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10 Ways to Bring Earth Day Home (10 photos)

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Shana Levy McCracken

While your community probably has some sort of Earth Day event planned, there are plenty of ways you can celebrate at home too. Here are 10 ideas to try. Have another? We’d love to hear about it in the Comments. More ideas and how-tos…

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How to Grow Jade Plants That Look Like Shrek’s Ears (6 photos)

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Lauren Dunec Design

Take a look at the fleshy, medium green leaves of these jade plants and tell us, do they not look like Shrek’s ears? Comparisons to a certain big, friendly ogre and his spoon-shaped ears aside, it turns out that the names for these two jade cultivars, often used interchangeably, are just as fun. The…

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The Case for Buying Younger, Smaller Plants (4 photos)

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Benjamin Vogt / Monarch Gardens

If you’ve been to a plant nursery lately, you’ve probably seen plenty of grasses and flowers growing in 1-gallon containers. It’s the most commonly available size for containerized perennials at most nurseries. But before you pick up a bunch of gallon containers for your garden this year, consider…

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Peek Inside the 19th-Century Mansion From ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ (13 photos)

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Nicole Jacobs

Thirteen years ago, when I first read Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, I found the novel terrifying and utterly compelling. So when the Hulu TV version garnered buzz and critical acclaim, I had to watch it. Not only does the show have a brilliant, award-winning cast, but it also features…

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Trending Now: Ideas From the Most Popular Powder Rooms on Houzz (11 photos)

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Becky Harris

Powder rooms are one of those rare spaces where you can really let your freak flag fly. That means you can diverge from the style of the rest of your house and treat your guests to a dramatic surprise, whether it’s a shocking color choice, a whimsical wallpaper, an unusual mirror shape or a textured…

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