Top six tiny houses that captured our hearts in 2017

    2017 could well have been the year of the tiny house. With the tiny house movement accelerating, there has been a wealth of new ones to look over this year, both local and international. 1. THE ESCHER This beauty is the creme de la creme of tiny houses, hand built by owner David Latimer, CEO and founder of […]

    Speech to Text for Two men given tiny homes

    A local non profit gave two Eugene men the key to their new tiny home today. snow in the upper elevations it’s the season to give…and today — a local non-profit and donors gave two eugene residents homes… as kezi 9 news reporter jeanette quezada spoke to the new residents today, and shows us what […]

  • First tiny homes, now small communities

    BURDETT, N.Y. — When Thomas and Linda Craig first saw La Bourgade On Seneca, it was love at first sight. The Craigs had spent more than three decades living in Los Angeles before returning to central New York to care for aging parents. When it was time to move on from the large family house in Seneca […]

  • Garden column: Cyclamen a beautiful choice

    If you are looking for a plant to enhance your decorations or give as a gift and you want to avoid the usual poinsettias, you might consider a cyclamen. Cyclamen persicum is the plant you will find in florist’s shops or garden centers. The plant is a native of the Mediterranean area and its bloom […]

    Fox’s Garden being handed to fourth generation

    CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/CHRIS MCLEAN Tyler (right) and Todd (center) Waye are following in the footsteps of their father, Gary, as second-generation owners and operators of Fox Garden Supply. Family-owned businesses run on trust –and sometimes that means telling a customer not to buy whatever plant or product they’ve just set down next to the cash register. […]

    Keep the garden going this winter with these tips

    This is a great time to clean the tools before spring. Diana C. Kirby for American-Statesman Central Texas, with its yo-yolike erratic weather, rarely has a serious winter. I mean a Buffalo, N.Y.; Minneapolis, Minn.; Denver, Colo., kind of winter – frozen solid and miserably cold. While northern gardeners are enjoying their hot chocolate by […]

    How new furniture materials are transforming home interiors

    Designers with an eye on the future often take their cue from the past. With technological advances enabling materials to be used in ways not previously possible, architects and interior decorators are putting a modern twist on old favourites – and introducing concepts that push the boundaries of the most fertile imaginations. Lighting is ripe […]

    Smart home tech will drive up resale value

    From choosing the right block to getting the finishing touches exactly how you want, there are a lot of things to be considered when building a new home. One aspect that needs to be thought about is the longevity or potential resale value of the home, according to Advantage Air Australia General Manager Darren Bee. […]

    5 pieces of home tech to impress your mates with

    It’s no secret that staying in is the new going out. The place to be during summer 2017? On your sofa watching Chris and Kem rap it out on Love Island. Be there, or be seriously muggy. And why wouldn’t you? The latest home tech has made that couch potato lyf even dreamier. From the Amazon Echo Show […]