The first frost warning usually sends gardeners scrambling to haul valuable plants inside. But the heavy lifting should actually begin now, weeks before the temperature hits 32 degrees.
Nebraska Medicine dietitian Meghan McLarney was skeptical of spiralizers. Then she tried one. After watching the appliance turn fresh veggies into faux noodles, or zoodles, McLarney became a fan.
Self-guided tour is designed to lead you to a house you can afford.
This is prime monarch viewing time as the insects flit through the state on their way south to their winter home in Mexico.
I’ve grown and loved prairie plants in my garden for many years. But it wasn’t until I started spending time poking around in native prairies untouched by the plow that I began to really appreciate the impressive resilience of these plants.
Christine and Jon Miller forgot their first anniversary. It wasn’t because they wanted to put behind them one of the craziest weddings ever after Christine had an allergic reaction to her flowers.
Sitting about an hour north on the way to Sioux City, sliced through by I-29, you might think that Badger Lake Wildlife Area would be overrun with bird watchers, duck hunters, kayakers and nature lovers.
Our collective love affair with outdoor living spaces shows no sign of slowing. It wasn’t long ago that the outdoors was primarily for children, grilling and the occasional summer holiday celebration. Now, it’s an ideal way to expand the square footage of your home without adding on.
Designers and homeowners alike are extolling the merits of an unplugged relaxation space where human beings can congregate and converse old school, without digital distractions, ugly and obtrusive wires, and space-robbing consumer electronics.
Several vegetables thrive in the cooler fall temps. And newly planted perennials, trees and shrubs can fare better in fall and winter than in the heat of summer.
Because there was no extreme weather event earlier this summer, such as blistering heat or torrential rains, some insects have thrived.
Bart Smith has been pushing a baby jogger across the western United States since May 3. He’s following the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, part of his 25-year quest to showcase and raise public awareness about the country’s trail system.
I’m a plastic addict. I fill gallon-size zip-top freezer bags with tomato sauce bound for the freezer and snack-size bags with cashews bound for my purse. I stretch plastic wrap over a Key lime pie I plan to nibble on later.
When it comes to kitchens, we’re all suckers for glamour and gleam. And the bevy of home-related TV programming generously feeds our attraction. But before you set your sights on a European oven or ceiling-high cabinetry, consider first: What really goes on in your kitchen?
During the college years, parents and students are often focused on preparing and working for a future career. But what is sometimes forgetten is taking a look at their financial future and protecting it long before a college student graduates and lands a job.
From the loving way I look at them, you’d think these jars were filled with a fine red wine. But no, they are filled with fine red tomatoes. How satisfied and rich they make me feel.
It's tailgating time, and we can't wait to chow down on some scrumptious treats Saturday before watching Nebraska roll past Akron. Go, Huskers!
In the summer, Brian Bendams' house is certainly an attention grabber for anyone driving near 68th and Corby Streets. But he loves trying new and different things on his farm in the heart of Benson.
Consider how bountiful Mother Nature is in the agua department. Per the U.S. Geological Survey, if your property spans a half-acre lot and it gets pelted by a storm that drops one inch of rain, your yard is the recipient of over 13,500 gallons of water; if there was a way to collect it all, you could use it to take a bath every day for nearly a year.
The sunflower plant down the block keeps growing taller by the day. It's easily past the 10-foot mark, and that's not even considered off the chart. According to the Farmers Almanac, they can grow over 16 feet in height.
A new Pew Research Center study suggests that the smartphone habits of teens' parents can be worrisome too.
The competitive urge doesn’t just compel athletes and rival companies to try harder. New research suggests that, when it comes to home improvement, homeowners are driven by the need to compete with the folks next door.
Ten designers participated in Omaha Fashion Week's Balance Emerging Designer Showcase at Omaha Design Center on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska.
Tips and tricks for a single-suitcase adventure, plus things to know before you go.
The foyer is a visitor’s first clue that this isn’t an average townhome renovation. The wallpaper, for starters, features an elegant Art Nouveau-meets-psychedelia print, hand-screened on silver mylar. The pattern in the wallcovering dances off the panels of a multifaceted mirror crowning an original console from the “House of Tomorrow,” a sensation at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. In a corner, a colorful tower by Omaha artist Justin Beller provides a playful twist.
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The nation's capital is a feast for the tourist, and the best way to gorge on more of what it has to offer without wearing yourself out is to travel by bicycle. Rental bicycle, that is.
The question came up at my brother’s house at Christmas: Where shall we go for our fifth Christen family vacation? My nephew, Hans, 25, suggested an Alaskan cruise. Miraculously, we found a week in July that worked for all nine of us.
A family vote put this party of nine on course for an epic eight-day adventure.
In America, starches are the Rodney Dangerfields of the food world: They get no respect. Despite being the bedrocks of cuisines around the globe, they are never seen as the superstars of meals here.
Monte Thompson's garden is filled with artwork and flowers of all types.
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