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Chillicothe News - Chillicothe, MO
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  • The latest home and garden news from house fix ideas to your outside garden.
Updated Mar 31, 2015 at 9:54 AM

The sense of smell is one of the strongest human senses and having a fragrant garden can add a new dimension to any garden.With a little planning, you can design your yard to have a pleasant fragrance almost any month of the year. There are plants that are fragrant in winter, spring, summer and fall. You just need to do a little planning and you can have something fragrant almost all year.

Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 10:27 AM

Gardeners should be aware of the vast array of tools that are available to make the arduous aspects of horticulture easier.

Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 9:43 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKSo, youíve decided to make some updates to your home? Whether you plan on building a home from the ground up, purchasing new construction or adding value to your current residence, there are many opportunities for upgrades.

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 9:33 AM

For a few years in the recent past, hot tubs fell out of favor (although they did star in quite a few jokes). Then came the rise in popularity of outdoor rooms ó deck- or patio-type creations that provided a comfortable environment for relaxation,...

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 10:32 AM

As I walked through the garden yesterday, I could actually feel that spring was here.

Posted Mar 25, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Reader question: A close family member wants our help referring them to a real estate agent. Their house has been for sale on-and-off for several years. They blame themselves for poor agent choices, but we are suspicious they may be the cause rather...

Posted Mar 23, 2015 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEK

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 1:32 PM

If youíre looking forward to an early summer tomato or a bumper crop of sugar snap peas, youíll need to attract pollinators to your garden. Bees are one of your best bets.

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 8:36 AM

When youíre looking to buy a home, your head may be full of visions of handsome hardwood floors, soaring ceilings and alluring landscape. Yet however tempting it may be to make a purchase based on outward appearance, stop yourself. It is essential...

Updated Mar 17, 2015 at 11:19 AM

Walking in the woods and finding wildflowers in bloom is a highlight of early spring. I am fortunate to live in the foothills where I can find many lovely wildflowers blooming this time of year. Some of the more common ones that bloom in the early...

Updated Mar 17, 2015 at 10:29 AM

An ever brighter, stronger, higher sun does not set until 6:50 p.m. today. The day length advances two, three, and even four minutes a day with the vernal equinox only five days away!

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