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Home is your sanctuary, the place where you should feel the most secure and protected. It’s not surprising that you might store your prized possessions and valuables at home as well. more
In the past, many landscape designs were constructed using the basic “foundation planting.” These styles created a curved or straight bed along the house and many times lined the front sidewalk of a front yard design. more
Q: Now that winter is here in New Mexico, I’m wondering how often I should be watering, and the best time of day or night to have the water come on? A: Knowing how much water to apply in your landscape is hard enough in the summertime when demands are high, but it can be even more difficult to know the right amount of water needed when many plants are bare and it’s easily forgotten. more
Nearly 50 percent of produce in the US is thrown away before it reaches your plate, according to USDA estimates. This waste not only affects the environment, it impacts shoppers’ wallets, as well. The average family of four discards $1,600 of food each year, according to a study published by the International Journal on Food System Dynamics. more
Whether it's for a special occasion or just because, hosting an older adult in your home can be a wonderful experience with lots of memory-making potential. However, for a safe and successful visit, you may want to make a few adjustments to your home before they arrive to make it more senior-friendly. more
Many authors define American Victorian furniture in terms of one of the many design types used from 1840 to 1900, but all of them are Victorian. Federal furniture, inspired by the French Empire style, was going out of favor and the heavy square look with straight backs, hard seats, black wood and fabrics was being replaced by ornate carvings. more
From the kitchen, basement or even the couch, you can now turn lights on or off remotely, create “zones” of activity and control every shade of light and color in your home without ever flipping a switch. more
Stuffy and runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes — having allergies can be miserable. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), more than 60 million Americans suffer from asthma and allergies, and nearly 70 percent of U.S. households are affected by indoor allergens. more
For decades, water features consisted mostly of formal carved stone or poured concrete multi-tiered basins that overflowed from the top basins into larger ones below. While these look wonderful in a … more
Q: I have a spot with southern exposure in my yard where I would like to plant a quaking aspen (5,792 feet elevation). Is quaking aspen suitable for this environment? A: I traveled across New … more
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