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Retired football coach: ‘You look at this daylily, you’ll be hooked forever’

A former Biloxi football coach gets to indulge his fascination with daylilies in retirement.

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Yardsmart: Top issues of unorthodox patios

Until the last few years, we poured concrete, laid brick and pavers to create outdoor living spaces with safe uniform surfacing in all weather. This was the standard among landscape architects to ensure that humans, from toddlers to seniors with walkers, could get around the yard without risk.

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A professional organizer spills: This is exactly how to organize your pantry

Have you ever met someone who had the most perfectly arranged pantry? If so, it was likely as if you had walked into a wonderland: truffle oil, olive oil, peanut oil and canola oil on one shelf; almond flour, quinoa and rice in separate containers; seven (yes, seven!) types of pasta all portioned out into tall reusable glassware... But why is it that this level of organization gives you all the feels?

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Style at Home: Three dishes that promise endless looks

If Dan would let me get away with tossing all the food out of our kitchen cabinets and using every available inch to store dishes, I would do it in a New York minute. As a certified dishoholic, I have never met a set of dishes I didn't want to own. But, even the Queen of Carryout needs to keep a few groceries in the house. So, I have had to rein in my obsession. How? But choosing few sets of dishes that allow me to mix and match to create lots of different looks.

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Siberian irises are garden treasures

After the wonderland of bloom by flowers in March and April, we now approach late spring, which often seems too green. With the trees in full leaf, the bulbs mostly finished and the azaleas on their ebb, the landscape looks distinctly different than just two weeks ago.

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Yardsmart: How to be a good neighbor in urban agriculture

With the retirement of buggy horses in the city a century ago, the mess, smell and flies suddenly declined. Eventually ordinances were drafted to gradually purge the urban world of farm animals, solving a multitude of problems they caused in high density areas. Today these old ways of thinking are challenged by urban agriculture aficionados who are bringing chickens and other livestock into the city.

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Plumber: Check out these new bar faucet features

Q: Dear Ed: After years of planning and part-time work, I'm finishing up my basement wet bar. All I need to do is install the bar faucet and sink. I already have the bar sink but need to look for a nice bar faucet. Is there anything new with bar faucets that I should check out when I purchase the faucet?

Videos

Pass Christian house the perfect place for a family gathering

Adrienne Conwill talks about her son Danny and Mary Clare Conwill’s vacation home in Pass Christian where the family gathers for holidays. The house will host the Pass Christian Historical Society’s 39th annual Home Tour and Garden Party.
John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
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Pass Christian house the perfect place for a family gathering

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Ocean Springs homeowner wanted to "maximize the view”

Tiny house attracts big crowd 0:41

Tiny house attracts big crowd

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Turn cheap flowers into a fabulous bouquet