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Ready, set, get your lawn ready to grow!
Ready, set, get your lawn ready to grow!

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Spring lawn care is critical to a healthy summer lawn. There are several things to do before the warm weather comes on. This article applies to cool...

The Mushroom King and Tiny Homes featured at the Sustainability and Outdoor Living Expo
The Mushroom King and Tiny Homes featured at the Sustainability and Outdoor Living Expo

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The Southern Colorado Sustainability and Outdoor Living Expo will fill the Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Boulevard at Academy, March...

Fixes for the garage, attic and everywhere in between
Fixes for the garage, attic and everywhere in between

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Dear Ken: Our garage door is driving us nuts. This time of year the sun affects those sensors, so the only way to get the door to go down is to hop out...

Seed starting tips
Seed starting tips

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Seed starting can be a very fun project for the late winter and early spring. Starting your vegetables from seeds early will allow your seedlings...

Plant of the Year 2017
Plant of the Year 2017

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The Perennial Plant Association is a national organization dedicated to the use of perennials in the landscape. They also offer hardscape design...

Tree selection
Tree selection

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

March and April is a good time to start thinking about adding some trees to your garden. Trees are an investment, which if done well, will add value and...

Transform your living room
Transform your living room

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

The living room may very well be the most lived-in room in the home. It’s the place where you crash after a long day at work, cuddle up with loved ones...

How to revitalize an aging sofa
How to revitalize an aging sofa

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Couches are an important component of living rooms and dens, serving as comfortable places to relax. Sofas will be sat on, slept on and, if young...

Around the House: Upgrades for a safer, warmer home
Around the House: Upgrades for a safer, warmer home

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Dear Ken: What do you recommend for a good driveway concrete sealer? -Tony Any clear masonry sealer will work. But driveway sealing is a never-ending...

Preventing air and water leaks in the home
Preventing air and water leaks in the home

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Around the house Dear Ken: We had a guy come out and clean our furnace ducts. Now he says we should seal the ducts with an injection of plastic...

We Love Spring Blooms
We Love Spring Blooms

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Spring is just around the corner, and you will start to see little blooms popping open.  As for your yard, you could have something starting to...

Begin your vegetable gardening indoors – 10 steps to seed starting
Begin your vegetable gardening indoors – 10 steps to seed starting

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Starting seeds indoors is a simple and inexpensive way to enjoy many vegetable varieties not commonly found in garden centers. Also, with the shorter...

Countertop options abound
Countertop options abound

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Countertop options abound Metro Services Many things in a kitchen contribute to giving this popular room its personality. Appliances and choice of...

How to clean and maintain stainless steel
How to clean and maintain stainless steel

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 6, 2017

No matter the style of a homeowner's kitchen, be it modern, traditional or farmhouse, stainless steel appliances can add a pop of shine and a touch of...

YEAR ROUND GARDENING: MARCH GARDEN CALENDAR
YEAR ROUND GARDENING: MARCH GARDEN CALENDAR

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 6, 2017

This is winter’s final gasp. It’s been a tough winter in some ways – windy and dry.  Even though we’ve had some warm sunny days, lack of moisture...

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