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Posted Jun 30, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Grand opening Saturday morning

Updated Jun 30, 2015 at 11:01 AM

Reader question: We recently submitted an offer on a home. The seller’s agent wanted a 48-hour extension to allow the seller’s agent time to discuss our loan with our loan officer before extending a counter offer. Even though we have our...

Updated Jun 30, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Coneflower (Echinacea), a fantastic native North American wildflower, has become quite popular in recent years, and for a good reason. These daisy-like flowers with raised centers have been tamed. Many breeders have worked hard to develop new...

Updated Jun 25, 2015 at 11:32 AM

Home improvement can be a pricey proposition. Whether you are upgrading your master bath to an in-home spa or taking care of a much-needed roof replacement, you are likely to need a good chunk of change. However, it is possible to save money on home...

Posted Jun 24, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Reader question: I just purchased a home and, after spending my first few nights there; realize that a gaggle of hobos are living in the driveway of the house next door. The Realtor had told me the heirs of the prior owners inherited the house, and...

Updated Jun 22, 2015 at 11:43 AM

As spring approaches, I get excited about seeing my garden unfold like a beautiful butterfly emerging from its chrysalis.

Updated Jun 18, 2015 at 9:12 AM

By Laura Firszt, Networx

Updated Jun 17, 2015 at 11:49 AM

For centuries, roses have been considered one of the most popular garden plants.They come in a range of colors, shapes and sizes.

Posted Jun 17, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Reader question: We just lost another handyman. We are at a loss to understand why they come two or maybe three times, but after that they are booked for months or have some other excuse. We need help. Do you have any advice for us? Don and Betty J.

Updated Jun 16, 2015 at 11:37 AM

These days, there’s no need to play it safe with home décor. People are becoming more adventurous when outfitting their living spaces, and one way they are doing that is by merging different prints. Pattern mixing is one of the hottest trends in...

Updated Jun 15, 2015 at 10:35 AM

To an onlooker, gardening can be confusing. It appears that we gardeners spend a good portion of our time working to stimulate plant growth and almost as much energy controlling the growth that plants make. What is going on?

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