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7 Garden Growing Basics for Beginners

(Family Features) Maintaining a garden takes some effort, but it's a project even a beginner can tackle with ease. Consider these tips to start growing your at-home garden.

Dreaming of spring? Check out National Garden Bureau's 2023 Green Thumb Award Winners

(BPT) - Do the cold winter months have you dreaming of flowers blooming and digging in warm soil? Get ready for spring with National Garden Bureau's (NGB) newest Green Thumb Award Winners for your …

Upgrading Your Oasis

(Family Features) Picture this: You've purchased your home. You're on the land you've dreamt about and you've got great ideas to turn your property into the personal oasis you've always wanted.

Top 5 outdoor design trends for 2023

(BPT) - 2023 will reveal a few new outdoor design trends, but two of them — mixed materials and bringing the indoors out — are maintaining their previous popularity into the new year. New …

How you can elevate your outdoor entertaining space this fall

(BPT) - Autumn is a magical time of year, with cooler temperatures and colorful, changing leaves. Depending on where you live, it may still be warm enough to enjoy entertaining friends and family …

aspara: Try a Smart Way to Grow Your Garden

(NewsUSA) - Want an easy way to add fresh vegetables and herbs to your diet? Indoor hydroponic grower systems are a great way to eat more healthfully. The advanced technology in today’s …
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(NewsUSA) - Inverter generators and portable battery stations are trending solutions for take-anywhere power. Small footprints, manageable weights, and simple charging or fueling options make both …
Angi determined how long 10 household features last, using data from the Association of Home Builders, Zonda Media, and other industry sources.
(Family Features) Converting your living space into a soul-soothing refuge may be easier than you think as a serene color palette is often all you need to shift the mood of your home. Incorporating colors inspired by simplicity and serenity ...
(BPT) - By Bryan Baeumler, HGTV Personality & Professional ContractorSo, you are remodeling your basement — smart move! According to Redfin’s real estate experts, a basement …
American Home Shield compiled a list of eight tips for winterizing your home for little or no cost.  
(BPT) - El hecho de que haya llegado el invierno no significa la posposición de los trabajos de bricolaje domésticos que requieren lechada. Siempre y cuando tome precauciones, los …
(BPT) - Creating a spa-like bathroom that enhances your overall well-being is seriously on trend, and for good reason. Self-care can become part of your daily ritual if you make your bathroom into a …
(BPT) - Is winter weather putting a damper on your home improvement ambitions? Many people who plan to use concrete as part of their projects believe they need to pause when temperatures dip. The …
Which cities had major heating problems in winter 2021-2022? American Home Shield used the Census Bureau's 2021 American Housing Survey to find out.   
(BPT) - Whether you are looking at making a dramatic statement or adding a pop of color to a more neutral space, tile is an excellent and expressive choice for any home renovation project. Because of …
(BPT) - Colder weather does not mean you have to stop tackling all your important home DIY projects. If you’ve been putting off tiling your basement or carpeting the spare bedroom because the …
11 Data Buildings Would Surround Linton Hall Neighborhood in Bristow
Amberleigh Station residents oppose the data center park that would surround them on Linton Hall Road in Bristow. 
NASA Scientist Warns Bristow-area Residents Will Hear New Data Centers
High-density data centers currently planned for the Bristow area would result in area residents hearing a disruptive 'hum' 24/7, said NASA scientist Dr. John Lyver and the HOA Roundtable of Prince William County.
Prince William Supervisors Propose Water Study on Effects of Future Land Use Proposals
A resolution calling for a study of the potential effects of planning initiatives on the Occoquan reservoir will be presented, August 2.
NPCA: Proposed Data Centers in Northern Virginia Threaten National Parks, Drinking Water
The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and CEA Engineers release analysis showing negative impacts data centers could have on waterways and national parks in Prince William County.
Fairfax Water Urges Prince William County to Request Study on How Development Would Impact Occoquan Reservoir, Drinking Water
Prince William County's plan for data centers and more industrial uses on previously rural land could harm the Occoquan Water Shed and thereby the region's drinking water. 
'Civil War' Documentarian Opposes PW Digital Gateway Near Manassas Battlefield
Documentarian Ken Burns urges Prince William Supervisors to protect landscape around Manassas National Battlefield.
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5 home improvement projects to tackle during winter
Let sweater weather brighten your home. American Home Shield used multiple sources to identify five wintertime home improvement projects.
States with the highest revenue from cannabis taxes
H_Ko // Shutterstock The Drug Enforcement Agency hasn't seen any reason to remove cannabis from its list of Schedule I banned substances. Yet, cannabis in its myriad forms is pulling in billions …
Everything you need to know about throwing a company event
Giggster compiled a list of five essential considerations for planning successful company events using information from industry experts and news.
Gift Decadence During This Season of Love
Valentine's Day may traditionally be a lovers' holiday, but it's also an opportunity to connect with those who make your heart happiest, whether it's family, friends or anyone who enriches your life. ...
Cities with the most divorced people
Using 5-year estimate data from the Census Bureau's 2021 American Community Survey, Stacker created a list of the 50 metropolitan areas with the highest number of divorced people.   
States with the most firearms traced to them by the federal government
Stacker compiled Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives firearms trace data to see which states had the most trace requests tied to them in 2021.  
Biggest pizza chains in the US
Stacker analyzed recent reports to determine the biggest pizza chains in America, based on their annual sales in 2020.  
Baby names that rose in popularity the most in 2021
Examining information from the Social Security Administration, Stacker ranked the top 50 baby names that rose in popularity in 2021.  
6 stats that show which teens receive mental health services—and why
Charlie Health analyzed survey data from the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and The Trevor Project to see which teens were receiving mental health services across the U.S.  
A Unique Approach To Funding Education
(NAPSI)—Here’s a clever secondary education idea you may be glad you learned: When graduates walk across the stage at a Texas State Technical College (TSTC) graduation ceremony, they do more than …
How You Can Resolve To Be Smokefree In 2023
by Laura Corbin, Bureau Chief,Tobacco Free Florida(NAPSI)—The ball, the confetti and the 2022 wall calendars have all come down, and our attention turns to the annual tradition of making New …
What drug ads disclose to consumers—and what they don't
Estey & Bomberger, LLP researched the contents of prescription drug advertisements, the associated FDA regulations, and the impact of pharmaceutical marketing on consumers to unpack what drug advertisements do and do not disclose to the public.
12 iconic 20th-century designs still used in modern furniture today
Lazzoni Modern Furniture compiled a list of iconic 20th-century designs still used in modern furniture today.
5 Top Hair Trends to Try in 2023
(BPT) - Is the beginning of a brand new year inspiring you to try a fresh new look? Before splurging on an entirely different wardrobe, try a tactic that will instantly elevate your style and give …
From gun laws to climate change: How liability drives policy discussions on controversial issues
Estey & Bomberger, LLP investigated how liability drives policy discussion on controversial issues using a variety of news and academic sources.