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Crop Rotation | Prevent Pests and Diseases

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Crop rotation may sound complicated, but this age-old practice is such a useful method for thwarting pest and... Read More »

Crush-Proof Lunch Containers

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Brown-bagging presents a challenge: how to avoid squashed soft foods, crushed chips, and liquid leaks. Here are four... Read More »

Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree

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For 10 years, now, our family has been getting our Christmas trees from a little mom-and-pop tree farm... Read More »

David Haskell’s Picks

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One of David’s fall favorites is an unusual plant called Heptacodium miconioides (seven-son flower). It is a shrublike... Read More »

David Haskell: Green Giant in Massachusetts

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Debbie’s Fall Gardening Suggestions

Debbie’s Fall Gardening Suggestions

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When doing your fall garden cleanup, leave some of your seed heads and dried plant material for wildlife... Read More »

Decorate for Christmas with Pine Cones | Christmas Decor

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Save money on Christmas decor by incorporating nature into your decorating scheme. Collect pine cones and acorns when... Read More »

Decorate for Halloween with Pumpkins and Jack-o-Lanterns

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Halloween is—after only Christmas—the most lavishly decorated holiday of the year. Neighbors try to outdo one another; schools... Read More »

Decorating for the Holidays

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New England’s style genius, Matthew Mead, creates a sparkling new look for decorating for the holidays, from tabletops... Read More »

Decorating with Neutral Colors | Home Style

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An eclectic swirl of styles is at work in the living room, where the tables are deliberately worn–as... Read More »

Dedham Pottery | The Natural Look

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Inspired by the flora and fauna around us, Dedham Pottery designs are imaginative and distinctive. Nature is the... Read More »

Detail: A Never-Ending Porch

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To connect sweeping views of Sebago with the interior of the house, the owners selected glass doors. The... Read More »

Detail: Walkway

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“I’d walk into the house and Dave [Stephenson] would be standing there, looking up at it,” recalls Baxter... Read More »

Disinfect with Lavender

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If you’re looking for a natural way to fight household germs, try lavender. In ancient Rome, people added... Read More »

Display Family Photos in Glass Bottles | Easy Craft

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Displaying photos in glass bottles and containers in varying sizes and/or colors, with an assortment of your favorite... Read More »

Display Flowers in Classic Containers

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When you arrange flowers, it’s critical to place them in containers that will showcase the blooms–not detract from... Read More »

DIY Grocery Bags | Paper or Plastic?

DIY Grocery Bags | Paper or Plastic?

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STEP 6: Now you’ll use your cardboard patterns as guides for trimming the laminates. The 12×11-inch piece corresponds... Read More »

DIY: Age Unfinished Wood

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When workers remodeled the kitchen of our town hall several years ago, they tossed out an old unfinished... Read More »

DIY: Build a Backyard Greenhouse

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Small, backyard greenhouses like the kind shown in mail-order catalogs are a gardener’s dream. They prolong the growing... Read More »

DIY: Fix Sticky Drawers

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Fighting with a dresser drawer that sticks can be the most frustrating of domestic disputes. Left unaddressed, these... Read More »

DIY: Install a Colorful Stair Runner

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When we moved into our charming, century-old, Providence home, there were several changes that I wanted to make.... Read More »

DIY: Recover a Dining Room Chair

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Redecorating a room doesn’t have to cost a fortune or take months to accomplish. For example, changing the... Read More »

DIY: Refinish Wood Furniture

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If you want to extend the life of a dreary-looking piece of wooden furniture and you’re sure it... Read More »

Do You Want to Start a B&B?

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Read about one couple’s experience: Hawthorn Inn, Concord, MA The first and ultimately the most important question is... Read More »

Do-It-Yourself Home Projects

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Yankee ingenuity is alive and well. Here are five clever home projects to inspire the do-it-yourselfer in all... Read More »

Drafty Windows and Cooling Fans | Home Solutions

Drafty Windows and Cooling Fans | Home Solutions

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Determining the correct fan (24- to 36-inch diameter) for your space is as simple as figuring the square... Read More »

Early Blooms in New England

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More Specialty Gardens Read about gardening with seaside species, moss, and native plants, and link to our sister... Read More »



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