• HOME & GARDEN
    Plan and budget for a good return on your garden investment

    This April 2010 photo taken near New Market, Va., shows a large supply of vegetables awaiting transplanting into home gardens. Buying supplies in bulk and then dividing them with your neighbors will provide a healthy financial return. (Dean Fosdick via AP) The first of the 2018 seed catalogs will be arriving soon in the mail, […]

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    Tucson Home and Garden Nov. 26- Dec. 2

    All events are free or included in the cost of admission unless otherwise noted. SUNDAY Ikebana Japanese Floral Festival — Yume Japanese Gardens, 2130 N. Alvernon Way. View 50 arrangements by five different schools of this 1,000-year-old Japanese tradition, arrayed throughout the grounds, museum, and art gallery. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 26. $15. 303-3945. WEDNESDAY […]

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    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 […]

  • 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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    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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    Birmingham Home & Garden Magazine Picks Its “Inspiration Home”

    HOOVER, AL – Each year for the last seven years, Birmingham Home & Garden magazine features an Inspiration Home, showcasing some of Birmingham’s most impressive new homes built and designed locally. The 2017 Birmingham Home & Garden Inspiration Home is located in the upscale Glasscott division of the Ross Bridge resort community in Hoover. “We […]

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    New Orleans home and garden events, Sept. 23, 2017

    Learn about birdwatching on Saturday at Longue Vue House and Gardens. Shown, a Northern Cardinal. BIRDING FOR BEGINNERS: 8 a.m., Longue Vue, 7 Bamboo Road. Learn the fundamentals of birding from Wendy Rihner, of the Orleans Audubon society. Binoculars required. $10. onguvue.com GROWING GARDENERS: 10 a.m. New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes for kids, Children ages […]

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    Check out our Home and Garden page!

    Find stories in Thursday’s print edition offering five simple tips for making your home safer to prevent falls and ideas for fast-growing vegetables if you still want to get a little gardening done before it gets too cold. You’ll also find ads for local businesses offering everything from tree trimming and roofing services to mattresses. […]

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    Types of garden in your home

    Herb Garden Herb garden consists of culinary or medicinal herbs, and often has ornamental designs. In fact, herb plants are often underrated as potential design elements in land scaping. Mint and creeping thyme can be used very well as ground cover between stepping stones. Lavender can be used as a landscape design in rock garden, […]