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July
18

Always wanted an organic lawn but don't know where to start? Here's the easiest way to make your lawn eco-friendly.

More homeowners are discovering the beauty of living life organically. Not only are they taking care to cook and eat foods that are not overly processed and doused with synthetic chemicals, but they're also paying attention to what they wear and bring into their homes, avoiding volatile organic compounds and other hazardous substances whenever possible. So it's only natural that they would follow up with organic gardening and lawn care.

Perhaps you're ready to dispense with harsh chemicals when it comes to caring for your lawn. After all, you fell in love with the dream home you found with Beavercreek homes for sale, and you'd like to create a healthful haven indoors and outside for you and your family.

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July
5

Your outdoor living spaces are some of the most important during the summer. Here's how you can upgrade them and so you can relax all summer long.

Have you thought about transforming your outdoor space into a living space? No need to add on another room; extend where you live and enjoy eating, drinking, and just being in the outdoor area of your property.

If you've already done so, maybe it's time for an upgrade, as our long Ohio winters can take a toll on our home's exterior areas. It may be high time for a redo of your patio or outdoor dining area/kitchen. What's more, if you're thinking of listing your home among Beavercreek homes for sale, an upgrade will help boost your home's value.

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February
1

Enhancing your cooking can be as simple as picking the right ingredients. Here's how you can choose the best produce to cook with this winter.

American consumers are living in an unprecedented time when you can get just about anything you can think of to eat anytime. But is that a good thing? Maybe for certain segments of the food industry, but maybe not for those of us who value freshness and peak nutrients in our food.

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December
20

Homemade crafts are more meaningful and often higher quality than what you can find in the store. Here are some to make this holiday season.

You don't have to blow the budget to decorate your home for the holidays. If you've been out cruising Beavercreek homes for sale, maybe you've noticed some of the delightful holiday ornaments and wreaths on display. And guess what? Some of these are actually made by hand. This also goes for decorations inside the home, such as pine cone baskets, paper projects, a Christmas gingerbread house, and so much more. Our REALTORS® have compiled some groovy projects to get you in the holiday spirit.

Holiday Crafts to Make at Home

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November
15

Planning for holiday festivities with friends and family?  Brush up on your hosting skills by avoiding these mistakes.

So many of us are tentatively thinking about hosting holiday parties and get-togethers again. Trouble is, we've been cooped up for a while and forgotten the protocol. Never fear. Our REALTORS® are right on target for holiday etiquette and present these tips to help you get back in the swing.

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November
1

Many birds actually stick around all year long. Here's how you can give them a helping hand during the colder months.

One positive outgrowth of our efforts to quash the pandemic by staying at home has been the explosion of beneficial pastimes such as birdwatching and feeding wild birds. Our avian friends have a tough time these days, with pressures on their survival from development and other environmental factors, so it's a great thing to help them along by feeding them, especially in fall and winter. Learn how you can make the new home you acquired from Beavercreek homes for sale command central in your neighborhood for wild bird care and feeding.

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October
18

Junk drawers can be frightening, but they don't have to be. Here's how you can keep them organized.

It's a bit of a paradox: You created that junk drawer so you'd have essential things close at hand and wouldn't have to rummage around for them. But now that drawer is such a horror of disorder and confusion that you're at the point of taking it out, dumping contents in the garbage, and starting all over. But wait! There is help, and we promise it won't take all day to sort out that drawer and get it shipshape.

Our REALTORS® are experts at advising you on how to buy or sell a home, but they're also tied into experts on furnishing and organizing homes to get maximum enjoyment from them. Do you need some advice on junk drawers or anything else to do with enjoying that dream home you chose from Beavercreek homes for sale? Let's start by reading these tips.

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October
4

Pumpkins just shout fall fun. Here are some of the best (and most inventive ways) you can use pumpkins this fall.

If it's October, then you know it's pumpkin season. Everywhere we turn, there are pumpkin foods, decor, and crafts — in shops, on front porches, at the kids' schools, and of course, in the house you found from Beavercreek homes for sale. No doubt your family can't wait to see what kind of pumpkin wizardry you'll come up with this year, so let's not disappoint them. Here are several novel projects our REALTORS®  have sourced from bloggers, designers, decorators, and artisans to bring out the best in those lovely pumpkins, gigantic or mini, you're bringing home this year.

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July
12

Hummingbirds are amazing to watch, but they are often elusive. Here's how you can attract them.

One of the greatest delights of gardening can be attracting butterflies and birds to your property. And there's no greater thrill for backyard bird enthusiasts than finding they've also attracted hummingbirds among their avian visitors. These delightful aeronauts with their zipping, hovering, diving, and buzzing can amuse for hours. But now that you're settling into the dream home you chose from Beavercreek homes for sale, how do you attract hummingbirds to your property?

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February
15

Garden and landscaping projects at this time of year may be the last thing on your mind, especially as intermittent storms come and go, but there are things you can start doing now to get your grounds ready for when warmer weather arrives. Beavercreek homes for sale are prime properties for adding the latest landscaping trends, so let's get going right now in your landscape and try out some of these pre-spring 2021 projects.

Get Going on These 2021 Landscaping Projects

  1. Create a raised bed.
    If you didn't plant a vegetable garden last year, get set for spring planting with a raised bed. Choose a manufactured or a homemade frame with dimensions of about 4 feet by 6 feet. The frame sides should be about 6 inches deep. If your yard is clear of snow and ice, you can mark off the area for the raised bed with string or spray paint.  Be sure to choose a sunny location. Double dig to a depth of 2 feet, returning soil to the bed but adding compost. You can create rows for seeds or seedlings later. Cover the bed with mulch and wait for the right planting times.

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