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Making a Home for the Holidays

Making a Home for the Holidays While many families spend an extraordinary amount of time readying their homes for the holidays, designer Suzann Chambers spends her entire year helping families create spaces they love in their homes. Co-owned by Suzann’s son Zack, Relic + Root Interior Design and this dynamic duo are becoming well known…

Holiday Elegance

Being a young newly married couple, there is not a lot of money in the budget for Christmas decor. Every year I shop at The Doves Nest to get timeless pieces that I can use for years to come and build new looks around. “I get my inspiration from nature and use these elements to fill in…

Ellis County Master Gardeners Monthly Tips

Fall is here and Ellis County Master Gardener has all the tips for moving into the most bountiful time of year.

Tips for August Planting » Plant these fall vegetables early in the month: beans, cucumbers and squash. Follow up late in the month with transplants of broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower. Acclimate transplants to full sun before planting. Water immediately after planting. » Plant bluebonnet and other spring wildflowers starting this month. Select a sunny, well-drained…

Celebrating Mom

Moming is hard, yall! right? I have such a love and passion for parents doing this selfless job of raising little humans. With this in mind, I wanted to find a way to give back to the community by loving on a mom that desperately needed a makeover! “We put out the call on social…

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Ellis County Master Gardeners: Monthly Tips

Tips for MAY Planting »Plant heat-loving annuals including copper plant, firebush, gomphrena, lantana, pentas, purple fountaingrass and ornamental sweet potato in sunny areas. » In shady spots, plant caladiums, begonias, coleus, impatiens (mildew-resistant types). » Seeds of celosia, cosmos, marigold, morning glory, portulaca and zinnia can be sown directly in the beds. Keep seeded area moist until…

Round Top, Done Right

As an interior designer, one of the most common questions I get asked is, “How do you stay looking so young?” Oh, wait, that is not right. It is actually, “Where are your favorite places to shop?” While I love frequenting local merchants like Dove’s Nest and Velvet Angel in our adorable downtown Waxahachie, I venture out, twice a year, to…

Be Plant Wise, Grow Smarter

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