Home & Garden

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 ...

Save water by tearing out lawns

With regional water saving measures still in effect around the region, homeowners are turning to drastic measures, including eliminating water-hungry grass and replacing with artif ...

Water-wise ponds create backyard ambiance

Whether you’re in the market for a pond or pondless waterfall kit, or you just want some sound pond advice, Complete Ponds has all the answers in their newly opened Folsom re ...