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Oct. 30, 2019 | Sam Crick and Tamara Stearns

SPONSORED: Five fall real estate selling myths

There's nothing like lounging on your patio, enjoying the long lazy days of summer with a cold drink in your hand. However, when summer transitions into fall, your thoughts turn to back to school shopping, carpooling to sporting events, and re-organizing your sweater collection. Many home sellers are faced with myths about selling in the fall real estate market, we've put together some useful tips to help sell your home.
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Oct. 30, 2019 | CREBNow

SPONSORED: Five fall real estate selling myths

There's nothing like lounging on your patio, enjoying the long lazy days of summer with a cold drink in your hand. However, when summer transitions into fall, your thoughts turn to back to school shopping, carpooling to sporting events, and re-organizing your sweater collection. Many home sellers are faced with myths about selling in the fall real estate market, we've put together some useful tips to help sell your home.
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Oct. 30, 2019 | CREBNow

SPONSORED: Five fall real estate selling myths

There's nothing like lounging on your patio, enjoying the long lazy days of summer with a cold drink in your hand. However, when summer transitions into fall, your thoughts turn to back to school shopping, carpooling to sporting events, and re-organizing your sweater collection. Many home sellers are faced with myths about selling in the fall real estate market, we've put together some useful tips to help sell your home.
Photography by Joel Klassen
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Sept. 18, 2019 | Natalie Noble

Fall flavour: Three hot design trends for autumn

Courtesy Alykhan Velji


When it cools off outside, it's time to warm up inside with a seasonal update to home décor.

"Fall is a great time for design in general because you can start to layer," said Alykhan Velji, principal and senior designer for Alykhan Velji Designs. "Just like in fashion, where you can start adding scarves and such, with an interior you can start adding more textural items – layering on more pillows, throws and artwork."

Here are three of Velji's top design trends for fall:
The Pee Gee hydrangea is one of several plants that will continue to bloom well into the fall.
Donna Balzer / For CREB®Now
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Aug. 30, 2017 | Donna Balzer

September in the garden

Gardening tips as autumn arrives

I walked the dog in a sweater this morning. Soon I will be wearing my down jacket. So, is this all we get? Is it the end of the garden season? No way!

Hold your horses and follow these dos and don'ts to get the most out of our shrinking garden season this month.

Whether you believe in gift giving or not this is the time of year to be thankful for your garden and for nature.
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Dec. 16, 2016 | Donna Balzer

Gifts from your garden

How eco-therapy can warm the soul during the holidays

newDonnawebWhether you believe in gift giving or not this is the time of year to be thankful for your garden and for nature. And the physical benefits gained aren't limited to things we have to buy.
Here is a seasonal selection of garden gifts to ponder:

Winter

Chelsie was at the landfill in late November when she noticed someone else had left large birch branches behind. Knowing these could be striking additions to her seasonal garden containers, she swapped out her waste for someone else's, and happily left with a few striking white branches. Later, she included them in her seasonal outdoor pots and planters.

Donna flowers
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Nov. 08, 2015 | Donna Balzer

Slow down . . . you move too fast

Three garden tasks you don't have to do this fall

newDonnawebMowing down your perennials the way you mow your lawn is not the best way to spend your time this fall. If you have your shears in hand, gently place them on the shelf in the shed and take a minute to read this fast-breaking gardening news.

1. There is no need to cut back most perennials in the fall:

Gardeners often cut plants back to within an inch of their life while plants are still green, still blooming or still providing interest. If you cut back green plants, you remove stored energy and weaken plants.

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Sept. 11, 2014 | Donna Balzer

How late can I plant?

The big plant sell-offs with drop-dead discounts are on now and every gardener wonders the same thing. Will buying plants in the fall really save money or is it false economy to shop for plants in September?

If I was a meteorologist, I could answer the question of "how late can I plant?" with more accuracy. however, I'm a gardener and can only speak for the plants.

Here are five reasons why late plants don't transplant well, one thing you can do to help the survive and a list of plants waiting for you to buy them right now.


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