Gardening’s present will always be rooted in the past

Exhibit shows gardening throughout the ages

Is it possible to pour the entire well of American garden history into 10 glass … Read more

Tricks to having a weed-free lawn

Weeds are popping up in my lawn. What do I do? Q: How do I … Read more

The top 5 hotel decor trends you can bring home

Thanks to social media, we’re now able to travel the world with a few scrolls … Read more

Do black-stainless-steel appliances have staying power?

When the Toronto Interior Design Group dreamed up a kitchen for one of its cooking-obsessed … Read more

New luxury at LAX

LOS ANGELES - For all those celebrities and wealthy travelers who don’t want to wade … Read more

Clever organizing products to keep clutter under control

I’m always searching for storage products and other organizational tools for my clients. Although I … Read more

Spring’s a tentative time for gardening in Central Oregon

Will it or won’t it? Should we or shouldn’t we? Big questions to be answered … Read more

A garden for special-needs kids grows

DAVIE, Fla. — The banana peels come from the pie shop. The carrot pulp comes … Read more

Break the rules with these colorful couches

Splurge — or save — on these sofas that can add a much-needed pop of color to your living room

A sofa is a big investment. It should be beautiful but functional and also a … Read more

How do couples live in tiny homes without killing each other?

Most couples I know wouldn’t consider sharing a studio apartment. When my partner and I … Read more

A furniture restorer on tape residue, DIY reupholstery and more

Christophe Pourny, an expert furniture restorer and author of “The Furniture Bible,” was the guest … Read more

10 tips for affordable nursery design

Nursery design doesn’t have to break the bank. There are a number of cost-saving and … Read more

Ask an expert: When should I prune my trees?

Q: When is the best time of year to prune my trees? A: There is … Read more

Home design: high standards, low budget

Decorating your home in style doesn’t have to cost a fortune

Friends of mine would probably describe me as “crafty” and “creative.” But that’s just because … Read more

Get ready to garden, tips and tricks

According to a friend who religiously monitors her peach tree, the development is approximately three … Read more

Relaxing in a garden of water-saving succulents

FOLSOM, California — While working in her Folsom garden, Terri Tollette can get lost. She … Read more

10 tips for picking the best art

Artwork in many spaces can make a wow factor. Whether the desire is to create … Read more

Revitalize the room where you recharge

Splurge — or save — to spruce up your ‘sanctuary’

Paloma Contreras, an interior decorator and design blogger, is redesigning the master bedroom of her … Read more

Tips for personalizing your first apartment

Chances are you’ll spend more waking hours in your first cubicle than your first post-college … Read more

Ask an expert: How to take care of your lawn this spring

Q: What is the best way to take care of my lawn this spring? A: … Read more

Yards are springing to life

Winter nights are silent. You can go to bed, pull up a warm comforter and … Read more

Restoring raised beds without using dry fertilizers

Are your raised beds in jeopardy? Is the potting soil worn out after last summer’s … Read more

Splurge or save: coffee tables

A coffee table can make a stylish and functional focal point for any living room. … Read more

Designer beds: 6 looks to charm you

I love being a part of a small, locally owned store, with all the freedom … Read more

10 tips on using mirrors for design

Mirrors are often considered to be the hidden secret of design. Frequently just as powerful … Read more

How can I avoid wormy apple trees?

Q: What do I spray on my trees to keep from getting wormy apples? A: … Read more

A new angle for interior designs: curves

Rounded edges warm up the modern look

What was straight now curves. What was hard is now soft. There is a big … Read more

Phenology is nature’s calendar

Studying it leads to gardening success

One exciting aspect of gardening is the amount of knowledge we are assimilating without our … Read more

Man spends 30 years making this house his own

SEATTLE — The aged, empty estate had seen better days. Like in 1907, for sure, … Read more

Add beads for garden pizzazz

Glass, ceramic or metal stand up to climate

For me, the obsession began with sparkling rosaries that were so plentiful in my grandparents’ … Read more

Top-tier bar carts for a budget price

Add service sparkle to happy hour

Happy hour at home just got a whole lot chicer, with bar carts popping up … Read more

The key to a well-styled kitchen: storage

Save — or splurge — on these chic fruit bowls, utensil holders and bar carts

Kitchens are the heart of every home, says Coco of the design site Cococozy, so … Read more

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