing with mosquitoes

    INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – Every Sunday, Pat Sullivan from Sullivan Hardware and Garden gives us great advice for do-it-yourself home improvements. This week, he talks about ways to deal with mosquitoes. Every Sunday, Pat Sullivan from Sullivan Hardware and Garden gives us great advice for do-it-yourself home improvements. This week, he talks about things you can […]

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    Home & Garden Show invite Property Brothers to Scottsdale

    Drew and Jonathan Scott, superstars from HGTV’s Property Brothers, will appear at The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 and Sunday, Oct. 22 at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Watch Drew and Jonathan’s hilarious stage show and meet the charismatic twins during their post-performance meet-and-greet. Bring your camera for a photo with […]

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    Grasses in the Garden

    The natural surroundings of the coast incline us to design with the beauty and fluidity of grasses. Creating this beauty requires the right selection of grasses for the garden. Beautiful gardens, whether in magazines, across town or a step out the door, have that magical sense of place when all the plants share a communal […]

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    Tablescaping helps you turn dinner into an occasion

    You can cut your own garden flowers and greenery to make a centerpiece for your table – and then keep on getting creative. “Adding nature to your table will enliven your guests’ experience as they take their place for a meal,” said Tobey Nelson, owner of Tobey Nelson Events and Design in Clinton, Washington. “A […]

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    Your own home garden

    Bengaluru earned its sobriquet of ‘Garden City’ quite naturally all those years ago. But now, a strong effort needs to be made to help us hold on to that title. Of course, it helps when most people you meet tend to have a love for plants. It’s heartening to see little pots and bottles lining […]

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    Home gardens on the wane, says land use pattern study

    Kochi: A study jointly conducted by the College of Forestry and Canada’s McGill University on the land use pattern of the state observed that there was a general decline in both the production and importance of home garden crops in the average Kerala household. The study also contradicted the popular belief that plantations were replacing home gardens in state. The study […]

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    Meet our 2017 Great Garden Contest winners

    Nature can be its own worst enemy. For gardeners, it’s insects, deer, squirrels and moles that attack the hours of work they put into cultivating their award-winning gardens. About a 100 people entered the Post-Dispatch 2017 Great Garden Contest sponsored by St. Louis Composting. Our judges selected first- and second-place winners in two categories: Best […]

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    What’s her secret?

    Editor’s note: Everybody loves to “container garden.” Even people with no yard can raise beautiful, colorful arrangements in a pot. Container contests are held annually at the Clinton and Rock Island county fairs. Today we present highlights from both. Janis Harbison has been a consistent winner for years in the container garden contest at the Clinton […]

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    Back to the future for Tour of Homes

    Simplicity by Hayden Homes will debut a tiny house on the Tour of Homes running July 22-30 in Eugene, Springfield, Coburg and Veneta. The 600-square-foot home is in a new subdivision of homes less than 1,064 square feet in size. (Kelly Lyon/The Register-Guard) This year’s Tour of Homes running July 22-30 in Lane County may […]

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    Amazon Prime Day 2017: Best home and garden deals

    Amazon will be releasing Prime Day deals throughout the day CREDIT: CAIAIMAGE Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ – its annual one-day sale event to rival Black Friday – is in full swing. First started in 2015, the one-day event sees thousands of deals rolled out to subscribers of Amazon’s £79 a year subscription service that gives users access to unlimited one-day delivery […]