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Gardening articles from NewsOK

'Rundown' Nichols Hills homes draw readers' ire with 'ramshackle' tag
NICHOLS HILLS — “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter — 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning,” Mark Twain wrote in 1890. ‘Tis the difference between “rundown” and “ramshackle,” as well, and I confess that I misused the word... Read More
Nichols Hills houses available to be moved, clearing path for new development
Energy executive Tony Say, who plans to turn rundown Cumberland Drive into upscale Cumberland Court, said "10 or 12" of his 23 rent houses are sound enough to be moved to new locations. Read More
Moore-based Westpoint Homes wins Best Of Design on Houzz
The company was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly users of Houzz, which has attracted than 1 million homebuilding, remodeling and design industry professionals. Read More
Turner & Co. to build St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway House in Oklahoma City
The home has an estimated value of $500,000 and is in Douglas Place, adjacent to the historic Crown Heights neighborhood. Read More
Richard Mize: Keep 'Antiques Roadshow' in mind when spring cleaning
PBS' "Antiques Roadshow" will be in Fort Worth, Texas, a mere 200 miles of potentially profitable memory lane away from Oklahoma City, on July 23. Read More
Oklahoma City-area builders take ideas from New American Home
Most Oklahomans attending the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas binged on classes, presentations and aisle after aisle of booths, kiosks and displays, but a few strayed beyond the 500,000-square-foot show floor to view the 33rd annual New American Home, a "real-world laboratory" presented by the National... Read More
Myriad Gardens to host gardening school, “The New American Prairie Garden,” on March 12
Myriad Botanical Gardens' Oklahoma Gardening School, “The New American Prairie Garden,” will be March 12 at the Devon Auditorium at the corner of Sheridan and Hudson downtown.  It will feature internationally known landscape architect Lisa Delplace, as well as local experts Bill Farris, owner and operator of... Read More
The Nation's Housing: Goal of opening credit box is still elusive
According to the latest data compiled by Ellie Mae, there's been little change in the average FICO credit scores of home buyers getting funded. Lenders may say they're willing to approve loans to applicants with lower than average scores, but they're not necessarily following through and doing it. Read More
Listing of the Week: 4805 Bocage, northwest Oklahoma City
The 7,053-square-foot home at 4805 Bocage has four bedrooms, four baths, two half-baths, four living rooms, two dining areas and an attached three-car garage. The limestone entry features a winding staircase. The updated kitchen has a large granite island and double ovens and opens to a large breakfast room with... Read More
Ray Ridlen: 10 things to consider when starting seeds inside at home
Each year I get questions on how to start your own plants, and it is good to refresh our memories. Read More

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