Stories tagged: home-garden
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
You may recall that point in high school physics class when a frustrated student demanded, “Give me an example of when I’ll ever use this stuff in real life!” Well, …
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, noon
The fundraiser brings together local artists’ works and floral arrangements inspired by the artwork to benefit the site, which is on both the Spokane and Washington historic registries.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
When passers-by slow down time and again to look at a garden, you know it’s special. But what makes this one extra special is that it’s an artist’s garden.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 3 p.m.
Typically not considered to be an impulse purchase, most seek to make a sofa purchase perhaps only once or twice.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, noon
Heinz has been “seriously gardening” for about eight years and has mostly learned through trial and error and from a lot of reading.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018
Good gutter guards aren’t worth the high price.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, noon
Watching hummingbirds zip from flower to flower fills us with wonder and admiration. Adding their favorite plants to our gardens is the easiest way to attract them.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 11 a.m.
Based on the number of emails I receive each week, I see a growing and alarming trend of people who are so busy, stressed and discombobulated that all they want …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
It started with squalling tires and a big bang.
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 4 p.m.
Q. Can you cut through the fog of confusion about solar attic fans? Do they really work, or are they mostly hype? What does it take to really cool an …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, noon
Just like hotels, not all Airbnbs are created equal. There are the gorgeous, Instagram-friendly abodes meant to make visitors feel like they’re in the lap of luxury, and the more …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 6 a.m.
The weather appears to be cooling a bit. Temperatures are dropping from the 90s into the 80s and 70s this weekend with nights in the lower 50s. Throw in a …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 2 p.m.
Residing on a city lot in northwest Spokane, this couple has 14 bountiful raised beds and enjoys sharing their excess produce – and gardening skills – with their community.
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, noon
Don’t wait until you have mobility issues to make your house ready for it.
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 6 a.m.
Do whole-house fans and attic fans really work to cool an attic space?
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 6 a.m.
It’s yellow jacket and wasp season and they seem to be particularly annoying this year. Even the firefighters out on the wildfire lines are being painfully plagued by them.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, noon
Pastels are gender-neutral and blend well with other colors while creating a sense of soothing and calm in a subtle way.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 2 p.m.
In my garden, I have learned a lot over the years about what I can do to ensure the best possible harvest – and it all starts from day one.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, noon
Installing a pre-hung door
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 6 a.m.
Sometimes good things happen when trees come crashing down in a garden. Such is the case for Russ and Sara Weaver-Lundberg.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
Do you have crowded perennials in your yard or garden and need a little help learning how to divide them?
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 3 p.m.
The color gray is often considered to be drab and gloomy, but the reality is, gray is one of the most versatile colors in home decor.
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 11 a.m.
While deer in the garden can be trying, there are other critters out there who can be destructive to your hard work: voles, gophers, squirrels, raccoons and rabbits.
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018
Whatever you do, don’t use a circular saw to cut drywall.
Sun., July 29, 2018, 8 a.m.
Changing the color of grout is possible, but it’s not easy.
Sat., July 28, 2018, noon
Over the years, I’ve let the seasons dictate when I grew a garden. I’d begin in early spring and put it to bed when the frosts arrived in the fall. …
Sat., July 28, 2018, 10 a.m.
Executed correctly, stock-tank pools achieve a certain design aesthetic for a fraction of the cost of an in-ground pool.