A quiet spot for mindful meditation. A place to pull pottery or fill scrapbooks. A cozy corner for binge-watching your favorite television shows. There isn’t much that can’t be done in what has been dubbed a “she shed.”
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Susie and Angie are fast approaching middle age, unmarried and still living at home, but that’s fine with me. They’ll always be precious family members.
Aphids are on fruit trees, roses, winter vegetables and other landscape plants. They love cool nights but warm daytime temperatures for feeding and breeding. Their feeding causes new leaves to curl on the edges and glistening, sugary sap on leaves.
With temperatures in the 80s, many local residents are already hard at work in their gardens and yards. Southern Nevada’s temperature extremes, scarcity of water and desert soils combine for a harsh growing climate.
D ear Gail: My husband and I are setting up a home office and will be sharing the room. The room is not very large so we don’t know where to start. We also want to use it as an occasional guest room, maybe four to five times a year. I know that’s asking a lot from a small room, which if why we need your help. — Mary Beth
Q: I am going to install some new baseboards in our house. My problem is that the corners of our walls are not at 90-degree angles. They are rounded bullnose corners, and the baseboard manufacturer does not make rounded pieces for this type of corner. I certainly can’t bend the baseboard around the corner, so how can I make the turn?
Q: My husband and I just moved to Summerlin, and I am seeing pink and white blooms on trees in this area. Do you know what kind of trees these are?
Crystal clear acrylic is ideal for many purposes, most commonly as an alternative to glass due to its shatter resistance and lightweight properties. However, acrylic — or polymethyl methacrylate, as it is scientifically known — is just as popular in home furniture design, and that was the gospel being preached by Sean McFadden during January’s Las Vegas Market.
“The quality of life is determined by its activities.” — Aristotle (384-322 BC), an ancient Greek philosopher, “Nicomachean Ethics”
Q: Is it too late to fertilize my nectarine tree with buds starting to form? Fertilizer instructions advise to apply it in early February before buds appear.
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