Lesli Fritts' Blog

Posted on 07/25/2021
Prevent and Control Squash Bugs in Your Garden
Image by wagrati_photo from Pixabay If you have pumpkins or winter and summer squash in your garden, there is a chance that squash bugs will find their ways into your planter beds. Squash bugs are pests that can wreak havoc on your vegetables, especially winter squash and pumpkin. Their attacks are not limited to gourds, they also target...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Your Guide to Container Gardening
Container gardening can be an excellent way to grow and enjoy plants with limited space. It also allows you the opportunity to be creative and set up aesthetically pleasing combinations perfect for your garden or outdoor space. Here are some basic tips for a successful container garden: Container Container planting allows a lot of flexibility both in terms...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Living Art: Tips for Displaying Climbing Plants
Houseplants can add some extra life to any interior space. Some are prized for their decorative foliage, especially those with long trailing or climbing vines. An excellent way to decorate is to encourage your plants to grow into a lush wall covering. However, not all plants will climb or trail on their own. Here we’ll go over the...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Should You Plant a Container Victory Garden?
For those who wish to plant a victory garden, container planting might be the best option. Many vegetables and other edible plants grow successfully in containers and may give you the flexibility you need. However, there are some disadvantages to consider, especially when deciding between container gardening or planting directly into the ground. Here we’ll go over some...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Does Your Home Have Unpermitted Additions?
Image by Sue Smith from Shutterstock House owners frequently remodel, upgrade, or otherwise make changes in their homes for which they do not secure a permit. While some changes do not require permitting, others do. The challenge comes when you attempt to sell the home. You may run into a problem when a buyer makes an offer on...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
3 Tips for WFH Wellness
If you’re new to working from home, it can be an enormous adjustment. Schedules, routines and environments are completely different even if you’re in the most familiar place of all. However, even for those with lots of WFH experience it’s easy to feel burned out. If you’re looking to start working from home the best way possible or...
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Posted on 06/16/2021
2679 Castle Butte Drive, Castle Rock, CO 80109 is now new to the market!
A Timeless Traditional Two Story w Contemporary Flair! Nice and Open Floorplan, Stunning Views and Vistas Abound. This Home is Nestled on 4.5 Lush and Green Acres, Fully Private From the Road and Neighbors. Towering Majestic Dawson Butte Adorns the Front of the Property. The Fully Fenced Large Back Yard is Like Having Your Own Park to Enjoy 365 Days a Year. Inside You Will Find a Grand Entry and Staircase to Greet You. The Living and Dining Areas are Combined into One Large Room Giving it Flexibility in the Room's Many Uses. The Spacious Kitchen is Fully Open to the Dramatic 2 Story Volume Great Room, Filled with Windows Bringing the Outside...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
7 Brilliant Built-In Storage Solutions for Your Space
Photo by Max Vakhtbovych from Pexels No matter the type of home you move into, there’s a good chance you’re going to need storage. Unfortunately, a lot of storage solutions seem to take up more space than they save. Don’t despair. There’s hope. Here are few compact and efficient storage ideas for your home. 1. Make the Most...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Which Property Types Are Best for Your Lifestyle?
Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay Everyone's ideal home is different. Age, family size, budget and location all factor into the home buying process. Here's a brief look at the types of properties that attract different people. Apartments Apartments are usually a stepping stone for young professionals as they save up for a home. They are also convenient...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Dos and Don'ts of Investing in Rental Properties
Photo by 1000Photography via Shutterstock Investment in real estate rental properties has many upsides. You can make great money long term. But as with any business, there are risks. Before you turn your condo or townhouse into a rental or invest in a house or duplex, consider the ramifications and consult professionals. Dos and Don’ts: Do set up...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
3 Home Projects You Should Never DIY
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Tackling projects around the house allows you to boost your skills, saves you money and ensures your home stays in peak condition -- usually. While DIY projects can be safe, successful and rewarding, there are some instances where you're better off leaving the work to a pro. From jobs that are dangerous...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Accessibility: How to Design the Perfect Accessible Kitchen
Photo by Marcus Aurelius from Pexels Contractors and land developers may want to consider the growing demographics of people with some form of physical limitation when they design kitchens. According to recent reports, upwards of 15% of households have at least one family member with a physical limitation. Yet only 6% of available homes are considered accessible. Over...
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