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10 Tips to Bring Your Garden Back to its Former Glory

With family vacations behind us, children back at school and slightly cooler temperatures, it is time to get back out in the garden. September and October usually remain dry months unless a hurricane sweeps through and brings a deluge of rain. Keep your hose pipe and sprinkler close at hand since fall plantings need one inch of water a week for optimum growth and performance. If it all seems a little overwhelming, here are a few helpful pointers from our friends at Aberfeldy Nurseries.   1. Remove all tired or spent summer annual flow...

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Quick Kitchen Fix-ups

The kitchen is often central station in the family home and that means lots of traffic. Although remodelling can be expensive, there are many ways to breathe new life into your kitchen that are quick and budget friendly. Here are 12 fast and ...

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Purge!

Most every home faces the challenge of keeping home clutter down, whether it’s the stacking up of bills, kid’s projects or even garage clutter. Keeping your house clean and clutter-free makes life much simpler. Plus you save time, money a...

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Orchids

Sometime in the year 2000 we bought a dendrobium at a plant sale in the Botanical Gardens. We were tempted by the long spike of buds slowly unfolding into blossom but perversely also by the realisation we just don’t have the personalities o...

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Summertime and the Living is Easy…

A Bermudian friend once called his beautiful Bermuda porch a “real rum sipper,” meaning it is so comfortable you want to do nothing more than sit and sip your drink! If you plan on spending time on your porch this summer, whether entertai...

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The Agave Plant

One morning as I was driving toward the Belmont Ferry on Harbour Road, I noticed a woody stem appearing inches above the wall on the waterside. A few days later it had shot up so fast I thought it could be a great illustration for Jack and the B...