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How to Prepare Your Garden for Next Season

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic had many unexpected social benefits, among them making workplaces more flexible, increasing support for local businesses, and an increased interest in at-home hobbies, including gardening. At the start of the pandemic in March 2020, it was estimated that millions of people began seeking advice on how to plant vegetables, … Read more

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10 Invasive Plants That Can Also Trigger Allergies

Every spring, many people’s thoughts turn to allergies. Common allergens are plants or weeds known as noxious weeds. Federal, state, and local authorities legally categorize noxious weeds or plants to be deleterious to people, wildlife, and agriculture. Many noxious plants or weeds are also considered invasive, meaning they are not native to the local ecosystem … Read more

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10 Must-Have Features Buyers Look for When Searching for a Home

Selling a home can be stressful no matter the price bracket or the neighborhood. Additionally, the pandemic has added more complications to the current housing market in America, even as the Federal Reserve made a concerted effort to limit the economic damage of the world shutting down for such a long period of time. The … Read more

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47 Plants That Begin to Bloom in March

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, but as many flora lovers know, there’s no need to wait till May to see blossoming plants. There are numerous plants that produce beautiful, blooming flowers by March. After analyzing data from the Missouri Botanical Garden list of bloom times, which shows the blooming months for … Read more

Take a Look Inside Bob Hope’s $29M Estate

Billionaire Ron Burkle seems to have changed his mind about his ambitions plans for Bob Hope’s estate in Los Angeles’ Toluca Lake. When the investor / architecture buff bought the property back in 2018, he was looking to restore it and build four to six other homes on the sprawling 5-acre property, Mansion Global reported at the … Read more

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20 Starter Houseplants Anyone Can Keep Alive

Houseplants are a great way to bring greenery inside and uplift the mood of a home. Many people, however, hesitate to own plants due to the time and attention they require or the lack of ample sunlight in their homes. Contrary to popular assumptions, though, there are plenty of hardy plants that can thrive effortlessly inside, … Read more

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This Striking Desert Oasis Will Give You Serious Home Envy

The minimalist contemporary home was designed by LA-based architectural firm Woods + Dangaran and sits in the hillside enclave of Desert Palisades. Image Credit: Joe Fletcher courtesy of The Agency / Fancy Pants Homes. ‘The Woods House’ When lauded architecture firm Woods + Dangaran completed their ambitious Palm Springs project, the Woods House, design magazines … Read more

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25 Tips for Urban Gardening

Ancient civilizations thrived in relation to their proximity to food sources thousands of years before the global food trade our world relies on today. Eridu (present-day Tell Abu Shahrain in Iraq), founded in Mesopotamia along the Fertile Crescent’s Euphrates River around 5400 B.C., was believed by the Sumerians to be the first city in the … Read more