When I’m watering pots filled with blooming calibrachoas, I’m grateful for the rainwater saved in a rain barrel to use for the job. I’m equally thankful for this stored supply of rainwater when the blueberry plants need a drink.

Couple used Styrofoam, concrete and lots of elbow grease to build eco-friendly North Omaha home

A nursery is a very unique space because it is as much for the caretakers as it is for the baby. To make decorating a little easier for expecting parents, Lisa Janvrin, owner of YouthfulNest, shares her favorite thrift, consignment, salvage, antique and boutique haunts around Omaha.

Sometime in June, the first big, beautiful head of broccoli is ready to cut. But the harvest doesn’t stop there. Although no broccoli plant will produce a second head as large as the first, smaller side shoots will continue throughout the growing season.

Make your home more efficient, secure and convenient with these 6 must-have smart home devices

Looking to breathe new life into a tired room? Start thinking like a panda — bamboo may be your new best friend.

The incorporation of warming features into outdoor spaces is one of the hottest trends for 2016. From tiki torches to fireplaces, products that lend physical and ambient warmth will be in high demand.

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