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Year-round gardening: Plant bulbs now for spring color

Gardeners are optimists. We know that planting hardy bulbs now will bring us flowers in spring — tulips, daffodils, crocus, squills, hyacinths, fritillaria and alliums, to name a few. Bulbs should be in the ground four to six weeks before the ground freezes. In

Gardening tips: plant Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’

Plant this Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ is a stalwart of a “hot” border, producing generous explosions of scarlet flowers against stiff iris-like foliage in late summer. It makes a wonderful cut flower, too. Grow in full sun or partial shade in any reasonably fertile soil. Height and spread

So, Who’s Modern Family Killing Off This Season?

The Grim Reaper has finally come for a member of the Pritchett-Dunphy clan, and no amount of intervening from the ABC overlords can prevent it. In the upcoming tenth season of Modern Family— which will likely be its last, but who knows anymore — a “significant” character

September showers: Budget-friendly up-tick of the bathroom

Kya deLongchamps breaks down the potential issues and cost to kick up the feel, quality and style in a new shower-room. Installing a shower where the bath once held sway and throwing down new, white ware and tiling, is a favourite budget-friendly up-tick. Any renovation

13 Chic Duvet Covers to Instantly Personalize Your Bedroom

Your bedroom is your zen zone, so you’re right to think about décor. We would argue that the most important aspect of said space is your bed. Not only is where you spend most of your time hanging out, it’s also the focal point

Sliding roof opens tiny house bedroom to the sky

La Tête dans les étoiles (or Head in the stars), is one of the most unusual tiny houses we’ve seen in a while. It’s topped by a roof that slides to open up the bedroom to the elements. The off-grid towable home also features

Why an oversized master bedroom is the latest luxury must-have for renovators

Main bedrooms are evolving from the standard three-by-four-metre space into master suites with premium finishes, additional living spaces and luxurious amenities. The enormous master suites on The Block reveal how main bedrooms have been re-invented into hotel-style mini-resorts complete with in-built parents’ retreats, glamorous walk-in wardrobes and top-of-the-line en suites. Tastes and expectations are constantly changing and

Invigorating Senior Dining with Exhibition Kitchens

Exhibition kitchens in the main restaurants bring a welcome enhancement to dining at Harbor Retirement Associates’ (HRA) establishments. Based in Vero Beach, Fla., HRA is a regional senior living development and operating company. It focuses primarily on assisted living and memory care communities but also

CMS Window Systems hits zero landfill target

Waste recycling and re-use levels at CMS Window Systems reached 100% for the financial year 2017-2018 to hit its ambitious target to completely eliminate waste being sent to landfill. Recognised for its environmental excellence last year by winning a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, CMS Window


Global uPVC Doors Windows market research report 2018, report helps to increase business/sales activities by understanding competitor’s businesses better, company’s strategic, business and operational performance, recognize potential partnerships and suppliers.To begin with the uPVC Doors Windows Market report which covers market characteristics, industry structure and