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Invest in Your Home: Gardening in California    

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Depending on the time of year, your property’s micro-climate, and where you live in California, planting and tending a garden can be both enjoyable and rewarding. It’s also a chance to play in the dirt. Here are some tips for planning your garden in the Golden state. 

Invest in Your Home: Gardening in the Pacific Northwest    

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Depending on the time of year, you’re property’s micro-climate, and where you live in the Pacific Northwest, planting and tending a garden can be both enjoyable and rewarding. It’s also a chance to play in the dirt. Here are some tips for planning your garden in Oregon and Washington. 

Invest in Your Home: Killer Kombucha

In this quick video we’ll teach you how to make tasty kombucha from scratch at home. You'll also learn how to make a SCOBY - the symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast that is required to make kombucha. All you need is black tea, sugar, a bottle of store-bought kombucha and a container to store it in - it could not be more simple. 

Invest in Your Home: Gather Around the Fire

Learning how to build a campfire is a must for those who enjoy the great outdoors. In this short video, you'll learn what type of fuel you need to build a campfire, how to stack your campfire logs and how to keep your campfire burning late into the evening.

Invest in Your Home: Vegetable and Herb Gardening 101

It seems easy enough. You plant some seeds into decent soil, give it some water and sunlight, and it grows. But, there’s a bit more to it than that if you want good results. We’ve put together some introductory tips to help start a vegetable and herb garden at your home.