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As the group made its way up the rugged mountain path toward the clearing, their heavy, crunching bootsteps turned to near-silent tiptoeing, their friendly chitchat dropped to whispers, giddy smiles appeared on faces and eyes brimmed with tears.

By Associated Press March 7, 2019
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Spring cleaning season is here, and some of us got a head start by taking Marie Kondo’s message to heart: You’ll be happier if you eliminate clutter.

By Associated Press March 7, 2019

Our recent winter storms brought picturesque scenes and a chance to play in the snow, and I am sure many friends enjoyed sitting around a warm fireplace.

By Sandy Griffis March 6, 2019

What makes a house or an apartment a home?

By Associated Press March 6, 2019
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The Fremont plan is a 2195 square foot single level home with open concept living, giving it that expansive feel everyone desires.

February 28, 2019
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Our recent snowfall gripped our area with bone chilling cold and snow, so much snow.

By Sandy Griffis February 28, 2019
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Deciduous shrubs — those that lose their leaves each winter — are always sending up new stems at or near ground level.

February 28, 2019
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Beat winter: Grow vegetables indoors
How to plant and nurture crops of edibles during cold months

Winter weather doesn’t prevent us from gardening, especially when it comes to starting vegetables indoors.

By Ken Lain, Special to the Courier February 28, 2019
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A desert storm is brewing in the design world. Renewed interest in earthy color palettes, rich textures, tribal patterns and rustic elements has sparked a revival of Southwestern decorating style, long associated with homes in New Mexico and Arizona.

By Associated Press February 28, 2019
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We are contemplating installing pavers for our driveway and are a little nervous about the installation process, the disruption of travel in and out of the garage, and hope that you have some YCCA’s helpful hints. — Lewis and Margaret, Prescott.

By Sandy Griffis February 21, 2019
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Succulents are popular for two simple reasons: They are beautiful and nearly indestructible.

By Ken Lain, Special to the Courier February 21, 2019
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Planting clumps of bright, successively bloo ming flowers is a popular method for attracting foraging pollinators like bees and butterflies.

By Associated Press February 21, 2019
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Feature Home: 12766 E. Ortiz Street • Dewey
Great Incentives in Final Phase at Quailwood Open Daily from 10am – 5pm

Lots Backing to Open Space Available!

February 21, 2019

Looking for an eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastics — especially single-use items like bags, straws and picnic tableware — many supermarkets and vendors are offering an array of compostable alternatives made from plant fibers or starches.

By Associated Press February 21, 2019
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GRANVILLE by Universal Homes in Prescott Valley is Northern Arizona’s most successful new home community.

February 14, 2019
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Dahlias have been a fixture in summer flower gardens for generations. But it may be time to update your idea of dahlias.

By Melinda Myers, Special to the Courier February 14, 2019
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Evergreen shrubs add color to small gardens
Plenty of thick bushes out there are quite colorful characters

When you think of small evergreen shrubs, do you have an image in your mind of small, rather uninteresting lumps of green dotting a landscape? Well, you shouldn’t.

By Ken Lain, Special to the Courier February 14, 2019
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Today’s home kitchen doesn’t look anything like it did a century ago. But for the most part, it doesn’t look a lot different than 50 years ago.

By Associated Press February 14, 2019
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Depending on where you store them and what types of seeds they contain, your old, dog-eared seed packets may or may not be worth using this season.

By Associated Press February 14, 2019

As Kermit the Frog would say “It’s not easy bein’ green; it seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things.”

By Sandy Griffis February 14, 2019
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Lease These Homes in Pronghorn Ranch! Both model homes in Dorn Homes Shadow Ridge at Pronghorn Ranch community are available for leaseback.

February 7, 2019
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Consider giving your valentine something different this year. Select an indoor plant with heart-shaped leaves or flowers.

By Melinda Myers, Special to the Courier February 7, 2019
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If you want to give your sweetheart the traditional bouquet of red roses that everyone else in the office will receive this Valentine’s Day, then go for it.

By Ken Lain, Special to the Courier February 7, 2019
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A stunning sofa or a beautiful wall color might catch your eye when you enter someone’s home. But flooring is the key to any room, says interior designer Elina Cardet.

By Associated Press February 7, 2019
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Feeding birds in winter is one of the nation’s most popular wildlife-watching activities, yet many ornithologists say it’s often more rewarding for people than for birds.

By Associated Press February 7, 2019