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Healthy cell packs of flower starts are sale in 2017.

Shop smart in search of ‘starts’

Healthy cell packs of flower starts are sale in 2017.

March 19, 2022, 6:00am Life

Many gardeners don’t start all their plants from seed. We buy “starts,” or seedlings — nursery-grown plants to transplant into our gardens and containers. Read story

Energy Adviser: Add trees to landscape with care

March 19, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

It’s the time of year when many homeowners put their shovels to work and add a little color to their yards — often starting with a new tree. Read story

People dine at Blue Plate Taco in Santa Monica, Calif., as people take advantage of the warm weather during the COVID-19 spring break in Southern California on March 29, 2021.

‘Spring break is definitely back’: Holiday travel is hot

People dine at Blue Plate Taco in Santa Monica, Calif., as people take advantage of the warm weather during the COVID-19 spring break in Southern California on March 29, 2021.

March 13, 2022, 6:04am Life

As COVID-19 cases drop, mask protocols ease and more Americans venture out to beaches, theme parks and other tourist destinations, travel is bouncing back to levels not seen since the pandemic took hold, industry experts say. Read story

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