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Autumn in the garden

Summer 2020 brought record-breaking heat, leaving many home gardens in tatters. In fact, “July 2020 has tied for second-hottest July on record for the globe,” according to scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “… the Northern Hemisphere saw its hottest July ever,” they concluded. The results included crispy foliage, flowers that didn’t …

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There’s more to buying a home than taking on a monthly mortgage payment

There are good reasons that homebuyers are counselled to see a lender early in the homebuying process. Yes, he or she will let you know if you qualify for a mortgage and, if you do, you’ll be given a preapproval letter to submit with an offer to purchase. But, you’ll also find out how much …

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Tips to create the ideal home-study space for your child

One of the biggest questions during the COVID-19 crisis is whether or not schools should reopen. It’s challenging to keep up with school closures on a nationwide basis since there are a variety of them in use: State-ordered closure State-ordered regional closure Varies by school/district Hybrid or remote instruction only State-ordered in-person instruction (Ballotpedia.org) Whatever …

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Houseplant rescue

Hot summers and frigid winters are brutal on outdoor plants. We expect that our indoor plants are sheltered from Mom Nature’s extremes so it’s a bit disheartening when that alocasia you’ve fallen in love with gets sick. There are several common reasons for houseplant problems. Some are caused by improper care, others, such as pests, …

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