Winding under the canopy of trees shading the long driveway, goats and sheep peered at the car as they grazed near an organic garden, planted in a circle of sunlight, before we found what appeared to be an old, sun-washed, well-tended farmhouse.
Are you looking forward to the long weekend as much as I am? Monday is Memorial Day, which marks a time to remember those who died serving in the United States military. Many in Middle Georgia will have the day off from work and mark the holiday with barbecues, parades and picnics.
When it comes to decorating your home, furniture is always top of mind. Paint colors and decor ideas, like gallery walls, are a close second. But one thing that can transform your whole space is a rug.
Vegetable gardening can offer very satisfying results. However, there are frustrations along the way caused by the ever-present challenges of insects and weeds. I decided to highlight these issues and their quick — and sometimes not so quick — fixes.
▪ I’m in love with ferns! These long-lived perennials deserve a prominent spot in your shade garden. These plants prefer morning sun and afternoon shade or shade all day. Ferns grow in a vase shape, but heights vary. Some are evergreen, like the autumn fern, but some are not, like the painted fern. Check the labels to know what you’re buying. They are tough, hardy and easy to maintain once established.
In 1954, Dwight D. Eisenhower was in his first term as president, Willie Mays made The Catch, "Mr. Sandman" was on the radio - and a house that became a favorite hangout for Hollywood elite was built on Pamela Drive.
Our American Hemerocallis Society Display Garden is in full bloom and while they all are extraordinarily beautiful there are those certain varieties that just keep me fixated. I started noticing a few similar traits and as I researched them I realized they were all tetraploids. So instead of being diploid with each cell having two sets of chromosomes these varieties have four sets.
For me, all great moments revolve around good food - and lots of it. So when I think of summer, I think of picnics. Picnics are the perfect prelude to your favorite outdoor events, like Shakespeare in the Park, Fourth of July fireworks or an outdoor concert. Or, for gatherings of friends and family to celebrate special days like Memorial Day weekend, birthdays or Father's Day.
Dear Angie: I recently bought a house with a furnace that was installed improperly in 2002. My building inspector identified this as a safety hazard during the purchase process. The HVAC company now says that because the previous owner didn't have the initial work inspected by the city, they're not legally responsible. Is this actually the case?
FORT WORTH, Texas - There's a famous painter whose name is known by all, the impressionist Claude Monet, who despite all his innovative and highly valued paintings, pronounced, "My masterpiece is my garden."
The temperature, how you arrange the food, and how often you clean the inside of your refrigerator and freezer can affect your health. Jeff Olsen speaks with a registered dietitian from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program about a plan for a healthy refrigerator-freezer.
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Mayo Clinic: Is your refrigerator-freezer healthy?
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