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Feature Home: 5289 Porter Creek Dr. • Prescott • 89A & Larry Caldwell Dr.

Come tour Walden Farms, a brand new neighborhood located near the Granite Dells and the popular Peavine trail.

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Prevention is the best way to manage weeds

Weeds can be troublesome, especially in greenhouses.

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6 New Year’s resolutions for new homeowners

We all make New Year's resolutions, but let's be honest: Most are wishful thinking.

Ask the Contractor: Hot water heaters — to flush or not?

Here is the email we received this week: Hi, wondering what your recommendation is for maintenance of a water heater.

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Rooms with ‘good bones’: Wharton’s design legacy

Edith Wharton, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author famous for novels set in the late 19th century, also wrote an influential book on interior design, long considered a sort of bible of American decorating.

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California mudslides hit neighborhoods as cellphone alerts went out

Many Californians in the area hit hardest by this week's deadly mudslides did not heed warnings for hours and days by emergency officials encouraging them to evacuate their homes — and then received cellphone alerts of imminent slides when the massive streams of debris were already heading toward them or had already hit their neighborhoods.

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Pocket-size seed packets speak volumes nowadays

A seed packet may be small, but it speaks volumes.

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Featured Home of the Week: 333 S. Mount Vernon Ave.

ORIGINALLY BUILT IN 1914, this “Historic Register” cottage was completely renovated in 2005-2006, going from 924 sq. ft to over 2300 sq. ft. The main floor has three bedrooms and three baths, hardwood flooring, granite counters, Jenn-Air appliances and a gas fireplace in the cozy living-dining room area.

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Ask a Designer Using trendy ‘ultra violet’ hue in decor

When the Pantone Color Institute recently announced its color of the year for 2018, the vibrant “Ultra Violet,” it might have seemed a natural fit for fashion and cosmetics.

Is rainwater harvesting a good investment?

First action is to calculate the runoff from your catchment (roof) system:

September 2017 Garden of the Month

Alta Vista Garden Club selected the garden of Don and Linda Hall as its September 2017 Garden of the Month.