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This weeks gardening, DIY and home care stories from our carefully handcrafted home & garden lifestyles team

It’s Spring! 10 Gardening Tools to Cultivate a Gorgeous Outdoor Space

Written by Rebecca Turley, Houzz

Spring is officially here, and while it may still feel a bit chilly, now is the time to start planting your garden. With just a bit of work, you’ll be able to enjoy a blossoming flower patch or even some homegrown vegetables. Read on to find useful gardening tools and pretty planters — your spring garden awaits! Read more



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It’s Spring! 10 Gardening Tools to Cultivate a Gorgeous Outdoor Space

Spring is officially here, and while it may still feel a bit chilly, now is the time to start planting your garden. With just a bit of work, you’ll be able to enjoy a blossoming flower patch or even some homegrown vegetables. Read on to find useful gardening tools and pretty planters — your spring garden awaits! Read more

Want to help bees? Plant flowering herbs

Herbs are among the most useful plants in nature. They can tantalize the taste buds, help cure what ails you, oil the body, perfume the air, and attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Read more

RIGHT AT HOME: Solutions and help for small-space living

Setting up home in a small apartment poses all sorts of challenges. Read more

Keeping cool: Sleeping plants fend off cold the best

Each warm spell makes the next cold spell feel that much more frigid to me and — more importantly — to my trees and shrubs. These plants would be much better off if the weather would stay cold until it was ready to turn warm in earnest. Read more

Keeping kids' rooms calm, colorful and (relatively) tidy

Spring cleaning season is here, and some of us got a head start by taking Marie Kondo's message to heart: You'll be happier if you eliminate clutter. Read more

Butterflies abound in mountainous Mexican winter habitat

CERRO PELÓN MONARCH BUTTERFLY SANCTUARY, Mexico (AP) — As the group made its way up the rugged mountain path toward the clearing, their heavy, crunching bootsteps turned to near-silent tiptoeing, their friendly chitchat dropped to whispers, giddy smiles appeared on faces and eyes brimmed with tears. The first-time visitors to this mountain monarch butterfly reserve were, in a word, gobsmacked. Read more

What says 'modern' now in decor? Some trends for Spring 2019

As the weather improves and our winter hibernation ends, the urge to refresh and renew a room or two often follows. Read more

Homes Recently Listed in the Billings Area

Find the newest listings on the real estate market in the Billings area. Read more

The 15 cities with the best work-life balance

When it comes to keeping a healthy balance between your work life and your home life, location matters. Read more

Whimsical and practical products for the millennial home

Much like their occupants, millennial homes cannot be put into a box. Whether it be a starter home, or a cozy, teeny rented apartment, the … Read more

Light up the island

The kitchen draws people – it’s a warm, welcoming space where people can mingle, easily set down a glass of wine, and snatch a piece of ham… Read more

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4. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

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3. Raleigh, NC

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2. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

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