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Curtain Up: Fall Decor Takes the Style Stage

Curtain Up: Fall Decor Takes the Style Stage

By Kim Cook | Aug 15
Theatrical silhouettes. Stirring colors. Compelling patterns. This fall, we're seeing decor that confidently takes the spotlight, and the story's got something for everyone.

Pantone Creates 'Purple Rain' Hue to Honor Prince

Pantone Creates 'Purple Rain' Hue to Honor Prince

Aug 15
A shade of purple named for the late superstar Prince was announced Monday by the icon's estate.

Indoor Gardens Made Easy

Indoor Gardens Made Easy

By Kim Cook | Aug 13
Now you can plop a planter anywhere in your house, set a few timers, and in about 10 days you'll be nibbling greens like a contented rabbit. All year round.

Ten Top Pet Health Concerns: The Ways to Prevent or Resolve Them

Ten Top Pet Health Concerns: The Ways to Prevent or Resolve Them

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD, CVA, CVJ | Aug 12
My own perspective on veterinary medicine has evolved over the years and has led me to develop my own perspective on what I feel are the most important aspects of care provision that pet owners should prioritize.

Rich, Deep Hues on Trend for Fall Decor

Rich, Deep Hues on Trend for Fall Decor

By Kim Cook | Aug 10
Deeper, richer hues are often part of decor's autumnal palette, but this year they're bigger and bolder than usual.

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

Aug 9
A veteran's front-yard sign advertising the sale of his home violates state and federal anti-discrimination laws because it indicates the owner won't sell to foreigners, according to Michigan Department of Civil Rights officials.

Mobile Gardening Apps Are Growing by the Minute

Mobile Gardening Apps Are Growing by the Minute

By Dean Fosdick | Aug 9
Gardening apps are getting better all the time, supplanting manuals and textbooks as the way people dig for information. Many university Extension services are developing the digital aids to extend outreach to clients.

Tips to Avoid Common Home Improvement Scams

Tips to Avoid Common Home Improvement Scams

By Justin Lavelle | Aug 5
Summer is in full swing and so is home improvement season. But beware: Nto every contractor is on the up and up and if you're not careful, you may find yourself falling victim to a home improvement scam.

Public Gardens Pass on Prized Horticulture Skills

By Natalie Pompilio | Jul 31
With fewer young people choosing careers in horticulture, Longwood Gardens is working to ensure that the effort and expertise that goes into growing specialty plants is preserved for future generations

NYC to At-Home Pet Boarders: Legally, You're in the Doghouse

NYC to At-Home Pet Boarders: Legally, You're in the Doghouse

By Jennifer Peltz | Jul 31
Fur is flying over pet-sitting in New York City, where regulators are sniffing around apps that connect owners with people who take animals into their homes for pay.

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