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Organic Lawns | 5 Tips for Healthy Lawns

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Organic lawns aren’t just healthier; once established, they’re less expensive and less time-consuming to maintain. Whether you’re hiring... Read More »

Organize Pots and Pans in the Kitchen

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Is clutter overtaking your kitchen? Are you out of space in your cabinets? If so, follow these tips... Read More »

Organize the Bedroom Closet

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A bedroom can be an oasis of calm-your last stronghold of serenity in a busy life. You’ll certainly... Read More »

Ornament Centerpieces | Better Than Bling

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In another bowl centerpiece, Matthew attains easy elegance with what he calls “drop and layer” style. Using no... Read More »

Outdoor Brick Oven: Home Projects

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Award-winning pastry chef Ciril Hitz, a department chairman and instructor at Johnson and Wales University, always carried with... Read More »

Outdoor Inspirations | New England’s Finest

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(1.) For 130 years, Ward Clapboard Mill has been a major presence in the New England timber industry.... Read More »

Paint Resources

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In his workshop off the garage, Baxter, no longer acting, builds handcrafted furniture that he finishes with Old-Fashioned... Read More »

Pam Kueber’s 8 Tips for Shopping Estate Sales

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Want to learn how to furnish your home with 50s decor? Use these 8 tips for shopping estate... Read More »

Paper & Thread Spool Topiaries | Holiday Crafts

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If you want to use these adorable paper topiaries as a centerpiece, plan to make at least three.... Read More »

Paper Bag Floor | DIY Instructions

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Project: Paper Bag Floor When Gwynne Gardner and her husband, Michael Seitz, decided to turn a back room... Read More »

Passamaquoddy Life Preserved in Birch Bark

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It has been said that art is the signature of a civilization. Like all signatures, it is unique... Read More »

Pick-Me-Up

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There’s nothing like a good cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa on a cold day. Beth Mueller’s hand-crafted,... Read More »

Picnic Basket: Season’s Must-Have

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Celebrate the last warm days of the year with an al fresco meal — packed in a basket... Read More »

Planting Buddies for Your Crops

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Companion planting is a time-honored, if not always scientifically proven, technique for combining certain plants with others to... Read More »

Plants That Attract Birds

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Just off the beaten path in tiny Princeton, Massachusetts, resides a natural attraction that all the birds and... Read More »

Poinsettia Candle Holders | Christmas Decor

Poinsettia Candle Holders | Christmas Decor

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Mood lighting lets you create an inviting atmosphere when entertaining. Set whole poinsettia blooms at the bottom of... Read More »

Poinsettia Ice Bucket | Christmas Decor

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Here’s a stylish way to chill wine — make a poinsettia ice bucket. Nesting plastic containers act as... Read More »

Poinsettia Place Cards | Christmas Decor

Poinsettia Place Cards | Christmas Decor

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Just before serving dinner, personalize your table setting with poinsettia place cards. Use a gold or silver metallic... Read More »

Poinsettia Table Wreath and Tablecloth | Christmas Decor

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Antique ironstone makes a great centerpiece when filled with water and fashioned into a poinsettia table wreath. In... Read More »

Poison Ivy and Oak Treatment

Poison Ivy and Oak Treatment

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Poison ivy and oak are members of a plant family that includes poison wood (an itch-causing plant found... Read More »

Power of the Press | New England’s Finest

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1. Deb Bastien and Kate Saliba have  a particular fondness for letterpress. Their staff includes a talented violinist,... Read More »

Preserve Hydrangeas | Garden Advice

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Q. My blue hydrangea has produced spectacular flowers this summer, and I want to use them in fall... Read More »

Prevent Deer Damage in Your Garden | Gardening Advice

Prevent Deer Damage in Your Garden | Gardening Advice

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Deer damage in my garden was excessive this fall. What can I do to prevent this? — S.R.,... Read More »

Prevent Tiled Showers from Leaking

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A tiled shower can significantly upgrade the look of a bathroom, but hairline cracks in the tile grout... Read More »

Prevent Wood Rot, Keep Cats out of Gardens | Real Solutions

Prevent Wood Rot, Keep Cats out of Gardens | Real Solutions

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We recently painted our house and found wood rot, which necessitated a lot of repair and replacement work... Read More »

Project Native: Growing Native Plants

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“Nobody is a better landscaper than nature,” states Raina Weber, dirt-streaked and beaming, from her Housatonic, Massachusetts, native-plant... Read More »

Pruning Lilacs and Rhododendrons | Real Solutions for the Garden

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Every spring I remove the faded blossoms on our lilacs and rhododendrons after they’ve finished flowering, to help... Read More »



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