No matter where you garden there never seems to be enough time to grow all the fresh vegetables desired. Planting earlier or just providing plants with some added warmth on chilly days and nights can reduce the time from planting to harvest. Southern gardeners will enjoy the additional time …

In an effort to set their listings a part from the 600-plus homes for sale in the Multiple Listing Service and give their sellers a selling advantage, Norm and Mandy Elliott came up with an incredible incentive for buyers agents to show and sell their listings.

While the song, the Magical Mystery Tour was recorded by the English rock band the Beatles, you might find your own magical tour of the backyard just as mysterious. If you’ve got kids underfoot due to the COVID-19 restrictions and need a little wiggle time, beetle “hunting” just might be the trick.

This home is located at 2535 Bradford Drive in Sebring. It is priced at $445,000 and is listed with Dawn Dell, Broker Associate with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Properties Group.

This home is at 6 Meadowlake Circle South in Lake Placid. It is priced at $278,000 and is listed with The Elliott Team at Keller Williams Realty.

Smart technology can help people manage the hustle and bustle of everyday life. For example, people who utilize smart technology in their homes can adjust their thermostats, dim or increase lighting in a room, adjust the volume on their televisions, and lock their doors. Thanks to smart tech…

Carolina wrens often build in eaves of houses, barbecue grills or stored yard equipment so be watchful for their nests of pine straw and brush.

Spring is officially coming and despite all that is going on around us, nature stays steady completing the tasks of instinctual behavior. Nesting is one such activity in the life cycle of birds that cannot be denied. Within their seasons of migration, courtship, nesting and maturing, a cycli…

This home is located at 752 W. Taylor St. in Avon Park. It is priced at $145,500 and is listed with Jeanny Campbell with Re/Max Realty Plus.

This home is located at 5017 Magnolia Place in Sun ‘N Lake in Sebring. The home is priced at $249,900 and is listed with Kim Reed and Helen Ferry of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

In light of concerns about COVID-19, various health organizations have issued specific instructions on how to maintain personal safety and cleanliness. These recommendations involve using common household products to sanitize homes, offices and public spaces. As people take such precautions,…

Gardening can be an ensrdening can make it that much more attractive to children. Perhaps that is why fairy gardens have become so popular among youngsters. Fairy gardens can be designed in outdoor gardens or in containers that children can nurse and enjoy indoors. Here are six steps to get …

Many Americans may be unnecessarily talking themselves out of homeownership. Thirty-seven percent of non-homeowners say not having enough saved for a down payment is holding them back from homeownership, but 62% of Americans incorrectly believe you have to have at least 20% of a home’s purch…

The seeds of this perennial herb are nearly weightless and attached to silken hairs that allow it to float on the breeze to disperse.

While sometimes mistakenly thought of as a parasite, the epiphytic Spanish moss does not harm the tree on which it grows.

Spanish moss is host to many insects and draws birds, like this hungry female common yellow throat, in search of a meal.

A native flowering plant, a closer look at Spanish moss reveals the silvery root scale coating and three-petaled green flowers.

This home is located at 3314 Monza Drive in Manor Hill, Sun ‘N Lake of Sebring. It is priced at $224,900 and is listed by The Elliott Team at Keller Williams Realty.

This home is located at 5717 Longbow Drive in Sebring. It is priced at $259,900 and is listed with Dawn Dell, broker associate with Berkshire Hathaway Florida Properties Group.

Here in South Central Florida our brief winter season quickly dissipates into breezy, beautiful spring days. As the last few days of the March bluster blow through, temperatures begin to moderate, and plants ramp up reproduction.

This custom-built Manor Hill beauty is located at 3203 Manor Drive in Sebring. It has just had a $20,000 price reduction and is now priced at $355,000. It is listed with Chip Boring at Re/Max Realty Plus.

Accomplishing a do-it-yourself home repair or renovation can elicit feelings of pride. DIY projects can be cost-effective and completed on homeowners’ unique time schedules. Although people can do many repairs themselves, using the wrong tools or equipment, or having insufficient knowledge o…

Homeowners invest large sums into improving their homes to make them more comfortable living spaces or to increase their odds of selling quickly. The Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University predicted U.S. spending on home renovations and repai…

Gardening is a rewarding hobby that can pay a host of dividends, both for the planet and the people doing the gardening. Healthy plant life can help clean the air by absorbing carbon dioxide and various air pollutants, while the act of gardening can help gardeners combat stress.

This home is located at 2766 S. Winding Waters Drive in Highlands Ridge. It is priced at $168,500 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of The Reed – Ferry Team, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

Garages tend to fall victim to disorganization during the winter, when homeowners want to hurry inside and get some respite from the cold. As a result, many homeowners resolve to clean their garages come springtime.