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Fresh Flower Friday set

Fresh flowers on the coffee table are so welcoming and help bring out outside in.

Tour of Homes date nears

The 36th annual Yakima Valley Tour of Homes is set for Sept. 9 and 10 and Sept. 16 and 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Company allows men small garden plot

Daily lunches filled with fresh produce

Most mornings Wilbur Ellis employees Reynaldo Barragan and Jose Cardenas spend a few minutes before work caring for a large garden plot to the north side of the business property.

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Get cooking on your outdoor kitchen design

If your idea of enjoying the great outdoors is relaxing on your deck with a tasty beverage while the grill heats up, you’re in good company.

Before buying a home, learn the lingo

Buying a home for the first time? You may discover that one of the biggest obstacles is learning the lingo. Homebuying can be overwhelming and perhaps a bit intimidating if you aren’t familiar with the terminology.

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Sacrificing for a place to call home

Building a home with sweat and tears

Building one’s own houses is a long process, but if you have problems navigating the financing process, the options of ever being able to build a home may never become a reality.

Garden touring ideas

The 2017 Garden Tour featuring the well-kept gardens of Yakima gardeners will be open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. June 17 and 18.

Check out vintage marts

Looking for fun items to decorate the home or garden? Check out the variety of vintage markets planned this summer.

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From drought resistance to lawn

Landscaping changes offer bonuses

Sometimes a well thought out landscape plane doesn’t work out as planned.

Family-friendly tips to transform your home this season

Transition your interior décor when temperatures drop. It’s a great time to tap into your creativity and make a statement. Here are some ideas – big and small – to freshen up your home this season.

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Curb appeal: Porches welcome families home

Seasonal pumpkin cabbage and kale combine to create a welcome salute to autumn.

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Designs blend with landscape

Tour homes this month

This year’s Central Washington Home Builders Association Tour of Homes featured two lower valley residences filled with modern custom detailing.

Things every renter should know

Read lease before signing

Renters may be free of some of the concerns and responsibilities of homeownership, but there are a few considerations they should make for financial security and greater peace of mind:

Trellis gardening doubling local’s growing space

This time last year, the trellised garden in her backyard was buckling under the weight of growing produce.

Save money and water while enjoying a beautiful garden

Too much or not enough water and never when you need it seems to be a common lament of gardeners.

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