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Plan Ahead for a Bountiful Spring Garden

Whether you're a novice just learning to cultivate a magical display or an avid gardener with years of experience, early planning can help bring this year's spring garden to life.

7 Garden Growing Basics for Beginners

(Family Features) Maintaining a garden takes some effort, but it's a project even a beginner can tackle with ease. Consider these tips to start growing your at-home garden.

Dreaming of spring? Check out National Garden Bureau's 2023 Green Thumb Award Winners

(BPT) - Do the cold winter months have you dreaming of flowers blooming and digging in warm soil? Get ready for spring with National Garden Bureau's (NGB) newest Green Thumb Award Winners for your …
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Upgrading Your Oasis

(Family Features) Picture this: You've purchased your home. You're on the land you've dreamt about and you've got great ideas to turn your property into the personal oasis you've always wanted.

Top 5 outdoor design trends for 2023

(BPT) - 2023 will reveal a few new outdoor design trends, but two of them — mixed materials and bringing the indoors out — are maintaining their previous popularity into the new year. New …

How you can elevate your outdoor entertaining space this fall

(BPT) - Autumn is a magical time of year, with cooler temperatures and colorful, changing leaves. Depending on where you live, it may still be warm enough to enjoy entertaining friends and family …
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Ways to save money this year (BPT) - Home and auto owners are aware of the financial responsibilities associated with each, but those looking to save money understand it goes beyond only reducing mortgage or auto payments. …
5 Easy DIYs to Display Your Love (Family Features) Handmade Valentine's Day decor is a crafty way to put your love on display. Add a little TLC to your home or share your affection with loved ones by dedicating some time to simple DIY projects that come straight from the heart.
Chores to Tackle to Get Your Home Ready for Spring Every home requires ongoing maintenance to ensure it's living up to its aesthetic and functional best. This checklist can help you create a comfortable home setting for enjoying the warmer months.
5 home improvement projects to tackle during winter Let sweater weather brighten your home. American Home Shield used multiple sources to identify five wintertime home improvement projects.
3 Places Where Well-Insulated Windows Have the Most Impact Florida homeowners can benefit from properly insulated windows throughout the year. It’s fairly easy to assess whether existing windows are functioning well by checking for two types of issues: thermal and …
Tips for Choosing a Portable Generator (NewsUSA) - Inverter generators and portable battery stations are trending solutions for take-anywhere power. Small footprints, manageable weights, and simple charging or fueling options make both …
The average lifespan of 10 common home features—and what it costs to renovate them Angi determined how long 10 household features last, using data from the Association of Home Builders, Zonda Media, and other industry sources.
An Inviting Refuge (Family Features) Converting your living space into a soul-soothing refuge may be easier than you think as a serene color palette is often all you need to shift the mood of your home. Incorporating colors inspired by simplicity and serenity ...
Remodeling your basement? Here is everything you need to know to see a high return on investment (BPT) - By Bryan Baeumler, HGTV Personality & Professional ContractorSo, you are remodeling your basement — smart move! According to Redfin’s real estate experts, a basement …
8 ways to effectively winterize your home on a budget American Home Shield compiled a list of eight tips for winterizing your home for little or no cost.  
3 consejos para elegir y usar la mejor lechada en la colocación de sus baldosas (BPT) - El hecho de que haya llegado el invierno no significa la posposición de los trabajos de bricolaje domésticos que requieren lechada. Siempre y cuando tome precauciones, los …
How technology can be incorporated in your bathroom to enhance wellness (BPT) - Creating a spa-like bathroom that enhances your overall well-being is seriously on trend, and for good reason. Self-care can become part of your daily ritual if you make your bathroom into a …
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26 athletes who competed into their 40s
Stephane Cardinale - Corbis // Corbis via Getty Images Humans reach their physical peak in their mid-20s, with maximum physical …
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La Oficina del Defensor de Inmigrantes Detenidos ofrece un nuevo enfoque de supervisión en los centros de detención de EE. UU.
(NewsUSA) - La Oficina del Defensor de Inmigrantes Detenidos (OIDO) es un recurso para defensores, representantes legales y …
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Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman delivers new approach to oversight at U.S. detention facilities
(NewsUSA) - The Office of the Immigration Detention Ombudsman (OIDO) is a resource for advocates, legal representatives, and family …
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The amount of solar home energy increased 32% in 2021. Here's how it happened
Roschetzky Photography // Shutterstock Over the past 10 years, solar energy has experienced growth of 33% on average every year in …
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Many In Primary Care Want Patients To Share Mental Health Concerns
(NAPSI)—Nurse practitioner Michele Long has been Beth’s primary care provider for years. So, when Beth started experiencing …
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8 things to do right now in your community to prepare for climate change
MIND AND I // Shutterstock Climate anxiety and climate-related trauma are mental health concerns rooted in real experiences, such …
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6 natural cleaning products you can make at home
Canva After COVID-19 disrupted supply chain issues worldwide, many consumers sought creative ways to keep their homes clean. …
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Year of the quarterback carousel: A look back at the NFL's record number of starting quarterbacks in 2022
Mike Carlson // Getty Images Quarterback drama reached a fever pitch this NFL season. First, there was Tom Brady skipping out on …
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How tribal gaming has changed over time and impacts tribes today
Victoria Ditkovsky // Shutterstock With the history of systemic racism, lack of federal investment, and lack of property rights to …
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Experts rank the best US presidents of all time
Win McNamee // Getty Images Presidents may linger in the collective American consciousness for many reasons. Perhaps they were …
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States with the highest revenue from cannabis taxes
H_Ko // Shutterstock The Drug Enforcement Agency hasn't seen any reason to remove cannabis from its list of Schedule I banned …
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Everything you need to know about throwing a company event
Ivan Kuntsevich // Shutterstock After COVID-19 caused drastic changes in business operations worldwide, face-to-face corporate …
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Gift Decadence During This Season of Love
(Family Features) Valentine’s Day may traditionally be a lovers’ holiday, but it’s also an opportunity to connect …
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