In the Garden: Harvesting tips from fellow gardeners

Recently, I was reflecting on how much of the gardening knowledge I have gained over the years has come from other gardeners. With that in mind, I asked my Facebook followers to share their tips for success. I was rewarded with an abundance of great ideas that I’d like to pass along.

I’m a list-maker but Marjorie in Maine has a great method for whittling away at projects: “I write a to-do list for the garden and date it. Every day, I reread the list, go to the garden and do at least two things from the list to scratch off, even though I may do many other things.”

Sandra Rech from Indiana has gardening down to a science. “I measured our garden, figured out how many feet between rows and how many feet between plants. Then I made a chart of our garden, with little boxes to represent

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At Home Opens Three New Stores in July

PLANO, Texas, July 28, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At Home, The Home Décor Superstore, opened three new home décor stores in July, bringing the store count to 255.

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At Home opens three new stores in July. (Photo: Business Wire)

At Home is a unique home décor concept that offers the biggest in-store selection of home décor styles at an incredible value. At Home sells up to 45,000 home décor items for every room, every style and every budget — from furniture, rugs, wall art and housewares to tabletop, patio and holiday décor — in stores averaging just over 100,000 square feet.

Visit the new stores located in the following cities:

Albuquerque, NM:

Downer’s Grove, IL:

North Haven, CT:

At Home, the leading destination for home décor, gives customers a wide selection of style ideas, a continually updated assortment, the

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Amazon’s hidden furniture sale is packed with deals over 50% off

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Put together a living room that is to die for with these hot deals.  (Source: iStock)

Put together a living room that is to die for with these hot deals. (Source: iStock)

Have you slipped into some kind of cleaning trance? Do you now feel compelled to organize your entire world so not a thing is out of place? Do you feel the overwhelming urge to rearrange your space and go on a furniture shopping spree? If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, then you totally need to check out these products today.

Amazon is has a wide variety of high quality furniture just right for any home and we’re so excited to show off a few pieces. Just be sure to check out these amazing deals to be sure you missed nothing.

ZINUS provides a smart, modern bed frame that offers stability and comfort.  (Source: Amazon)

ZINUS provides a

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Should I buy this FTSE 250 home improvement stock?

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FTSE 250 incumbent Grafton Group (LSE:GFTU) has seen its shares fall considerably in recent months. Could now be a good time to add the shares to my holdings for a longer-term recovery as well as increased returns? Let’s take a closer look.

Home improvement business

As a quick reminder, Grafton is the largest home improvement retailer in Ireland with over 35 locations. It also has an online store but the business has a diversified offering with distribution and manufacturing arms that provide products in the UK too.

So what’s happening with Grafton shares currently? Well, as I write, they’re trading for 813p. At this time last year, the stock was trading for 1.237p, which is a 34% drop over a 12-month period.

To buy or not to buy

So what are the pros and cons of me buying the shares?

FOR: Investor sentiment for long-term

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Wayfair’s big summer sale is live: See top deals on furniture, home decor, more

Wayfair is continuing its 20th anniversary celebration with yet another sale.

This time, it comes right after Amazon’s Prime Day — no surprise, as online retailers usually piggyback off the e-commerce giant with their own sales.

During Wayfair’s big saleshoppers can get up to 60% off on select furniture, appliances and home decor.

The markdowns include furniture-clearance~e235832.html%3Fgroup_id%3D6074%26root%3Dsummer-savings”outdoor furniture up to 45% off, living room seating up to 50% off and major appliances starting at $250.

Here are some of the top deals on furniture and decor you’ll find during Wayfair’s 20th Anniversary Save-a-Thon:

Mercer41 Sebastian 2-Piece Living Room Set

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North Augusta family raising funds for memorial garden after fatal fire | Community

The saying goes, “Home is where the heart is.” For Marcello Lambert and his family, home is a place to remember and honor family.

After a fatal fire destroyed the family’s North Augusta home on Nov. 6, 2021, Dorian and La’Trice Lambert’s legacy is time to be remembered with a new memorial garden at the location of their home.

Dorian was Lambert’s college sweetheart. She spent her time volunteering at church and at the SPCA and getting involved with the family. Lambert’s daughter La’Trice, at 8 years old, loved reading and wearing colorful clothes.

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The memorial garden plans to create small plaques with keepsakes for family members to pay their respects. Using the brick foundation, adding Japanese gardening influences and more, the family hopes to hold a service on Nov. 5, 2022, almost one year later.

“We were going to decide to sell the land, but in her

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Is Home Depot Open On Labor Day? Here’s What You Need to Know

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For many people, Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer—a time to bid farewell to sunsets by the lake and mid-week picnics before the hustle and bustle of fall (and a new school year) begins for many. Still, just because you’re wrapping up lazy days beneath the sun doesn’t mean that your weekend home improvement projects—both indoors and outdoors—have to be put on pause.

The great news? labor-day-hours%2F” data-ylk=”slk:Home Depot” class=”link “Home Depot is on board with ensuring weekend warriors can get what they need all throughout Labor Day weekend. As in years past, the home improvement retailer will be observing their typical hours of 6 am to 10 pm throughout the holiday weekend, though it’s always a good idea to check with your local store

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Garden grows into Honey Tree Farm

Casey Ostwinch thanks a tomato plant on Honey Tree Farm in Catawba County.  (Virginia Annable/The Hickory Daily Record via AP)

Casey Ostwinch thanks a tomato plant on Honey Tree Farm in Catawba County. (Virginia Annable/The Hickory Daily Record via AP)


Tori and Casey Ostwinch’s farm started as a garden.

Over the years, their garden grew until the pair decided to try farming full time.

For a year, the Ostwinches worked on a farm in South Carolina to see if they could do it themselves. In 2018, they decided to try.

The couple bought 5 acres in the St. Stephens area. They moved into the small brick house and built their farm, Honey Tree Farm, around it.

Now, rows of crops fill every foot around the house. Tomatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, radishes, lettuce and beets bloom from the soil. The crops take up about 1.5 acres, Casey said.

Casey took on management of the farm from the start, while Tori continued working a corporate job. Casey’s

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9 Secret Ways To Save Money at Home Depot

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You don’t have to be a house flipper or home repair pro to appreciate The Home Depot. The chain bills itself as the world’s largest home improvement retailer, with 2,300 stores in North America, and it stocks what you need for every do-it-yourself project.

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Whether you’re buying paint or going for a full bathroom remodel, chances are you can save money at The Home Depot. Use these savvy tips to save on your next purchase.

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Willett Photography / Home Depot

1. Use Home Depot Coupons and Discounts

If you really want to rack up home improvement savings, make sure you’re taking advantage of all available coupons and discounts.

Sign up for Home Depot’s email list and receive

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Wayfair’s Outdoor Patio Furniture Sale: Get up to 45% off patio furniture

Have you been putting off making that outdoor oasis you’ve always wanted? Well now is the perfect time to get started with purchasing some outdoor patio staples online at Wayfair.

Wayfair’s Outdoor Clearance Sale features up to 45% off patio furniture, dining table sets, umbrellas, porch swings and more.

Here’s a look at some of the savings you can take advantage of:

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Shoppers can save up to 45% off during Wayfair’s outdoor furniture sale (photo courtesy of Wayfair)

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Shoppers can

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