Plant sales offer plenty of options

Memorial Northwest Ladybugs Garden Club annual garage and plant sale: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Memorial Northwest Community Center, 17440 Theiss Mail Route, Spring; 281-320-0489, 281-370-3939.

Plant and book festival: sponsored by Friends of Spring Branch-Memorial Library. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Spring Branch-Memorial Library, 930 Corbindale; 713-461-1313.

Spring Fairy Garden Workshop: 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond; 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond; register at 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com.

Creating Shade Gardens: 10:15 a.m. at Cornelius Nursery, 1200 N. Dairy Ashford and 2233 S. Voss; corneliusnurseries.com/clinics.

Organic Container Gardening: with Dianne Norman, sponsored by Urban Harvest. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Westbury Community Garden, 12581 Dunlap; 713-880-5540; urbanharvest.org, $24 members, $36 nonmembers.

Texas Gulf Coast Fern Society plant sale: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday in booth 561 at the Texas Home and Garden Show, George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas; tgcfernsoc.org.

Bird Hike at Seabourne Creek Nature Park: sponsored by Coastal Prairie Chapter-Texas Master Naturalist. 8-10 a.m. at Seabourne Creek Nature Park, 3831 Texas 36, Rosenberg; 281-633-7033; email mmcdowell@ag.tamu.edu.

A Prairie Celebration of Lawther-Deer Park Preserve: tours 8 a.m.-5 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. at Monument Inn, 4406 Independence Parkway S., La Porte; register for both by Tuesday at prairiepartner.org or npat.org.    

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Living Smart: Spring Housecleaning Tips and Tricks

(MCT)—How do your cleaning skills compare to those of pros who’ve earned homeowners’ shining reviews? Just in time for spring, here are some tips, tricks and tools of the maid trade, supplied by highly rated cleaners our research team recently interviewed: Vacuum right with the right vacuum Weekly vacuuming is key to clean carpet. Do […]    

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Fern sale will offer hardy and tropical types

19th annual Herb Society of America (Pioneer Unit) plant and gift sale: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Festival Hill, 248 Jaster, Round Top; 979-249-3129, festivalhill.org.

Backyard Basics -Vegetable Production: sponsored by Fort Bend Master Gardeners. 9-11 a.m. at Fort Bend Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 1402 Band, Rosenberg; fbmg.com; register at 281-342-3034 or brandy.rader@ag.tamu.edu. $15, $25 per couple.

Rain barrel workshop: sponsored by Galveston Bay Foundation and the city of Galveston. 9:30 a.m. at the McGuire-Dent Recreation Center, 2222 28th, Galveston; 281-332-3381, galvbay.org/rainbarrel. $30.

Farm Babies: with John Berry. 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Wabash Feed and Garden Store, 5701 Washington; 713-863-8322, wabashfeed.com.

Planting Trees and Shrubs: sponsored by Kingwood Garden Center. 3-4 p.m. at Lone Star College Atascocita Center, 15903 W. Lake Houston Parkway; register with kwall@LoneStar.edu. $20, free for Lone Star affiliates.

Texas Gulf Coast Fern Society plant sale: 2-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. March 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 30 in booth 561 at the Texas Home and Garden Show, George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas; tgcfernsoc.org.

Memorial Northwest Ladybugs Garden Club annual garage and plant sale: 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at the Memorial Northwest Community Center, 17440 Theiss Mail Route Road, Spring; 281-320-0489, 281-370-3939.

Spring gardening seminar: 9-11 a.m. at Harris County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek Drive; 281-855-5600, harris.agrilife.org/program-areas/hort. $15. …read more    

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Is Your Marketing Competitive?

Some of the highest-powered real estate agents will tell you that when prospective clients reach out to them, it’s because they feel as if they already “know” them. That’s because those agents are continually getting their name and brand in front of clients, and creating a relationship that translates into sales. So what are these […] …read more    

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Common Myths about Appraisals in the Home-Buying Process

At The Appraisal Foundation, we often encounter misperceptions about the appraisal process in real estate transactions – from how an appraisal is ordered and carried out, to the type of communication permitted with appraisers. As a result, we have compiled the most common myths that we hear from lenders, borrowers, real estate brokers, and homebuilders. […]    

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Real Estate Q&A: Is My Home a Short Sale or a Regular Sale?

(MCT)—QUESTION: Due to a hardship, we stopped making our mortgage payments. Because values have increased recently, we think the house is worth more than we owe. How do we know if we need to do a short sale? And can we use a family member as our real estate agent? ANSWER: In a short sale, […]    

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March garden calendar packed with sales, workshops

Spring Fling Plant Sale: gardening advice, sponsored by the Heritage Center Senior Gardeners. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 803 Fahrenthold, El Campo; 979-543-1112.

The Grass Is Always Greener – Organic Lawn Care: with Mike Serant. 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond, 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com.

Landscape Design Short Course: with Gaye Hammond. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-351-8851, arborgate.com.

Hands-on garden bed workshop: with Edible Earth Resources. 1 p.m. at 100 Hutcheson.

Open Garden Day: sponsored by Precinct 2 Harris County Master Gardeners. 8:30-11 a.m., pruning program at 9:30 a.m. at the Genoa Friendship Garden, 1202 Genoa Red Bluff 281-855-5600, hcmga.tamu.edu.

Fifty Plants You Can’t Live Without: with David Creech. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-351-8851, arborgate.com.

Backyard Basics – Vegetable Production: sponsored by Fort Bend Master Gardeners. 9-11 a.m. at Fort Bend Texas AgriLife Extension Service, 1402 Band, Rosenberg; register with Brandy Rader, 281-342-3034 or brandy.rader@ag.tamu.edu, fbmg.com. $15, $25 per couple.

Rain barrel workshop: sponsored by Galveston Bay Foundation and the city of Galveston. 9:30 a.m. The workshop will be at the McGuire-Dent Recreation Center, 2222 28th, Galveston; galvbay.org/rainbarrel, 281-332-3381. $30. …read more    

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Sales feature plants for all garden tastes

Montgomery County Master Gardeners spring plant sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (8 a.m. preview) at Montgomery County Texas AgriLife Extension, 9020 Airport, Conroe; 936-539-7824; plant list at mcmga.com.

Perennials, tomatoes, peppers and herb sale: sponsored by Harris County Master Gardeners at Precinct 2.

Liberty County Master Gardeners spring plant sale: 9 a.m.-noon at the corner of Main Street and Grand Avenue in downtown Liberty; 936-334-3230, liberty-tx@ag.tamu.edu.

Let’s Talk Herbs With Attitude:with Ann Wheeler. 10 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 5635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-351-8851, arborgate.com.

Growing Citrus in Containers: with John Panzarella. 10 a.m. at Enchanted Forest, 10611 FM 2759, Richmond, 281-937-9449; 2 p.m. at Enchanted Gardens, 6420 FM 359, Richmond 281-341-1206; myenchanted.com.

Tasty Patio Vegetables: 10:15 a.m. at Cornelius Nursery, 1200 N. Dairy Ashford and 2233 S. Voss; corneliusnurseries/ clinics.

Giants in Your Garden – Climbers and Shrubs: with consulting rosarian Frank Wells during Houston Rose Society meeting at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1819 Heights; houstonrose.org. …read more    

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