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Brand new homes are available in the popular Shadow Ridge community at Pronghorn Ranch in Prescott Valley. In this community Dorn Homes offers award-winning architecture that features The Organic Home™ Plus and Exclusive Building Science.

July 9, 2020
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Garlic is a hardy perennial and has been used as a culinary and medicinal herb since the time of the Egyptian pharaohs.

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Such an unknown that my beloved construction industry is facing. One of the largest ramifications that the industry is facing right now due to COVID-19 is delivery of materials. My phone has been ringing off the hook, as they say, with callers expressing concerns over the delay in their project start.

By Sandy Griffis July 9, 2020
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Here is a fantastic home tucked away in a forest of quiet trees and fresh pine air on a beautiful 2-acre parcel less than four minutes from downtown Prescott.

July 2, 2020
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Our neighbor was recently hoodwinked out of $1,500 from a unlicensed contractor — they took the cash and ran. In order to possible help others in our community, will you please share what to watch for when hiring a contractor.

By Sandy Griffis July 2, 2020
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Flies come in many shapes and sizes. This diversity encompasses many species and each has slightly different habitat preferences and breeding cycle.

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July is National Blueberry Month. It’s a great time to celebrate this super fruit! Plant blueberries in your garden, and you can pick fresh blueberries for all your summer entertaining.

By Ken Lain, Special to the Courier July 2, 2020
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Every year now, gardeners should be rethinking what they grow and where because of climate change, experts say.

By DEAN FOSDICK, Associated Press July 2, 2020
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We asked our contractor to make a change during construction in our new home. At the end of the project, we were given a change order for an amount that we were a little taken aback by. Do we have to pay this amount? Ed and Susie, Cottonwood, Arizona.

By Sandy Griffis June 25, 2020
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No-see-ums are small biting flies that appear during the summer months. These tiny biting insects are barely visible to the naked eye, but their bites can be very painful and annoying.

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Not all baby bunnies are cute, especially when they eat a newly planted euonymus to the ground or wipe out those pretty pansies and tulips!

By KEN LAIN, Special to the Courier June 25, 2020
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Coronavirus quarantine had many people rethinking the interiors of their homes this spring. DIY projects were tackled, and rooms reorganized.

By MELISSA RAYWORTH, Associated Press June 25, 2020
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Gardening’s popularity has surged during the coronavirus pandemic; it provides exercise, outdoor time, emotional well-being and wholesome produce. Home gardening also can provide some hunger relief to others during a time of rising food insecurity.

By Associated Press June 25, 2020
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VIEWS! Just minutes from downtown Prescott AZ, yet feels like your own retreat hilltop in the pines. This gorgeous home sits on 2 acres w/incredible outdoor space to enjoy the views!

June 25, 2020
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Saddlewood at Deep Well Ranch offers you the opportunity of affordable homes in a convenient, central location in Prescott.

June 18, 2020
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Driving home the other evening, reaching closer to my driveway, I noticed what I thought was a wayward haboob monsoon dust cloud that had lost its way.

By Sandy Griffis June 18, 2020
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One way to reap an abundance of vegetables from even a tiny garden is to keep planting throughout the growing season.

By LEE REICH, Associated Press June 18, 2020
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I don’t think of myself as an extremely touchy/feely person, but as I’ve navigated my new work environment with the onset of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing, working from home, reduced travel, etc.,

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A few weeks back we had a column on pavers and here is the follow-up: Should pavers be sealed? “Do I need to seal my pavers?” The short answer is yes.

By Sandy Griffis June 11, 2020
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Fantastic End of the Cul-de-Sac Private/Open View Location, Beautiful Granite Mtn & Hillside City Lights, (No Homes Behind It).

June 11, 2020
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Of all the native shrubs in north central Arizona, manzanita is the most popular.

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We have covered some interesting trends over the past years as more people are attracted to plants and gardening. Hashtags like #PlantParenthood are common.

By KEN LAIN, Special to the Courier June 11, 2020
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Fences are the best way to prevent deer and other foraging animals from damaging gardens, landscape plants and orchards, but they can be expensive, and difficult or time-consuming to install.

By DEAN FOSDICK, Associated Press June 11, 2020
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If your actual travel plans are on hold, you can soothe your wanderlust with a few home décor change-ups or additions.

By KIM COOK, Associated Press June 11, 2020
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Universal Homes offers a choice of 24 different single level floor plans and the convenience of viewing 15 furnished model homes. Home sizes range from 1,222 sq. ft . to 3,066 sq. ft.

June 4, 2020

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