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The row houses of Saratoga

When an inferno raced through five 19th century Woodlawn Avenue brick row houses in July, it jeopardized one of the few Saratoga Springs examples of the brownstone-style homes that are so numerous in New York City.
 
FALL HOME: Ornamental grasses still looking good

FALL HOME: Ornamental grasses still looking good

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
When flower gardens fizzle out for the season, ornamental grass is still out there looking fabulous.
 
FALL HOME: Spruce up the house for holiday guests

FALL HOME: Spruce up the house for holiday guests

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
You’ve got nearly two months before company shows up at the door for Thanksgiving dinner, so there’s plenty of time to make the house look guest-worthy.
 
FALL HOME: Prepare your vegetable garden for next year

FALL HOME: Prepare your vegetable garden for next year

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Jenny Hudman knew it was time to bid the tomato plants farewell once the Sun Gold cherry tomatoes didn’t taste sweet anymore.
 
FALL HOME: Caterers offer recipes, decorating ideas

FALL HOME: Caterers offer recipes, decorating ideas

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Sadly, the days of backyard barbecues are behind us, but autumn offers its own interesting dinner party options.
 
FALL HOME: Many mysteries at family's Scotia home

FALL HOME: Many mysteries at family's Scotia home

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
What caught Michele Calderon’s attention years ago was the brick wall.
 
A 16-page special section with features and ideas for the home

A 16-page special section with features and ideas for the home

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
A 16-page special section with features and ideas for the home
 
‘Bookends,’ air circulation among the keys to a well-built woodpile

‘Bookends,’ air circulation among the keys to a well-built woodpile

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013
Arranging a mound of firewood into neat, sturdy stacks is like completing a puzzle: If the pieces don’t fit right, it won’t be a pretty picture when the whole thing topples over.
 
Scotia couple stocks mailbox-sized structure with free books for all ages

Scotia couple stocks mailbox-sized structure with free books for all ages

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013
During his summer vacation, Jim Bailey built a library in his front yard.
 
Mums are the inexpensive, hardy and colorful word

Mums are the inexpensive, hardy and colorful word

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013
The chrysanthemum, the unofficial flower of fall, is blooming in bright gold, purple, orange and bronze at farm stands, garden centers and home improvement stores everywhere.
 
 

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