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5 Simple Ideas for a Low-Maintenance Indoor Garden

Winter is Coming – Cheer Up with an Indoor Garden

a small potted plant on a living room tableMany homeowners find gardening is an enjoyable outdoor activity with several additional benefits: enhancing curb appeal, creating bright pops of color, and even providing homegrown ingredients for meals.

But outdoor plants need just the right amount of sunshine, space, fertile soil, and maintenance to be able to flourish.

You don’t need to abandon your dream of having a garden if you don’t have the space or it’s not the right season — bring the garden indoors! Here are a few ideas to spice up your home with easy-to-maintain indoor plants.

Grow Herbs on Your Kitchen Windowsill

Cooking can be a breeze when you have fresh herbs within easy reach. Choose a spot in your home with a lot of natural light, plant your favorite herbs in a container with good drainage, and you’ll be all set. Continue reading

Winter Curb Appeal – Easy and Affordable Ways to Attract More Buyers

Photo of Cape Cod home in the winter

Tips for Great Winter Curb Appeal

Now is a great time to sell your home as buyers are looking to be “Home for the Holidays.” Here are some tips on maintaining great curb appeal during the winter to attract more buyers.

Keep Up With Outdoor Maintenance

Clear the sidewalks and driveway of snow and put down sand or salt so that buyers can make it to your door safely. Eliminate any large or sharp icicles to avoid accidents. Remove ice dams that could cause damage to the roof or ceilings inside. If you expect showings while you are at work or out of town, see if you can hire someone in the neighborhood to keep up with the plowing for you for a nominal fee.

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