You don't want to water too much during the heat wave; that's just as hard as the heat on plants and turf.
Screens’ close association with a more glamorous era make them especially appealing to a new generation.
The Nebraska basketball announcer says working in his yard is therapeutic.
Experts share their favorites for pruning, weeding and watering.
People have either too much stuff or inadequate storage spaces — or both.
Phil Pierce, a consulting arborist after working for the city for 29 years, said the hail opened wounds in the trees, giving diseases a foothold.
Despite the amount spent on upkeep of the four- to five-acre stretch, the grass didn’t keep runoff from the sloped area from streaming into yards across the street (neighbors jokingly called it a lake). Pesticides and fertilizers from lawns then washed back into the Papillion Creek Watershed. So neighbors jumped into action to create a more functional — and beautiful — sea of flowers.
Americans didn't invent barbecue - it's a timeless cooking technique that appears in many guises around the globe - but it has been intertwined with American history since the beginning of the republic. When President George Washington oversaw the laying of the U.S. Capitol cornerstone in 1793, the assembled dignitaries celebrated the momentous occasion with barbecued ox. Our proprietary feelings about smoked and grilled meats go along with a range of misconceptions about the food and its customs.
Ecologically minded gardens are in vogue, which is all to the good. One of the hallmarks of a successful landscape is that it is in harmony with its place, in its flora, planting aesthetic and general mood.
World-Herald contest touts more than 500 businesses in 200+ categories.
According to the CDC, disease cases from mosquito, tick, and flea bites tripled in the U.S. from 2004 to 2016.
We asked several designers what single item they would add to a living room or bedroom to create the most impact on a tight budget.
She earns $10,000 for her favorite charity and a trip to New York.
The atmosphere is welcoming and unpretentious at this luxury lakeside home.
"We were just falling in love more and more,'' homeowner Ben Swan says of the couple's initial walk-through.
Drainage problem leads to transformation of property near 132nd and Blondo Streets.
I've struggled because gardening has nothing to do with perfectionism and everything to do with patience — which runs counter to my Type A personality.
Donna Rouch, a retired pharmacist, is also a flower show judge, something she learned at a school sponsored by the National Garden Clubs. She passed the handbook exam in 2016 and judges five or six shows a year.
Michele and Steve Ott wanted to have a place they could enjoy without leaving town and one that would keep their four children at home enjoying it.
Nothing should get in the way of a good time — whether it’s an impromptu picnic in the backyard or a standing outdoor concert date with friends.
Redoing a house from top to bottom was a learning experience three Creighton University students couldn't get in the classroom.
Eye-popping, oversized flowers and leaves dominate wallpapers and fabrics as gray begins its exit.
In Denver, eating and drinking rank right up there with hiking and biking.
Creighton students Johnny Duggan, Blake Uhing and Rob Maxwell transform a house in the Bemis Park neighborhood and then sell it for a profit.
The Bemis Land Company laid out this subdivision in 1889, two years after it became a part of Omaha. Its streets were the first in Omaha to be laid out according to topography rather than the grid pattern used in the rest of the city. It has a mix of styles. George Bemis donated the park in …
First it was the trees and the porch. Then Eryn and Ben Swan stepped inside. The rest is history.
The sun-warmed fruit is an inspiring ingredient.
Step into our gardens, grab a glass of wine and then just soak up the gorgeousness of a beautiful landscape.
We’ve grown up with the idea that a neat landscape is the best landscape. But planting for pollinators is about more than adding a pretty flower or two in a perfectly manicured bed, said Scott Evans, the horticulture program coordinator at the Douglas-Sarpy County Extension Service.
Bring a few of your own and participate in the plant contest.
It's also more than a full-time job for Bob and Janelle Goding.