Home and Garden

Livable & Classic

When it came time to remodel their 1970s kitchen in MacGregor, homeowners Nancy and Wes Avett relied on a background in interior design, hours…

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The New Suzies

The native black-eyed Susan has long been a standard beauty in southern gardens. Whether Rudbeckia hirta that blooms in early summer or the later…

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Dare to Plant Winter Daphne?

Fragrance is elusive in the winter garden. But the blooms of winter daphne (Daphne odora) brave the chill of February to saturate the air…

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African Violets 101

African violets are just the right perky plants to help avid gardeners shed the dead-of-winter blues. While these potted beauties are dependable performers, they…

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The Other Bulbs

The Other Bulbs

Daffodils, tulips and crocuses are typical bulbs gardeners scramble to buy and plant late in the fall season. But these selections, while certainly signatures…

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The Lure of Lunaria

Want to be an enriched gardener in 2014? Well, how about cashing in with money plants? Don’t start counting on any extra income though…

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Something Old, Something New

Lisa Allen has energy to spare. She’s the owner of Ivy Cottage Collections and a thriving residential and commercial interior design business, and is…

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Harvest Time

With summer vegetable gardens approaching their peaks now, it is time to share some “tricks of the trade” on determining  the best time to…

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No Rules, Just Fun

With five children, Susie Fougerousse is experienced in the art of creating kids’ rooms. A self-proclaimed lover of color, Fougerousse thinks a combination of…

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