• HOME & GARDEN
    Turning pages with home and garden books

    Although the official start of summer is still weeks away, Memorial Day weekend serves as the unofficial kickoff to all things summertime. And one of the best things about summer is more time to kick back and read a good book on the beach or in your own backyard sanctuary. But summer reading doesn’t always […]

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    JOHNSONS HOME & GARDEN EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION AS TOP HOME IMPROVEMENT STORE IN WASHINGTON

    Another successful year of serving the community has put Johnsons Home & Garden in exclusive company within the independent home improvement industry. Hardware + Building Supply Dealer (H+BSD), a national publication covering the hardware industry, named Johnsons Home & Garden its 2017 Hardware All Star for the state of Washington. Johnsons Home & Garden, located […]

  • Home and Garden events

    Boerner Botanical Gardens: Mother’s Day Family Event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 14. Kids craft activities with make-and-take gifts for mothers and grandmothers. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Information: (414) 525-5653; www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org Garden Walks, depart from gift shop rain or shine, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. $5. Tulips. May 17. Spring Flowering Trees. May 24. Peonies. May […]

  • Home and garden events

    Boerner Botanical Gardens: Art at the Gardens Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 7. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Information: (414) 525-5653; www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org Mother’s Day Family Event. May 14. Garden Walk: Tulips. May 17. Garden Walk: Spring Flowering Trees. May 24. Burlington Area Garden Club: Annual sale of perennials, grasses and shrubs, 8:30-11:30 […]

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    Home and garden happenings in Sonoma County

    GRATON Spring flower show, plant sale For more than 100 years, the Graton Community Club has ushered in spring with an old-fashioned Flower Show. This year’s event, held today, includes a plant sale, big floral displays and an area of garden art for purchase including mosaic bird houses and collectibles. There is always a homemade […]

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    Home & Garden events: Herbfest in Cary, pottery show in Seagrove, more

    Herbfest in Cary Cary’s eighth annual Herbfest takes place 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 6, on the grounds of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center. Garden enthusiasts will find booths selling herbs, native plants, perennials and gardening items. Tour the Anne B. Kratzer Educational Herb Garden, which includes the historic 1850s Page smokehouse, and learn […]

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    After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home

    Growing numbers of Americans are outliving their joints. More than a million operations are done annually to replace worn-out knees and hips, and that number is expected to skyrocket in the coming decades as the population ages. Joint replacements typically restore lost mobility, making it possible for people to get health-enhancing exercise and enjoy countless […]

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    New Orleans home and garden calendar, April 22, 2017

    SATURDAY SHOTGUN HOUSE TOUR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., headquarters at Santa Fe Restaurant, 3201 Esplanade Ave. The self-guided tour will feature seven renovated shotgun houses in the Faubourg St. John neighborhood. $25 advance, $30 day of tour, available at headquarters. (504) 581-7032, prcno.org MONOGRAMMING WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. to noon, Gallier House, 1126 Royal St. […]

  • Home and Garden events

    Boerner Botanical Gardens: Classes and workshops, $10 member/ $15 general public. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. Information: (414) 525-5653; boernerbotanicalgardens.org New & Exciting Plants Part 1: Woody Shrubs & Perennials. April 22. New & Exciting Plants Part 2: Annuals & Vegetables. April 29. Art at the Gardens Craft Fair. May 7. Garden Walk: […]

  • 6 common home and garden plants that are poisonous to your pets

    Now that Spring is officially here, you’re probably thinking about making your home look pretty with a bright bouquet of flowers, or a houseplant you can nurture through the warmer season. What you might not think about though, is how your plants affect your pets. There are some plants that can be lethal to animals […]

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    Tucson Home and Garden April 9-15

    All events are free or included in the cost of admission unless otherwise noted. Today Home and Neighborhood Tour —  Sam Hughes Neighborhood. Walking tour of a midtown historic neighborhood including, 10 residences, music, art and talk by Sen. Steve Farley. Noon-5 p.m. April 9. $25. 1-318-341-4114. Mediterranean Plants — University of Arizona Arboretum, 1600 […]