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Spring into spring with inspiration at expanding Clovis Botanical Garden

Stop by for an upcoming California native plant sale and to get ideas from a new Home Landscape Demonstration Garden within the Clovis Botanical Garden.

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Style at Home: Window treatments warm up this family home

My friend Tammy readily admits she has a problem. She is a self-confessed fabric-haulic who never met a plaid, paisley or floral she didn't fall head over heels in love with. We have a lot of fun leading her astray, giving her a quick call every time we get in a new fabric that will make her flip. So when Tammy, her husband Tyler, and their three young kids moved into their diamond-in-the-rough a few months ago, it was exciting for us to see how she used fabric to help write this historic house's newest chapter.

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3 hacks a professional cleaner knows (and you don't)

Why is it that your home looks completely different after a professional deep-cleaning service steps in? Countertops you've wiped a hundred times shine brighter, shower grout you scrubbed to no avail has gone away, and your home looks like someone applied a lighter, brighter Instagram filter to it.

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It’s best to wait for 55-degree nights to plant tomatoes

Home gardeners often seem to be in a race to see who plants their tomatoes first. If the weather in March is warm enough, tomatoes and other heat-loving summer vegetables that get an early start can be ripe by mid-May. But if the weather remains cool through March, early transplants and seedlings will not grow well and may take a little longer to recover their vigor. Waiting a few weeks to plant, until nighttime temperatures are reliably above 55 degrees, guarantees better crops and healthier plants.

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Duplex does double duty

LOS ANGELES - When Los Angeles interior designer Tommy Chambers decided to tackle a full-scale renovation project in West Hollywood, he was faced with an uncompromising client: Himself.

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CNET: DIY home security systems

Smart-home appliances are developing all kinds of skills and talents to make our lives better, and one of the most valuable of these is home security. Here are four gadgets you can add to your home yourself that will help keep it safe and secure.

Videos

Clovis Botanical Garden springs into Spring

Pat Wynne, Clovis Botanical Garden vice president, gives an overview of the city’s botanical treasure, updates to the enlarged garden and details the upcoming Spring Into Your Garden event on March 25.
John Walker The Fresno Bee
Clovis Botanical Garden springs into Spring 1:40

Clovis Botanical Garden springs into Spring

Plant Nite combines succulents and wine tasting 1:29

Plant Nite combines succulents and wine tasting

Michelle Obama kicks off her last White House Kitchen Garden fall harvest 3:27

Michelle Obama kicks off her last White House Kitchen Garden fall harvest

Hate raking leaves? This video is for you 3:02

Hate raking leaves? This video is for you