Home & Garden

Fall is here and it’s time for planting

Fall is here and it's time for planting in the greater Sacramento region. When summer ends and the days are shorter, plants don't need to work so hard to get rooted and es ...

Luxury home sales surge in region

More folks are living high in El Dorado Hills, Folsom, Granite Bay and other parts of the Sacramento region, with sales of luxury homes jumping 29 percent in this year’s rece ...

REALTOR OF THE WEEK

Kenneth Erickson has been a Folsom Realtor for 13 years and has lived in Folsom for almost 40 years. “Our family moved to Folsom 36 years ago, just before our son started ki ...

REALTOR OF THE WEEK

Kenneth Erickson has been a Folsom Realtor for 13 years and has lived in Folsom for almost 40 years. “Our family moved to Folsom 36 years ago, just before our son started ki ...

Folsom home 'an ideal setting for all seasons'

Highlights of this home in Folsom’s prestigious Hillcrest community include custom painting throughout, four bedrooms, a bonus room, 3 ᄑ baths, a romantic dining room and ...

The tax implications of selling real estate

Dear Kari, My boyfriend and I bought our home 2 ᄑ years ago and now unfortunately we have decided to go our separate ways. My co-worker says that if we sell, we might qualify fo ...

A greenhouse in your garden

Whether you want to garden all year long or just prolong the spring and summer seasons, there’s a greenhouse just right for you and the space that you have. Regardless of the ...

Small backyard becomes Asian garden

Going into the job, I knew this small backyard was in need of a complete makeover. The deck was old, worn and rotting. The brick patio and planters were falling apart. The spa alwa ...

Brown lawns can be resurrected with winter rain

Don’t frown or be down if your water-starved lawn has turned brown during the worst drought in California’s history. That’s the message of landscapers, nursery w ...

Pest managers target insects

Warm, dry weather is the perfect time for four-and eight-legged critters to overtake households – making most jump and scream. After working in pest control for 50 years, He ...