Last month, I wrote about post-holiday care for amaryllis and paperwhites. But I know Christmas cactus and poinsettias also are taking up residence in many of your homes. Here's how to care for them.
Home décor apps are helping LIers transform their spaces
Online interior design companies are taking high-end look decorating to the masses.
29 gardening chores for February
Here is one tip or chore for each day this month.
Finding Tiny Town: Area's historic homes feeling the effects of time
At one point, there were 60 homes of doll-sized proportions in North Merrick. Residents say perhaps a half-dozen original ones remain, although they have been altered. The rest were torn down and replaced with larger residences.
How to care for Amaryllis and paperwhites
Here is part one of my recommended best practices for caring for the botanical gifts of the season.
Tiny Town homes echo 1800s religious revival
A longtime resident talks about life in North Merrick's Tiny Town, which started as a Methodist summer camp.
Distracting robins from holly berries, and more
DEAR JESSICA: We have holly trees with red berries in our yard. Our problem is that the robins are eating ...
What LI millennial homebuyers are looking for
The long expected wave of millennials, eagerly anticipated by real estate agents and builders for years, is finally reaching the Long Island housing market. And they’re turning out to be choosy, family- and community-oriented and buyer-savvy.
January calendar of gardening chores
Get these done during the month, and your future self will thank you.
Add Pantone's color of the year to your home, wardrobe
You'll need something old, something new and definitely something blue for 2020.
How to maintain prayer plants, butterfly bushes, more
DEAR JESSICA: My partner and I have had this supermarket-bought prayer plant in our living room for about 21/2 years. ...