An earth-friendly approach to your home isn’t just good for the environment. Making minor adjustments with sustainability in mind can enhance …

Landscapers arrived this week to give the final blow to the last two limbs of my beloved Jamaica dogwood tree. Now there is nothing left but a…

With so many people working from home, a home office, or a small work space at one end of a room, has become an important consideration.

Vibrant scarlet clusters of tiny tubular blooms grow 4 to 6 inches in diameter on Ixora coccinea. Each tubular bloom has four petals, and bloo…

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Since the Industrial Revolution humans have messed with the planet’s environment in a battle fought with the healing powers of plants as the o…

Our world is filled with sounds. Some are so much a part of our lives that we don’t hear them. Others alarm us to danger, such as the occasion…

From quick DIY repairs around the house to contractors on the job site, power tools can make nearly any job faster and easier. However, having…

In their new book, “Reclaimed Wood: A Field Guide,” woodworkers Alan Solomon and Klaas Armster close with an imagined recounting of one tree's…

Sharing a home with someone you love can be wonderful. But decorating together isn't always easy, especially when your tastes aren't the same.

Born in Tel Aviv to an English father and a German Holocaust survivor, Jane Dawkins came to this country in 1975. First visiting Key West in 1…

Old Island Restoration Foundation's February Home Tour — Feb. 14 (Valentine's Day) and Feb. 15 — is nothing short of a love story: love of fam…

You've probably noticed it in clothing stores: racks and shelves full of high-waisted flares, rib-knit turtlenecks, acid green sweatshirts and…

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As I sit on the front porch of friend and decorator Michael Pelkey's house where I currently reside, I'm contemplating the Bahamian house acro…

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Byron and Denise Doane have each done renovations before, so it should not come as a surprise that their house on the Riviera Canal looks so p…

I've always been fascinated by phrases, their meanings and origins, such as “one fell swoop” and “waiting with baited breath.” Rob Sprogell, a…