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Be Savvy About Succulents


Easy to care for, long lasting and more popular than ever, succulents are the plants that people are buying for themselves and giving as gifts to bring the beauty of nature inside.   Succulent plants have long made a thoughtful [...]


Get Smart About ‘Smart’ Home Cooling This Summer


As temperatures rise, homeowners can beat the heat by combining “smart” home climate control tech-nologies with the latest air-conditioning systems to heighten energy efficiency and take customized com-fort to new levels. With home cooling accounting for nearly half of all [...]


Lantana for Bees, Butterflies and Hummingbirds


Do you love the sight of butterflies and hummingbirds whirling and fluttering about your garden as summer wanes? As a long time gardener both for in-ground plants and containers, I can find nothing better and recommend lantana for your yard [...]


What You Need to Know About Your Ductwork


Your health and your wealth. Those are the two major reasons you should have your HVAC system inspected by a reputable, certified professional. Consider this:   Your Health Your heating and cooling system is essentially the lungs of your home. [...]


Hidden Hero: Outdoor Power Equipment Can Make You Very Popular


Spring is here. Finally. After the 2018 winter season, you may be itching to get outside and spend time in your family yard. Having the right outdoor power equipment, like lawn mowers, chain saws, generators, edgers, trimmers and more, ensures [...]


Shopping For Yard Equipment: Things To Know


If you’re like most people, when spring comes, you’re ready to get outside and make your yard both beautiful and functional. Maybe you’re aiming to have the best yard on the block, want to install an outdoor family room, or [...]


Fill Your Garden and Deck with April Bulbs


When I had a yard and a huge deck, spring meant long, happy days of bulb [and tuber] planting in garden plots and containers. While many bulb plants like tulips and daffodils need to be planted in the fall, there [...]


“Water” Your Resolutions for 2018?


Major New Year’s resolutions can be hard to keep, but committing to taking small steps that save water throughout the year can have a real ripple effect. As one of your 2018 resolutions, you can join the thou-sands of smart [...]


The Flower of The Year is Here: The Purple Rose


It’s official: The purple rose is Flower of the Year for 2018. There are many reasons this enchanting bloom is having its moment.   Purple Roses: Rising to the Occasion The product development team at travels the globe each [...]


A Smart Thermostat Can Be A Smart Investment


Smart thermostats have become a hot item in many American homes. Smart thermostats are Wi-Fi-enabled devices that can automatically adjust heating and cooling temperature settings for optimal climate control in your home. What makes them a smart investment is that [...]

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