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Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Wait to plant bulbs in cooler, damper weather

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Wait to plant bulbs in cooler, damper weather

The simplest way to determine the best timing for planting bulbs in the fall is to track the weather and plant when there is a clear pattern of cooling, damper conditions.
Condo Smarts: Stratas can’t unreasonably refuse EV charging stations

Condo Smarts: Stratas can’t unreasonably refuse EV charging stations

Bylaws against EV charging stations no longer enforceable
Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: As summer ends, squash peek out

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: As summer ends, squash peek out

Lunga di Napoli squashes have sweet, crisp flesh that can be used in many ways
Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Sunlight 'windows' help grapes ripen

Helen Chesnut's Garden Notes: Sunlight 'windows' help grapes ripen

It is usually a good idea to trim grape vines to open “windows” of sunlight onto clusters.
Your Good Health: Wolfberry, frankincense don't prevent cancer recurrence

Your Good Health: Wolfberry, frankincense don't prevent cancer recurrence

Wolfberry, also called goji berries, has been touted as a cancer curative and preventive
Condo Smarts: Long-term planning a challenge for many stratas

Condo Smarts: Long-term planning a challenge for many stratas

Benefit of increased reserve fund contribution becomes apparent when it is time to approve upgrades.
Helen Chesnut: Tangy gazpacho sparks memories of a summer in Greece

Helen Chesnut: Tangy gazpacho sparks memories of a summer in Greece

Gazpacho is a cold soup made with fresh tomatoes and other summer vegetables
Elevate your space: 3 must-have faucets for modern bathrooms

Elevate your space: 3 must-have faucets for modern bathrooms

From function and fit to fabulous finishes, these options have it all
Helen Chesnut: Abundant apples ideal for delicious recipes

Helen Chesnut: Abundant apples ideal for delicious recipes

Many gardeners are blessed this year with a generous apple crop.
Condo Smarts: Strata can prohibit outdoor cooking on balconies and decks

Condo Smarts: Strata can prohibit outdoor cooking on balconies and decks

If there is an appropriate location on-site, a communal barbecue area, away from buildings, is an option