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Updated Jun 25, 2016 at 9:09 AM

These are not your standard how to help pollinators suggestions. Write it off to the record hot temperatures we have been having but I don't think much will survive if we try to plant right now. That doesn't mean there aren't things we can do to help pollinators . . .

Updated Jun 22, 2016 at 10:36 AM

Home improvement can be a complicated business, especially if you are getting extensive remodeling or major plumbing or electrical work (such as whole-house re-piping or rewiring) done. Writing a clear, comprehensive contract with your contractor is...

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 2:53 PM

American parents can now add another stark financial figure to their calculations: Each lost year of employment could cost a family more than three times a parent's annual salary.

Updated Jun 20, 2016 at 11:48 AM

Want to save your aching back from double digging or rototilling in the garden? Kevin Marini has a plan for you. Although it's not as simple as just sticking a plant in untouched earth, it's fairly simple and doesn't involve backbreaking labor.

Updated Jun 18, 2016 at 1:44 PM

My Washington D.C. friend Phyllis likes to have a good chuckle when she stops by on her cross-country trips. She usually cruises through when daylilies are blooming, one of her favorite meal treats . . .

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 2:12 PM

Far less staged than Facebook or Instagram, Snapchat offers a spontaneous, informal and intimate setting for designers to connect in real time with their followers and fans, providing an unfiltered (selfie lenses excluded) look into their everyday...

Updated Jun 15, 2016 at 1:45 PM

If you’re looking for your first apartment — whether on your own or shared with a roommate — you’re probably eager and excited, daydreaming about the freedom. Here are seven common first-time renter mistakes you could make...

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 1:23 PM

Petunias produce pretty summer flowers, and the native Carolina wild petunia is no exception. The petunia blooms May through September, with each flower lasting only a day but followed by other blooms in quick succession. As the flowers fade, seeds...

Updated Jun 11, 2016 at 7:50 AM

Delighted so many of you are interested in saving rain water for your gardens. The following are some of your commentsand questions.

Updated Jun 10, 2016 at 2:22 PM

If your budget is slim (or you simply don't use your kitchen that much), there are only a handful of pots and pans you have to get to complete virtually any recipe.

Updated Jun 8, 2016 at 4:02 PM

The mere phrase “deck, patio or porch” is enough to warm the heart if you’ve been cooped up in the house all winter long. What more could you ask for than a simple folding chair outside on a sunny day? A lot more actually. You can find all manner of...

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