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Dried hydrangea flowers (Jessica Damian/Associated Press)

This spring plan for next winter’ garden

Dried hydrangea flowers (Jessica Damian/Associated Press)

March 12, 2022, 6:09am Life

As winter winds down, gardeners collectively look for signs of life, whether from the green sprouts of fall-planted bulbs or the return of foliage as deciduous trees leaf out. But our gardens could retain interest year-round. Read story

Buffalo check comes in a wide variety of color pairings and is a versatile textile that can translate to anything from traditional to modern farmhouse depending on the use.

Versatile check patterns liven up home decor

Buffalo check comes in a wide variety of color pairings and is a versatile textile that can translate to anything from traditional to modern farmhouse depending on the use.

March 12, 2022, 6:07am Life

When it comes to textiles, there is no shortage of colors, weights, fibers and patterns. It can be quite overwhelming when searching for the perfect pattern for your decor. Looking at just one style of pattern like plaid can send you down the rabbit hole with an unlimited number of… Read story

How will gas prices affect home services costs?

March 12, 2022, 6:04am Life

If you own a car or a TV, you’ve probably noticed — gas prices are surging to record highs. AAA reported a national average of $4.25 per gallon last week, with gas prices predicted to rise more. This extra cost is adding fuel to an already hot fire for business… Read story

Energy Adviser: Heat pumps heat water efficiently

March 12, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Besides your home heating system, the hot water tank is the most energy hungry appliance in the typical household. But, homeowners can cut their water heater operating expenses by about half by upgrading to a heat pump water heater and current utility rebates can cut the cost by hundreds of… Read story

Seed packets are for sale on Jan. 23 in Anchorage, Alaska. Seed racks are back in stores promising all kinds of abundance in the gardening season ahead. Be careful approaching them, those seed packets can lure you in with pretty pictures on the front. But it's the advice on the back you need to follow.

Seed racks back in stores, ready to tempt gardeners

Seed packets are for sale on Jan. 23 in Anchorage, Alaska. Seed racks are back in stores promising all kinds of abundance in the gardening season ahead. Be careful approaching them, those seed packets can lure you in with pretty pictures on the front. But it's the advice on the back you need to follow.

March 5, 2022, 6:09am Life

Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, seed racks are back! These harbingers of spring are now appearing in stores and nurseries all over North America, exciting gardeners with visions of a new gardening season. Read story

An effective closet organization system is a big part of keeping your home in good order.

Pro organizer helps get home in order

An effective closet organization system is a big part of keeping your home in good order.

March 5, 2022, 6:08am Life

The pre-spring doldrums can really take a toll on your house. The flurry of activity around the holidays is long in the past, but spring itself is still some weeks away. Put that time to good use: Before you do your spring cleaning, you can set yourself on the path… Read story

Greens are having a big year in 2022 from avocado to emerald and sage.

Seeing green all over in 2022

Greens are having a big year in 2022 from avocado to emerald and sage.

March 5, 2022, 6:04am Life

Every year Pantone picks a color of the year for us all to enjoy. However, while I love periwinkle, this year is going to be all about green. I have been a big fan of green for years, but I am turning up the volume on my obsession. Greens are… Read story

A mouse in the house can cause serious damage.

Inspections, cleaning help keep pests out of your home

A mouse in the house can cause serious damage.

March 5, 2022, 6:04am Life

When the weather cools down, some pests can enter your home seeking warmth and food. Read story

A winter white sectional sofa is off set by toss pillows that add pops of color.

Winter white always in season

A winter white sectional sofa is off set by toss pillows that add pops of color.

March 5, 2022, 6:04am Life

It is often a rule in fashion that the color white should not worn beyond a certain month. But what about home decor? For those seeking a neutral foundation or love the look and feel of white, winter white may offer the best of both worlds. Read story

Energy Adviser: Utility tests water for chemicals, contaminates

March 5, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Life

John Roth, water quality manager at Clark Public Utilities doesn’t mince words when he talks about the water utility’s responsibilities to their customers. Read story