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Richmond’s real estate market is known for it’s historic charm and traditional design. Now there’s a new trend on the horizon—modern design. One of the most recent examples of modern architecture locally is The Meridian located at the corner of... more

Nov 16, 2017 11:50 AM HOME & GARDEN

Everyone knows that holidays and houseguests go together like turkey and gravy. Whether you’re hosting the in-laws or a group of tourists this holiday season, follow these tips to give your visitors a five-star soujourn. more

Nov 16, 2017 11:04 AM HOME & GARDEN

With cold weather sweeping into the North American continent, it’s tempting to just kick back, turn up the heat, and relax in the comfort of your home. But there’s not much relaxing to be done if you’re anticipating an outrageously high electric... more

Nov 16, 2017 10:25 AM HOME & GARDEN

Could it be that nature is a better gardener than are we? Many homeowners are beginning to turn the job over and getting better results. more

Mar 30, 2017 10:33 AM Featured Articles

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Fall planting is the flip side to the frustrations of summer gardening. Bugs disappear. Temperatures drop. Dry spells diminish. Plant prices are discounted. And nature, in her newfound hospitality, invites you outside to join her in creating the ... more

Sep 7, 2016 6:55 AM HOME & GARDEN

A deck, porch or patio is the outdoor expression of your personal taste and lifestyle. So before you build a new one, spend time exploring how you define comfort, leisure and beauty. The results will help you create a place where you go to find ... more

Jul 8, 2016 6:20 AM HOME & GARDEN

Old Man Winter might be ready to loosen his grip on your home, but before you know it, the dog days of summer will come knocking. more

Apr 26, 2016 2:24 PM Business Spotlights

Home. Yes, it provides that welcoming space for living life together with family, for sharing memorable times with loved ones and for entertaining friends. But home also shelters us as individuals, granting opportunities for renewal and ... more

Jan 7, 2016 12:00 PM HOME & GARDEN

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Courtesy of Jay Paul

Anticipating the warmth and new growth of spring can mean considering our lawns and gardens, rolling up our sleeves for plant therapy – for ourselves and the growing greens! For some guidance, Chesterfield residents can turn to the county’s ... more

Jan 6, 2016 9:24 AM HOME & GARDEN

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Outdoor Living Brands

We’re all painfully aware that winter nights are longer than their summertime counterparts, but have you ever noticed that they seem darker, too? This isn’t simply the cold temperatures playing tricks on our brains. The sun actually sets lower ... more

Jan 4, 2016 2:54 PM HOME & GARDEN

Consider Aesop’s fable of the grasshopper and the ant, the one fiddling away the time while the other works industriously. This lesson even carries over to your yard, where the attention you give it this fall will pay off in sprightly green... more

Nov 19, 2015 8:52 AM HOME & GARDEN

There’s something slightly magical about this time of year. As we start to see signs of summer’s farewell, the first morning chills of autumn invigorate our souls. It’s hard to imagine that freezing temperatures are right around the corner. But... more

Nov 19, 2015 8:32 AM HOME & GARDEN

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