Tax Time: 5 Benefits of Buying a Home

Tax time is almost here and many people, when they see their tax bills, will be wondering what they can do to pay less next year. Buying a home continues to provide great tax benefits as well as other advantages for Americans looking to build wealth. Below, top-ranked national real estate expert and consumer advocate […]

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Will Drones Play a Role in Marketing Your Home This Year?

In the coming months as new, fresh crops of homes begin going on the market, the buzzing sounds of landscaping equipment on the ground may be joined by a new buzz – up over your head. Not to drone on, but I have been following the lofty pursuit of real estate professionals and their potential […]

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Fruits, vegetables and advice available at garden events

By By Kathy Huber Beneficial Insects in the Urban Garden – Maximizing Free Labor: with Anita Howlett; Petal Pushers Garden Club meeting. 7 p.m. at the Burgess Recreation Center, 4200 Kalwick, Deer Park; 281-479-1223.

Emerald Ash Borer Workshop: sponsored by Houston Area Urban Forestry Council and International Society of Arboriculture – Texas Chapter. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Harris County Flood Control District North Service Center, 7522 Prairie Oak; 713-688-8931, 979-324-1929, isatexas.com.

Brazoria County Master Gardeners’ Fruit and Citrus Tree Sale: 8 a.m.-noon at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds, 901 S. Downing, Angleton; 979-864-1558, brazoria.agrilife.org.

Texas Tuff Landscape Plants – Blooming and Beautiful: with Master Gardener Sandra Duvall. 9-11:30 a.m. at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu; reservations at galv3@wt.net.

First of 12 programs sponsored by Fort Bend AgriLife Extension Service and Master Gardeners. 9-11 a.m. at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center, 1330 Band, Rosenberg; register by Thursday at 281-342-3034 or fortbend.agrilife.org/backyard-basics. $15.

Kitchen Gardening: with Master Gardener Mary Demeny. 1-3 p.m. at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu; reservations at galv3@wt.net.

Constructing the Home Vegetable and Fruit Garden: sponsored by Urban Harvest. 12:30-3 p.m. at Westbury Community Garden, 12581 Dunlap; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $30 members, $45 nonmembers.

Harris County Master Gardeners’ Open Garden Day and Workshop on Spring Vegetable Gardening: 9-11:30 a.m at Harris County AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek; 281-855-5600, harris.agrilife.org/hort.

The ABCs of Home Composting: with Master Gardener Ken Steblein. 6:30-8 p.m. at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu; reservations at galv3@wt.net.

Tomato Grafting: with Tom LeRoy. 11 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2950, Tomball; 281-351-8851, reservations at arborgate.com.

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Donald Trump Most Popular Choice for Super Bowl Real Estate Ad

In our January Reader Rewards contest, we asked our readers which celebrity they’d like to cast in a Super Bowl ad for their real estate business. We had an overwhelming response and an abundance of great answers making the decision a very difficult one. We’re proud to announce that Mary Lawler from Realty Executives Advantage […]

From: Home Spun Wisdom

    

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Select fruit for your home orchard at area sales

By By Kathy Huber Select fruit for your home orchard at area sales

Harris County Precinct 2 Master Gardeners’ Fruit Tree Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu.

Beneficial Insects in the Urban Garden – Maximizing Free Labor: with Anita Howlett; Petal Pushers Garden Club meeting. 7 p.m. at the Burgess Recreation Center, 4200 Kalwick, Deer Park; 281-479-1223.

Emerald Ash Borer Workshop: sponsored by Houston Area Urban Forestry Council and International Society of Arboriculture – Texas Chapter. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Harris County Flood Control District North Service Center, 7522 Prairie Oak; 713-688-8931, 979-324-1929, isatexas.com.

Brazoria County Master Gardeners’ Fruit and Citrus Tree Sale: 8 a.m.-noon at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds, 901 S. Downing, Angleton; 979-864-1558, brazoria.agrilife.org.

Texas Tuff Landscape Plants – Blooming and Beautiful: with Master Gardener Sandra Duvall. 9-11:30 a.m. at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu; reservations at galv3@wt.net.

First of 12 programs sponsored by Fort Bend AgriLife Extension Service and Master Gardeners. 9-11 a.m. at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center, 1330 Band, Rosenberg; register by Feb. 19 at 281-342-3034 or fortbend.agrilife.org/backyard-basics. $15.

Harris County Master Gardeners’ Open Garden Day and Workshop on Spring Vegetable Gardening: 9-11:30 a.m at Harris County AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek; 281-855-5600, harris.agrilife.org/hort.

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Start your spring veggie garden with sound advice at area workshops

By By Kathy Huber Start your spring veggie garden with sound advice at area workshops

Memorial Park Master Plan and More: with landscape architect Thomas Woltz.

Sponsored by the Garden Club of Houston. 9:30 a.m. coffee, 10 a.m. lecture at St. Martin’s Church, 717 Sage; gchouston.org.

Harris County Precinct 2 Master Gardeners’ Fruit Tree Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Campbell Hall, Pasadena Fairgrounds, 7600 Red Bluff, Pasadena; hcmga.tamu.edu.

Beneficial Insects in the Urban Garden – Maximizing Free Labor: with Anita Howlett; Petal Pushers Garden Club meeting. 7 p.m. at the Burgess Recreation Center, 4200 Kalwick, Deer Park; 281-479-1223.

Emerald Ash Borer Workshop: sponsored by Houston Area Urban Forestry Council and International Society of Arboriculture – Texas Chapter. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Harris County Flood Control District North Service Center, 7522 Prairie Oak; 713-688-8931, 979-324-1929, isatexas.com.

Brazoria County Master Gardeners’ Fruit and Citrus Tree Sale: 8 a.m.-noon at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds, 901 S. Downing, Angleton; 979-864-1558, brazoria.agrilife.org.

Texas Tuff Landscape Plants – Blooming and Beautiful: with Master Gardener Sandra Duvall. 9-11:30 a.m. at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu; reservations at galv3@wt.net.

First of 12 programs sponsored by Fort Bend AgriLife Extension Service and Master Gardeners. 9-11 a.m. at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center, 1330 Band, Rosenberg; register by Feb. 19 at 281-342-3034 or fortbend.agrilife.org/backyard-basics. $15.

Kitchen Gardening: with Master Gardener Mary Demeny. 1-3 p.m. at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu; reservations at galv3@wt.net.

Constructing the Home Vegetable and Fruit Garden: sponsored by Urban Harvest. 12:30-3 p.m. at Westbury Community Garden, 12581 Dunlap; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $30 members, $45 nonmembers.

Harris County Master Gardeners’ Open Garden Day and Workshop on Spring Vegetable Gardening: 9-11:30 a.m at Harris County AgriLife Extension Service, 3033 Bear Creek; 281-855-5600, harris.agrilife.org/hort.

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Fruit, citrus and vegetable sale in La Marque

By By Kathy Huber Galveston County Master Gardeners’ Fruit, Citrus and Vegetable Sale: 8 a.m. plant seminar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. sale at the Wayne Johnson Community Center, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu.

First of Urban Harvest-sponsored seven-class series. 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at University of Houston, McElhinney Hall, Room 106; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $270 members, $383 nonmembers.

Terrarium Make n’ Take: with floral designer Debbie Neeper. 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.

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Garden suits family's love of the outdoors

By By Kathy Huber A busy, professional couple with three children wanted a garden that suited their outdoor lifestyle and complements their historical house. Gregory/Henry Landscapes met their wishes with a series of outdoor rooms that surround their home. Now they can swim in a new pool, plant and harvest vegetables and fruit in the kitchen garden, enjoy sweet blooms in the rose garden, entertain out front and out back and play croquet on the large front lawn.
See their story and photo gallery on the Gardening page at houstonchronicle.com.

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Expert Ways to Increase Home Value

With housing prices at recent highs, it’s a great time to sell; and still-low interest rates also make it a good time to buy a home. Findings from a new, exclusive survey of more than 300 licensed residential real estate agents by the Consumer Reports National Research Center point to certain factors, such as smart […]

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